Thursday, June 23, 2011

Grille Assembly: Attraction Plus Protection

From the word, grill, grille assembly is one of the features attached on your car. It can be found at the end of the front body, where the emblem is being placed and seen. However, this isn’t just a simple accessory. Instead, it has a main function and that is to protect the inner parts from several factors such as road objects, rain and other objects that can cause interior issue. It also controls too much heat from entering the engine. As time passes, grilles got damaged by several factors mentioned above and definitely, you should replace this part if that thing happens. Or else, it would result to a huge issue. 

In today’s advanced world, there are a lot of designs that you could choose from and I highly recommend getting a Westin Grille Assembly. What are the qualities this brand possessed that you can’t see with others? Well, first of all this is fantastic since it adds attraction to your car. Add to that, Westin grilles are made from the finest materials like light metals, plastic and other quality stuff that are capable of protecting the inner parts of your car.  Besides, they are much cheaper compare to other brands that are out in the market. You can choose the color that best fit for your auto. 

There are a lot of designs as well plus you can customize the grille as you wish. Always remember to check the manufacturer part before getting one. If you may not know, there are a lot of scams on the net today and as much as possible you need to avoid this and prevent from too much waste of money.

Other topics: Car parts

Friday, June 17, 2011

Starter Solenoid: Do You Often Hear Starter Clicks On Your Car?

I just check discussion sites and I observed that there are a lot of folks complaining about the starter of their car. It’s true that almost forty percent of experience drivers are experiencing such issue and thus I’m here to explain to you why this heck thing keeps on happening. First of all, I would like you to know that there are several factors causing car starter problems and these stuff could be found on or near the transmission are such as the battery, the alternator, the sealed beam and the starter solenoid.
The battery is the main source of electricity and this plays a vital role to a car. If you would use the electrical scheme you will notice that after the charge was released by the batter it would be passed to the distributor and to other portion of your car. But before that, there is an area that electricity would pass first and that is the starter solenoid. The starter solenoid on vehicles is on the inner fender well mounted near the transmission area. If you heard a beat of clicking, that might be the starter solenoid.
However then, low-charge battery could also cause such problem. To avoid this issue, you should always check the starter solenoid and must be replaced at least thrice a year. Starter solenoid issue could lead to bigger troubles and as much as possible you should address this issue. I recommend getting a Standard Starter Solenoid as it is universally used by drivers. Not just quality is basis but the durability also. They could be found on many stores on the internet and you could let it delivered to you in just a few clicks of your mouse.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Carburetor Gasket Kit: A Big Trouble

Recently, I encountered a problem on the carburetor gasket kit and that was such a big charge to experience. I have a 99 m900 and this is my first motorcycle since I was high school. I already did some replacement with the carb. The last time I remembered was that I took it to the dealer for another replacement. They have charged me $300. Weeks later, the dealer returned it to me assuring that is ok but actually not. As I ran my baby, it once stall into a gear on the neutral mode. However then, there is a white smoke that came up on the transmission and stopped while on the neutral mode. I decided not to return to the dealer but to fix it on my own. 

Not so knowledgeable about it, I search for manual and finally found one. I’ve purchased a new Standard carburetor gasket kit plus additional front pipe and have done the replacement. The total amount I’ve shelled out was $300, the amount I paid in the labor years ago.  I've looked though a bunch of the parts diagrams using the internet and classify which one will best fit on my baby. I’d found a universal gasket kit at around $60. I was amazed with the result and was glad of it. If I were to asked, I would recommend the Standard for it has the quality and the durability, which you could found from other brands. Not that bias, im giving my thumbs up to it. :)