Monthly Archives: March 2015

How Does A Muffler Work?

A lot goes into building your car and keeping it running smoothly. So many parts make it up that it can get hard to keep track of them all. Still, learning about it bit by bit can help you understand it better and hopefully spot signs of damage when they pop up. To help you with this, we’ve come up with an overview of how your muffler works: Engine Noise: Your engine creates a lot of noise that fires down your exhaust and could disturb many people. To avoid this, your exhaust has a muffler built in that decreases the noise pollution. These mufflers have things called “baffle chambers” that cause the sound waves to bounce around inside them, hitting each other until they cancel each other out. Performance: The usefulness of your muffler goes beyond merely dampening the noise from your engine. They can also increase your fuel performance. Many different kind of mufflers exist that offer different benefits. Do you understand this part a little bit better? We hope ... read more

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Interesting Car-Related Facts

We use them every day, but how much do we really know about them? Driving our cars became a sort of quantum leap in the progression of civilization. To understand some of that impact, we’ve put together some interesting car-related facts: Over 1 billion vehicleсcurrently get driven around the world. Around the globe, we build over 165,000 cars each day. The “new car smell” comes from at least 50 different noxious chemicals. The average vehicle contains about 30,000 different parts. About 92% of cars recently sold in Brazil run on ethanol made from sugarcane. Of all the cars that Rolls Royce has produced, 75% of them still drive today. In America, the average person wastes about 38 hours each year in traffic. In Russia, you can get arrested for driving a dirty car. More cars exist in the city of Los Angelos than human beings. The farthest length a vehicle ever traveled reached 2,850,000 miles. Henry ... read more

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