Wide bonnet car and trailer
Last time we talked about how an unusual off-road passenger car was developed at the NATI Scientific Automotive and Tractor Institute on the eve of the war, and how its…

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Dangerous filters: how to distinguish a fake from the original? (part 1)
We usually take two things lightly: separate waste collection and timely replacement of filters. And any - both oil and air, so fuel and salon. We will not talk about…

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Two in one: buy a Honda Civic VIII for 460 thousand (part 1)
Civic is the undisputed best seller. It was with the advent of this model that Honda was learned as a manufacturer of not only motorcycles, but also cars. Historically, Honda…

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Awesome rust, insidious step, call a friend: Cadillac Escalade 3 gen with a range of 200,000 km (part 2)

Simple, but change the oil!
The “handout” of the previous Escalade is simple in design, and although it does not have clutches, and the differential is free, the oil has to be changed strictly for 80 thousand km – this is the regulation, but the assembly itself is problem-free. The same story with bridges, at least on our copy they are in perfect condition. It happens that cars come with a misaligned contact spot. As a rule, this is easily fixed. Exposure of the spot can be carried out exclusively by an experienced craftsman: for this, an installation brass washer is used, which, when mechanically applied, is crushed by a torque wrench, giving the desired gear position. Continue reading

5 reasons to buy and not buy Ford Fiesta Mk6 (part 2)

LOVE # 5: PRACTICE AND QUALITY OF THE SALON
So is everything really bad? Not at all. Firstly, the owners in their reviews positively note both the build quality of the cabin (especially German cars) and the quality of the finishing materials. They highly appreciate both the soft plastic of the front panel, and the pleasant to the touch, but steady and non-marking fabric upholstery of the seats, and the absence of “crickets”.
Ford Fiesta ‘2008 – present
Again, a set of “life goods” (even in top-end configurations) cannot be called luxurious, but all the necessary options are present: folding mirrors, heated seats, multi-wheel steering wheel adjustable in angle and reach, as well as a sufficient number of niches and shelves for small things. The Ford Sync audio system is generally characterized by reviewers exclusively in superlatives, since systems with such sound quality are not so common even in premium cars: “This is a song! I just want to listen and enjoy. Continue reading

Like a Niva, it’s only better: is it worth buying a Toyota RAV4 II for 500 thousand rubles (part 2)
However, those who want a crossover with an automatic transmission will also not be disappointed: this is an old and four-stage, but delightfully reliable Aisin U140. Given in addition that…

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Buses from the USSR - serial and experimental
Open resort buses on the ZIS-5 chassis for the health resorts of the Crimea and the Caucasus produced several small factories on imported and domestic AMO and ZIS chassis. In…

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Dangerous filters: how to distinguish a fake from the original? (part 2)
Purely theoretically, the size of the oil filter is unimportant. The main thing that came up on the thread and landing surface. But there are much more important characteristics. For…

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The future of the taxi world: what the largest aggregators answered the questions of taxi drivers
Having virtually visited nine cities and visited large regions, we completed a study of the taxi market and looked at how those who actually shape it live, taxi drivers. We…

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