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Tire damage

Tire damage

Have experienced motorcycle tires or tires that just used a few weeks to balloon?These conditions are hated by the rider because it is verydisturbing comfort when driving and can also cause accidents.

Ban swell due to the inclusion of air between the two layers forming the tire. The air will expand when the tires are worn on the streets and exposed to either heat from friction or directly from the sun.The air that inflates in a coating that makes the tire to balloon. When used flat will be felt shaking, like driving on bumpyroad.

The cause of the tire to balloon assortment, among which lack carefully situations during the productionprocess, charging excessive wind pressure, and could also be due deformation caused by the lack of pressure and excessive weight.Besides it can also be caused by stones or nails.

The often inflated tires can be seen from the vibration caused when the vehicle is used on unpaved roads are straight and smooth.If the vibration caused often when speeding, that means the tires run into bumps. But it must be distinguished, if the tire to be vibrating or noisy it could be a tire treadclay and stuck to the tires. Continue reading

Causes Paint Fast Car Wash

Causes Cat Fast Car Wash

Quite often the color of the car used as the identity for the owner. For example, the color white symbolizes clean and elegant, while the silver color looks practical and energetic.But these colors will not be attractive if its paint faded. Many factors cause the paint the car was quicklyfade. And on this occasion, summarized into four factors. These factors, among others:

  1. The first factor is water. Most people use the water for washing and cleaning a dirty vehicle body. But water can also be a serious problem that can make the car paint becomes dull and faded.Water dries by itself in the surface of the paint will make the paintcolors appear faded and mushrooms. So immediately wiped the water from the car body clean.
  2. The second factor is dust. Dust on the body is supposed to be cleaned so that the vehicle does not look dirty. But dusting the wrong way it will cause abrasion or scratch the appearance of hair on the body.For that, consider the correct way to get rid of the dust. We recommend that you flush the first car with running water with high pressure. Thus helping the stubborn dust is missing, then wipeclean.
  3. The third factor is the sap of trees. This applies to those who often parked under a tree so as not exposed to direct sunlight. But this would be a threat, because it could be the sap of trees falling and sticking to the car body. Famous tree sap is very easy sticky and difficult to clean if it dries.In a longtime, the sap will react with the paint and be difficult to remove even the paint is polished though.
  4. The fourth factor, animal. Manure especially bird droppings and insects are often the carbody. If exposed to things like that, you should immediately wash and do not delay to clean it. Because animal waste contains a chemical compound that can react to the paint and make it fade.Will initially patchy, but then so difficult to remove.

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Understanding Hatchbacks

Understanding Hatchbacks

A four-door hatchback is a car that is small and has a body that is shorter, usually similar to a sedan but with no tall. Type Hatchback usually have a rear door that blends with the rearglass, and open upwards. And the luggage space is integrated with the rear passenger space.

Then what is the difference Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV) and Hatchback? Judging from the dimensions are clearly MPV has a larger size, because MPV focus on the family car. And one more difference that is Hatchback only consists of two rows of seats just like a sedan. While the MPV is composed of three or more rows of seats.

One more characteristic of a hatchback car, generally the car is front-wheel drive hatchback or so-called front wheel drive. With a small form factor is not necessary great power to move the car Hatchback. And with front-wheel drive car is also claimed to be more agile, and is suitable for stop and go drivingstyle, which is more applicable to urban traffic congestion. Continue reading

Understanding Motor Fuel

fuel

Motor fuel is such a device / machine which converts thermal energy / heat into mechanical energy. This energy can be obtained from the combustion process is divided into two (2) categories, namely:

Motor fuel external combustion, which is a machine that has a combustion system that occurs outside of the machine itself. For example, a steamengine in which thermal energy from the combustion engine is moved into the working fluid.Burning of water in the boiler to produce steam vapor is then inserted into the new system of engine work to get the mechanical power.

Internal combustion engine. In general, the internal combustion engine known as motor fuel. Fuel combustion process occurs within the engine itself so that the combustion gases at the same time serves as a working fluid machine.Motor fuel itself is divided into several types based on the system used, the reciprocating engine, gas turbine motor fuel, motor fuel and jet propulsion gas. For reciprocating engine is divided into twotypes, namely the motor gasoline and diesel motors. According to his step motor fuel divided into a machine with a two-step process and engine with four-step process.

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Things to Consider Before Touring

Things to Consider Before Touring

Touring is an activity long journey to a destination using either a motor vehicle or car. Of course, these activities are also highly favored by all the biker in the World. Due to touring together with friends, community members, or the club will be able to eliminate the fatigue of everyday activities.Especially with treats scenery and beautiful destination certainly will eliminate fatigue when riding a motorcycle. But unfortunately there are some deep biker traveling touring sometimes encounter problems or incidents on the streets. Supposedly as a biker must prepare and pay attention to everything before traveling touring, especially with the motor.

Surely for touring activities usually conducted in groups, because this will make touring members feel secure that there will be a help if a member has experienced a problem.

In addition to note when before departing touring must prepare everything well with cooked for himself and the vehicle. Starting from the physical preparation, before touring biker must maintain body condition in a state fit or fitter. Biker recommended to not run heavy activity. Also certainly do not sleep late at night which can cause drowsiness effects when traveling. Then certainly for the sake of keeping fit while on the go touring biker should wear completeness drive for yourself that can be wearpack. Surely ranging from helmets, jackets, boots, protective elbow, knee and so forth. The more complete wear pack is used, the lower the risk of fatal injury while experiencing undesirable events. After preparing the completeness, biker should also be extremely cautious, and always put “Safety Riding”. In the touring was usually consists of a long lineup. Then note the distance and note the code given by the biker in front of. Continue reading

Vigilant Vehicle Tires

Vigilant Vehicle Tires

Have experienced motorcycle tires or new tires are worn several weeks to balloon? These conditions are hated by the rider because it is very disturbing comfort when driving and can also cause accidents.

Tires  swell due to the inclusion of air between the twolayers forming the tire. The air will expand when the tires are worn on the streets and exposed to either heat from friction or directly from the sun.The air that inflates in a coating that makes the tire to balloon. When used flat will be felt shaking, like driving on bumpy road.

The cause of the tire to balloon assortment, among which lack carefully situations during the production process, charging excessive wind pressure, and could also be due tires deformationcaused by the lack of pressure and excessive weight.Besides it can also be caused by stones or nails.

The often inflated tires can be seen from the vibration caused when the vehicle is used on unpaved roads are straight and smooth. If the vibrationcaused often when speeding, that means the tires run into bumps.But it must be distinguished, if the tire to be vibrating or noisy it could be a tire tread clay and stuck to the tires. Continue reading

Paint Colors thermochromic

Paint Colors thermochromic

Not only chameleon who can change the color, the automotive world is also raged about a paint that can change color according to the temperature.The thermochromic paint is paint that is being produced by Platinum Motorsport garage modifications.This paint is not just any ordinary paint, paint is claimed to be able to change color according to the temperature of the room.

Previously it had appeared a chameleon paint on the market, the paint can change color depending on the circulation of light and the viewing position. But for this thermochromic paint, can change to adjust to the temperature in the vehicle. Colors are displayed also solid character, not just a silhouette alone. Cat is also claimed to have the same durability with paint in general. Continue reading

Procedures Using Hazard Lights

Procedures Using Hazard Lights

Shortage of information about the order of the traffic on the street is still a common thing for every motorist and cars. There are still many riders who do not know the use of the hazard warning lights, especially for motorists. The use of hazard lights are not appropriate during the rainy season like now could cause accidents.

Hazard lights commonly referred to as an emergency signal lights, these lights on motorvehicles is a mode that can be activated so that the left and right turn signal lights flashing simultaneously. Hazard lights used as a cue or emergency alert on the vehicle and as a courtesy to other road users to be careful. For example, when the vehicle was breaking down, replace the tires or warnings to be careful that in tow. Hazard lights can be activated by pressing the hazard button with a picture of a red triangle. Generally, every motorist still use the hazard lights is at an inopportune time. This is not recommended and is not allowed, especially during heavy rains.

Position hazard lights located in every corner of and cause the turn signal lights do not work. Though the function of the turn signal is a sign to turn. When the hazard lights turned on, all the lights in the front and at the back will flash simultaneously. Motorists who are on the left or right of the vehicle would see it as a regular turn signal lights will turn right or left.At the time of heavy rains, the hazard lights are turned on will cause other motorists can not anticipate the direction of motion of the vehicle. Because the vehicle is turning on the hazard lights will be switched lanes own wishes, without giving the code to the left or to the right of the first. You should not ever turn on the hazardlights, simply turn on the headlights and cautious during heavy rains. Continue reading

Some tips on car care

Some tips on car care

Regular maintenance is essential for your car . Regular maintenance will certainly reduce the possibility of unexpected damage .For that , you should take the time to read the car ‘s manual before startingtreatment .This will allow you to become familiar and understand the important parts of your car .

Here are some basic tips that can be used as a reference to perform maintenance on the car :

  • Check the tire

Tires will live long to always make sure the tire pressure according to the manufacturer’s specifications . Check the manual to find out how much the optimal tire pressure for your car. Also check the tire tread . Tires need to be replaced if the tire threads have started to becomevisible .

  • Check the car battery

Routine to check your car battery .

  • Checking oil , lubricants , belts , and hoses

Oil , lubricants , belts , and hoses can be checked easily . Check the enginecompartment if there is oil or lubricant level is low . Check also if there is wear and tear on the car belt .

  • Check the brake

Make sure the brakes are in good condition . Continue reading

How to Take Care New Motorcycle

how to care new motorcycle

For some people, there are still many who do not know the correct way of taking care of the motor. Of course you do not want it, your bike is still some matter of months had gone into the shop?Very regrettable one when it happens because you can not take care of him properly. Then, how to care for your pet a new motor?

Share some tips on how to care for a motor which is very useful for those of you who have a motor. So that you keep your bike in terms of performance and durability of the engine, and no less important is your motor body is still kept clean so that it looks new all the time.Try it compare between people who always took care of his bike people who carelessly just riding the bike. Different looks right in terms of performance and cleanliness of the bike? Therefore leave your oldhabits do not pay attention to the motor and start taking care of your bikeusing the new motor to take care of that to say below.Motor also want to be considered fully by you let me look handsome or pretty.

How to care for the new bike was very good for the health of your bike:

  • If your bike is still new, not used to carry a load that is too heavy a minimum of up to 500 km. We recommend running your motor at a steady pace, so that the engine you hold up longterm.
  • Take advantage of the free service motorcycle and three times the oil change. Especially for the treatment of motor 4 stroke engine, pour a little oil into the exhaust, so that your original exhaust durable and not easily porous.
  • Perform maintenance / periodical check (tune up).Should do a tune up every two months to the garage.
  • Warm up the motor before use. Do not be too long, 5 minutes is enough. Why only five minutes? Because if more than that, the exhaust pipe will turn yellow, and will waste fuel in vain.
  • Be diligent washing your bike. It also allows the frame and the engine you do not easily corroded and porous.

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