Tips on taking care of your car

car careCars are one of the most prized possessions for any car lover. A real car lover would always want to take a real good care of the car so as to keep it always in a good condition. Here are some of the tips that you can use for taking a very good care of your car.

  • First thing comes is its looks. You should make sure that your car is washed on a regular basis.  A good wash will keep the color of the car intact and keep it shiny always.
  • You should also use a screw driver to tighten the screws. These tasks are pretty simple and you can even perform it.
  • The oil in the car makes it work well. Make sure that the engine oil that you use in the car is one of the best. The better the oil the healthier is your car’s engine. Make sure to change it from time to time.
  • Take your car for services after a good time period. This will ensure that everything is working fine in the car.

Just these simple steps will keep your car in a well maintained manner and you can make sure that you enjoy a smooth drive in your favorite car.

The latest cars launched in 2013

Latest cars, car reviewsFor every car lover it is always interesting to know about the latest cars that are being launched. The year 2013 has already reached the half way and the automobile world has seen many new cars that have already been launched. Many companies have other cars that are to be launched later this year. Here is the list of three cars that has attracted everyone around the world in the year 2013.

• The Dodge Dart R/T was a car that took the market with a bang. This car is supposed to have a good amount of
horsepower created when compared with the rest of the cars in the Dodge series.

• The latest from Audi is its RS4. This is one of the cars that are the best when compared with rest of the cars produced by the company. It gives a good amount of speed and also has a revolutionary design in its series.

• The Ford Focus is one of the cars from ford that every women will love to have. It does not have the masculine look like the other trucks from the company.
The year ahead promises launch of many other cars. Thus it promises to be a promising year for the automobile industry.

Which crossover is the best for your lifestyle?

suvIf you are planning to buy a car recently, then you should keep in to account the maintenance of the vehicle which is the most important thing. Due to the increasing price of the gas or petrol, people are looking for car running in some other energy source or offering awesome mileage. Crossovers have become much popular among the people looking for some vehicle.

The crossover is similar to an SUV with a simple difference. While an SUV has the frame and engine similar to that of a truck, a car frame and engine is present in the crossover. If you are a businessman or service personnel and your professional commitments compel you to move around with your car, then what you will definitely be looking for is a good mileage.

Moreover if you like driving on your own, then riding comfort is another thing you will be looking for. So you will have to look for a crossover which suits your lifestyle perfectly.

Car-wash dos and don’ts

car wash, car careMany people still prefer to wash their cars at home. There are some do’s and don’ts that come along with car washes. Some obvious stuff like keeping the doors and windows shut at all times during the process is basic. This keeps the upholstery away from water.

At first wash the car with a high pressure hose to clear off the dirt layer before proceeding for the actual wash. Use soap or cleaning agent which doesn’t hamper the finish of the car. Most soap companies advise to use half of the soap with three parts of water. Create lather on the car using a soft cloth and wash it all away with that same cloth. After the car is completely washed and rinsed of soap, dry the surface with chamois leather. Along with this you could also wax your car and vacuum the interiors. Lastly make sure to wipe away dirt from the car handles and dashboard.

How to take care of your vintage car

Vintage Cars, car careYour vintage car is certainly one of your most treasured assets and you surely would like to preserve it for further years. Well, it’s to mention here that the classic cars call for effective care and here are some tips on how to maintain your vintage collection properly.

You must keep the car away from direct sunlight and freezing temperatures. Always store it in your garage with a proper cover to eliminate dust build up and bug infestation in seat cushions. In winter months, you have to opt for engine warmer & if the vehicle is to be kept in prolonged storage don’t forget to pump off the fluids.
Moisturize the car rubber and leather parts regularly ands follow thorough cleaning for the rubber parts time to time. Don’t use new gasoline for the classic engine as the high ethanol content in new gasoline can corrode off the engine parts. Use a no-alcohol fuel stabilizer instead.

An Overview of Porsche 2013 911 Carrera

Porsche 2013 911 Carrera, PorscheThe 2013 911 Carrera is the new child of Porsche from its factories. Porsche is known for its style and looks. The company has added all the features in the latest 911 Carrera. The car is available in 4 coupe and convertible models. The 3.4 liter flat six engines with direct fuel injection technology give the car the much needed power. With this rear fitted engine the car move up to 60 Mph in just 4.7 seconds in manual transmission and 4.5 seconds when equipped with PDK.

The addition to the latest models by Porsche is the wheels. These cars are all wheel drive cars and special Porsche wheels make it even more powerful car. The body of the car is a bit bigger than the previous cars providing the much required sporty look. The car has seven gears and provides the much required performance under the Porsche badge. This car has got a lot of technical advancements and is sure to rule the market.

What are the disadvantages of aluminum engine blocks?

aluminum engine blocks, engine careIt is said that the disadvantages of aluminum engine blocks is known to anyone who must have had the bad luck to deal with one in any time of their life. If you are being even vaguely optimistic about an aluminum engine block then please look into the following disadvantages to make sure that you are not making the wrong decisions:

• Aluminum engine does not have the strength and durability of cast iron and it is because of this reason that they are easily ruined and in bad shape whenever some maintenance steps are missed or misused.
• Even though Aluminum engine blocks are used to safeguard the walls of the cylinder from over-heating, over the years and with use these sleeves lose their bond with the walls, can move upwards and usually harm the cylinder head.
• The engine coolant that runs through the aluminum blocks become contaminated over time and increase the acidity level. The condition can worsen when tap water is added.

Review of 2013 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Chevrolet Corvette Coupe, ChevroletAre you in search for a comfortable, very fast and balanced car? If yes, then 2013 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe should be your first choice. This car is not only meant for sports car lovers but also for people who want to buy a car that is worth their money.

The simplicity of the car is what appeals to most of the people. The iconic styling of the 2013 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe is amazing and this car has been so designed to offer excellent performance. The interior design is a little dated.

The engine type used in the Corvette is Gas V8. This car is very safe as it has anti- lock brakes, side and dual airbags, active traction and stability control, massively capable brakes etc. All these features help people to avoid accidents.

With Bluetooth, navigation, satellite control, keyless entry, leather seats, automatic climate control etc it is sure to satisfy most of the buyer’s needs in many ways.

Importance of classic auto restoration

auto restoration, classic carsThe classic car restoration which one takes will decide whether one will have a wonderful time with his car or will he/she have a hard time with it. While restoration of the car one must decide of total restoration and not partial. When restoration it is also recommendable that one goes for professional help who are specialist in the classic car restoration and have been in the field for a long time. It is necessary to clear things between them as to how there are going to deal with it, how much time they will take and what they will charge.

If possible the owner of the car must stay in site where the restoration is taking place to assure that the job is done well. While restoration the all the worm out parts must be removed. Removal must be followed by cleaning. Acid cleaning must be done for best results.

Cleaning must be completed and then dents and holes must be mended. Step by step classic auto restoration is necessary to get great results.

2012 Nissan Versa- quality Nissan model at high affordable range

Nissan Versa, NissanThe 2012 Nissan Versa has been thoughtfully engineered with the motto of great quality at affordable pricing. The latest release from Nissan comes packed with a number of advanced features over the old Versa and that too within budget with rates starting from 11, 750 USD.

The 2012 Nissan Versa is equipped with 1.6 l engine with 109 horsepower/ 107 lb-ft. In regards to fuel economy you get automatics rated at 38 MPG for highway and 30 MPG for city which is much better than the previous Versa. The greater fuel economy is especially due CVT (continuously-variable auto transmission).
The other improvements in this affordable sedan are standard ac, stereo, control on electronic stability that were only available with the older Versa version at the cost of extra charges. The new car is pretty spacious as well with decent room for head, legs and shoulder. The backrests of the car are delightfully supportive & comfortable

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