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Papanui Panel & Paint, Car & Truck Painters in Papanui, Christchurch City. Store Locator - Supercheap Auto New Zealand. What Is Engine Coolant? Antifreeze Recycling FAQ. Antifreeze. Man pouring antifreeze into an overflow container for an automotive cooling system An antifreeze is a chemical additive which lowers the freezing point of a water-based liquid.


An antifreeze mixture is used to achieve freezing-point depression for cold environments and also achieves boiling-point elevation ("anti-boil") to allow higher coolant temperature. Freezing and boiling points are colligative properties of a solution, which depend on the concentration of the dissolved substance. Because water has good properties as a coolant, antifreeze is used in internal combustion engines and other heat transfer applications, such as HVAC chillers and solar water heaters. The purpose of antifreeze is to prevent a rigid enclosure from undergoing catastrophic deformation due to expansion when water turns to ice. What Does Leaking Coolant Mean? How to Mix Engine Coolant. How to Check if Engine Coolant is Good. Cam. Fig. 1 Animation showing rotating cams and cam followers producing reciprocating motion.


Overview[edit] Displacement diagram[edit] Fig. 2 Basic displacement diagram Certain cams can be characterized by their displacement diagrams, which reflect the changing position a roller follower (a shaft with a rotating wheel at the end) would make as the cam rotates about an axis. These diagrams relate angular position, usually in degrees, to the radial displacement experienced at that position. However, the most common type is in the valve actuators in internal combustion engines. Between one tangent and the axis of symmetry, while is the maximum distance between tip and cam base, and is the radius of the base and r that of the tip (for derivation see:

How Does a VTEC Engine Work? Although automotive technology may often seem stale, it often takes a major or revolutionary change to make a difference in a field that has grown so large.

How Does a VTEC Engine Work?

Although not recent, perhaps one of the most innovative and intelligent ideas to come out of car engine technology can be found in the form of the Honda Motor Company's VTEC engine. Many may have heard the phrase "VTEC" associated with import cars or those who care about performance in their vehicles. Camshaft. Computer animation of a camshaft operating valves A camshaft is a shaft to which a cam is fastened or of which a cam forms an integral part.[1] History[edit] An early cam was built into Hellenistic water-driven automata from the 3rd century BC.[2] The camshaft was later described in Iraq (Mesopotamia) by Al-Jazari in 1206.


He employed it as part of his automata, water-raising machines, and water clocks such as the castle clock.[3] The cam and camshaft later appeared in European mechanisms from at least the 14th century,[4] or possibly earlier.[5] Uses[edit] Timing belt. Honda Integra. The Honda Integra (sold in some markets as Acura Integra) was a sports car, produced by Japanese automobile manufacturer Honda from 1985 to 2006.

Honda Integra

It succeeded the Honda Quint as the slightly larger derivative of the Civic and each generation of the Integra was derived from the contemporary generation of the Civic. Being more luxurious and sports-oriented than the Quint, the Integra was one of the launch models for Acura in 1986,[1] along with the Legend. Throughout its life, the Integra was highly regarded for its handling and performance. Car and Driver magazine named the Integra to its annual Ten Best list six times: in 1987, 1988, and 1994 through 1997. The GS-R model was called out specifically in 1994 and 1995. First generation (1985–1989)[edit]

Vehicle History Check and Reports For Cars, Trucks, Motorbikes - Vehicle information, history check and reports. How to Negotiate For a Used Car. A couple of months ago, I wrote about how to buy a used car.

How to Negotiate For a Used Car

I went through all the steps except for negotiating because it’s a topic deserving of its very own post. A post which I’ll tackle today. Now to begin, here’s my honest confession: I suck at negotiating. And it becomes really apparent whenever I negotiate for big purchase items like cars. When Kate and I had to buy a “new” car last year, I stunk it up. How to Buy a Used Motorcycle: 7 steps (with pictures)

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How to Buy a Used Motorcycle: 7 steps (with pictures)

Buy a Used Motorcycle. How much can you negotiate for a used motorcycle. Ground up - Roland Sands Design. BMW_CONCEPT_6_6.jpg (JPEG Image, 1600 × 1067 pixels) - Scaled (88%) Yamaha XS650 cafe racer. Classified Moto is the side project of Virginia-based John Ryland who, like me, works in an ad agency during the day.

Yamaha XS650 cafe racer

“I’ve always been into vehicles, but never paid much attention to motorcycles until a few years ago,” he says. “My buddy left me his bike when he was out of town. I got my license and fell in love. BIKES, CANTERBURY - MOTORCYCLE TRADER NEW ZEALAND. MOTO GUZZI 650 LARIO 1989 For Sale in Canterbury – Bike Trader New Zealand. SUZUKI RGV250 1993 For Sale in Canterbury – Bike Trader New Zealand.

Buy Sell & Exchange. Crystalyte hub motor. Motorbikes. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values (ZAMM), first published in 1974, is a work of philosophical fiction, the first of Robert M.

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Pirsig's texts in which he explores his Metaphysics of Quality. The book sold 5 million copies worldwide. It was originally rejected by 121 publishers, more than any other bestselling book, according to the Guinness Book of Records.[1] The title is an apparent play on the title of the book Zen in the Art of Archery by Eugen Herrigel.

In its introduction, Pirsig explains that, despite its title, "it should in no way be associated with that great body of factual information relating to orthodox Zen Buddhist practice. The book is generally regarded as an American cultural icon in literature. Structure[edit] The book describes, in first person, a 17-day journey on his motorcycle from Minnesota to Northern California by the author (though he is not identified in the book) and his son Chris. Writing[edit] Pirsig.pdf (application/pdf Object) Motorcycle.pdf (application/pdf Object)