Brake Disc And How It Works.


Buying new disc brakes or just want to know how they work, its all right here.

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  

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A resource for Vendor, Buyers and Sellers 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  


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  

Avoiding traffic in Lagos.

In other to avoid traffic in Lagos, the most important step is to leave early. 

This lessens the outcome of what may come up. You need to draft a plan. Know where you need to go and when you need to arrive. Knowing and mastering alternative routes in and out of your destination gives you an edge.
It would help to determine the best and alternative routes to destination.

Check traffic reports daily

Traffic on Lagos roads is a major problem until there is a permanent answer for it, so it is expected whenever you drive out. You will find a way to overcome it by anticipating it. Traffic updates ar... Read more

Posted on October 2016,17   // Author: Admin  

Tips On Handling Brake Failure.

Brake failure is largely not a issue on today’s cars provided that they are well maintained. However, a part defect, an auto mechanic’s negligence, or the purchase of an old used car from an individual can raise the odds of its occurrence. Your chances of successfully handling a brake failure will depend on the road circumstances and the actions you take.

Here are certain measures you can take to manage brake failure

Stay Calm and Never Panic

Stay calm and focus the task at hand because you'll need to control the car to avoid accidents. Don't take your eyes off the ... Read more

Posted on October 2016,14   // Author: Admin  

The 2017 Volkswagen GOLF S 1.8L TSI With 5-speed Manual Transmission.





Even in its seventh generation, the Golf remains very much a box with windows. It has a more aerodynamic body but the only obvious changes are slimmer lights, a small sail window near the A-pillar, and a crease that runs through the doors. The S 1.8L TSI with a Front-engine, front-wheel drive, 5 passengers and a 5-door hatchback.

 No-brainer high tech, With VW Car-Net App-Connect, 


you can link your compatible smartphone and access select app... Read more

Posted on October 2016,11   // Author: Admin