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If you’re wondering what special contraption can help cars stop quickly, it’s not beefed-up brake pads – welcome to the world of ABS (anti-lock brake systems). These are relatively touchy systems that are activated in ‘panic braking’ situations or when road conditions aren’t favorable.
It’s common knowledge that routine washes and waxes will leave any car looking sharp, but what about those extra tricks that make a detailing that much better? There are many underrated aspects of caring for your car. Monthly mechanical maintenance, keeping an eye on fluids, and breaking out the tire shine are all at the […]
Winter has finally now passed us and those Winter tyres can come back off and be replaced with a new set of summer tyres. Do many of you even know the difference between the two or even change them at all? I wanted to make this article for you all to hit up on the […]
Alloy wheels have a long and dated history with the first appearance on cars coming all the way back in the 1920s. Almost a hundred years later they are now much more commonly used in the automotive industry and are often considered a key selling point. In our latest post we have decided to take […]
If the thought of tracking your daily – whether it’s a car or a bike – is just too tempting, the subject of modifications will quickly arise if you want “old faithful” to perform whilst maintaining reliability for the boring A to B stuff.
We all know scrimping on car maintenance costs us in the end, and whilst it may put off that payment you might need for something else, it’s you and your car that suffers when something goes pop or bang. Broken or damaged engine components could see you have to find the cost of a new […]
With almost one million light trucks sold in Canada in 2013, needless to say there are a lot of pickup truck owners on the road. If you already happen to be a part of that statistic, or are thinking of purchasing a pickup truck in the near future, chances are you may be faced with the opportunity to tow […]
Every region and the country have definite rules regarding the color of lighting system one can install in their vehicles. It is always essential for all the workers to get hold of proper information regarding the rules. It is better to check the whether the lighting system is in complete compliance with the regulations.
Buying a recreational vehicle can be a costly purchase, especially if you do not know what you are buying. While the idea of owning a jet ski can be fun, the additional costs associated (trailer, hitch, gas, service fees) can be expensive. If you are torn between which recreational vehicles to buy, here are a […]
When purchasing a new car, it seems more than ever before, there are seemingly unlimited potential add-ons. From navigation, bird’s eye camera, back up sensors, Bluetooth capabilities, wireless phone charging, and more, there are plenty of things that sound like a great idea, but these things can add up. Below we take a look at […]
The process of selling a used car is a tricky one, but if you act upon certain measures before selling your car, you can create a better impression on the potential buyers and strike a better deal.
Left turns are the least feared by new drivers because they are simple to execute and are least likely to bring you in conflict with other traffic. But you must still be cautious because, particularly in towns, you can’t see much of what is in the road you are turning into.
Buying a car can be a stressful time if you do not know what to do; there are so many tricks that salesmen use that sometimes we find ourselves questioning if the sky is in fact blue… after the jump are 10 ways to ensure you get the best deal.
Anyone who knows a car has four wheels and a steering wheel will also know a turbocharger or supercharger will make it go faster; nothing gives a car a kick in the pants quite like these two modifications.
Over the six decades of F1 we’ve seen many different engine displacements and configurations; we’ve also seen performance enhancing components such as turbochargers, superchargers and forced induction. Some of these engine’s have been highly successful, others not so.