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Save time & money with Motorparks’ essential pre-MOT checklist

Posted on 23 February 2017 by Tony Santos

MOTs could soon be facing a major shakeup across the UK, after recently announced proposals by the government detailed that the period of time that new cars will be allowed on British roads before requiring a MOT could rise from three to four years. Continue reading “Save time & money with Motorparks’ essential pre-MOT checklist” »

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How to choose a good torque wrench?

Posted on 17 January 2017 by Tony Santos

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As a matter of fact, everyone always aims at doing the best task ever. One that is adorable and significantly impeccable. Well, this does not always happen and for this reason you have to repeat the whole process to correct a small part you did not finalize well. At times, you have to do all the disengagements because the part might be all in the inner parts. All in all, it is a tiresome task that can discourage someone. It might be due to lack of the correct tools or even using the wrong tools for the wrong purposes. It does not matter the knowledge of the car, motor cycle or whatever you are repairing you have but one thing sure is that you must have the tools and not only tools but the right tools. Imagine a situation where you have made the right repair but in the process of joining back the part you happen to tighten a certain part a lot that the whole systems malfunctions or even you loosely tie a nut to an extent that it falls out after a while. This is basically creating another problem by solving the other. The issue of how tight or lose a nut should be does not depend on the knowledge or experience of a person since everyone makes mistakes. A torque wrench is the solution to all these problems. Torque wrench is a tool that is used to measure the appropriate and required torque in a bolt or nut. It is used to set the amount of force that the manufacturer wants. By this one is completely sure of efficiency and high accuracy. Continue reading “How to choose a good torque wrench?” »

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Motoring Money: Cars that hold their value

Posted on 03 January 2017 by Tony Santos

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If you’re looking to purchase a new or used car, you’re probably looking at making one of the most expensive purchases in your life aside from your house. However, because cars can sometimes lose value quickly, you’ll want to try and get your hands on a vehicle that will still be worth as much as possible when you come to sell it on. Continue reading “Motoring Money: Cars that hold their value” »

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Bosch water cooled radiator review

Posted on 18 November 2016 by Tony Santos

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Temperatures inside a car have to be regulated for comfort purposes. The performance of the car as well as its durability will be affected by the radiator. Any time you are driving your car, the radiator will be cooled by the air. That’s because it is located at the fore part of the engine compartment. Traditionally, these systems were being out of brass. These days however, aluminium is the main material used in its manufacture. Continue reading “Bosch water cooled radiator review” »

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How to find the best car deals for you

Posted on 31 August 2016 by Tony Santos

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Buying a car is usually one of the most expensive purchases that many of us will make. As a result, you should take your time when making your choice so that you can find the best vehicle for your needs – at the most attractive price possible. Continue reading “How to find the best car deals for you” »

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Tips on Preserving the Look of Your Wheels

Posted on 30 August 2016 by Tony Santos

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For many people, keeping their cars in pristine condition is a top priority and they will go to great lengths to ensure that this happens. Maintaining the physical appearance of your car should be a source of pride for you and one of the most important factors in keeping your car looking good if finding the right products to use. Your replica wheels are an important part of your car and if properly maintained and cleaned, they will give your car loads of aesthetic appeal. The following are a few tips on keeping your rims looking their best at all times. Continue reading “Tips on Preserving the Look of Your Wheels” »

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How to Find the Perfect Second Hand Car for Taxi Drivers

Posted on 16 June 2016 by Tony Santos

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Buying a car is always a huge decision. However, it is a much greater decision when it is a taxi driver or firm looking to buy to add to their fleet. For taxi drivers, their vehicle is their livelihood and therefore it is essential that they find the perfect car for their needs. This can make it a difficult decision, but fortunately there are a few great tips for finding a second hand car which will be perfect to use as a taxi. Continue reading “How to Find the Perfect Second Hand Car for Taxi Drivers” »

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Check Your Tires, Your Life Depends On It

Posted on 13 April 2016 by Tony Santos

The recent death of actor Paul Walker according to an investigation revealed that the Porsche Carrera GT in which he was riding had nine-year-old tires which might have compromised the drivability and handling of the car, according to LATimes. This is perfect example of the danger in buying used tires and as well driving on aging tires. Continue reading “Check Your Tires, Your Life Depends On It” »

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5 Factors to Consider When Purchasing a New Car

Posted on 28 January 2016 by Tony Santos

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When it comes to purchasing a fresh set of wheels, whether a brand new car or a second-hand vehicle, there are many considerations to think about. Simply setting off to the local car dealership and picking one out is unlikely to result in you finding the perfect vehicle at the first attempt. Instead it is best you spend a bit of time researching to find a car that meets your needs in the following five areas.     Continue reading “5 Factors to Consider When Purchasing a New Car” »

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Questions You Should Answer Before Purchasing a New Car

Posted on 20 January 2016 by Tony Santos

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Purchasing a new car is one of the biggest financial decisions most people make in their lives. With so many options available it can be a confusing and daunting prospect, especially when there are large sums of money involved. You want a car that’s reliable, suits your requirements and is good value for money. However, there are always stories circulating about people who have had problems with new cars. You want to reduce the likelihood of this happening to you. To avoid future problems with a vehicle, there are certain questions you should get the answers to before deciding to purchase a new car. These are the main questions you should answer. Continue reading “Questions You Should Answer Before Purchasing a New Car” »

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