Is Your Vehicle Anorexic?

Written by Dee Scrip

Symptoms of vehicular anorexia:

·Loss of power (especially noticeable going up hills) ·Decreased mileage per gallon (whether diesel or gasoline) ·Increased environmentally toxic exhaust emissions ·Get up and go has got up and went

If your vehicle is experiencing one or more of these manifestations, then you need to immediately seek help. Your vehicle is starving to death !

But don’t point allrepparttar fingers at yourself ! I know you’ve been faithfully binge-feeding fuel to your vehicle, thinking each time you were pumping it back to health. Butrepparttar 140270 truth is, all automobiles, buses, trucks, boats, trains, etc., are doomed to succumb to vehicular anorexia.

There are several causes for this ravaging disease, one of which is engine combustion. Combustion occurs when fuel combines with oxygen and creates energy. Energy is needed for your vehicle to move.

According torepparttar 140271 Fuel Economy Guide,

“Only about 15% ofrepparttar 140272 energy inrepparttar 140273 fuel you put in your gas tank gets to move your car downrepparttar 140274 road or run useful accessories…”

The remaining 85% ofrepparttar 140275 energy inrepparttar 140276 fuel is lost. However, this is just one cause of vehicular anorexia.

The next biggest culprit is water and sulfur. Water is always present in both gasoline and diesel fuel. A portion comes fromrepparttar 140277 atmosphere, but fuel also attracts water. Sulfur is ever-present in both gasoline and diesel fuel. Sulfuric acid is created by combining water and sulfur. Carbon deposits are formed inside your engine whenrepparttar 140278 sulfuric acid it is not burned off during combustion.

The condition worsens, as unburned carbon in your engine also leaves behind lethal carbon deposits on your spark plugs, valves, etc., or can be forced into your oil. As carbon deposits increasingly obstruct your vehicle’s ability to properly function, anorexic symptoms begin surfacing.

When your vehicle does not function efficiently, it increases toxic exhaust emissions released intorepparttar 140279 environment, which inevitably leads to failed emission test inspections.

Choosing the right Tires for your Motorcycles

Written by Karen Nodalo

Allrepparttar parts ofrepparttar 140225 motorcycle are essential andrepparttar 140226 tires are one of them. Basically, it isrepparttar 140227 most contributing factor that makesrepparttar 140228 motorcycles move. So if it is important, then tires should be given much attention too. There are different types of wheels for different types of motorcycles. It has different sizes and surfaces too. Some tires have spikes which are used for dirt bike races and other kinds of races. Some tires are smooth which are used in highways and concrete roads. Tires have to be maintained and checked once in a while because its durability depends on how much you use it. New tires are treated differently because it’s just like you being given a different task of work to do. You don’t get used to it easily so you need to adjust. Tires are like those too. They have to keep up or warmed in order to function well. New tires have to be used all over again several times. It’s important to keep your tires a little wasted to prevent it from sliding. Temperature affectsrepparttar 140229 tire pressure and it is a contributing factor torepparttar 140230 effects on your tires. What is meant by temperature is that when tires are not used long enough, they become a little bit cold. Time also affectsrepparttar 140231 pressure of your tires. That particularly focuses onrepparttar 140232 duration ofrepparttar 140233 tires. If you use your motorcycles often, don’t get shocked if you notice them getting thinner. Tire pressure should be observed and checked. Ifrepparttar 140234 day’s temperature is high and exceedsrepparttar 140235 normal, expect your tires to inflate. Though this may not be considered to be very dangerous, still it should be given measures.

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