How tires move in cars.

The tires must carry the vehicle along the road, but it requires so much force exerted by the vehicle to accomplish this task. The power required comes from the weight of the vehicle and the speed it is going. The tires require a lot of friction to force them to move. That amount of friction is impacted by the weight of the vehicle, which creates a coefficient of rolling friction. For an average tire, the coefficient of rolling friction or CRF is 0.015, which is multiplied by the weight of the vehicle.

The tire generates heat because of the friction with a higher heat buildup when more force is required to move the vehicle... Read more

Posted on April 2018,24   // Author: Admin  

Most Beautifully Bizarre Cars Ever Designed

The historical backdrop of car configuration is covered with intense endeavors to make vehicles so extraordinary by the way they look and how they function that they render obsolete everything that's come before. What happens when makers adjust feel, usefulness, and their own vision without bounds is one reason we cherish cars.

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Posted on April 2018,04   // Author: Admin  

CarPartsNigeria featured on CNN - Richard Quest's show as a startup focus.

As one of the leading online car and truck parts and accessories stores in continental Africa. We have a complete selection of high-quality parts for a wide range of new and used vehicle makes and models - offered at the lowest prices. There are millions of inventoried parts in the database, and the search is quick and simple. 

The company was featured on Richard Quest, Quest means business during the last show following our success in Demo Africa silicon valley. However, the company didn't relent in its effort to serve its purpose of solving auto parts challenge in Nigeria as we are expanding our se... Read more

Posted on April 2018,01   // Author: Admin  

Do All A/C Systems Use Refrigerant?

All air conditioners use a refrigerant, whether it's your car’s HVAC system, a central heating and air system, or your home’s refrigerator. Refrigerant is what makes the system operate. Refrigerants are compressed from gas to liquid – when a liquid, they’re cycled from the condenser through the rest of the high-pressure side, where they absorb heat. When they reach the low pressure side, they transform back to their gaseous form and begin to dissipate the heat they’ve absorbed before being recirculated through the system once more.

Types of refrigerant
Freon is a brand name registered to DuPont... Read more

Posted on March 2018,28   // Author: Admin  

How to diagnose and correct sputtering engine sound in a car

Description of this noise: An engine sputter is best described as an inconsistent harmonic sound coming from the engine. When an engine is tuned correctly, it typically sounds smooth and definitely not choppy. As the engine accelerates, the engines harmonics are equally smooth. A sputtering engine will rise and fall rapidly, may have periods of stalling or rapid acceleration or deceleration.

What causes this sound? Essentially sputtering is the end result of incomplete combustion. It's typically caused by ignition timing problems including ignition coil, distributor, rotor, spark plugs and spark plug wires. In some rare instance... Read more

Posted on March 2018,27   // Author: Admin  

How Long Should an Engine Last?

How long an engine lasts requires a long list of variables to consider before a time frame or mileage can be given. I have seen engines last less than 40,000 miles and others that lasted more than 300,000 miles. When it comes to the time an engine will last you, look at mileage per year or how the vehicle is stored if there is very low mileage on the engine. Think of a 1916 car engine that is driven only 100 miles a year and put in storage after each use. After 100 years the engine will only have 10,000 miles on it. This motor may last a few hundred years before it would need rebuilding or replacement. This is why we use mileage to rate... Read more

Posted on March 2018,23   // Author: Admin  

Common Causes for Coolant Leaks 3 Common Causes for Coolant Leaks

he cooling system in your car is vital to the proper functioning of the car’s engine and sometimes coolant leaks can toy with your car's efficiency and effectiveness. The car's coolant system works by circulating a coolant and water mixture under pressure through pipes through your engine and radiator, thus cooling the engine. The temperature of the coolant rises as the car runs and the coolant expands so any excess coolant in the system moves into a reservoir tank by way of rubber hoses. But when this system isn't working properly, you risk running into expensive repairs. Fixing a coolant leak as soon as possible is crucial.

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Posted on March 2018,22   // Author: Admin  

Meet Nkemdilim Anulika Ofodile, The Only Female On The Airforce Team That Designed UAV

Flight Lieutenant Ofodile Nkemdilim is the main female individual from the Nigerian Air Force team, which composed the as of late appointed unmanned aeronautical vehicle (UAV).

The UAV which was commmisioned by President Muhammadu Buhari was assembled by the group of NAF's aviation design specialists, of which Ofodile is the main female.

The flying machine is Nigeria's first indigenous operational remotely guided air ship.

Ofodile is a PhD understudy with the Control Frameworks Exploration Gathering, Division of Designing at the College of Leicester UK. She holds a lone wolf of building (B.Eng) degree in Electric... Read more

Posted on March 2018,21   // Author: Admin  

How Nigeria’s First Female Helicopter Captain, Abimbola Jaiyeola Saved 13 Lives On A Bristow Helicopter

Some days ago, news that a Bristow helicopter had crashed reached general society and there was panic. We discovered that the 5B BJQ Bristow helicopter that was headed for Lagos from Port Harcourt ended up into the Atlantic Sea. The memory of the Bristow crash of only not as much as a year back which asserted lives was still crisp in our memory.

Hours after the fact, we hurled a murmur of alleviation as we discovered that each of the 11 individuals on the helicopter were sheltered.

Well for reasons unknown the individual who spared the day is nobody yet the youthful female helicopter skipper who was on obligation on that... Read more

Posted on March 2018,14   // Author: Admin  

The CarPartsNigeria Story

The CarPartsNigeria Story

CAR PARTS NIGERIA·THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017 was built out of necessity to correct the challenges of shopping for auto-parts in Nigeria. Also out of the need to centralize parts inventory across the nation, a place to find difficult parts, Reduce high prices and ensure trustworthy vendors can compete and satisfied buyers can appreciate great business is a Goldmine for locating replacement ... Read more

Posted on March 2018,08   // Author: Admin