The Importance Of Keeping Your Vehicle Clean

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, August 26th, 2016 at 2:35 PM

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Let’s face it – cars aren’t cheap. When you buy a new car you have to buy all the fancy interior accessories to vamp it up, get insurance for your car, etc. and all these expenses are apart from the main cost of the car. So if you already have a car that hasn’t done too many miles and is still in good working condition there are several ways to make your old and run down car look brand new with a few tips and tricks.

Get everything cleaned – inside and out!

For some of us, our car becomes our second home and we tend to hoard just about anything and everything in it. From books to clothes to important papers from the office, our car becomes a dumping ground for all our junk. Set aside an entire day or week if you have to and remove everything from your car that has no business being there. Take your car to the professional cleaners or a good car wash and have it scrubbed down thoroughly. Or you could buy the necessary cleaning agents and detergents and clean your car yourself and save money.

Shampoo the seats and carpet thoroughly, clean out the trunk and remove the spare tire to get in there as much as possible to get all the dirt and crap out. Remove the seat cushions and get inside every nook and cranny of your car upholstery. You can even remove the front seats and use a vacuum cleaner. Clean the engine thoroughly and don’t forget the underneath of your car. If you’re cleaning your car after a really long time, then make sure to give it a 100 percent.

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The Little Details That Keep An Old Vehicle In Great Shape

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 2:29 PM

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Instead of going out and buying a new car try out some easy tips and tricks to transform your old car and make it look brand new by spending just a little money.

Replace the rubber

The seal of your car doors against the rubber trim is sensitive to rips and tears as time goes by. These rips or tears can cause air gaps that will create a howling noise from the wind outside while driving. These tears can also allow heat to escape when it’s cool outside and vice versa, i.e. – allow cool air to escape when it’s hot outside. These gaps or tears can also allow water to leak in from outside when it’s raining.

It will take a lot of time, patience and expertise to replace these rubber trims or strips of the car doors as well as a knack with glues and adhesives. The rubber strips are not expensive and are easily available in any car store. You can get help installing the new rubber strips which will instantly make your car much quieter and noise free. However, you don’t have to necessarily replace the rubber seals of the car doors if they are still in usable and decent shape. But if they seem ragged or brittle to you then don’t think twice to replace them with new ones.

If you’re changing your car door rubber seals then you might also want to change the rubber wiper blades on your windshield and deal with the rainy season appropriately.

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Simple Ways To Keep Your Old Vehicle Running Like It Is Still New

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 2:26 PM

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Going out and buying a brand new car might not be the best idea especially when you have other loans to pay off and income is tight. Also, there are lots of ways to make your old car look new without spending a huge amount of money. All you need to have is a car in good working condition that just needs a little makeover and touching up.

The headlamps

Cars that are a few decades old are built with headlamps that have plastic composites that tend to become dull and deteriorated over time and may need to be replaced. The headlamps might develop a weathered look which will automatically make your car look years older than it actually is. There are headlamps available for 25 to 30 dollars that are really easy to install and use. Replacing an old and dull headlamp with a new one can make your car look newer and brighter and can help improve illumination.

The air conditioner

Just like your air conditioner at home, the AC in your car can have buildups of mildew, mold, and bacteria that can clog the AC vents and decrease the output of cold air. To clean out your AC first make sure that the air entering your AC isn’t passing through dust, leaves and other grime that might be accumulated in the AC passageways. After this, you can clean your AC filters or change the filter systems. Finish off with some air-conditioning spray or deodorizer and your car will look and smell as good as new!

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All You Need To Know About CVT Transmissions

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 9:24 PM

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The hydrostatic CVT is quite different from other CVTs, in that, it is not a frictional CVT system. Here, variable-displacement pumps are used to control the fluid flow to hydrostatic motors. In this system, a hydrostatic pump on the driving side is operated by the engine’s rotational motion. The rotational motion is then turned into fluid flow by the pump.

On the driven side, we have a hydrostatic motor that creates rotational motion by converting the fluid flow.

Hydrostatic transmissions, often, come with a set of planetary gears and clutches.  This results in a hybrid system referred to as a hydro-mechanical transmission. Such transmission systems allow power transfer from wheel to engine in 3 modes. First, there is the hydraulic transmission of power, which occurs at low speeds, then, we have the mechanical transmission of power, which occurs at high speeds,. In between high and low speeds, the system uses both, mechanical and hydraulic power transmission methods.

Hydro-mechanical transmission systems are used in heavy duty vehicles such as all-terrain vehicles and farm tractors.

On the whole, we have seen the various advantages of a CVT system over other transmission systems. They are more fuel efficient because of how they maintain optimum power range. They offer step-less acceleration, which eliminates the shift shock experienced in other transmission systems.

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The Variations Of CVT Transmissions

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at 9:19 PM

Nissan Versa CVT Transmission

For starters, we have what is known as the Toroidal CVT system. This particular system uses power rollers instead of belts and discs. Though the parts seem very different, they are basically different versions of what you find in the belt and pulley system. In the end what you get is still a Continuously Variable Transmission.

In a Toroidal CVT,

  • One disc is connected to the engine, just like a driving pulley.
  • The second disc is connected to the drive shaft, just like the driven pulley.
  • Rollers, positioned between the discs, function like belts. They are responsible for transmitting power.

The wheels in this system rotate along their axes. They rotate around a horizontal axis and tilt (in/out) around a vertical axis. This allows the wheels to come in contact with the discs.

When the wheels come in contact with the center of the driving disc, they should contact the rim of the driven disc. This cause speed to reduce and torque to increase. In the opposite scenario, the speed increases and the torque goes down. So, with the wheels simply tilting, we have incremental changes in gear ratio.  This ultimately results in instant changes of the gear ratio.

A CVT transmission is a dream to drive; even if it’s in a used car. So, why don’t you get in touch with New Jersey State Auto Auction and find yourself a nice, pre-owned CVT vehicle?

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How A CVT Transmission Functions

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Monday, August 15th, 2016 at 9:10 PM

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It is necessary for variable diameter pulleys to be in pairs. The drive pulley is the one connected to the engine’s crankshaft.  This pulley is also known as the input pulley. It is called so because of how it transmits energy from the vehicle’s engine into the transmission.

The other pulley is referred to as the driven pulley because it is controlled by the drive/driving pulley. The driven pulley is an output pulley and its job is to send energy towards the driveshaft.

When the pulleys are far from each other, the belt rides at a lower level, thereby decreasing the pitch radius. The exact opposite occurs when the pulleys come close.

The ratio between the driven pulley’s pitch radius and the driving pulley’s pitch radius is what determines gear engagement.

In order to keep the belt tensed, one pulley boosts its radius, while the other reduces it. When the pulleys keep alternating ratios, we get various gear ratios. In fact, there are an endless number of gear ratios created.  So, a CVT is capable of producing all kinds of gears.

The simplicity of CVTs is what makes them a great transmission option and with new materials, CVTs are constantly improving in efficiency and reliability.

Looking for a pre-owned car with a CVT transmission? Well, come on down to New Jersey State Auto Auction to take a look.

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How a Sequential Gearbox Works – Part 3

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 12:24 PM

Sequential Gearboz

 

Sequential gear transmission is a type of manual transmission that allows the rider to select gears in a sequence or order. Unlike traditional manual gear transmission, the rider cannot skip gears. This technique of switching gears is particular to this type of gear transmission which requires a selector shaft to shift gears up or down.

Sequential transmission has become popular in motorcycles and high-performance cars that are used in motorsports because it makes it much faster to shift gears. In motorcycles, the rider is given complete control of the gear shift, which makes it easier for him to focus on the brakes and clutch on the handlebar. Shifting gears with a sequential gearbox is also much easier since the gear changing happens in a sequence. This way, the rider need not pay too much attention to gear shifting and can instead focus more on controlling the vehicle.

Another advantage is that the sequential transmission is also consistent. All the rider has to do is push the level forward to change gears. The hand location is also consistent. With the traditional H-pattern transmission, the shift lever location changes. So, the rider has to pay attention as to where he has put his hand based on what gear the vehicle is in. Another major advantage is that this form of transmission is safer. In case you mis-shift gears in an H-pattern transmission during a race, you could damage the engine and cause an accident. With sequential transmission, you have no chances of mis-shifting gears.

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How a Sequential Gearbox Works – Part 2

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 at 12:18 PM

Sequential Gearboz

 

A sequential gearbox is a form of manual transmission which is used in high-performance cars and motorcycles that are used for motor racing. It is a non-traditional type of transmission where the gears are arranged in order or in a sequence which makes it impossible for the rider to directly access specific gears. This type of transmission is also known as sequential manual transmission or sequential manual gearbox.

When a rider uses the traditional form of manual transmission, they can change from one gear to another using the gear shifter. Before shifting to a new gear, the rider must disengage the clutch which disengages the running engine from transmission which stops the transmission of torque. This kind of gear transmission is normally called an H-pattern. Sequential transmission was introduced as the traditional method requires the rider to be extra attentive and dexterous, especially while turning sharp corners during races. This form of transmission gives the rider complete control of the gear shifter, allowing him to focus on the clutch and brakes on the handlebar.

Another advantage of the sequential transmission is that it is much faster. For example, if you wanted to shift from the second to third gear on the traditional H-pattern, the rider has to push the shifter up, over, and then up again. This consumes time. With a sequential gearbox, all the rider has to do is push the lever up for every change and down if he wants to shift to a lower gear.

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How a Sequential Gearbox Works

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 12:16 PM

Sequential Gearboz

 

Sequential gear transmission is a type of manual transmission that allows the rider to select gears in an order or sequence. Unlike traditional manual gear transmission, it does not allow the rider to skip gears. This technique of switching gears is particular to this type of gear transmission which requires a selector shaft to shift gears up or down. Sequential transmission has become popular in motorcycles and high-performance cars that are used in motorsports.

 

Overview of the function of sequential transmission

Sequential manual transmission is advantageous because it enables the rider to select the gear directly before or after the gear that is currently engaged. In traditional transmission or H-pattern transmission, the ride has to pull back the shift lever to change to a higher gear or push it forward to move to a lower gear. In true sequential transmission, a ratchet mechanism is used to convert the shift lever’s before and after motion into a rotary motion. This motion turns a selector shaft that has three or four grooves etched around its circumference. The selector forks run through these grooves and they select the next required gear. The selector forks can function directly or using selector rods or pins.

 

These sequential gearboxes are used in most modern motorcycles because it is too inconvenient to use the conventional H-pattern shifter, which also requires a lot more space within the motorcycle’s frame. It also gives the rider complete control over the gear shifter.

 

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Why 2016 could be a great year to buy a Used Car – Part 3

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, August 5th, 2016 at 11:24 AM

2016

With all these fancy cars zooming around, you can’t help but feel like you should own one of your own. The feeling of being seating behind a steering wheel and being in control of your transportation instead of relying on the bus or subway can be very liberating.

However, you have financial commitments like a mortgage or pending loans that need your attention right now. But don’t let this deter you. This year, the used car market has seen a large inflow of pre-owned cars.

A lot of cars that were purchased in 2013 and 2014 with two- or three-year leases are being sold. So, most of these used cars entering the market are at the end of their lease terms, making it much easier for you to buy them. Since their leases are running up, the price tags on these cars are also reduced, putting even swanky sedans right in your budget.

Another reason 2016 has a high inflow of pre-owned vehicles is because car makers have been releasing newer models with upgraded features. Car makers like Volkswagen, Honda, Kia, Chevrolet, etc. have been pushing out all-new models with state-of-the-art features. Other car brands like Nissan, Mazda, Jeep, and Ford have released new models of crossovers with great features and that are not too heavy on the pocket. These aspects make current car owners want to sell their present vehicles and buy newer models, which makes 2016 an ideal year to invest in a used car.

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Why 2016 could be a great year to buy a Used Car – Part 2

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 11:22 AM

2016

When you’re browsing through a glossy catalog of flashy cars, you start developing thoughts of buying your family a brand new car. But a voice echoes from your bank account saying that this isn’t the best move for right now. Everybody faces financial constraints, but you don’t have to stop yourself from buying a car. 2016 has seen a large influx of used cars coming into the market, and you have a wide variety you could choose from.

Almost everyone would prefer a new car to a used one, but in cases where you’re unable to afford a brand new car presently, you should opt for a pre-owned vehicle. Car manufacturing companies are releasing newer models with better upgrades almost every year. This makes car owners want to upgrade their current cars and buy a new one. As these people buy new cars, they release their old ones onto the market giving you ample opportunity to choose the right one for you and your family.

Another reason why 2016 is a great year to buy a pre-owned car is that most of these cars are at the end of their lease terms. This will result in a decrease in their price tags, making even high-end sedans with modern features affordable. Cars that were purchased in early 2010s with two- or three-year leases will enter the market this year, giving an excellent opportunity for people who are looking to buy pre-owned vehicles.

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Why 2016 could be a great year to buy a Used Car – Part 1

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 3:28 PM

2016

Sometimes it just isn’t feasible to buy a new car. You could have pending loans, mortgage, a new baby, and other commitments which are more important right now than owning a new car. But you do need one to travel around. Using the bus or subway all the time can be tiring and frustrating, especially when you’re late to office because you missed your bus.

Even though you’re not at liberty to buy a new car right now, don’t worry about it. There are tons of used cars on the market that you could choose from. And the year of 2016 is turning out to be a great year for you to invest in a pre-owned vehicle. Sure, the idea of buying a car that was previously owned by someone else isn’t as fabulous as owning a brand new car, but with your limited options, you’ll have to settle with a used car.

However, don’t let the idea of a pre-owned vehicle deter you. The used cars on this year’s market are almost as good as brand new cars. The reason? It’s because they’re all young vehicles. With car makers rolling out all-new updated versions, an increasing number of car owners decide to buy these new models and release their current cars onto the market. A large number of used cars on today’s market are surprisingly are three years old or even younger. People want flashier, faster, upgraded cars, so you’re in luck if you’re looking to buy a used car in 2016.

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Understanding the Cam Shaft in Your Engine Part – III

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 3:44 PM

Engine

The various configurations of the cam shaft will be discussed here. The 3 different camshafts are – single overhead cam, double overhead cam and the pushrod.

Single Overhead Cam (SOHC) – One cam per head indicates single overhead cam. Any inline 4 or 6 cylinder engines will have one cam. V-6 or V-8 engines will have 2 cams but one for each of the heads. The rocker arms of the cam presses down on the valves in order to open them. The valves come back to their positions with the help of extremely strong springs.

Double Overhead Cam (DOHC) – Two cams per head indicate double overhead cam. An inline engine will have 2 cams and V engines will have 4 cams but 2 on each head. Engines with 4 or more than 4 valves per cylinder have double overhead cams. A double cam shaft is capable of fitting enough lobes to work all the valves.

The crankshafts drive the cams in the double and single overhead cam engines with the help of a belt or a chain. These are known as the timing chain or the timing belt. If the chain or the belt breaks, the cam will not be able to spin anymore. The piston will hit the valves that are open. So these need to be changed or adjusted at regular intervals.     

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Understanding the Cam Shaft in Your Engine Part – II

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 3:42 PM

Engine

In the earlier article we discussed about the general importance of the cam, the lobes and the cam shafts. We will now discuss about the basics of the cam shaft. The most important part of the cam shaft is the lobes. Their shape determines the performance of the engine. Variable cam shafts give better results. A fixed cam shaft is always bad for your engine.

When the piston moves downwards to allow for the intake of the air and fuel mixture, the intake valve opens. The intake stroke is called the top dead center or TDC. The intake valve closes when the piston reaches the bottom.

The exhaust valve opens just as the piston reaches the bottom. The combustion stroke is called the bottom dead center or BDC. The exhaust valve closes when the piston finishes the exhaust stroke. The valves are closing and opening at least 33 times a second when the engine is working at a high speed.

The piston is moving at a faster rate too. The air and fuel mixture, then, is also moving quickly and running into the engine cylinder. The longer the lobe remains open, the faster is the intake of the mixture. The faster the intake, the faster the cylinder accelerates. The end result is a faster and better performing engine.

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Understanding the Cam Shaft in Your Engine

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 3:40 PM

Engine

The cam is a rotating piece in the engine of a vehicle that transforms linear motion into rotary motion and vice versa. The shaft around which the cam rotates is called the cam shaft. The operation of the cam shaft is extremely crucial in the performance of the engine.

The cams or lobes in the shaft push against the valves that allow the passage of air and fuel mixture in and out of the engine. The cam shafts rotate to open and close these valves in rhythm with the motion of the piston. The shape of the cam lobes influences the performance of the engine at different speed levels.

Different engine layouts have different cams. These affect the performance of the engine differently at different speeds. There are generally three different kinds of cams on engines – single overhead cam (SOHC) and double overhead cam (DOHC) and pushrods. A particular camshaft will be perfectly suitable at only a particular engine speed.

So, different cam profiles are needed for different engine speeds. The faster the engine moves, the faster the air and fuel mixture moves. So, preferably, the valves need to be open wider and for a longer period of time at higher speeds in order to improve the performance of the engine. The different shapes of the lobes help in this.

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Myths to Avoid When Buying a Used Car – Part III

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:31 PM

Used Car

When it comes to buying used cars, its hard to know what or who to believe. There are trustworthy sellers and dealerships, no doubt, but one can never be too careful. Buyers should always educate themselves before going out to buy a used car. This also means knowing whether certain information is correct or not. Of course, the best thing is to not take anything at face value and do a thorough inspection of the car. Nonetheless, a few debunked myths may help make the process a little easier for you.

1) A better trade-in price for your old car means a better deal for your new used car – Honestly, this is not always true because what you need to focus on is the total amount of money that you’re actually spending. If you get a better price for your old car from one dealer and then you pay a certain amount for the used car that you’re buying without discount then you’re not really getting a very good deal. Always look at the fine print. Keep the math simple – how much money is ultimately going out of your pocket?

2) Receipts don’t matter – Being an informed buyer means knowing that receipts do matter a lot. Whatever sellers or dealers tell you, don’t trust it until they can prove it with some documentation. If a car has been serviced, there obviously is some record of it. Moreover, you should also physically check for yourself that the servicing has been done – check the fluids, the brakes, the suspension and whatever else was supposed to have been serviced according to the seller/dealer.

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Myths to Avoid When Buying a Used Car – Part II

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 5:26 PM

Used Car

It’s a major decision when choosing which used car to buy. Research needs to be well done and test drives are a must. Many people rely on car guide prices and magazine reviews. While they are helpful, relying on them completely can be misleading. Most of all, making yourself aware of common used car buying myths can save you money and frustration. Following are some common used car myths:

1) Fuel efficiency is the most important factor in deciding the right car – While fuel consumption is a major factor,  it isn’t the most important. Things like depreciation value of the car, diesel or gasoline engine, and condition of the engine, among others, are equally as important if not more at times. Even if you get a used car with a fuel efficient diesel engine it isn’t going to be worth it if you have to spend large amounts on repairing the diesel pump or the diesel particulate filter for example. So, be sure to look at all aspects and not just focus on one.

2) A seemingly nice seller definitely sells good cars – Here’s the thing – you don’t know the seller. So never assume their character and definitely don’t assume the reliability and condition of the car based on the seller’s apparent personality. It is wisest to check out the car in the place that it is registered and to, of course, do a thorough check before buying it.

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Myths to Avoid When Buying a Used Car – Part I

By Nathalie Godoy | Posted in Uncategorized on Monday, July 18th, 2016 at 5:18 PM

 

Used Car

Buying a used car is trickier than buying a new one, for obvious reasons. So, how do we avoid making a choice that will doom us to automotive and financial hell? For one thing, we need to make sure we don’t fall for any unfounded “myths” regarding used cars. Here are a few myths that are absolutely not true:

1) All used cars are equal – This is a myth that is not true at all. The quality and reliability of used cars vary greatly depending on how old it is, how much mileage it has already covered, and the reliability record of that particular model. Some car manufacturers do make it a point that their cars have a good reputation as used cars. For example, the Honda Civic, Chevrolet Impala and Ford Taurus are widely accepted to be among the safest used car choices when it comes to long term reliability whereas other car makers like Land Rovers don’t do so well on a long term spectrum.

2) Buying from a dealer gives me a warranty and that is worth the extra money – Many people prefer buying from used car dealers rather than private sellers because of the warranty. While this is a logical approach to used car buying, you’ll want to ensure the warranty you’re signing up for is compatible with your expectations, otherwise you’ll likely experience lost money and frustrations down the road.

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