Let’s face it: how much do we know about engines? How much maintenance are we able to do on our own? How well do we know the pieces that make it up? We could say: we know enough.Read More
The day your car doesn’t start is not the best time to buy a new car battery. But according to some research, that’s exactly what most people do. If you ended up here by mistake, we still hope to be able to help you with some advice on buying a fundamental piece of your car.
You will likely need to replace the car battery once or twice during the life of your vehicle as it ages or wears out from exposure to heat and repeated charging and discharging. A dead battery can be a real hassle, especially if you can’t find cables or have to wait for roadside assistance.
Taking good care of your battery can help you get its maximum yield and expect maximum life. Being attentive to his condition (and age) can help us understand when it’s time to start thinking about a replacement.Read More
The chassis is often considered a part of the car you don’t need to pay particular attention to. Not many people know what it is and even fewer people care about it. Of course, we have no choice in selecting the chassis we want to fit on our car, but knowing the different types of car chassis will help you determine what potential your car has and what its limitations are.Read More
New car and no extra space in the trunk? How do we do it? We can change the car for a larger one, or we can decide to mount bars to increase the usable space for transport using the roof.
Don’t think there is a dedicated model for your machine? No problem: universal roof bars exist.Read More
Protecting your vehicle from atmospheric agents becomes a top priority if you have already experienced damage from hail, ice or snow. Your vehicle is too valuable to leave it exposed to these elements which can cause damage. This is especially important if you don’t have a garage, carport, or another covered area that can protect your vehicle.Read More
Brake pads are an important safety feature of any vehicle. They are required to stop the vehicle when needed and they help prevent the wheels from skidding during high-speed driving. Brake pads naturally wear down over time but you can prolong the life of your brakes by taking care of them.Read More
What is the difference between different grades of motor oil? Car manufacturers recommend that in North America you should use SAE 5W-20 (5W signifies winter – it is able to operate at extremely low temperatures). A lower number means a thicker grade. The viscosity rating has more to do with an engine’s RPM if it is colder, which can clog small holes with deposits when the engine is cold.Read More
Sales of electric bicycles, better known as e-bikes, have soared in recent years and show no signs of abating. Since they appeared on the market in the 2010s, these items have dropped in price and gained popularity among all types of cyclists: club riders, city commuters, amateur cyclists and among those who just want a little assistance in pedaling from point A to point B.Read More