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Ferodo, reel and bagel: outdated automotive terms that have received new life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

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Five reasons to love and hate Peugeot 308
Welter has repeatedly said that the main thing in the design of Peugeot - the cat's appearance, and the last "kitty" he turned out very elegant. Initially, the model went…

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mileage lining

HOW TO UNDERSTAND WHAT MACHINE PERFORMED?

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1. The fact that the car was repainted is evidenced by the difference in shades of body parts, even the most insignificant. You can consider this, being at a distance of about 10 m from the car, preferably with side lighting. To make sure that body parts (for example, the door and wing) should be viewed from several angles. Having fixed a look at suspicious elements, one should move along a curve that approximately coincides with a circle whose center is on the object in question. Colorists who can pick up perfectly matching shades can be found not often, therefore this method allows detecting the discrepancy of colors. Continue reading

BRASS WINDSHIELDS FOR MACHINE. WHAT ARE HAPPEN?

Auto wipers are divided into 3 types: it is frame, frameless and hybrid. Frame – an ordinary type of windshield brushes, where the cleaning tape is attached through several rocker arms. Plus – low cost, simplicity and sophistication of the structure. Cons – poor cleaning of the windshield at high speed due to poor aerodynamics of brushes; no elements for clamping to the windshield; resource of these products is low. The replacement came frameless brushes that better cope with cleaning the windshield of the car at high speed. Continue reading

HOW TO FIND OUT AND CHECK THE MACHINE RUNNING RUNNING?

Is it possible to change the speedometer or “twist the mileage”? Upset buyers of used cars: there are many ways to twist the mileage, there are plenty of craftsmen and companies. But it’s possible to determine how twisted the car’s mileage is, although no one will give a 100% guarantee. EASY AND LAW The odometer of a modern car that records the number of kilometers traveled since the start of operation is an electronic device. Like any other, it can be hacked. The reason for the “twisting” can be not only the sale. In some models, the on-board computer requires a visit to a service station after a certain mileage. If there are no funds for the service station, it is easier for some to deceive the on-board computer by correcting the odometer data. Continue reading

What's up with DW Hower? Why "people dissolved", and "dealers until the last kept in the dark"?
The other day we wrote about the situation with the DerVays plant in Cherkessk, which has not yet renewed the contracts for assembling Lifan and Chery cars for 2019, and…

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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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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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