Monday 22nd July 2019,

Browsing the "Dirty hands" Category

5 Need to know tips for storing your classic car by Thibault Le Mer

5 Need-To-Know Tips for Storing your Classic Car

There comes a time in every classic car’s life when it’s time to wheel itself off for a well-earned break. Classic cars need to be looked after. During the winter months, when the elements can be particularly unkind on those [...]

September 23, 2015 Dirty hands, Magazine
Supercharger by Otis Blank

Supercharger: How It Works And Why It Exists (Simply Explained)

In a non-charged or `normally aspirated` four-stroke engine the vacuum generated by the induction stroke sucks air from the filter into the inlet manifold and on into the cylinder. In a carburettor engine the passage of air over the main-jet [...]

February 13, 2015 Dirty hands, Magazine
How to maintain your car during winter by Steve Maw

Cheap Tips: How To Maintain Your Car During Winter

When I look outside it’s snowing. When I go out it’s freezing cold. I haven’t seen the sun for almost two weeks now. These are the symptoms of winter. If you are at least a bit like me, you wish [...]

January 12, 2015 Dirty hands, Magazine
Car Window Steam by India Garcia

How to get rid of car misting: The Sockman Comes to Save Us!

The Irritating villain that is in-car condensation or car-misting has been plaguing our cars for too long. It is about time a new superhero came to put us out of our misery. Just like Spiderman mutated from a not too [...]

December 5, 2014 Dirty hands, Magazine
Synchromesh by adogcalledstray

How Does a Synchromesh Work: Simply Explained

This chapter is the result of a very strange request; Describe the purpose and operation of synchromesh WITHOUT getting technical or involving the gearbox in any way. It has been very difficult for me to complete this task within the [...]

November 11, 2014 Dirty hands, Magazine
Check your oil

How And Why To Check Your Engine Oil: For people that never did it before.

We will start `with why you need it`. Motor oil is a viscous (slippery) liquid which lubricates the motor`s internals and dissipates heat while the engine is running. It circulates, by virtue of an oil pump, to all the moving [...]

October 23, 2014 Dirty hands, Magazine
Tyre by Craig Sunter

How to check your tyres

How often do you check your tyres? Our guess is: not very often. So do us a favor and when you finish reading this article, watching the video and you will be heading to your motor to set off home, [...]

September 23, 2014 Dirty hands, Magazine