Monday, 15 July 2013

Winterize Your Car

Driving in the winter means snow, sleet and ice that can lead to slower traffic, hazardous road conditions, hot tempers and unforeseen dangers. To help you make it safely through winter, here are some suggestions from the National Safety Council to make sure that you and your vehicle are prepared.

At any temperature -- 20° Fahrenheit below zero or 90° Fahrenheit above -- weather affects road and driving conditions and can pose serious problems. It is important to monitor forecasts on the Web, radio, TV, cable weather channel, or in the daily papers.

Your Car
Prepare your car for winter. Start with a checkup that includes:
  •      Checking the ignition, brakes, wiring, hoses and fan belts.
  •          Changing and adjusting the spark plugs.
  •          Checking the air, fuel and emission filters, and the PCV valve.
  •          Inspecting the distributor.
  •          Checking the battery.
  •          Checking the tires for air, sidewall wears and treads depth.
  •          Checking antifreeze levels and the freeze line.
  •      Your car should have a tune-up (check the owner's manual for the recommended interval) to    ensure better gas mileage, quicker starts and faster response on pick-up and passing power.

Necessary Equipment
An emergency situation on the road can arise at any time and you must be prepared. In addition to making sure you have the tune-up, a full tank of gas, and fresh anti-freeze, you should carry the following items in your trunk:
  •          Properly inflated spare tire, wheel wrench and tripod-type jack
  •          Shovel
  •          Jumper cables
  •          Tow and tire chains
  •          Bag of salt or cat litter
  •          Tool kit 
    Essential Supplies
    Be prepared with a "survival kit" that should always remain in the car. Replenish after use. Essential  supplies include:

  • Working flashlight and extra batteries
  • Reflective triangles and brightly-colored cloth
  • Compass
  • First aid kit
  • Exterior windshield cleaner
  • Ice scraper and snow brush
  • Wooden stick matches in a waterproof container
  • Scissors and string/cord
  • Non-perishable, high-energy foods like unsalted canned nuts, dried fruits, and hard candy.

In addition, if you are driving long distances under cold, snowy, and icy conditions, you should also carry supplies to keep you warm such as heavy woolen mittens, socks, a cap and blankets.

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Thursday, 25 October 2012

Tips to prepare your car for winter

With the climatic change we prepare ourselves to face the changes. One among such preparation includes preparing our car for winter. Here are few tips that can help you to prepare your car for winter:

  • Properly tune up your car
  • Change your car oil
  • Check your car battery to ensure that it will last through the winter.
  • Check your cooling systems and replace anything if necessary.
  • Properly inflate your car tires and ensure that they are not deflated.
  • Always keep an emergency equipments in the car

Thursday, 19 July 2012

Estimate your Auto shipping Rates with useful Tips

It is very rare to see a service without any complications and it is fortunately good that car service has only few disadvantages on its own. There are many benefits involved when you transport your car from the source to the desired destination. The first and the foremost benefit is that the safety and security in transporting your car. The outlay of your car shipping will be determined by the auto transporters based on their current rates. The company you select will provide with an estimation of your shipping. 

The auto transport companies have employees who are well informed about the policies and the conventions it will be easier for them to guide the customers with in a perfect way. They guide you in all possible ways in shipping your car without any troubles. They also help you with the documentation that is required when transporting your car.

Friday, 22 June 2012

New Launches of B- class Mercedes-Benz car

German automotive company Mercedes-Benz introduces the newest creation of its B-class compact car model on Thursday for the Indonesian bazaar Priced at Rp 439 million ($47,000), the five-seater car is the slightest-expensive among other Mercedes-Benz models. It was initial opened last year at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

“Without a doubt, the new B-Class is the leader in its class on different significant features and is fuel proficient,” Mercedes-Benz Indonesia president director Claus Weidner said. The company maintained the model inspired 5.9 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers, building it 12 percent more proficient than its precursor.

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Working methodology of car shipping company

Many customers are not aware of how the car shipping company works. Here are some basics on how the auto transport company works.

Auto transport brokers are said to be work directly with customers without own trucks. Even if they have some own vehicles they may be not able to ship the car everywhere that customers wants to ship the car. Once the customer reached to auto transport broker to ship their car, the broker makes a deal with a real auto transporter to transport your automobile.

Auto transporters seem for cars that are transport in a way they sketch to go, in order that their trucks can run entirely laden. They do not work straight with customers, since it would be excessively tough to locate sufficient consumers that have cars being transported all along the similar common way in which they have trucks itinerant. Once a consumer has decided to work with a broker, the broker then locates a car transporter that will acquire delivery at the quotation cost.  Once it is decided ahead, your car is then planned to transport.

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Car Transport – Ship your car with relief

There are numerous companies present who try to attract you in to their traps by donating services at cheap worth’s. At nearly all cases, often you might find that they do so to extend their industry and they scarcely have any familiarity in providing such services. Commit to memory, when it comes to essential properties such as cars, you cannot have enough money to take that risk by going for an unpaid.

You can go during their packages and choose what is best for your automobile and your financial statement. And in the end, you will fascinated at their business when you have availed the right guy for the occupation There are many websites out there online sharing details about auto transport services. You can get together these details the length of with the conditions details of various companies with division of seconds. But see to that you decide the best company out there.