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Replica Wheels v Genuine OEM Wheels

The difference between replica alloys and OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) are that replica aftermarket rims are made by an independent manufacturer. Whereas OEM wheels are made by the car manufacturer and are the exact specification to the vehicle. Often replica rims are made to fit several vehicles i.e. Mercedes and Ford. The main reason car […]

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How To Get Power Back In My Engine

It is estimated that each year, your car will lose 1 brake horsepower and for this reason, older cars feel much slower that they should. Along with a loss of power to the engine, older cars also suffer from poor fuel economy and emissions. However, the approximation of 1 BHP loss per year would only […]

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Does Stop Start Technology Make A Difference

A cars Stop Start System is installed on most modern cars from 2010 where it switches the engine off whilst the car is stationary. The purpose of the stop start system is to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. To return to normal driving, the driver will need to release the brake or engage the clutch […]

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wrong fuel in car

What Happens If You Put the Wrong Fuel in Your Car?

There is nothing more annoying and embarrassing than putting the wrong fuel in your car. Most of the time, after you have put the wrong fuel in your car, it will start and maybe move a few meters before the symptoms kick in. Even though the fuel pumps are clearly labelled and color code as […]

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benefits of using nitrogen in your tires

Benefits of Using Nitrogen in Your Tires

To the average car owner, the only way of pumping your tires up would be compressed air. However, nitrogen is becoming a popular method of pumping up your tires and has been used in Formula 1 for years. In short, the main two reason for using nitrogen instead of compressed air is for added performance […]

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Vegetable or Used Cooking Oil in a Diesel Car

Driving a car on vegetable oil can be used to run a diesel car just as well as regular diesel fuel. You can even use used cooking oil, the left overs that gets left at the bottom of deep fat fryer. All that is needed to convert the used cooking oil to fuel is filtering. […]

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Best Plasti Dip Kit For Your Car 2019

A relatively new method of changing the color of your car is by using a substance called “Plasti Dip”. But What is Plasti Dip? In short, Plasti Dip is a removable spray paint that is air dry, specialty rubber coating that can be used in a range of applications. The most common use of Plasti […]

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Bad Turbo Symptoms, Problems and Repairs

A turbocharger makes use of the used exhaust gases and forces it through the turbo that acts as an air compressor. The additional air produced from the turbo gets pushed into the cylinder that allows for more fuel to be burnt. A turbo in a car is one method to increase car horsepower and overall efficiency. […]

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Blocked DPF Problems and Fixes

DPF Problems, Symptoms and Fixes

The Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) is best described as the “ticking time bomb” in most modern diesels. Similar to EGR problems, the DPF can become clogged up from city driving where the car does not get up to temperature. The whole reason the Diesel Particulate Filter came along was to clean up the diesel car image (Euro […]

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10 Fuel Hacks Every Car Owner Should Know

Filling up your car with fuel is expensive and time consuming, so you should ensure you are getting the best. The best in terms of value for money and fuel quality as you should expect. There are little known tricks of the trade that can keep more money in your back pocket and better health […]

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