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How Things Work: Tyre Grip [VIDEO]

 

On this episode of How Things Work, we take a basic look at how car tyres achieve and retain...

What does my vehicle insurance cover?

Insurance is priceless, when you do not have any! Many South Africans have discovered this to their...

Car trade-in dos and don’ts

Cars, like kittens or puppies, have a way of worming their way in our hearts, making the decision...

How Things Work: Headlights [VIDEO]

In this episode, we delve into a little of the back story on headlights and how they have evolved...

How Things Work: Tyres [VIDEO]

In this episode Peter gives us some insight into tyres which are a critical safety component on any...

How things work: Start Stop [VIDEO]

In this segment, we learn more about the basics of the start-stop systems found in some modern...

HOW THINGS WORK: Pretensioner [VIDEO]

In this segment, we take a more in-depth look at the need for seatbelts and the vital role they...

HOW THINGS WORK: Engine braking [VIDEO]

In this segment of How Things Work we look at engine braking, how it works and whether it can do...

How to retain value to sell your car second hand

Eyes roll and often there is anger at the price being offered by a dealer when the time comes to...

HOW THINGS WORK: Clutch [VIDEO]

In this segment of How Things Work Peter talks about a clutch and a torque converter. We see how...

How Things Work: Rotary Engines [VIDEO]

Peter tells us about one of his favourite pieces of automotive technology, the Rotary Engine. We...

HOW THINGS WORK: Windscreens [VIDEO]

Peter explains the technology behind modern-day windscreens. We take a look at how windscreens have...

How Things Work: Brake Discs & Pads [VIDEO]

In this episode, Peter gives us a breakdown of how disc brakes work. 

HOW THINGS WORK: CV Joints [VIDEO]

In this episode of How Things Work, we’re taking you through the ins and outs of the CV joint. A...

HOW THINGS WORK: Exhaust Part 2 [VIDEO]

Continuing on from our previous episode on the modern exhaust Peter takes a look at two components...

HOW THINGS WORK: Exhaust [VIDEO]

From poisonous gasses to catalytic reduction devices, Peter dissects the parts of a modern exhaust...

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