What is the best choice to take when you want to give your car a makeover especially when the bonnet paint has been oxidised to this extent – a fresh dose of paint or simply wrap the whole car with the original car paint intact?… [Click to read the rest] “Special Projects 101: Part 2: New Car Makeover 2021 – Carbon Fibre Bonnet Wrap”
After Proton Neo S2000 in the rally championship, the next car from Proton to make a major impact in a rally is the Proton Iriz R5 from Mellors Elliot Motorsport which uses 4B11T engine from the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution and cost RM776,000 for the whole rally package. Image source: Paul Tan.… [Click to read the rest] “Personal 101: Making A Big Move to Change Second Car At Home”
Image of the leftover suspension parts changed after they had collected all the old parts and replaced it with brand new original parts. The decision to change all in one go is to save cost and time before it breaks down.
This will be Part 1 of the car makeover project but please expect this series to take some time to complete considering the budget and progress of work in this pandemic.… [Click to read the rest] “Special Projects 101: Part 1: New Car Makeover 2021 – Suspensions”
A makeover makes a lot of difference given the time, passion and cost that one has. Owning a car is one of the “must-have” items for anyone in the modern era – however, a car is an asset that is expensive to buy and maintain and depreciates and prone to wear and tear depending on its mileage and usage.… [Click to read the rest] “Special Projects 101: New Car Makeover 2021(Prelude)”
The siren and the strobes are on for a very important reason – it is to warn other road users to take notice and give way to these emergency service vehicles to move faster and reach their destinations as quickly as possible.… [Click to read the rest] “Driving Skills 101: No Reason to Disrespect Emergency Service Vehicle!!”
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”