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Laser Headlights – They’re Not Strapped To Sharks Are They?

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This awesome story is brought to us by PopularMechanics.com. You heard right…LASER HEADLIGHTS! Who wouldn’t want that?! But, how do they work, and what does this mean in actual use? At the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show, Audi announced that laser-based lights will make it into production cars. And Audi’s 2014 R18 race car, which will compete at the 24 Hours of LeMans, will use six laser diodes in addition to its banks of LED lights. How do you turn a laser beam into something resembling a headlight? In the video below Audi’s Head of Lighting Innovations, at the 2014 […]

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Tempe Auto Repair: Your Car’s Differential

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When you take a corner in your car, the outside wheels have a slightly longer distance to go than the inside wheels. That means the outside wheels have to turn a bit faster than the inside ones, and the piece of mechanical wizardry that makes this possible is called the differential. The differential allows the drive wheels to rotate at different speeds and turns without the wheel binding or hopping. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, the differential is on the rear axle. You’ve seen that bulge in the middle of the axle when you’re driving behind a truck. […]

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Mercedes C450 Wagon Seems To Be A Reality

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Yes, this trendy-looking model seems destined for market. It features all-wheel drive, but rear-wheel drive models are a distinct possibility. The engine is rumored to be a 3.0-liter, twin-turbocharged, six-cylinder, model putting out 367 HP. Recent photos also show that it features a diamond grille, quad tailpipes, and large wheels. While the model pictured above is C-Class Touring, but it would seem logical that a sedan version will also be available. Rumors are flying that this new Mercedes C450 Wagon will be available in 2015. However, it’s showing up in so many places looking ready for release right now, who […]

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What To Do When Your Car Has Been Wrecked – Elite Collision Center Tempe AZ

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How To Protect Yourself After You Have Been Involved In An Auto Accident, No Matter Who Is At Fault It’s an unsettling feeling that most Arizona drivers will eventually encounter…SLAM!…you’ve just been involved in a wreck! Whether an accident is your fault or that of another driver, you need to take immediate steps after a collision to ensure your safety and protect your pocketbook. This article will provide you with some important tips that will help you come out as a winner after your car has been wrecked. The first thing you must do after a collision is keep calm […]

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What’s That Part Of The Engine Called, And How Does It Work?

That mechanical marvel under the hood of your car called a “motor” or “engine” is a large machine made up of hundreds of smaller parts, systems and subsystems. They all work together turning air and fuel into thousands of small explosions, which move your car down the road, getting you from point A to point B. If it seems complex, you’re right, it is. That’s why all of our ASE Certified Auto Technicians spend so much time studying and learning all of the past auto technology as well as future technology about to be released into the driving public. However, […]

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