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A Guide to Choosing a Car Transportation Company

A Guide to Choosing a Car Transportation Company

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Many vehicle owners in the UK may find the need to transport their car or motorcycle to a place in Europe, without actually driving through the continent itself. Petrol costs and unfamiliar driving patterns and road signs make driving on the continent hazardous and expensive. Having your vehicle transported to its destination – whether it is a classic car show, an overseas dealer or buyer – will save you so much in fuel costs, time, directional knowledge and even a need to change headlight colours to orange (as demanded in France), that you will be glad you went for choosing a car transportation company. Most vehicle transport carriers will cover any size vehicle, but if you have a camper or road home vehicle, it would be very wise to check if the carrier can accommodate the move. You w
Las Vegas Is Paradise to the Camping Crowd

Las Vegas Is Paradise to the Camping Crowd

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While we often think of Las Vegas as a place to gamble or enjoy a hotel stay, this area is also an ideal location for camping in an RV. So, you can save yourself quite a bit of money by staying in RV resorts close to all the action that Las Vegas offers. Close to Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon For example, an RV park enables you to park your RV just minutes from the strip. You are also in close proximity to the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead. Campers also visit the Grand Canyon after they have enjoyed playing some slots on the strip or have had their fill of gambling. The Best Way to Experience Vegas Some of the RV resorts offer such amenities as spas and pools. You can also golf on an 18-hole putting course. So, if you want to experience world-class dining and entertainment but want to e...
A Guide To Becoming A Greener Motorist

A Guide To Becoming A Greener Motorist

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Green motoring is a hot topic in today’s modern world. The numbers of people driving cars on the road are increasing, and so with it are the amount of greenhouse gases. Carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide get produced from petrol and diesel engines. A lot of countries around the world have agreed to lower greenhouse gas emissions. But some nations, such as the United Kingdom, haven’t fared so well in meeting their air pollution targets! We can all take steps to lower our greenhouse gas emissions. If you worry about the effect your car is having on the environment, this handy guide will show you how to become a greener motorist!  Plan your Journeys A lot of people are impulsive drivers. In other words, they get behind the wheel of their cars and head to a destination without planning fir
Torque and Horsepower: What’s The Difference?

Torque and Horsepower: What’s The Difference?

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Many people are confused about the difference between torque and horsepower, two related concepts. Occasionally, people confuse torque and horsepower to the point where they are talking about one while actually referring to the other. Admittedly, these two forces are tightly related, so confusion is understandable, but they are actually very different in their applications. What, Exactly, Is Torque? The bare bones, rock bottom definition of ‘torque’ is the twisting force applied to something, per the University of Guelph’s Department of Physics. A good way to visualize this is to picture yourself changing a tire. You have a nut that you want to twist off its bolt, and you have a wrench which you are using to try and accomplish that. Let’s say the wrench is one foot long, and you are ex
The Search Is On: Conquering The Heavy Truck Project

The Search Is On: Conquering The Heavy Truck Project

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Anything can be built or restored. All it takes is time and money. So, deciding to take on a large restoration such as a heavy duty truck, it’s best to go into it with a game plan so you aren’t overwhelmed and regretting the choice of hobby. Falling in love with a potential show-winner is easy to do and a commonplace affliction. The dust-covered, weathered relic just needs a little spit and polish to be the next concourse restoration, our mind tells us. When reality finally sets in, we discover major hurdles ahead of us that quite possibly would have halted the initial purchase if our heads were screwed on straight. The Mechanical The least of the worries with a big truck rebuild is the mechanical side. Specialty new and used parts suppliers like 99 Truck Parts & Industrial Ltd. in