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What You Should Know On Bi-Fuel And Dual-Fuel Vehicles.

What You Should Know On Bi-Fuel And Dual-Fuel Vehicles.

What Bi-Fuel Is.
A bi-fuel system uses two types of fuel, but the fuels are not mixed together during operation. The engine is capable of switching between the two so that it is always using the type of fuel most efficient for the conditions at hand. Some of these engines are automatically controlled by a governor, which switches between the two types of fuel when that specific fuel is the most efficient choice.
Other bi-fuel engines allow the operator of the machine to switch between the two fuels at will. These engines are capable of using either fuel exclusively in the absence of the other fuel source, but will operate less efficiently when the right fuel isn’t available.
Some bi-fuel generators use LP vapor and natural gas as the two fuel sources. Others switch between operating on natural gas and regular gas, or natural gas and diesel fuel. Different fuels are used [...]

Six Vehicle Warning Signs Your Nose Can Recognize

Six Vehicle Warning Signs Your Nose Can Recognize

Most vehicles start out with a new car smell but there are other specific odors that motorists should never ignore. Identifying these suspect smells early on can help car owners be car care aware and avoid the hassle and expense of an unexpected breakdown.
Unusual smells can be the sign of serious, and potentially costly, trouble for your vehicle. By acting quickly and making necessary repairs, you’ll be able to breathe easy knowing there is no harmful damage to your car.
The Car Care Council recommends a sniff test of your vehicle to identify any unusual smells, including the following six warning signs:
1.  The smell of burnt rubber could be slipping drive belts or misplaced loose hoses that might be rubbing against rotating accessory drive pulleys. Do not reach in if the engine compartment is hot.
2.  The smell of hot oil could mean that oil is leaking onto the exhaust system. To verify [...]

Driving A Diesel Engine? Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes

Driving A Diesel Engine? Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes
By taking good care of your diesel engine, you are keeping your engine running smoothly for as long as possible. If you are letting basic maintenance slip through the cracks, however, you are setting yourself up for spending excess time and money on repairs down the road. As the owner of a diesel engine, be sure that you are not making these common mistakes.  
  1. Forgetting Fluids
    Depending on your vehicle’s specific needs, you should be following a strict schedule for changing your fluids. Make sure that you are changing your oil, transmission fluid, coolant, power steering fluid, and wiper fluid regularly.
  2. Dirty Filter
    If you are not changing your vehicle’s fuel filter regularly, it could be damaging your diesel fuel injection system. This happens because your fuel is not flowing properly. Clogged fuel injectors could mean big problems for your engine’s overall function, so be diligent about cleaning or changing your [...]

Why You Should Trust Our Team

Why You Should Trust Our Team

Car shopping is an exciting time, but if you fear the mythical car salesperson, you might have your doubts about finding auto love on the lot.
Time and time again, we’ve been conditioned to have our guard up when it comes to making a deal, and this couldn’t be truer when shopping for a new car.Thanks to popular culture, we’ve seen how salespersons are illustrated at car dealerships–annoying, pesky, loud, nosy, and ready to lie for the sake of a good deal.
At UK Vehicle Exports, we’re proud to say that this notion couldn’t be further than the truth. Our team consists of the friendliest, most honest people you’ll meet, and they couldn’t be happier to help you with your automotive needs. The UK Vehicle Exports team aren’t here to scare you off, but rather, assist you with a wealth of product knowledge that will help you find the vehicle you love.
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What is a Salvaged Car and Should you Buy One?

What is a Salvaged Car and Should you Buy One?
Generally people want a safe and reliable car. A salvaged car falls short on both accounts. But what is a salvaged car and should you buy one?

Cars are built to rigid specifications for safety reasons. There is a built-in integrity that is engineered so that the car can withstand accidents without collapsing. Although specific crumple zones are key safety measures, those areas have been carefully engineered so that the impact does not intrude into the passenger cabin. However, structural weakening from a previous accident is very different and extremely dangerous to the passengers in that car.

As an example of this I will use a soda can. An aluminum can is light but it can take a fair amount of your weight before collapsing due to the integrity of the design. If you were to place the smallest dent in the can it would only be able to withstand a fraction of your weight. [...]

Why You Should Trust Our Team

Why You Should Trust Our Team
Car shopping is an exciting time, but if you fear the mythical car salesperson, you might have your doubts about finding auto love on the lot.
Time and time again, we’ve been conditioned to have our guard up when it comes to making a deal, and this couldn’t be truer when shopping for a new car.Thanks to popular culture, we’ve seen how salespersons are illustrated at car dealerships–annoying, pesky, loud, nosy, and ready to lie for the sake of a good deal.
At UK Vehicle Exports, we’re proud to say that this notion couldn’t be further than the truth. Our team consists of the friendliest, most honest people you’ll meet, and they couldn’t be happier to help you with your automotive needs. The UK Vehicle Exports team aren’t here to scare you off, but rather, assist you with a wealth of product knowledge that will help you find the vehicle you love.
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Why you should always replace headlight bulbs in pairs

Why you should always replace headlight bulbs in pairsv
Typically, motorists will only replace a headlight bulb that has burned out or is failing. However, replacing just one failed bulb can result in an unbalanced or unpredictable headlight beam, which presents a potential safety risk. From the driver’s perspective, the road ahead will not be properly lit, and the driver will not get the full benefit of the vehicle’s headlights as the car maker originally intended.

From the oncoming driver’s perspective, an uneven headlamp beam can create an equally risky safety issue. The oncoming car will be harder to see and difficult to position on the road. It could also be confused with a single headlight vehicle such as a motorcycle.

Replacing important auto parts in pairs is a common sense idea. Professional automotive technicians and driving safety advocates alike consistently recommend that tires, brakes, shocks, and wiper blades should be replaced in pairs to make sure the vehicle is properly balanced and functioning [...]

Get Ready For a Fuelless 2040

Get Ready For a Fuelless 2040
Ministers in the UK believe that fuel emissions pose the largest environmental risk to public health, costing up to £2.7bn in lost productivity in one recent year.The rising levels of nitrogen oxide in form of fuel emissions has seen the banning of all diesel and petrol cars come 2040. This move follows a similar pledge in France to clean air zones and a reduction of air pollution in the developed countries The project however, is currently being implemented in phases that include introducing a £10 toxic “T-charge” that will be levied on up to 10,000 of the oldest, most polluting vehicles every weekday. This will progressively be implemented until fuel-powered cars are completely phased out by 2040. Britain’s air quality package also includes £1bn in ultra-low emissions vehicles including investing nearly £100m in the UK’s charging infrastructure and funding the ”plug-in car” and “plug-in grant” schemes. These changes will with time be [...]

Best EX- UK SUV’s for East African Terrain

Best EX- UK SUV’s for East African Terrain
Best EX- UK SUV’s for East African Terrain  When it comes to horsepower and towing capacity needed, think about where you will be driving your SUV and the weather conditions you may encounter. If mountain roads and muddy trails are in your future, 4-wheel or all-wheel drive might be crucial. Many people shy away from SUV’s citing costs. However, there are quite affordable and powerful SUV’s from the UK. Here is a list of the affordable top 5 SUV’s for East African terrain. 1. Toyota Land cruiser

To float over the worst trails, the Toyota uses plush-riding independent front and coil-long solid axle rear suspension engineered for increased articulation. The basis of that system comes from Toyota’s Kinetic Dynamic Suspension, which automatically allows for more suspension movement in slow-speed, off-road conditions, then tighten up as it senses lean at higher road speeds. It’s brilliant.

A 2010 used EX UK Toyota [...]

Vehicle Shipping

Vehicle Shipping
Modern life gives us the opportunity or necessity to live and work at the other side of our country or even internationally.What we choose to take with us when we go varies but normally the complications and costs involved in transportation restrict us. What if you want or need to take a vehicle with you?You can’t take it to the airport with you and check it in on as excess luggage,so what do you do?In these cases you need to use a specialist shipping company. Normally a vehicle that you want shipped around has either a high financial or sentimental value.You will need to know whoever you hand it over to is professional and reliable. Your vehicle will need to be packed securely,the company will need to be able to find the right transport so your vehicle will arrive in a sensible time frame and they will need [...]
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