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Jul 15, 2009
Bruno Silva
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Modded Car Insurance. How to Get Your Modded Car Insured?

It does not matter whether you own a car, truck or a van; the car insurance premiums are ever rising. Well, the car insurance premium for modded cars is a bit different. It actually depends on the extent of modification in the car. If you have modified your car to make it fast and more vulnerable then you will have to shell out more car insurance premium. But if you get it certified from regulatory authorities to be safe for driving and the one that is following all the rules and regulations then your car insurance premium will be lowered somewhat. A whole lot of different factors are accounted for when calculating premium for car insurance.

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Do the modifications in your car make it difficult to be handled by you? Does it affect your driving or do they break down often? Modded cars have one thing for sure and that is the insurance for modded cars does not come cheap in comparison to other cars.

Still, you need car insurance even though you have modified your car. Your safest bet is to prove that your car is as safe as it was earlier. Try to prove that modifications have not affected the safety of your car. Well, numerous people accept to pay higher rates for modified cars even without trying to prove that their car is safe enough to drive around.

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Jul 15, 2009
Bruno Silva
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Car Stickers – Make Your Car More Attractive for Longer Period

Car stickers have been in use to make cars look more attractive for a long time. Car stickers are made from transparent plastic, which is processed to produce quality sticker material. While applying a car sticker you have to be very careful and not leave an air bubble in it or it will leave a bump, which looks bad. You also don’t want a sticker that might eventually fall off the car’s body or get cramped. An unprofessional sticker job will create folds in the sticker that will not look good. Apart from this when you are selecting a sticker make sure that the sticker will not only look good on your car but is also manufactured by some reputed company. Another thing that you need to be cautious about is that you must be aware of the dimensions of the sticker as well as where you would like to paste it on your car. Once you have decided these details, now you need the tools to paste the sticker properly. My vote is for rubber scrapper to apply your sticker effectively.

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Now when you have the sticker you want to paste on your car and you also have an idea how to go about it, don’t paste it instantly. The first thing you need to do is clean the area of the car where you will paste the sticker. Clean it thoroughly and if possible take some professional help. Let the area dry completely. Just taking the help of any Jim or bob from down the street wouldn’t work as if they mess up with your expensive tattoo then all you will have left to do is remove it painfully.
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Jul 15, 2009
Bruno Silva
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Car Door Conversion – Unique & Stylish Car Doors

One of the great methods to modify your cars is to go for door conversions. It is done to make the doors of your car look unique, different and obviously stylish. Although, some door conversions really look horrible and sometimes it really becomes difficult to avoid such situations. Many popular kits in the market will be instrumental for you to modify the doors of your cars. Two most famous door conversion kits among the car owners are Lambo Door Conversion, which stands for Lamborghini. Other is Suicide Door Conversion Kit where the hinges of the doors are placed on the opposite sides of that of a normal car hence the name Suicide. One of my personal favorites is the Gull Wing Door that modifies your car’s door in a way that they open as DeLorean. Many door conversion kits have lost their appeal and buyers because they are very complicated to assemble and arrange. Many cars just cannot handle the door conversion kits of this style.

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When you have decided to get a door conversion kit to modify your car’s doors then one thing you have to be sure about is what you are looking for and what you are going to do with your car. As door conversions come under technical modifications of a car so you must be aware of the anatomy of your car’s doors as well as about the door conversion kit you are buying. Even if you are not aware about one thing then it is advised to not go ahead with conversion and rather get acquainted with the process first. This is a serious advice, as it will save you from door abomination instead of door conversion. The first thing you need is to check the quality of the kit you are about to buy, try to read some instructions that the manual provides for installing the kit in a car. Trust is also an important virtue when shopping for anything as important as door conversion kit, so your manufacturer must be a trustworthy company. You never know when you might need to return due to incompatibility issues. You also need to look into the issue such as how will the door function and how it would look once the conversion is complete. These days the sellers show it on a computer screen but it is still best to go for a demonstration. You would not like to have a single door conversion failure in your car like grinding sound of the paint or the metal of the car’s door. This will only inflate the cost of door conversion.

Jul 15, 2009
Bruno Silva
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What are the Benefits of Exhaust Wraps?

It is not a fact hidden from the car tuning experts that hot air has lower oxygen carrying potential then the colder air. It influences the performance of your car engine highly. With most of the cars having the air intake point around the engine bay so it becomes inevitable for the car owners to keep the temperatures as low as possible.

Manifold headers as well as exhaust in the engine bay are the largest contributors to the extra heat generated in the engine. Exhaust wrap functions as an insulator, which keeps the heat levels at minimum by wrapping on the exhaust.

exhaust wrap1 What are the Benefits of Exhaust Wraps?

There is a possibility that the exhaust wrap might decrease the life of the headers. Still this kind of deterioration is almost negligible as it might reduce the life by an year but there can be situations where your exhaust header might already be highly rusted. High temperature around these soft spots with exhaust wrap around them will only give air to the rumors that exhaust is the wraps are the main reasons behind the deterioration.

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Jul 15, 2009
Bruno Silva
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What Are Roll Cages?

Roll cages not only help in improving the handling quotient of the car but even are required as a safety instrument on most circuits. The requirement of a car having opening doors in accordance with the basic structure of the car reduces the rigidity of the body to abrasion. Moreover, the weight reduction will leave you with a flexing shell that will roll every single time you move towards the corner.

Roll cage is something that is welded inside the cabin of the car to provide rigidity at higher speeds and improve body roll reduction values along all the axes of the car.

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With 4 or 6 point roll cages are being welded into the cars chassis to improve roll reduction. With metal tubes of the roll cage fitted inside your car, the space will be highly compromised.

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