Your Ultimate Guide to Understanding Limited Slip Differentials

21 November 2016
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Without a functional differential, you would experience many problems when navigating corners and bends while driving. You barely notice its importance because it is neatly tucked under the car and does its work quietly unless there is a mechanical glitch. When you are navigating a corner or bend, your car's wheels travel varying distances, which calls for a compensating mechanism that deals with the tension forces caused by the angular navigation. Read More 

Winter Storage Tips For Your Caravan

14 September 2016
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As the summer draws to an end, you may be thinking about caravan storage for the winter.  Here are some tips on how to prepare your van for its annual hibernation. Cleaning It's well-worth cleaning the bodywork of your caravan before you put it into storage.  Pay particular attention to any mould or mildew that could cause permanent staining if left on the van over the winter.  This not only means that your van will be spruced-up and ready to go in the spring, it also gives you a chance to highlight any damage that might have gone unnoticed. Read More 

Signs That the Torque Converter of Your Car is Faulty

15 August 2016
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A torque converter is an important part of automatic gear transmission systems. It controls how much transmission fluid is circulating within the system. Any problem in the torque converter will cause the car to exhibit some symptoms. This article discusses some of the symptoms of torque converter problems. Shuddering Have you ever noticed your car shuddering as if you are driving on a bumpy surface? Shuddering may be indicative of torque converter problems. Read More 

What Car Safety Features Are Checked During Vehicle Inspections?

29 July 2016
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Many new immigrants may be apprehensive about car safety inspections because they have limited information about what such inspections are about. This article discusses some of the accident avoidance and safety features that an inspector may pay attention to during a vehicle safety inspection. Car Lights Car lights play an important role in ensuring that road users are safe when driving their cars. Faulty lights, such as defective brake lights, may cause an accident. Read More 

Is a Diesel Engine in Your Truck Worth the Extra Money?

18 July 2016
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When buying any type of heavy-duty truck, you may note that those with diesel engines are often priced higher than those that run on standard petrol. You may wonder if diesel actually offers you some advantages that are worth the added investment. Note a few reasons why you might consider a diesel engine in your new truck and why it can be worth that extra cost, especially when considering its long-term use. Read More