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Fun Fact About Cars

DO YOU KNOW THAT:

- There are 1 billion cars currently in use on earth.
- About 165,000 cars are produced every day.
- The new car smell is composed of over 50 volatile organic compounds.
- It would take less than 6 months to get to the moon by car at 60mph (95km/h).
- The average car has 30,000 parts.
- 92% of all new sold cars in Brazil use ethanol as fuel, which is produced from sugar cane.
- The inventor of the cruise control was blind
- In 1941, Henry Ford made a car our of soybeans.
- The inventor of intermittent windshield wipers tried to sell his idea to the auto industry and was t... Read more

Posted on December 2018,07   // Author: Admin  

Symptoms of Bad or Failing Spark Plugs

Common signs of faulty spark plugs include slow acceleration, loss of power, poor fuel economy, engine misfires, and difficulty starting the car. Our certified technicians can come to you and diagnose the problem. 

Without a spark, there would be no way for fuel to ignite in the combustion chamber. Spark plugs have been a critical component of the internal combustion engine for years. Spark plugs are designed to transmit an electrical signal sent from the ignition coil at a predetermined time to create a spark that ignites the air-fuel mixture inside the combustion chamber. Each vehicle requires a particular type of spark p... Read more

Posted on December 2018,06   // Author: Admin  

What Does the Power Steering System Warning Light Mean?

Anyone who’s driven a car with manual steering knows it can be quite a workout. To make driving a little bit easier, auto manufacturers have been using power assisted steering systems for a few decades now. The original power steering systems use a hydraulic pump to move fluid into chambers in your steering system. When you turn the steering wheel with the engine running, the pump will fill one of the chambers to help you turn the wheels.

Electric power steering systems have started to take over as the technology has become less expensive over the years. Electric power steering systems don’t require any fluid and are... Read more

Posted on December 2018,05   // Author: Admin  

Eco-friendly superyacht powered by wind turbines that never needs to return to land to refuel

Eco-friendly superyacht powered by wind turbines that never needs to return to land to refuel is revealed - but it costs £90million
The Wind Motion, designed by Mathis Ruhl, is 100 per cent self sufficient
In optimum conditions, owners will never need to return to land, Mr Rahl said
The 230ft (70m) long vessel sleeps 26 people and boasts a spa and pool

Designs for a £90 million ($114m) eco-friendly superyacht powered by wind turbines that never needs to return to land to refuel has been revealed for the first time.

The Wind Motion is 100 per cent self sufficient meaning its owner can stay at se... Read more

Posted on December 2018,04   // Author: Admin  

How to Read Tire Size From a Sidewall

You call around, looking for a price on tires, or maybe even brakes. The attendant on the phone asks you for your tire size. You have no idea. All you know about your tires is they are black and round, and rotate when you press the gas. Where do you even find that information?

Here's a straightforward way to find your tire size from the sidewall of your tire:

Look for a number structure like this example: P215/60R16. It will run along the outside face of the sidewall. It may be at the bottom of the tire, so you might need to read it upside down.

The prefix "P" indicates the tire’s service type. P is a passe... Read more

Posted on November 2018,30   // Author: Admin  

When Should I Change My Oil?

Changing oil in your car needs to happen at specific intervals. Oil change intervals vary, but it's best to change oil every 3,000 to 7,000 miles.

Engine oil is the lifeblood of your car’s engine. It is used to lubricate all the internal moving parts and help keep components from overheating. Changing oil is an extremely important part of keeping your engine in good operating condition.

Some cars have a service interval counter which is built into the vehicle’s dashboard, while other cars do not. If your car does not have a built-in system, use reminders, You can also look at your car manual to see the recomm... Read more

Posted on November 2018,22   // Author: Admin  

Is it Safe to Drive With the ABS Light On?

ABS stands for anti-lock braking system (ABS), and helps the tires on your vehicle to maintain contact with the road while you are braking. It functions by preventing the wheels from locking up, which can result in uncontrollable skids. The main purpose of ABS is to improve vehicle control under heavy braking, especially on loose or slick surfaces. It does not necessarily decrease stopping distance, although it can help.

Here are some things to know about ABS safety:

The ABS does a self-test every time you turn on the ignition. Once you start your vehicle, the warning light will briefly come on, and if the computer finds... Read more

Posted on November 2018,21   // Author: Admin  

Wiper Motor Repair & Replacement

Wiper Motor Repair
Wiper Motor Repair — when the windshield wipers start to show signs of functionality loss, such as slow operation or intermittent movement, then it’s time to take a closer look at your wiper motors. Wiper motors often fail due to normal wear and tear during the lifetime of the vehicle.

Windshield wipers are a safety item that calls for immediate attention when malfunctioning. If you smell or see smoke coming from the motors, then it is definitely time to perform a little maintenance on your wiper motors.

Replacement
Sometimes the only solution to bad wiper motors is to simply remo... Read more

Posted on November 2018,07   // Author: Admin  

Skyrunner - The Dune Flying Buggy.

SkyRunner MK 3.2 is an FAA certified special light-sport aircraft (S-LSA) fused with a ruggedmilitary grade all terrain vehicle wrapped in a design that would make James Bond blush. Arguably, SkyRunner is the most versatile and logistically competitive machine on the market. You’ll be hard pressed to find a trophy truck, ATV or UTV in the world that can follow where SkyRunner can go. SkyRunner conquers sand, dirt, snow, asphalt, and born to defy gravity; for those peaks, rivers, lakes, canyons, trees and cliffs that get in your way.

Airports Not Required!
S... Read more

Posted on October 2018,31   // Author: Admin  

5 Most Important Car Dashboard Warning Lights


All cars come with 5 warning lights that should always be taken seriously.

Everything is running extraordinary with your car when abruptly – a notice light goes ahead on the dashboard. There are truly many cautioning and check motor lights on the present current cars, every one of them with their own importance and sources. While they will dependably differ dependent on each car producer, five auto dashboard cautioning light pointers are conventional no matter how you look at it.

These 5 auto dashboard cautioning lights ought to be viewed as intense when they illuminate.

1. Engine Temperature Warning ... Read more

Posted on October 2018,30   // Author: Admin