Top 7 Tips for Making your RV Generator Quieter

Top tips on how to make your RV generator quieter.

Reading Time: 4 minutes A noisy generator will not only be a nuisance to you but to your neighbors too. This is why many parks don’t allow RV vehicles. If your RV generator is producing more than 50 decibels of noise, this can be considered noisy.  A good portable generator should make a noise level below 65 decibels. Fortunately, …

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Hydroplaning and How to Get Out of It

What is hydroplaning? What causes hydroplaning? How to get out of a hydroplane

Reading Time: 3 minutes Driving in wet pavements has a number of unique challenges but perhaps the worst of them all is hydroplaning. In fact, data from highway agencies indicate that over 1.2 million crashes occur on rain-soaked roads with a significant percentage blamed on hydroplaning. Here we explain what is hydroplaning and what causes it. What is hydroplaning? …

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Types of Winter Tires

Types of winter tires, types of snow tires. Types of winter tires for snow, best wet traction tires, best rated snow tires

Reading Time: 3 minutes Snow tires, popularly also known as winter tires, have better capability on ice or snow than all other types of tires because of their chunky treads, specialized shoulder blocks, and additional siping (thin slits). All these (and others) increase traction and restrain hydroplaning (thanks to the effective water ejection) making you safe when behind the wheel …

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Why does a Car Battery Lose Charge When Not in Use?

Why does a vehicle battery lose charge

Reading Time: 3 minutes Does your car battery keep on losing charge even when not in use? Below are some of the possible reasons that you should evaluate for you to get to the particular cause of car battery charge leakage. Charging system problem This is the most common cause for car batteries losing charge when not in use. …

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Causes of a cracked Engine Block

Here are the causes of a cracked car engine block. What causes an engine block to crack?

Reading Time: 3 minutes A cracked engine block is one of the automobile problems that greatly affect the performance of a car and can be way too problematic to repair. Replacing the entire engine is very pricy and it is not guaranteed that the car will function as well as it was when new. Apart from that, some engines …

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11 Best Tire Dressing to Prevent Dry Rot (Our #2 Pick Will Surprise You)

Best Tire Dressing Reviews. A reviewed list of the best tire dressing to prevent dry rot, best tire protectant uv, best water based tire dressing.

Reading Time: 12 minutes Dry rot is a tire’s worst enemy: it slowly ruins your car tires- no matter how expensive they’re- and may lead to premature cracking or a blowout. Now, some of the major causes of sidewall weathering are grounding a car for long, high temperatures, and low tire pressure. Whatever the trigger, it’s always good practice …

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Types of Tire Pressure Monitoring systems

two types of tire pressure monitoring systems. Direct TPMS and indirect TPMS

Reading Time: 3 minutes A tire pressure monitoring system is an essential electronic system that basically measures the air pressure of the tires. The sensor takes the readings then transmits the information to the computer system of the car which triggers the indicator light on the dashboard. It will inform you if any of the tire’s air pressure has …

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The Different Types of Tire Tread Designs and Their Typical Use

Types of tire tread designs- difference between symmetrical tires, asymmetrical tires, and directional tire treads

Reading Time: 3 minutes The tread pattern design influences how a tire functions on different surfaces and weather conditions. Tires with different tread patterns also serve different uses and it’s important to pick tire types with a tread design that suits your driving needs. Here is an analysis of the various types of tire tread patterns and their typical …

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Pros and Cons of Run-Flat Tires

tire sidewall difference between standard car tires and run-flat tires

Reading Time: 3 minutes Run flat tires (RFT) have been rising in popularity in the last few years and are now the preferred choice among many vehicle owners. But what do they bring to the table and are they really worth it? Here is a rundown of the pros and cons of run-flat tires. Advantages and disadvantages of run-flat tires First …

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How to Read Tire Sizes

the meaning of tire sizes and codes according to the ISO (international organization for standardization)

Reading Time: 4 minutes Your first step in getting the right replacement tire is understanding the various letters and numbers written on the sidewall. This article takes you through all the markings and their interpretation when it comes to tire sizing according to the ISO (international organization for standardization) metric tire code. Walk with me. Meaning of Tire Sizes …

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