Was the 80’s the Death of the American Petrol Head? (Part 1)

I think not. It is more appropriate to say opportunities galore. More often than not, people hate on 80’s American Cars saying it was the low point for the American Petrol head. That’s understandable since it is true. It was a very low point. So much so that even Ferraris of that time struggled to get to 350 horsepower. A lot of vehicles were boxes with no style except the few which slipped through the cracks.

We did get some interesting vehicles and in my opinion, some good looking ones.

**Manufacturer Dodge**

The Omni GLH is a good example. It was a good looking car, had good performance and if you go to TheTurboDodge.com it is a good price. There were many great 80’s cars.

Buick Regal GNX is the perfect example, but that was one of very few 80’s cars that have become “classics” rather than a rust bucket destined for the junkyard.

Another less famous classic is the Shelby CSX. This pocket rocket is a classic in its own right. While less famous then the GNX, it is a quick little car! The CSX scampers away to a top speed of 132 miles per hour (“mph”) in 1989, while having 175 horsepower

How Can an Automotive Locksmith Help You?

As the car industry is attaining the peak of development and engineering the most proficient car models to contest the global market every now and then, the services regarding automobile are also spreading their webs. Vehicle locksmith is not a new term in the automobile industry. Before getting acquainted with the vehicle locksmith, we must now what is the actual purpose of a locksmith and what they do.

If we look from the orthodox style into the current acts in car services then you will understand that now for a car proprietor mending, coloring or up keeping the auxiliary parts of a four-wheeler is not the particular worries rather they show their anxieties for something additional. Safeguarding the car develops to be the major thought for the most of the car proprietors and in this respect, more car insurance firms are evolving up in the advertise too.

Remember, whether you are with manual keys or automatic locks if you overlook the key when you are outside or overlook the unlocking codes then you will be in a great danger. Unlocking the vehicle door will almost be terrible for you. It is the instance when you must call the specialists to help

What Is Methanol?

Methanol is additionally perceived as wood liquor, methyl liquor, and methyl hydrate. It is the normal liquor utilized as a part of “liquor blazing” race autos. It is usually utilized as liquid catalyst as a part of – 20 degree f blue winter mix windshield washer liquid and also a gas line dryer in Heet and for keeping aircraft dry, in trucks with airbrakes. In the event that utilized as the sole fuel as a part of a diesel, it requires a start source as it won’t auto-touch off since its auto-start temperature is near 900 degrees f.

METHANOL’S REACTION ON THE COMPRESSION-IGNITION PROCESS OF A DIESEL ENGINE?
At the point when infused before the admission complex of a diesel (which is the technique utilized as a part of the Boost Cooler water-methanol infusion framework), the way that it has a cetane rating of four implies that it expands start delay (time from begin of diesel infusion to begin of auto-start). After start, chamber weight ascends at a speedier rate so “diesel commotion” is marginally expanded yet crest barrel weight is just somewhat higher because of start postponement and the ignition molding impact (the accessible diesel is all the more

5 Defensive Driving Tips

For defensive driving, you should know a few important tips. The tips are great for any driver, but they are more useful for new drivers like you. The tips given below will help you in many situations and you will be able to drive safe and sound.

TIP 1: Don’t Use Cell phones While Driving

Chatting when you are behind the wheel is not a good idea, as you won’t be aware of your surroundings. As a matter of fact, using a cell phone while you are driving is a very dangerous habit. The only time you can use a cell phone is when the car is parked. However, if you need to make an important call, you can pull over.

TIP 2: Watch the Traffic Signs

While driving, you should pay attention to the road signs. This will help you stay within the speed limit. Unlike most drivers, you shouldn’t do what the drivers ahead of you are doing. They may not be following the traffic rules. Make sure you don’t cross the speed limit or you may be at a higher risk of having an accident.

TIP 3: Keep a Distance

Keep a distance from the vehicle ahead of you. This will help

The 5 Hitch Classes and Their Maximum Load Capacities

With the right towing hitch, you can make your vehicle into a road trip ready, trailer-hauling machine! But in order to choose the right trailer hitch, you must first learn which hitch class matches your towing vehicle. In fact, it is also important to consider a few additional factors that influence the hitch class you will need for your towing purposes. For starters, be sure to refer to your towing vehicle’s owners’ manual, as well as, the same manual for your trailer. The manual for your towing vehicle will provide its maximum tongue weight (TW) and gross trailer weight (GTW).

TW = Total amount of weight that rests directly on top of the hitch.

GTW= Total mass of your trailer, including hardware and cargo.

Once you have this information, you will have an easier time selecting the proper trailer hitch for your towing needs. You may also contact a local towing and recovery company for professional towing service if you are not comfortable setting up your own rig. For now, continue reading to learn the average towing capacities for all 5 hitch classes.

Hitch Classes

There are a variety of tow hitches available on the market, all of which retain varying features and capacities

Protect Your Car and Pickup Truck in Summer

For nine long months we wait for summer and when finally it is here, it is not always the Summer of our dreams. Long sunny days are a great boon but with Global Warming in full swing, it is just too much of a good thing for our cars and pickup trucks.

Our cars are not just our mode of transportation but also a refuge from the brutal heat when Sun really cranks up its engine. When the car is sitting outside in the sweltering heat the inside temperature keeps rising until it is dangerously hot. The trapped sunlight inside the car can bake the car to 120 degree in 80 degree temperature.

And yes it is true air conditioning breaks more often in Summer just when you need it most. Cars naturally overheat a lot in these months but not just because of the Sun beating down hard. For many it is the radiator that acts up while others suffer when coolant reservoir runs out of antifreeze.

Here are some other tips on keeping your car cool during Summer:

(1) Park in a shady spot and place sunshade

A necessary precaution is the choice of parking spot. Whenever possible, choose a shadier spot

How to Avoid Aggressive Drivers

Aggressive Driving is becoming a worldwide problem. Aggressive drivers not only put their lives in danger but also the lives of other drivers. Almost every driver has experienced some form of aggressive driving in their lifetime. Aggressive driving is on the rise worldwide on every continent from Africa, Asia, Americas to Europe. We may blame it on overpopulation, stress, global warming or signs of the Last Days but the fact is that aggressive drivers are here to stay. It is best that we find a way to co-exist with them. We have to take aggressive drivers seriously as currently they cause more accidents than drunk drivers, large vehicles and congestion. Almost one third of road fatalities are caused by over-speeding and aggressive drivers overspeed.

It’s Not Only Anger

It is a common belief that most aggressive drivers are neurotics with no outlet for their inner rage and of course angry people make a large portion of aggressive drivers. Impatient people in a hurry to get to their destination though can be just as aggressive. Unsafe driving may also be caused by stressed and irritated individuals. Aggression from one driver goads other drivers into aggression and we have a chain reaction to