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Friday Puzzle: Identify 10 Automobile Terms Below

#TGIF Can you identify 10 words related to automobile hidden in the puzzle below? Read more

Posted on October 2016,28   // Author: Admin  

Throwback Cars In Nigeria: Peugeot 505 Review

The 505 is a saloon with quite a pleasant appearance, quite efficient engines, quite comfortable seating, quite nice steering and a quite reasonable price. And it is quite well constructed. So, you might say it was merely average. But can it really be that simple? Have Peugeot in fact, played a very clever game where, instead of dazzling us with technology or breath-taking styling, they have decided to woo us with understatement of the profoundest kind?

The Peugeot 505 is a large family car produced by the French manufacturer Peugeot from 1979 to 1992 in Sochaux, France. The 505 was Peugeot's last rear-wheel drive car. It was al... Read more

Posted on October 2016,27   // Author: Admin  

Lessons On Female Mechanics In Nigeria

The work of a mechanic which is considered to be a "male-only" job seems to be taking turns.
Women are effortlessly taking the baton in this sphere. Nigeria's first female motor vehicle mechanic, Sandra Aguebor said "automobile mechanic was one of the most gainful and easiest jobs in the world". She said this contrary to the erroneous popular perception, women were better suited to technical work due to their natural abilities to pay attention to details.

Auto mechanics job does not stop you from being beautiful; it does not stop you from being a mother, neither does it stop you from being a wife. The dirty finger is your ... Read more

Posted on October 2016,26   // Author: Admin  

Brake Disc And How It Works.

 

Buying new disc brakes or just want to know how they work, its all right here.
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Disc brakes have been around for about 60 years in different forms and came about with the progressing speeds of vehicles and the need for shorter stopping distances and better road safety. The differences between disc brakes and their earlier counterparts which we drum brakes are numerous. 

First disc brakes are generally lighter in overall vehicle weight which is extremely important for car and truck builders. On heavy trucks... Read more

Posted on October 2016,25   // Author: Admin  

The Functions Of Brake Pads In Vehicles.

Brake pads convert the kinetic energy of the car to thermal energy by friction. Two brake pads are contained in the brake caliper with their friction surfaces facing the rotor. The task of vehicle brakes is to decelerate the vehicle safely and comfortably, bringing it to a standstill if necessary. The brake pads (also known as friction lining)
have a very important role to play here. In disc brake applications, there are usually two brake pads per disc rotor, held in place and actuated by a caliper affixed to a wheel hub or suspension upright.
Although almost all road-going vehicles have only two brake pads per caliper,... Read more

Posted on October 2016,24   // Author: Admin  

Logical Thinkers...Think CarpartsNigeria to Save Time! Save Money

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A resource for Vendor, Buyers and Sellers

CarpartsNigeria.com was born out of the need to centralize parts inventory across the nation. A place to find difficult auto parts, Reduce high prices and ensure that trust worthy vendors can compete and satisfied buyers can appreciate great business. 

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Posted on October 2016,22   // Author: Admin  

Beware Of Potholes

They’re back and they’re bad.
Potholes have returned and hitting one with your car can do a number on tires, wheels, steering and suspension, and alignment. To help determine if hitting a pothole has damaged your vehicle, watch for the following warning signs provided by the Car Parts Nigeria.

Loss of control, swaying when making routine turns, bottoming-out on city streets or bouncing excessively on rough roads. These are indicators that the steering and suspension may have been damaged. The steering and suspension are key safety-related systems. Together, they largely determine your car’s ride and handl... Read more

Posted on October 2016,21   // Author: Admin  

ThrowBack Cars In Nigeria: Volkswagen Beetle Review.

The Volkswagen Beetle (officially the Volkswagen Type 1, informally in Germany the Volkswagen Käfer, in Poland the Volkswagen Garbus and in the U.S., the Volkswagen Bug) is a two-door, four passenger, rear-engine economy car manufactured and marketed by German automaker Volkswagen (VW) from 1938 until 2003. It's popularly called "Turtle" or "Ijapa" in Nigeria. 

Few people who were alive at the time of the Beetle’s rise to prominence need to be reminded of its appearance.

Many described the two-door sedan, with its rounded profile, as an “ugly duckling.” the first rear-engined cars since the Br... Read more

Posted on October 2016,20   // Author: Admin  

FEMALE DRIVERS - SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

The preponderance of men in the society has not limited women to possession of cars and usage of road. Because of lifestyle and work commitments a large number of women now move from much greater distances than ever before.

In the history of Nigeria, the first female to own and drive a car is the Doyen of female rights, regarded as "The Mother of Africa."  Her full name was FumilayoRansome-Kuti. Described as "The Lioness of Lisabi" for her leadership of the women of the Egba clan. Kuti was the mother of the activists Fela Anikulapo Kuti, a musician; Beko Ransome-Kuti, a doctor; and professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, a doctor a... Read more

Posted on October 2016,19   // Author: Admin  

What Is A Gearbox?

Gears are used for transmitting power from one part of a machine to another. In a bicycle, for example, it's gears that take power from the pedals to the back wheel. Similarly, in a car, gears transmit power from the crankshaft (the rotating axle that takes power from the engine) to the drive shaft running under the car that ultimately powers the wheels. You can have any number of gears connected together and they can be in different shapes and sizes. Each time you pass power from one gear wheel to another, you can do one of two things: Increase speed or change direction.

In an automobile, a gear box is the second element o... Read more

Posted on October 2016,18   // Author: Admin