The refinement of metal is not uncommon in the tuning area. Metals can be refined in various ways and thus made more durable in order to be better protected against corrosion or other environmental influences. The refinement also makes metals more robust and resistant. ...Continue reading "
If you drive to work in the morning by car and want to take a coffee or tea mug with you on the go, you need a cup holder that is not necessarily part of the standard equipment in the vehicle. In many modern cars there are cup holders for drivers and ...Continue reading "
Copper paste is often used as a proven lubricant in the tuning area. But normal maintenance work in the specialist workshop around the corner often involves the use of copper paste. How useful it is to lubricate certain vehicle components is, however, a matter of debate. The following is a closer look at ...Continue reading "
The greatest advantage of galvanizing components or the body of the vehicle is that it offers optimal protection against rust. Automobile manufacturers are also aware of this. In the case of higher-quality vehicles, there is the possibility that these are completely ...Continue reading "
The good old question comes up again and again: "gearshift or automatic"? What are the strengths and what are the weaknesses? In addition, there are a few advantages such as "Only lame ducks drive automatically", "Hand control is for speeders" etc. And then ...Continue reading "
Car components can be refined in various ways and thus made more durable. In addition to processes such as nickel-plating, galvanizing and chrome-plating, the components can also be copper-plated. This refinement is also known as galvanic copper plating and offers many automotive components ...Continue reading "
Stud bolts with a nut to fasten the wheel or would you prefer the wheel bolt? Even the large (and small) automakers disagree on which system is better. Or maybe the manufacturers are not primarily thinking of "which ...Continue reading "
Various techniques can be used to make automotive components more durable and even more attractive. The processes are generally referred to as refinement. A specific technique that is considered to be surface finishing and is also used in car tuning is electroplating. What exactly electroplating ...Continue reading "
The piston in an internal combustion engine is one of the most stressed components. Several thousand revolutions per minute mean for the piston a kilometer-long path through the cylinder. Example: the piston of a Formula 1 engine travels up to 27m / s. In …Continue reading "
Doing a stoppie on a motorcycle is known in racing circles and is also popular with laypeople. The result is usually more or less good and accidents and injuries are often inevitable. But what about the car ...Continue reading "
In turbo engines you will usually find pneumatically operated blow-off valves or blow-off valves. These can be supplemented by an electrically operated bypass valve when tuning the engine. This can be used to remedy or reduce the weakness of a vehicle's approach ...Continue reading "
Ticket holders for the vehicle are practical and, if not installed ex works, can be easily and cheaply retrofitted. The articles are available on the Internet, for example, and can often be purchased in different numbers at prices in the cent range. With some ...Continue reading "
[Advertisement] Autotuning includes, in addition to performance and engine tuning, also the design of the car exterior and interior according to individual criteria. The large selection of products on the Internet helps tuning enthusiasts to equip a car according to their wishes, if their wallet allows it. In the interior ...Continue reading "
Volvo vehicles in particular were regularly equipped with them! With so-called headlight wipers. But even today, the practical equipment is still available on vehicles, often in combination with a headlight cleaning system that sprays water. Anyone who drives a car model that has not yet ...Continue reading "