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Road Closure And Alternative Routes On Race Day, Saturday, February 11, 2017.

The Second edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon takes place on Saturday, February 11, 2017. For about 12 hours, some parts of our mega city, Lagos, will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic for the safety and wellbeing of thousands of runners, hundreds of thousands of cheering fans and millions of the public.

Find below ALTERNATIVE ROUTES that will ease the movements of the public who might not be watching the marathon live on television because they have urgent personal business to attend to and thousands who would want to join us at the finish where the best of Nigerian musicians and entertainers will be perfor... Read more

Posted on February 2017,10   // Author: Admin  

ThrowBack Cars In Nigeria: Honda "Alla" Review.

Honda CB7.

An evolutionary sedan style unveiled in 1989 for the 1990 model featuring a low slung design and wraparound rear window as the 3rd generation Accord.
It featured optic reflectors with completely clear lenses on the headlamps.
All new aluminium 2.2-liter 16-valve electronic fuel-injected engine standard, replacing the previous 2.0-liter 12-valve model from the past generation.
All Accords equipped with automatic transmissions used an electronically controlled rear engine mount to reduce low frequency noise and vibration. The mount contained two fluid filled chambers separated by a computer controlled va... Read more

Posted on February 2017,09   // Author: Admin  

Types Of Automobile Engines

Types of Engine

I.C. Internal Combustion Engine.
Combustion of fuel take place inside the engine. When the fuel burns inside the engine cylinder, It generates a high temperature and pressure. The high pressure forces is exerted on the piston which used to rotate the wheels of the vehicle. In these engunes we can use only gases and high volatile fuel like petrol, diesel. These engines are generally used in automobile industries, generation of electric power etc.

E.C. External Combustion Engine.
Combustion of fuel take place outside of the engine. It is generated by burning of fuel is use to convert the water or ... Read more

Posted on February 2017,07   // Author: Admin  

The Difference Between Economy, Standard and Premium Brake Rotors

Good brakes are essential for safe driving. One of the key components in a disc brake system is the rotor. When the brakes are applied, the calipers squeeze the pads against the rotor to create friction and heat. This converts the kinetic energy of motion into thermal energy (heat), which the ro... Read more

Posted on February 2017,06   // Author: Admin  

Ways to reduce your cancer risk

1. Do not smoke, Do not use ant form of tobacco.

2. Make your home smoke-free.

3. Be physically active.

4. Enjoy a healthy diet.

5. Limit your alcohol intake.

6. Avoid too much sun, use sun protection.

7. Breastfedding reduces the mother cancer's risk.

8. Reduce indoor and outdoor pollution.

9. Vaccinate your children against Hepatitis B and HPV.

10. Take part in organized cancer screening programmes. 

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Posted on February 2017,04   // Author: Admin  

Throwback To The First Automobile In The World

The first stationary gasoline engine developed by Carl Benz was a one-cylinder two-stroke unit which ran for the first time on New Year’s Eve 1879.
The major features of the two-seater vehicle, which was completed in 1885, were the compact high-speed single-cylinder four-stroke engine installed horizontally at the rear, the tubular steel frame, the differential and three wire-spoked wheels. The engine output was 0.75 hp (0.55 kW). Details included an automatic intake slide, a controlled exhaust valve, high-voltage electrical vibrator ignition with spark plug, and water/thermo siphon evaporation cooling.

It was Carl Be... Read more

Posted on February 2017,02   // Author: Admin  

First Woman To Work As An Automotive Designer

Helene Rother (1908–1999) was the first woman to work as an automotive designer she joined the interior styling staff of General Motors in Detroit in 1943. She specialized in designs for automotive interiors, as well as furniture, jewelry, fashion accessories, and stained glass windows. She was responsible for upholstery colors and fabrics, lighting, door hardware and seat construction. She was one of the few women to succeed in a man's job during an era when the vast majority of women couldn't even see a glass ceiling-it was hidden behind steel doors.

She styled the elegant interiors of most of the cars while working for ... Read more

Posted on February 2017,01   // Author: Admin  

Brake Noise Solution

A large number of brake noise complaints are metal-on-metal or squeak-related to the brake pad. A common problem in automobile, the worn pads contacting the rotor causes the grinding noise.

Easier to prevent than to fix is brake squeaking which occurs after servicing. The location of the brakes are in a hostile environment with lots of rust and corrosion.
Uneven wear and restricted movement should be noticed, it means the load isn't evenly distributed the pads might be hanging up. Continue the system inspection by opening the bleeder valve and push back the piston on the calipers. Use a C-clamp between the outer pad and the... Read more

Posted on January 2017,30   // Author: Admin  

Career Description of a Female Auto Mechanic.

 

The chronicles of mechanics were hired out of high school - sometimes even before they finished high school -
and trained for the job. The evolution of automobile today has brought more sophistication to the job, with intensive dependence on advanced computer system.
This has resulted to employers looking for applicants who have some form of postsecondary understanding of how the system works. Once hired, they still undergo a lengthy process of on-the-job training.

Auto service mechanics perform duties according to its variety. Some cases some customers bring their vehicles for routine maintenance such ... Read more

Posted on January 2017,25   // Author: Admin  

Top 10 Most Expensive Yachts In The World.

 

  1. The rising sun - $200 Million

David Geffen's large yacht has a basketball court in it which can also be used as a helicopter landing pad, a movie theatre, a wine cellar and a total of 82 rooms scattered across five floors, all filled to the brim with opulence.

 

  1. Seven Seas - $200 Million

Built by a Dutch company called Oceancom the Seven Seas can accommodate 12 guests across a series of seven spectacular suites which act as double cabins. It has an opulent ... Read more

Posted on January 2017,24   // Author: Admin