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Ifandi L.

Common Questions

Why Are Some Car Wheels Slanted?

So I take it that you have seen cars with slanted or angled out tires. Looks pretty ridiculous huh? Why do people even angle out their tires like that?  If this is in your mind now, then you are at the right place. I will discuss the what's, whys and…
Ifandi L.
December 5, 2020
Air Filter

Can I Use WD40 On My K&N Air Filter?

If you are currently using a performance air filter on your ride, then you probably know that it uses oil to trap dirt and you have to regularly re-oil it. If you don’t, read my other article where I talk more about performance air filters. What Does a Performance Air…
Ifandi L.
November 26, 2020
Air Filter

Cone Air Filter Vs Flat Air Filter

Same brand, same material - cone or flat?! That’s a question many people asked (including me). So in this article, we will compare both types of air filter in detail. You should be able to make a decision after this. Or at least gain new knowledge. Quick answer - cone…
Ifandi L.
November 23, 2020
Air Filter

Can You Leave Car Air Filter Cover Off?

You should not leave your air filter cover off. Without the cover, you risk sucking hotter air from the engine bay - resulting in reduced performance and also risk the air filter popping out of place - which causes unfiltered debris, dust and insects to enter the engine. Now with…
Ifandi L.
November 21, 2020
Air Filter

Does Air Filter Make Car Louder?

Replacing just air filters will not make a car louder. For a louder sound, you need  a cone air filter that replaces the stock air filter and air box. This way, your air filter is widely exposed and you will hear a louder sound of air gushing into the engine…
Ifandi L.
November 19, 2020
Common Questions

What Does Suspension Bottom Out Mean?

Suspension bottom out means your car springs have fully compressed and reached maximum travel - causing them to come in contact with the bump stop and produce abrupt clunking noise. At high speed, this can cause severe damages to the springs, steering, exhaust pipes and your car oil sump. Let’s…
Ifandi L.
November 11, 2020
CoiloversLowering Springs

How Much Should I Lower My Car?

You should lower your car for maximum 1.5 inches. This is the best height to have the aggressive lowered look and still be comfortable to ride. If you go even lower, the ride will not be stiff,  you have a high risk of bottoming out and scraping against any driveways…
Ifandi L.
November 10, 2020
Coilovers

Is It Okay To Buy Used Coilovers? (10 Things To Know)

Buying used coilovers is generally okay. But there are many parts you need to inspect and even more things you need to know before doing so. If you are looking to just lower your car and have basic improvement handling, then new lowering springs could be a better choice. Or…
Ifandi L.
November 5, 2020

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