Wing mirror: comfort and high tech in your car!

Wing mirror: comfort and high tech in your car!

The wing mirror (outside mirror) was one of the first applications intended to improve safety and road comfort of cars. The incentive was all too obvious: an adjustable external rear-view mirror enables the driver...
Taming the guzzler – the most important tips for saving fuel!

Taming the guzzler – the most important tips for saving fuel!

Many a purchase of a cheap used car is often seriously regretted afterwards. Fuel consumption turns out to be amazingly high, making an apparent bargain to a costly affair. There are plenty of ways...
Crash car – always a case for the crusher?

Crash car – always a case for the crusher?

A car consists of a welded frame with parts attached in such a way that they can be detached. Attachment mainly consists of bolts and clips. In the past a crash car had to...
Car maintenance: replacing spark plugs and air filter, changing oil and paying attention to warning signals

Car maintenance: replacing spark plugs and air filter, changing oil and paying attention to...

Purchasing a cheap car could turn into a costly affair if you fail to treat the old treasure with respect. Conversely, providing a low-budget car with the necessary car maintenance will bring you gratitude....
What my car is telling me – understanding driving sounds!

What my car is telling me – understanding driving sounds!

Hearing something whistle, squeak or rattle in your car should cause you to literally prick up your ears. A trained ear could prevent dangerous situations, expensive repairs or breakdown of the car. In this...
Engine valves worn out? This is how to check and replace them!

Engine valves worn out? This is how to check and replace them!

Valves belong to the most important components of a combustion engine. They regulate the inlet and outlet of the air-fuel mix and seal the engine during combustion. All valves are constantly in motion and...
AC servicing – How to maintain an air conditioning in your car!

AC servicing – How to maintain an air conditioning in your car!

Air conditioning is much more than just an additional comfortable feature in your car. The coolness it provides in case of high outside temperatures is sometimes a condition for driving at all. Equally important...
How do I find the best motor oil for my car?

How do I find the best motor oil for my car?

Nothing works without lubrication. It is essential for an engine. A petrol or diesel engine consists of hundreds of moving parts, each with exactly defined properties. Many of this parts are subject to friction...
Better early than late: prepare your car for the MOT inspection!

Better early than late: prepare your car for the MOT inspection!

Keep your “darling” safe for two more years The MOT check is a merciless date deciding on the fate of a car. A fresh certificate allows further use. If the car is rejected, this usually...
Car service: a visit to garage or DIY car repair?

Car service: a visit to garage or DIY car repair?

Windshield wipers, headlamps or brake pads – in the course of a car's life span, many spare & wear parts need replacement. In addition to the purchase price of the spare parts, many car...
Selection of car parts

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