With trucking companies looking for a new generation of truckers — considering the large age gap existing in the industry — now would be the right time to enrol in a heavy vehicle operator class. The course will equip you with the requisite skills to enter the trucking industry with confidence. However, it would help if you were careful when choosing your heavy vehicle operator class because it determines the quality of education you get.
3 January 2020
For an internal combustion engine to work perfectly, it must receive a very precise amount of fuel that must be mixed with the correct volume of air and ignited at the right moment. Many different components combine to make this happen, and one of the most important is the fuel injector. Generally speaking, fuel injectors are reliable, and their performance is managed by various sensors, but they will degrade over the normal course of things and will eventually need to be replaced.
27 December 2019
The timing belt is a critical component of your vehicle's timing system. It controls the movement of the valves and pistons during ignition. In the extract below, you will learn more about the timing belt and why it is a critical component of your car. Work of the Timing Belt Four-stroke engines have four engine cycles. During the intake cycle, the intake valve opens, and the piston moves down, creating a vacuum and allowing air and fuel inside the combustion chamber.
27 December 2019
If you want to repaint your car, the first thing you think about is getting rid of the old paint. The paint on your car is quite hard to remove. The best method to do so is dustless sandblasting. This is when water is mixed in with an abrasive material such as sand, glass or coal slag. This eco-friendly method blasts paint off. To do this, you need to hire a professional sandblaster.
26 December 2019
Sleek and classy, black is one of the most favoured car colours in the industry. It's also one of the hardest to achieve when spray painting an old car. The problem is that a black paint job will show any flaws in the bodywork, from waviness to imperfect filler. To prevent those lumps and bumps from becoming an eyesore, it's important to take extra steps before, during, and after spray painting your car.
20 December 2019
All car manufacturers want you to enjoy your new car and to drive as long as possible without any major issues. Usually, therefore, they will err on the side of caution and ask you to take your vehicle in for a service at strictly recommended intervals. However, they may also suggest that your automatic transmission is a "lifetime" component and that you do not, necessarily, need to service this part of the vehicle at all.
5 December 2019
Purchasing a vehicle is an expensive endeavour. Thus, it is unsurprising that a good number of people will opt to buy a used car for their first vehicle rather than going to a showroom. However, once you do get the funds to buy a brand-new car right off the lot, it is critical to ensure that you are making the right investment. Some people tend to make the mistake of basing their purchase on their budget, but while your funds are an important factor, there are several other additional considerations that you should have.
4 December 2019