A Few Tips for Maintaining Your Car’s Turbo Booster

5 April 2018
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In very simple terms, a turbo booster is a type of compressor, as it compresses air before it is pulled into a vehicle's engine. Compressed air takes up less space than normal oxygen, so using a turbo booster means that more air can enter the engine compartment. With more air in the engine compartment, the engine will respond by bringing in more fuel, to balance its ratio of fuel to oxygen. Read More 

Is Your Diesel Engine In Dire Need Of Mechanical Attention?

4 December 2017
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Diesel engines indubitably are built for durability and high performance. Nevertheless, this does not mean that they are beyond succumbing to wear and tear. With time, your engine may start to give you signals of deterioration, and it would be imperative to know how to spot these signs if you are to avoid a breakdown in the middle of the road. So what are a few of the symptoms that would indicate that your diesel engine is in dire need of mechanical attention? Read More 

Do You Need a Diesel Engine in Your New Vehicle?

5 July 2016
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When in the market for a new vehicle, you may note that diesel engines are sometimes more expensive than those that run on standard petrol. You may be tempted to save money on your purchase by opting for the petrol engine, but remember that a car should be considered a long-term investment. The purchase price isn't the only consideration when it comes to how well a vehicle works for you. Note a few reasons why you may need a diesel engine for your new vehicle and why it can be a good investment even if it means paying a little bit more at the dealership. Read More 

Maintenance tips for Your Trailer Brakes

8 April 2016
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Corrosion is a common issue with boat trailers. Trailer brakes are not spared of this menace. Brakes on boat trailers usually get immersed in water when loading and off-loading a boat, subjecting them to rust problems. For best performance, all the components of a trailer need to be working properly. As with the towing vehicle, the brakes on your boat trailer require maintenance service because brake failure can lead to accidents involving towed trailers. Read More 

Let There Be Light: Choosing The Best Headlights For Your Vehicle

9 July 2015
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The days of the old, pure tungsten-filament headlamp are long gone, and the modern headlamp market offers a wide variety of models, types and price points. If you're purchasing a new car, or fitting aftermarket headlamps to a vehicle you already own, you'll want to be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of the type of headlights you'll be purchasing — not just for reasons of safety or efficiency, but because government legislation on how a headlight should perform is very strict, and steep fines are levied for non-compliance. Read More