When and When Not to Go to Car Repair Shop

Visiting a repair shop every time you need to fix your car might not be the wisest and most cost-efficient tactic.   Whenever your car experiences some sort of problem, the best choice for you to do is to go to a car repair shop. It’s better for car experts to check and handle the problem, especially if it’s a serious one. They can ensure that your car will be in a better condition. After all, they have the right knowledge and skills.   However, there are some car issues that Read more […]

The basic tire maintenance tips

Maintaining suspension systems and good tires is vital to ensure the safety of vehicles in circulation. It is important that you consider the following aspects for the proper maintenance of these systems analyzed. Basic Tire Maintenance: – Depth of the tread. The legal minimum is 1.6mm drawing. It is advisable to change the tire with less than 3mm depth. There are witnesses wear references. A greater wear, increased stopping distance, increased risk of aquaplaning. – Correct tire pressure.  It Read more […]

Why second hand cars are becoming popular

Sometime back when an individual wanted to buy a car, all they had to do was to visit their local dealer to select the model and type of their of their preferred choice. People preferred brand new cars mainly because of the warranty that accompanied them. But since the year 2007, economic slump, people no longer hold this perception. Economic meltdown that resulted made it hard for majority of people to buy brand new cars. Their personal credit is no longer the same because it’s been cut off or Read more […]

ECU Tuning

     Electronic Control Units (ECU), are taking the industry by storm and you must be living under a rock, if you haven’t heard about it. Unitronic is definitely the leader in high performance tuning and is backed by solid research and development. With so many hot in-demand products under their belt; you get plenty to choose from when trying to boost your cars performance. Unitronic is unmatched and is the best at offering the highest quality performance enhancing hardware and software Read more […]

Maintenence Tips Every Range Rover Owner Should Know

A Range Rover is a very durable and reliable car and it will usually last for quite some time and provide you with performance you can count on. However, like any other car it is important to keep it well maintained so that it stays in good condition. If you don’t keep on top of maintaining your vehicle it can deteriorate very quickly and cause you a lot of expensive issues. The Range Rover is made by Land Rover, which is a British car company manufacturing luxury SUVs. These vehicles are elegant Read more […]

How To Diagnose Strange Smells And Odours From Your Car

One of the things about owning a car, regardless of its age, is that you will come to notice all sorts of weird and wonderful smells and odours coming from various parts of it.   Whether it be a smell coming through your air vents, from a certain part of the engine or from underneath the car, some smells and odours might be unfamiliar to you, and you may become concerned about whether it’s something that could lead to a big (and expensive) problem that you will have to sort out.   Photo Read more […]

No Expense Spared: How To Make An Old Car Brand New Again

If you have an old car like a classic car or perhaps an oldish car which is still quite valuable, such as a Ford Escort RS Cosworth or a Porsche 356, you will doubtless be aware that your car has ‘gone on’ a bit and will be showing signs of wear and tear – even if you don’t drive the car on a regular basis.   Photo via Flickr   Many things will have made your pride and joy from showroom condition into something less than desirable such as every motorist’s worst nightmare Read more […]

Practical Ways To Keep Your Car Running In Winter

As we are in the midst of winter here in the United Kingdom, and the weather is progressively getting colder, the thoughts of many a motorist are turning to whether their cars are going to be able to cope with the harsh winter conditions with ease or not.   Photo via Flickr   I personally drive a fairly old car (it’s about 15 years old) and I’ll be honest with you, I do wonder whether it is going to make it through another winter but so far I’ve not had any major issues Read more […]

Oddball Ideas Cars Of The Future Might Actually Have!

One of the things that I love learning about is what future technologies can do to help us become better motorists on the roads of Britain. Car manufacturers have developed all sorts of assistive and ‘adaptive’ technologies to either make our lives on the road easier or safer, or to help us learn how we should perform certain tasks more efficiently than we do today.   For example, it is not uncommon to buy certain models which use cameras and sensors to park your car for you; it’s obvious Read more […]

5 Ways To Improve Your Car’s Handling

Regardless of whether your car cost £8,000 or £180,000 to manufacture when it was brand new, carmakers tend to compromise between cost and function when it comes to developing the best handling for their vehicles.   Photo Source   All too often, car owners complain about certain characteristics of their car’s handling being somewhat lax or inefficient; for example, some of the most common complaints about a car’s handling is its inability to go around corners at speed Read more […]