I did not experience this when I was using Goodyear tires but I noticed this now with the Michelin tires. It is said that tire ageing is the common cause of car tire sidewall cracking as it is subjected to all sorts of harsh road conditions and weather. Image source: Reddit… [Click to read the rest] “Know Your Car Basics 101: The Tough Move From Proven Michelin To New Goodyear”
(What is inside a car battery? What are the symptoms of a bad battery? Image source: Best Car Audio)
One of the main things during the lockdown that I never failed to do is to start up the car every 2 – 3 days and let the engine running for a few minutes.… [Click to read the rest] “Know Your Car Basics 101: Totally Wasted My Time When The Bloody Car Battery Died”
The breakdown of Tesla car components, do you know the components of your car and what it takes to maintain them in good working order? Image source: https://tech.co.
When it comes to car maintenance or car service, most of us would be glad to hand over the keys to our mechanics.… [Click to read the rest] “Know Your Car Basics 101: 4 Things I Learned On Car Maintenance”
Read These First:-
- Know Your Car Basics: Do You Listen to Your Car’s Cries?
- Know Your Car Basics: Washing Sport Rims Effectively
(Do you know the differences between tire alignment and tire balancing? It is not necessary that both need to be done at the same time but usually it is done as it is convenient for the mechanic and more income for the workshop.… [Click to read the rest] “Know Your Car Basics 101: Mistakes Between Alignment & Balancing”
(This is probably the worst car wash ever. But the true horror is seeing your loved vehicles being man-handled at the car wash centres and being blasted with cheap detergents & shampoos that can rust the car body and wash half done properly and you still need to pay for it.… [Click to read the rest] “Year 2017: The Day I Became Car Wash Centre Worker”
(Things to keep an eye for – failing wipers. Image source: http://www.kempenfeltauto.com)
It has been raining cats and dogs lately…
It was raining heavily when I went to work one fine morning – I predicted an increased traffic jam due to the rain and a couple of morons speeding and changing lane without any indicators during the heavy rain.… [Click to read the rest] “Know Your Car Basics 101: Scary Wiper Scare & Brilliant Kapchai Ban Proposal”
(Close your eyes and think for a second – are we doing the right things? Are we saying the right things? Are we putting ourselves in others shoes? Image source: http://www.coolnsmart.com)
The year 2016 came to a close with a bang – an accident!!
Couple of days before the end of 2016, on my last working day for the year, I got up as usual at about 6.45 am (because of school holidays) and at about 7.30 am, I left the house with a relaxed mind.… [Click to read the rest] “2016 – Crashing Out before Going into 2017”
Dashcams are nowadays an essential part of the vehicle these days. Image source: Wikipedia
Let’s start with an interesting video that shows a lack of enforcement:-
The above dashcam video, whilst may seem impressive demonstrates how some morons rather endanger other road users so that they can have cheap thrills on the road.… [Click to read the rest] “Enforcement 101: Dashcam, Another Great Source for Strict Enforcement”
I think internally there is a competition among the politicians in this country to come up with the wildest ideas. And the latest one that has hit the headlines is the one that deals with allowing pesky Mat Rempits aka public nuisance to race on public streets.… [Click to read the rest] “Enforcement 101: A Rather Stupid Idea for the Lovable Mat Rempits?”
(One good way to damage the sidewalls but modern tires is designed to absorb such sudden shocks. Image source: https://carfromjapan.com/)
Last month – on the month of the CNY – had proved to be a rather very expensive month for me as an owner of a car.
Firstly I accidentally scraped my left back tire against the kerb and caused a small portion of the tire sidewall to be sliced off.… [Click to read the rest] “Event Recalled 2016: When the Car Monkeyed Around In the Year of the Monkey”