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The Ultimate Winter Car Accessory

The ice, fog and chilling weather is now here, and it may not be going any time soon, and that’s why all drivers should consider investing in heated ice-scraper. You may think, “what’s the point when I can just use my basic scraper, after all it’s ‘done the job over the years”. That may be the case, but you’ll be surprised at how effective heated scrapers are. All you need to do is connect it to your cigarette lighter slot and you get instant heat. It basically means rather than spending a minute or two scraping your windows, you’ll spend seconds, and you’ll really see its advantages when it powers through thick snow. These scrapers are extremely cheap, so before you choose a standard scraper, think about spending a couple... Read More »

admin / November 5, 2014 / Accessories

Features that can make your car more distinctive

There are plenty of people out there today who want to make their vehicles more unique and you don’t always have to make major changes. Purchasing different in car accessories like mats, gear knobs and seat covers can make a big difference. On the outside you can go for decals, nice shiny alloys and a big exhaust yet there is also the option to ad a spoiler or body kits, but these often require the work of professionals. Electronics can also make you car more unique, and you can design your car around your own interests. For example, you’re able to install hands free speakers if you’re constantly speaking over the phone or incorporating a Bluetooth mp3 player or a DVD system. These can all work to make your car... Read More »

admin / June 27, 2014 / Cars

What Happened to the Volkswagen Beatle

The Volkswagen Beatle gained a great deal of popularity in the 1950’s and 60’s but that’s not where it ended. The reproductions of the car in the car in the 2000’s were just as popular so why did it all come to end? Well many people have moved away from the bubble vehicles and on to the fiercer looking hatchbacks, like the fiesta, and the Vauxhall Corsa, but then again the Mini Cooper has maintained a high level of popularity. The Beatle has always been known as amore feminine car and perhaps with there being many aggressive macho hatchbacks on the market there will always be fans who want a more traditional vehicle, but i wouldn’t expect it back on the market with a new design any time soon, after... Read More »

admin / June 13, 2014 / Cars

The Switch from Car to Van

Switching from a car to a van is quite normal in today’s day and age and if you regularly require space in your vehicle for large work gear then a van can be really beneficial. There are some adjustments you’ll need to make when you’re driving though, especially as many vans offer no view at all out of your rear view mirror. If you’re upgrading to a Transit van then it can feel quite strange to be sat quite high, while you have to regularly rely on your rear view mirrors. The smaller compact vans can be a bit similar to driving a standard car, especially if it is a hatchback van, but these are only suitable if you require a little extra space. The change in power can be... Read More »

admin / June 11, 2014 / Cars

Maximizing the Life of Your Vehicle

Drive less – Try and only use your car when absolutely necessary and avoid lots of stops and starts. Basically try and consolidate trips. To put it simply, your engine will work harder the more cold starts you put your car through on a daily basis. So give your car a break, perhaps walk to your corner shop? Accelerate slowly – Learn to accelerate smoothly and gently, working up through the gears to your intended speed. Putting strain on the transmission by going from a standstill to high revs/speed demon is a good way to ruin your engine in the long run! Give your brakes a brake – Remember, manual transmissions can be down-shifted, this will use the engine to slow the car. Going straight from accelerating to braking puts... Read More »

admin / May 31, 2014 / Cars