Upgrade Your Vehicle’s Suspension System For Shocking Results

One tip to make your used car last longer is by keeping it neat and clean. Many of us spend a lot of time in our vehicles, and keeping it tidy can keep the car looking like new.

fayetteville ford Four weeks ago I collected a pair of new springs and a complete set of fixings, U bolts, bump stops etc. Over the subsequent weekends I removed the old springs and fitted the new ones. While under the car I noticed one other small problem which may have been a contributing factor. The rubber bump stops bolt onto the top of the axle and as the suspension moves the bump stops hits metal boxes bolted to the underside of the wheel arches. Sounds fine in principle but the metal box is hollow and over the years, both of them appeared to have taken a bit of a pounding and the bottom of the boxes had bent upwards, by at least 1 cm.

car shocks absorbers Keep your tires inflated to the correct pressure for safety, even tire wear, and maximum tire life. Proper tire inflation can also improve your gas mileage by as much as 3 percent according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

Ultra-violet rays from the sun can prove to be quite detrimental to the car’s well-being. Aside from the fact that it can make the exterior look ugly as it bleaches the paint-work, it can also ruin the internal workings of the car. Not only that but the car over-heats, making it unbearably claustrophobic to drive in.

Suspension dampers Priority #2: Proper maintenance on potential things that could leave you stranded or cause other components such as the engine to fail. This includes radiator hoses, fuel lines, constant velocity (CV) joints, clutch fan and timing belts.

Unfortunately some used car dealers or individual sellers will tamper with the odometer to lower the mileage indication on the used car. Examine the interior of the car and pay close attention to the driver’s side for wear and tear. For example, if you notice that the break peddle or under the floor mat near the gas peddle has a lot of wear and tear this could be an indication that the very low mileage on the car is a result of mileage tampering. Also, check the front edge of the driver’s seat and even the door handle for wear and tear to see if it is what you would expect with the number of miles indicated on the car. If the two do not add up, it is better to go shopping with other used car dealers in your area and completely avoid the one that you are at.

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