ADVANTAGES AND MINUSES OF AUTOMATIC BOXES
BENEFITS OF THE BOX-AUTOMATIC A car with automatic transmission gives you the opportunity to concentrate on the road, without being distracted by the gear shift. This especially applies to novice…

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The first SUV of Kazakhstan: the history of the creation of the car LAF 4101
The story began in the very city where, according to the creators of the “Gentlemen of Fortune” motion picture creator, the mother of Vasily Alibabayevich lived with her mother. It…

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Almost sport, almost cheap: is it worth buying a Toyota GT86
At the time of the creation of this car, toyotovtsy understood that the concept of a front-wheel coupe, once tested on Celica, does not guarantee a warm welcome from buyers,…

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Ferodo, reel and bagel: outdated automotive terms that have received new life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

Chita, Squirrel, Ant: Soviet rare cars, cars
Yuri A. Dolmatovsky, Candidate of Technical Sciences, a talented engineer and artist, founder and theorist of the school of Soviet automobile design, a well-known writer, popularizer and journalist, was the…

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Instead of “pruley”: how China wants to flood Asia and Africa with its used cars
The sales of new cars in China are amazing: for comparison, in Russia last year 1.6 million cars were sold, and in China in September 2018 alone they were bought…

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Go to the barricades: buy the Mitsubishi Outlander II
It is now Outlander in the model range Mitsubishi occupies an intermediate position: between the almost accessible ASX and the flagship Pajero. And in the distant 2006, when the second…

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