What is Lapping and Why is it Useful for Your Car?

Most of us know the basics of our favourite automotive, but once an expert brings out the jargon dictionary and starts rifling through it for explanations, the THIS WAY TO EXPLANATION sign gets lost in a bunch of mumbo jumbo none of us understand. Lapping can refer to many things, a couple of dirty and unrelated to your reliable sedan, and the others are relevant by degrees; lapping, as in hot laps, or lapping, represented by the automotive differential. An automotive what-what? It’s this obscure practice that we’ll be tackling, driving into the details full throttle. Ready to go? Expand your vehicle vocabulary. Continue reading