Untangling Car Advert Jargon

Well, in the most basic sense, the exhaust pipe that you find in your vehicle is a tube that actually guides any exhaust or waste gases away from your car’s engine. It is very essential for if the waste gases simply accumulate in your car’s engine, you and your passengers can actually suffer from poisoning of these gases and it could be very lethal.

If you see a problem you might ask him if he has got an estimate on fixing it. Check for broken or badly scratched glass. Check for missing trim or dents.

Hence, the human body has the digestive system and the excretory system. Likewise, the truck has its own emissions control system, and then the exhaust system. Both systems help the truck filter out combusted fuels as well as noxious waste or emissions. Noticeably, both the human body and the truck follow the same principle.

The factory ECU is programmed to activate a fuel cut if the manifold pressure exceeds 14-15psi. It does this as a safety measure to prevent what the ECU sees as over boosting. The Fuel Cut Eliminator effectively eliminates, or at least raises the cut to a higher pressure. A reprogrammed ECU can also eliminate this function.

The Supra TT with the 6-speed has a stock engine redline of 6800rpm, and a 6th gear ratio of .79:1, with a rear axle ratio of 3.13:1. Now we multiply our 6th gear ratio times our rear axle ratio, and we find out our final gear ratio is 2.472:1. Now we divide 6800rpm by our total gear reduction of 2.472:1 and we find out our rear axles, and therefore wheels are spinning at 2751rpm at 6800 engine rpms.

The RMM (or Rod Millen Motorsports) Cat-less Downpipe is the most commonly used. However many other brands exist. Some down-pipes, such as the Random Technology DP, feature an emissions legal high-flow catalytic converter recyclers.

Your brake pads have a consumable surface called the lining. This surface presses against the rotors when you engage your brakes to bring your vehicle to a stop. Even though it is heat-resistant and resilient, the surface wears away with use. When the lining becomes worn, it exposes a small metal piece that rubs against the rotors. This creates a squeal that indicates the brake pads need to be replaced.

Wheelbase – The measurement between the car’s front and rear wheels – ie. long-wheel base versus short-wheel base. A longer base equates to a large car/more space. A short wheel base can sometimes make a car more nimble, but can deliver a less flat ride – for example, some short-wheel base 4x4s feel like they tip or sway around corners. This is because of combination of their height and the short wheel base.