Copying headlong: the secret three-axle all-terrain vehicles of the 1930s in the USSR
By that time, in the Soviet automobile industry, according to the principle “they are getting better and better”, the tendency of universal meaningless copying of available foreign machines, their units…

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ELM MOTOR SCANNER 327. WHY IS IT NECESSARY AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
There are different devices that can facilitate the operation of the car. One of them is capable of becoming an ELM327 autoscanner. Let us tell you what it is, how…

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ALARM SELECTION FOR CAR
WHAT ARE HAPPEN? Car alarms are conventionally divided into three types - they are one-way, two-way and using a satellite warning system. Unilateral are considered obsolete due to the lack…

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Ferodo, reel and bagel: outdated automotive terms that have received new life

The sweet word “radio tape recorder” today has completely lost its original meaning, although it has not lost any popularity at all. Its history is as follows.
When in the first half of the twentieth century musical combines appeared in everyday life, which included a radio receiver and record player, in the USSR they were called “radio lines”. But this is not an abbreviation, but the name of the manufacturer: the name “Radiola” was one of the brands of audio equipment of the American company RCA. Remember the stories about “copier” or “jeep”? Here is the same thing. The party “Radiol” fell into the Soviet Union, the term got accustomed to the people, and when the records went into the past under the pressure of a magnetic film, by analogy the word “radio tape recorder” appeared. Automotive version, of course, became the “radio”. Continue reading

ALARM SELECTION FOR CAR

WHAT ARE HAPPEN? Car alarms are conventionally divided into three types – they are one-way, two-way and using a satellite warning system. Unilateral are considered obsolete due to the lack of a channel to notify the owner of the car in case of infringement of his car. For notification, they use sound and light methods, and the maximum range is 200 meters in open terrain. More advanced are two-way car alarm systems with feedback, equipped with an LCD display on the keychain. In addition to the light and sound notification method, this view transmits information about the encroachment on the car to the owner’s key ring. In the presence of a liquid crystal display, the keychain displays events occurring at the moment with the machine. Continue reading

LIQUID GLASS FOR MACHINE. PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

A well-groomed, polished car looks prestigious and expensive, regardless of its real price. Usually, wax-based formulations are used as a polishing agent. But there is a better, easier to use tool – liquid glass. It is able to recreate a mirror effect on the surface of the body – everything around it will be reflected on it. The effect is more noticeable than wax. A car polished with such a composition will always be eye-catching. WHAT ARE THE VARIETIES? Liquid glass can be sold in different forms. There are special containers with liquid that need to be applied to the surface of the body and wait for drying – the composition crystallizes and forms a glossy surface. Continue reading

Five reasons to love and hate Lifan Smily
They say that if you see something that looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then this is a duck. But if something like…

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Extenuating circumstances. Updated Suzuki Vitara
Vitara is the best-selling Suzuki model in Europe and Russia: from January to August of this year, 55,826 and 2,423 units were sold, respectively. Consumers are attracted by the laconic…

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ROTATOR ENGINE RADIATOR. HOW TO ELIMINATE?
Leakage of the cooling system on the road indicates wear / crack of a part and various sealants - only a short-term solution to the problem, which will gradually lead…

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