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Category Archives: Automotive

Exotic Cars

If you are with an exotic car, you can show off in front of your friends showing your new exotic car. The price of an exotic car would be more than other types of car. For the same reason, you should be making your hands wet for this type of car, only if you are with the right kind of budget for owning such a car.

An exotic car has the tendency to attract anyone and this is one of the reasons why people love these cars more than any other types of cars. Not just that – they are known for their performance as well. A good percentage of today exotic cars would be with high end configurations. The better the configuration, the stronger will be the performance of the car in the roads. You should know how to drive an exotic car – it won’t be that easy to drive one like the other cars out there. But that’s not a big problem though – you can learn it after owning one.

For making your car perform in an even better manner, you can try to do certain modifications on the car. You can even try to put chain on the tires of your car. Doing so, you can move on sand and other such types of platforms in an even better manner. The car would be looking cool with chains on the tires. But putting chains is something about which you should be trying to learn. You will have to remove the tires from the car and then put the chains yourselves.

You should be buying strong tire chain if you are thinking of putting chains to the tires of your car. The chains should be stronger and only then you will be getting the most of this act. And if you are going to do this on your exotic car, it will get even better. The way you take care of your exotic car will depend on the performance of your car. If you take care of the car the right way and take it for maintenance regularly, it would be staying fine.


Finding Porsche Cars Speakers

The number of Porsche cars that we used to see on the roads has been increased to a great extent. But unlike other giant cars, these cars don’t have big engines or other heavy weight configurations. All they have is their stylish exteriors and finishing. Even then these cars are able to defeat others cars out there on the streets. For the same reason the demand for Porsche cars have been increased to a great extent. If you are thinking of owning one, you should be first of all searching a bit about the history of the Porsche cars out there.

You should be giving importance to the configuration of these cars than anything. If you are fond of racing, you would surely love these cars. The look and feel of these cars will surely impress you. But you should not be going with the beauty of the car – try to find out whether it has got any problems that would be troubling you while you are driving the car on the roads. It’s a good idea to compare the different cars out there before taking a final decision whether to purchase it or not. Only by researching about the car you will be able to take a good decision.

Some don’t give much importance to speakers and other such stuffs. But if you belong to the other category, you will be surely interested in replacement speakers for your cool car. But for installing extra speakers in your car, you should be making sure that the car is with the required amount of spacing. There is no point in buying a speaker before thinking about the spacing available in your car. Again, you should be going with one that is with good configuration rather than look and beauty. You can search for speakers the online way as well.

Got tired searching for replacement speakers? You should be trying your luck in some good audio shops. They will be allowing you to select one from the many available brands out there. You can select one that will be fitting in the speaker cabin your car. As we have mentioned above, if you are thinking of buying a Porsche, you should be having a look at the history of Porsche before you finalize your decision.


Power Sliding with Car

If you are thinking of succeeding in races, you must be finding out some methods of your own. You must know how to control your vehicle the best manner and this is where you will have to succeed. If you are not that knowledgeable regarding something, you should be seeking the help of experts that have good experience doing power sliding and other tricks with their cars.

The trick consists of increasing the velocity of the car to a good extent so that it could be easily taken to higher speeds pretty easily. As you might already know, this is one of the easiest methods of winning tough races. During the race, you can use the power sliding method to reach the finish line at a much faster pace. Your aim should be to win the race and using this cool method, you can achieve your goal pretty easily.

If yours is an old car, you would be surely seeing window tints in it. Well, this is something which will make others realize that you are using old car even if you have done everything to make it look good. If so, you’ll be surely thinking of finding some solution for tackling the problem. The good news is that – it’s possible to remove the window tints pretty easily and you can do it yourselves without seeking anyone’s help. The cleaning process won’t be that easy at all. You’ll have to buy certain tools for the cleaning process. Make sure you are having the essential protective materials for keeping your body and hands safe while performing the act.

Now that you have learned the basic stuffs related to power sliding with car, you would be quite interested in learning how to perform it on the tracks. Also, if you are with an old car you, try to clean the car window tint. You would be finding lots of articles related to these stuffs in sites that are related to the automotive world. But you should be going with the ones that publish things with accurate details.


Finding Used Cars

People sell their cars for low prices when they get bored using the same car every now and then. You should be looking for such cars. The cars that you get because of the above mentioned reason would be working fine. Still, you should be asking the owner whether it is with any problems. The amount you pay for the car should be less than the actual price of the car. You should be searching for scratches, hints etc on the body of the car – and if there are any you could ask the seller to discount an amount from the pricing of the car.

Not all used cars would be working fine. You must be finding out the history of the used cars to get a better idea about the car. This way you will be able to find out lots of things regarding the car that you are going to buy. There are lots of websites online that help us to buy used cheap cars. These websites also provide much information regarding the history of these cars as well. If you are not sure about buying any particular car, you should be surely having a look at the history of the car to find out the required information.

Using used cars history, you could easily find out lots of things related to the car you are going to buy. Some sites charge a good amount to facilitate this service. But it is really worth the price. This way, you are actually diminishing the risks associated with buying cheap used cars. After having a look at the history you’ll be getting a better idea regarding the price of the car as well.


Car’s Oxygen Sensors

What is the oxygen sensor? It is a small sensor. This is found inserted into the Suzuki vehicles, or any vehicles for that matter, exhaust system. This is usually found in vehicles which have petrol engines. What this part does is it measures the concentration of oxygen that is found in the exhaust gas. By doing such, it actually allows the vehicle’s electronic control unit, or much known as ECU, to control the efficiency of the combustion process in the engine.

According to manufacturers of oxygen sensors, this part of the vehicle is one of the key components of the total performance of a vehicle. These parts may be small, just around the size of a clothes pin, but they do a great deal by monitoring the engine exhaust of your vehicle. And the engine exhaust is one of the most common causes of air pollution if not monitored well.

By continually determining the amount of oxygen in the exhaust, it also monitors the exhaust gases. The engine computer is then alerted to adjust the air and fuel ratio so much so that the gasoline combustion is complete. In the same process, the harmful emissions are lessened. Also, the engine performance and efficiency is improved.

According to Church Ruth, the general product manager of Bosch which is one of the manufacturers of oxygen sensors, “Studies shows that two thirds of all vehicle emissions test failures are a result of worn out oxygen sensors. Those numbers are staggering when you consider that oxygen sensors are easy enough to replace and that the vast majority of them are also inexpensive, costing roughly $20 to $50.”

The common signs and symptoms that your vehicle needs an oxygen sensor replacement? Well, you will notice that your Suzuki has excessive fuel consumption. It also gives off high emissions of gas. The engine surges or hesitates. Also, there is a premature failure of the catalytic converter. What you should do is try to look at the oxygen sensor itself. If you notice that there is a shiny deposit on the heat shield or any kind of gummy or gooey deposit, it simply means that you should replace your oxygen sensor already.

High maintenance costs can be actually avoided by purchasing top of the line body parts from auto parts sources like Auto Parts Discount. They actually have been in the industry for years and it has certainly proven client patronage. Assistance is also available for customers who are in the dark regarding their oxygen sensor purchases, Suzuki parts purchases, or any other products that they have in store.


Guide to Add Freon to Car AC

At first, we should be increasing the compression ratio of the engine. The fuel that we use in our vehicle should be with higher octane levels. For that you may use an octane booster. Using octane boosters, we can easily increase the compression ratio of the fuel that we use in our vehicle. After doing these things, the horsepower of the vehicle will be automatically increased. Before determining the octane level of the fuel, you should be having a look at the compression ratio of the engine of your vehicle.

If the air conditioning unit of your car stops performing a sudden, you should be trying your luck with Freon. Well, a good percentage of such cases get solved using Freon. Before thinking of using Freon on the air conditioning unit, make sure you are with the required things like gloves, eye protection materials etc. Well, Freon should not be used in cars that are manufactured before 1993. Freon should only be used on the longer recharging hoses. You’ll be finding shorter recharging hoses as well. Tackling the air conditioning unit is not at all an easy thing. For the same reason, you should not attempt it yourselves, if you are a newbie.

In short, if you are thinking of increasing the compression ratio of your car, you should be trying your luck using octane boosters. Well, there are lots of benefits of using octane boosters – many of them have already been mentioned above. On the other hand, Freon is something that you should be using if you encounter some problems with the air conditioning unit of your car.


Cold Air Intake for Good Performance

Does your car manufacturer go all the way in giving you a high performance car? Well not quite. And the reason is simple. Not everyone wants a car purely for its performance. But if you do like to take a stock car’s performance higher you can do that with select car aftermarket products. For example you can install a cold air intake.

Cold air intakes are products that as their name suggests carry cold air to the engine. An engine has a fixed amount of volume to carry out the combustion of the fuel. The more is the oxygen in that volume the better will be the combustion of the fuel. Now cold air contains more oxygen for the same volume than hot air. That is because cold air is more dense. Therefore the combustion is better when the engine gets cold air than when it gets hot air. Why would the engine get hot air? Well in a stock car the air travels in the volume under the hood where it gets hot on its way to the engine. With a cold air intake the air goes directly to the engine and does not get hot on the way.

A cold air intake therefore improves the fuel efficiency of your car in an elegant manner since the combustion of the fuel is more complete. It also increases the power since more fuel is burnt in every cycle.

A cold air intake also gives the distinctive deep roaring sound to the car. This sound too is very popular amongst car enthusiasts. Cold air intakes are not expensive and they are a great way to give your car a personal touch and to improve its performance. Since the air intake is usually visible it also gives your car a hot performance car look.


Classic vs Vintage Old Cars

A layman will be forgiven for assuming that vintage and classic cars are the same, but that assumption would reveal you as a novice somewhere like the Vintage Car Rally. If you’re thinking of going ‘retro’ with your next vehicle it’s important to get clued up on which is which.

It turns out that nailing down the answer can be easier said than done and the debate amongst real enthusiasts and fanatics can get pretty heated. Broadly speaking, in Britain any car that was made over 15 years ago could fall into one of three categories. We’ll look at them in chronological order:

A car will qualify and be classified as vintage if it was built before 1930. Cars in this category include the Rolls-Royce Wraith and Triumph Roadster.

The second category covers World War 2 vehicles, also known as post-vintage thoroughbreds. American Jeeps from this era later inspired one of the most well known cars on the roads today, the Land Rover.

Classic cars make up the third category. This classification is slightly muddier as it spans cars made in the 1940s right through to the 1980s. As such this could include anything from a Austin A40 to a Peugeot 205GTi.

If you are thinking of investing in an old car spend some time researching your car before you buy it. Once you’ve found a model you like go down and talk to the owner and check it from bumper to bumper.

Rust is the retro car owner’s biggest concern. Engines can be rebuilt but if the bodywork has been damaged by rust it is very difficult to replace. You may even have to arrange to have a bespoke one built.

Some vintage cars don’t have the safety features offered by most modern motors. For example many are exempt from having seatbelts or even window washers. Investigate what safety features your preferred make and model would normally have and whether you might be able to install them if not. Also consider who your passengers will be, and whether they will object to forgoing all the ‘mod cons’. Plus it’s important to consider how many people will regularly be travelling with you, as many older cars can only carry a limited number safely.

Before purchasing you may want to consider that some older classic car models are exempt from road tax. If your car was built (as opposed to registered) before 1st January 1973 then it will be classed as Historic by the DVLA and as such will qualify for zero rated road tax. That said you will still need to display a tax disc to demonstrate that when you applied for the disc you had current insurance and MOT.

Whether you’ve got a vintage or classic vehicle, car insurance is essential. For some vehicles you may need to go to a specialist insurer, who will understand the specifics of your car and differences between how a classic car driver will drive compared to an owner of a modern car. Remember to tell the insurance company how often you use the car and where it is kept. It’s important to remember that some insurers will assume that a classic car will be kept in a garage and driven a minimal number of miles per year.

For many enthusiasts the pleasure of owning an older car is simply getting it on the road and keeping it in mint condition. So remember buying a classic or vintage car is just the beginning of the journey.


Tips Driving In Rain Or Snow

There are lots of fun stuffs you would be able to do using your car. It is you who that should be making things come on your ways. It is you who is the owner of your car. For the same reason, it is your responsibility to do tackle the hard stuffs yourselves.

As mentioned above, your aim should be to love your car more than anything. If you are with a strong intention of doing something you would be surely be tackling the stuffs on your ways for accomplishing the tasks. Same thing goes in the case of our car.

If you are thinking of enjoying your driving experience to its fullest, you should be making sure you are on a good track. The surroundings and the atmosphere in which you are going to drive your car is something that would be deciding the driving experience.

So, if you are thinking of enjoying a cool driving this season, you should be first of all making sure that you have already chosen a good driving destination. The roads on which you are going to drive would also be taking a good part in deciding the driving experience. It would be really fun to experience driving in snow. But for doing so should be with good driving experience.

A newbie won’t be finding it easy to drive in heavy rain. Same would be the case, if he is ordered to drive in snow. Experience is something about which we should be thinking here. If the guy is an experienced driver, he won’t be finding any trouble in taking his car on roads, even if the road is filled full of snow.


Guide to Change a Car Battery

Things you should need :

1. A new car battery
2. Adjustable wrench
3. Wire brush
4. Lithium grease
5. Baking soda paste

Steps to replace a car battery :

# First off, disconnect all the electrical circuits associated with the car battery. When dealing with car batteries always protect your hands with some materials like protective hand gloves or something like that. In every car battery, you will see a greenish like stuff. This is a corrosive at the same time acidic substance which if comes in contact with our naked hand, can cause serious damage like burns etc.

# Now test the battery – and make sure that it charges and discharges without any problems. You may use a wire brush and baking soda paste for removing that greenish on the battery terminals. Again, don’t forget to protect your hands while dealing with car batteries (especially while dealing with that corrosive substance on the terminals).

# You will have to replace the battery if you think the charge is depleted. First of all you should be removing the connection from the positive terminal and then only attempt doing that at the negative terminal. Clean Car Battery Terminals at that time.

# Hold down the battery towards its compartment or room and then remove the screws and bolts associated with it.

# Now seek help from someone and together, lift the battery from the compartment. After that, if you find something in the compartment, clean it using the wire brush and baking soda paste. Generally, corrosive matter is seen over that place and it can only be cleaned using baking soda paste.

# Now, it’s time to replace the connections. You should start with the positive battery terminals. After doing at both the ends, you should be spraying lithium grease over the connections.

# Now, it’s time for checking how things went. If everything went fine, you will see the electrical system in your vehicle working good as it did in the past.