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How to improve headlight performance

How to improve headlight performance

There are many methods to add or raise the perception of increased headlight performance that both illegal and legal. Speaking with an automotive professional about which methods will be legally acceptable for your purposes is very important. If you would like more about how to improve the performance of your lights read over the tips below on high performance headlights. How to improve headlight performance You can decrease the voltage drop to the bulbs. Through bypassing the fixed wiring with relays the voltage to the headlight can raise, offering better performance from the bulb. Normally standard wiring is correspondingly thin and a one volt drop is normal to the bulbs. If replaced with efficient capacity cable and relays the voltage drop can be decreased. A ten percent drop in voltage is equivalent to thirty-three percent drop in the light results. Using compliant improvement bulbs is a best method of upgrading the headlight performance. When making a purchase ... read more

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Why Do It Yourself Headlight Restoration Doesn’t Work

Why Do It Yourself Headlight Restoration Doesn’t Work

It is obvious that a car which is being used regularly will be worn out at a faster rate. Many people will tend to concentrate on the exterior condition of the car, for example the fading of the car color or any dents and dings. With this in mind, they forget pertinent issues like headlight restoration. It is good to note that headlight restoration will not only improve the appearance of your car but also increase the degree of your safety when driving the car. Why Do It Yourself Headlight Restoration Doesn’t Work Headlight restoration can prove to be a very tricky phenomenon if not done by an expert. Although many people will think that restoration of headlights is a task they can do by themselves to save money, the truth of the matter is that this issue is a very delicate affair. You should always consult an automotive expert whenever such an issue needs attention. It is true you can restore the headlights yourself but the question is, are you able to do it profess ... read more

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Fuel Injectors

The last new car sold with a carburetor in North America rolled out of the dealership in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much gas to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute. Fuel injection is a much more precise way of delivering fuel than carburetors. That translates into better fuel economy and power. Virtually all fuel injectors for gas engines are known as port fuel injectors because they deliver the fuel to a port just outside the cylinder. Port fuel injectors operate at about 40 to 80 pounds per square inch of pressure. A few auto makers have introduced gas direct injection systems on some engines recently. These systems inject the gas directly into the cylinders under very high pressure – hundreds of times the pressure of port injection syste ... read more

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Sallas Auto Repair Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

People in Kansas City often ask the question: “Will using premium gas make my car run better?” The answer is simple. But first, let’s talk about what exactly premium gasoline is. Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premium the highest. Most gas stations around Kansas City & Overland Park also carry a mid-grade that falls in between the two. The octane range for the different grades of gas varies by region due to altitude differences. Engines require different octane ratings because of design differences. For example, turbocharged engines usually require premium gas. There’s a sticker on your gas tank filler lid that tells you the minimum octane rating yourmanufacturer recommends. Read your owner’s manual carefully to see if it’s acceptable to use lower grades. With some ... read more

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Fuel System

Introduction to Diesels for Kansas City MO

Something you’re going to be hearing a lot about around Kansas City, MO is diesel engines. We’re not talking about semi-trucks and buses – We’re talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs. Most people in Kansas City, MO are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe have diesel engines. Nearly all import auto manufacturers offer a range of diesel engines abroad – even the ultra-luxury brands like Mercedes and BMW. For the most part, these diesel engines haven’t been available in Kansas City, MO. But that’s about to change. In the past, North American diesel fuel has had a much higher sulfur content than European fuel. Recent environmental laws have required changes in diesel formulation and emissions standards here in Kansas City, MO so we are now ready to start seeing more diesel options offered over the next few years. Why are so many interested in diesel engines? Well first off ... read more

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