Archive for May 2012
If you are planning to purchase a new car, insurance is something you must have. All states, with the exception of two, make it mandatory to carry insurance on a vehicle. And when that vehicle is new, the dealership in which it is purchased requires full-coverage before driving off the lot, regardless of the state laws. Though the amount of insurance that is needed will vary from state to state, you can count on a policy that includes Bodily Injury coverage, Personal Property damage, collision, comprehensive and uninsured motorist included. Read the rest of this entry »
The brake system in a car is normally controlled by foot pedals, unless it has been customized to have hand brakes. Reasons for customizing to hand brakes could be for a person that is unable to use their legs while driving. There is not a difference in the braking power when controlling the brakes by hand or foot. Both are equally as effective in controlling the braking of a car.
The emergency break on a car can be located on the floor Read the rest of this entry »
Does air conditioning work harder in a small car?
That will depend on the size of the engine your vehicle has. The smaller the engine, the less horsepower it has. When you are driving your car without the air conditioner on, all of the horsepower can be used towards the speed of the car. When you turn the air conditioning on, you will now have a percentage of the horsepower being used to power the compressor. If you Read the rest of this entry »
There are many types of brakes that work best on any SUV. The best ones to look for are ultimate high friction brakes. These brakes are the best brakes you will ever own! You will not get a better experience with any other type of brakes. SUVs usually bring on a heavy wear for your breaks but you will find that this wear will not be shown on these breaks. The way these breaks are made are to ensure that they will last Read the rest of this entry »
This is a slightly rephrased question that has been asked over and over as the number of cylinders have increased and decreased. During the fifties and sixties when the V8 engines were king people would often claim they had more endurance than four or six cylinder engines. The fact is the number of cylinders have nothing to do with endurance any more than what color your car is. Materials, design, tolerances, cooling ability and lubricants are much more important in determining the endurance of an engine than the number of cylinders.
Regardless of which engine you Read the rest of this entry »