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Monthly Archives: November 2018

LED Lighting for Autos

First of all, many auto manufacturers are choosing to incorporate LED lights into their vehicles right from the start or as an option. For example, headlights and tail lights can now have LED lights instead of traditional halogen lights that have been used in the past. Not only can LED replace the main lamp of the light, which produces the most light in front of the vehicle, but additional, smaller LED lamps can be added to the light fixture for additional brightness or even color.

LEDs can also be used to make vehicles more attractive. You may have seen auto racing movies like the Fast and the Furious before. In those movies, many cars are tricked out with lights that appear underneath the car. These lights are almost always LED based. Car customizers use LEDs because of their powerful brightness available in such a small package. Due to this, they can be attached to the bottom of the vehicle easily. They can also take on just about any shade of color you want. So if you want your car to have a glowing blue light under it, you can have that. LEDs are so flexible for this application, that you can choose to have lights installed that actually change colors and are programmable. If you feel like changing the color, you can.

It isn’t just for the lights under the car that you can use LED’s though. You can incorporate tiny LED lights along the side, front, back or even inside the vehicle if you wish. If it’s Christmas time, you can even use a string of portable LED lights and place a string of lights in your back window for a festive look.

Give Car Audio A Maximum Boost

There are many reasons that could cause such problem. As a car owner, it is your job to have the problem identified before we figure out an excellent solution. But hey, most of the time the problems are the solutions themselves and it’s only a matter of choosing car audio equipment like pro’s do. If you don’t seem to confident by this, then feel free to contact an expert to figure out the problem and solution for you. All right. Let’s begin.

Amplifiers

Technically, an amplifier prepares the source before it’s release through the loudspeakers. By this, source means the kind of music or sound that you want to hear playing over your car audio system. An amplifier is directly connected to a power supply to which audio signal comes from. It’s task is to take full control of the wirings connected to the speakers. How complicated it is on the inside is the total opposite on how it seems for car owners as it readies itself for operation. With easy-to-navigate options and buttons, sound is easily produced.

A good amplifier must able to balance the input (audio) and the output (produced audio), which means it is well compatible to the speakers. Mediocrity of either one of them would only result to poor sound quality.

Loudspeakers

High-quality loudspeakers are usually cone-shaped. It is where sound comes out after thorough balancing of audio signals that occur inside the unassuming wirings within an amplifier. Now, most built-in or factory loudspeakers are not as impressive as aftermarket speakers. Give your car audio’s sound more definition and get clearer audio with precise production of bass sounds. Change isn’t something to be fearful about.

Damper

Now, who says you need to focus your attention solely on car audio equipment in which music is directly involved? Give yourself a breather and focus on another angle. You might just realize that your amplifier and speakers are working in their best condition; it’s only that your car’s interior noise is overshadowing your stereos’ music. What do you say about that? Cars, especially the old ones, tend to produce interior noise resulting from loose grips of car parts that resonates through unpleasant vibration sounds. Fortunately, this can be fix through a “damper.” This can be install in some parts of your car to drop unwanted string vibrations.

Mobile Auto Detailing

Small pumps like the one they mentioned may not be the best choice due to the low-volume, plus low pressure. This particular brand of pump is fine, and decent quality, and perfect for some uses, but perhaps not for washing a number of cars and doing it quickly. Why you might wonder?

Well, if you have low-volume you’ll need higher pressure. If you have higher volume you can get away with lower pressure but you will deplete your tank too quickly, see that problem. It might be better to find a plastic 55-gallon drum and hook it to a Walmart electric pressure washer or one you find at Home Depot since you already have a generator. Generators put out 110, not 12-volts you see.

If you have a generator, why bother going with a 12-volt system which you’d have to run off the vehicle battery? You could start out small as you suggest, however, for the price of a 12-volt pump you could probably buy a cheapo Chinese made pressure washer and then when you upgrade later you could get a full-blown 5hp Honda pressure washer with a 1500 PSI pump and get a 100-gallon loaf tank.

Even if you start out on a shoe string which is perfectly acceptable while you are just getting your feet wet, you still need to strategically think ahead and leave your options open. Please consider all this and think on it.

Tyres for Off-Road Cars

You should think about:

  • How fast you drive
  • The conditions you usually drive on. Think about steepness of the terrain and moisture that may be present.
  • How much stability you will need. The tyre will need to be wider for more stability.
  • Depth of the tread is important. Different tread shapes and patterns are designed for different purposes.
  • Consider the flanges that are required to protect the rim and for a snug fit of the wheel.

Wanli is known as one of the best types of tyres with clever tread patterns to help with off-road travelling. The different designs serve different purposes that could benefit any mountain explorer. Most of the patterns made have been designed to assist with slippery surfaces in conjunction to the type of surface the car will go on. It is a definite must have for anyone who dreams of outdoor adventures and craves the muddy quests.

BF Goodrich is another well-known brand that has impeccable grip on rocky roads. The makers of this product have created a touch sidewall so that the drive can be easier when going around corners and curbs. The treads are exceptionally deep to allow for off-road gallivanting.

Goodyear is another tyre that is at the top of the list for four wheel driving. The material is specifically chosen to add as much strength as possible to last you a while. The material may be heavy but it is definitely worth it in the end. The chunky treads give you that beetle climbing effect that every Jeep owner loves to experience.

You could feel like the modern day Indiana Jones with famous and excellent quality off-road tyres. The adventure starts with you and how far you are willing to push the limits of your car. The right tyres can help you climb those mountains.