Category: Tips & Tricks

  • Why Does an Engine Immobilizer Need to Be in Your Car?

    Why Does an Engine Immobilizer Need to Be in Your Car?

    Let’s consider what an engine immobilizer is, how it works, how safe it is, and how to check if your car has this device. Сar owners may not even be aware of the fact that most vehicles produced in the last 20 years come with an engine immobilizer. This is essentially an anti-theft electronic security […]

  • How to Paint the Car Yourself?

    How to Paint the Car Yourself?

    Let’s consider how to paint the car yourself, which tools are needed, and what we should know about the process. You can paint the car yourself in any home garage. Of course, it is better to entrust your ‘horse’ to specialists, but if you’re risky enough, want to try yourself, and save on car service […]

  • Vehicle Consumables: What and When to Replace

    Vehicle Consumables: What and When to Replace

    For all car systems to work well and long time, you need to replace vehicle consumables timely. What are vehicle consumables? – They are oil, fuel and air filters, windshield wiper blades, power steering and transmission fluids, tires, spark plugs, belts, wires, brake pads, and other parts which should be regularly replaced due to their […]

  • Engine Warming Up, Driving Mode And Gear Selection

    Engine Warming Up, Driving Mode And Gear Selection

    Let’s talk about an internal combustion engine warming up – whether it is needed, and about the optimal driving mode and gear selection. Engine Warming Up The engine warming up before the trip was normal at any time of the year in the era of carbureted cars. When injectors replaced carburetors in vehicles, the need […]

  • Break-in of a New Or Overhauled Engine

    Break-in of a New Or Overhauled Engine

    A new engine’s lifetime and the quality of its further work are often predetermined by the driver himself during a break-in period. There is a belief that modern internal combustion engines do not need break-in (mechanical run-in) due to their higher quality of assembly, fitting, and tuning. Yes, you can do without break-in, and the […]