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Prevent Your Car From Being Stolen

Having your car broken into or stolen can be a great disruption to someone’s life resulting in the victim having to file police reports, replace broken windows, file insurance claims and possibly even having to purchase a new one. We will cover a few tips to help prevent getting your car broken into and your belongings stolen. These methods are not fail proof by any means, but a car is an expensive purchase and it’s better to be safe than sorry.

Here are a few tips to avoid having your belongings stolen from your car. It is extremely simple; keep all valuables hidden. This includes purses (especially if you carry coveted bags such as Dior, Louis Vuitton or Chanel), phones, wallets, sports equipment, even shopping bags! You may be carrying food or junk in your shopping bag but a thief won’t be aware of that. As far as the thief is concerned, you could be carrying something valuable; something worth stealing. When you are on the rush, it’s real easy to forget your cell phone or electronic gadget inside your vehicle while you go inside the store for five minutes. It doesn’t matter if you rush in for just a few minutes; that’s more than enough time for a seasoned criminal to break inside.

It is a prudent idea to always keep your doors locked. It is suggested that you park in bright and well-lit area, preferably public areas with people around. Keep the doors locked even when you are driving because it’s always possible for someone could jump in at a red light and attempt a carjacking. Don’t ever hide a set of spare keys in or under your car. Professional thieves will be able to find these rather quickly. If possible, park in a garage instead of along the street.

Some vehicles are more attractive for thieves to steal than others. Cadillac’s Escalade ranks at number one when it comes to the model that is most likely to be stolen and its easy to see why; the Escalade can be frequently seen in MTV videos and mentioned in popular top 40 songs. Thieves are generally drawn to exciting cars such as flashy SUV’s with nice rims or upscale autos such as Mercedes or Audi. Most thieves aren’t going to be too excited to steal a Corolla or a Kia. However, it’s not just luxury cars that are targeted. A lot of old Accord’s and Civics are also targeted because they are easy to break into (because they are older) and because their parts are worth quite a bit of money.

Some thieves steal cars by actually towing them away. You can avoid this by using the emergency brake when you park and turning your wheels to the side which will make it extremely difficult for your car to be towed away.

It’s probably not a good idea to keep your insurance and registration papers in the glove compartment unless it gets stolen. If you use a navigation system, it is suggested that you don’t enter in your real address as a starting point but instead use that of a business near your location.

Having your vehicle stolen can be a great nuisance and hopefully these tips will help to keep your car safe and protected. A car is an expensive investment and it’s better to be safe than sorry.

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Test Drive the All New CR-V, when the car Urban to play ground

With the look of a smooth and modern nuances, making all eyes turn when the All New Honda CR-V urban crossed his fate would have been Honda’s flagship SUV. But what if invited to play dirty-dirt ground?

All New Honda CR-V car is urban, but has specifications and dimensions, as well as many of its features that can be used when browsing non-asphalt track.

Features Grade Logic Control and Shift Hold Control

Both of these features have a function to set an efficient tooth movement, either at the ramp or slope, also assisted with Shift Hold Control, which minimizes the excessive gear changes via a winding road.

While trying to cross the street with ground level with little rise and fall, is at work, these two features was not felt. It’s just that, the effect is, cars do not need excessive accelerates uphill and the engine does not roar when road conditions decline.

With smart, understands the willingness riders such transmission adapted to the conditions and contours of the road facing. Thus, the All New CR-V free to climb and downhill, although on the track ground though.

Features Hill Start Assist

All New Honda CR-V is also equipped with Hill Start Assist feature that has a function that does not hold the car slid backwards when stopped on a hill. The system works by maintaining brake pressure, although the brake pedal is released. As a result, the car will not retreat before the gas pedal is pressed.

When trying to use one, this feature works well and is really easy rider, even though the driver was new, because it does not create a panic when it comes to a sudden stop on a hill.

When I was in the middle of the ramp, the car braked to a stop trying. Then, release the brake pedal. And sure enough, the car stopped and slid backwards, until then stepped back on the gas pedal and drove the car back up.

Features Motion Adaptive EPS & Vehicle Stability Assist

This feature serves to help the driver control the vehicle and detects the occurrence of symptoms of oversteer and understeer when in a corner or slippery road surfaces.

Well, coincidentally crossed surface slightly wet from rain washed. Slick? of course! Therefore, this is a good time to test the function of this feature.

Indeed, when crossing the surface of the soil is wet, the symptoms still felt the car slip, although not until the troublesome driver. Unfortunately, the steering wheel All New CR-V feels heavy, it could be due to the application of a rim diameter of 18 inches.

Engines 2.4L DOHC i-VTEC + DBW

About the performance, All New CR-V equipped with i-VTEC engine technology, with a capacity of 2.4L 4-cylinder, DOHC + DBW. This engine can generate power reaching 190 PS and 222 NM torque.

Thus, when it had to face a hilly road, it seems like there is no significant constraint. Car power is quite time should rise. Although to get instant power when you want to climb, gas pedal should kick-down, because if not, the new power was fully charged when the engine speed above 2000 RPM.

So, in conclusion, although presented as an urban car urban, All New CR-V not only have to be on the road you know, because Honda’s flagship SUV was not allergic to play with dirt. While it is, you must be willing to accept the risk thereafter, wash the car in order to re-greasy!

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Toyota Valvematic technology, efficient but Powerful

Stay tuned Toyota Nav-1  that will be present in the middle of this month, not to mention save a new engine technology in Indonesia, called Valvematic. In collaboration with Dual VVT-i, the system is made ​​more optimal engine performance and efficiency. Hence, although using the same basic engine, eg 3ZR-FE in the Corolla Altis, as a differentiator, which had been taking Valvematic wear 3ZR-FAE engine code.

The difference is, if the Dual VVT-i set the intake valve timing and exhaust openings. Valvematic will help to regulate how much optimization of valve opening, of course, adapted to the needs of the machine. Whereas in conventional engines, though the timing is set by VVT-i, while the size of the valve opening is fixed.

Therefore, these two technologies have to work together. Later, the valve opening timing will be governed by the Dual VVT-i, is governed by the size of the valve opening Valvematic. Then, if the valve to the throttle?

Later, this valve will only function as a silencer of the intake. So Valvematic tech machines will be more quiet. Just imagine, even if the throttle is opened, but since the machine only needs less fuel, fuel flow entering certainly set again by opening the valve. Nah no more fuel that goes in vain or excess.

How it works, for example when idling stationary or rotating machine, the valve opens only 1 mm. Unlike when the engine is spinning fast, the valve can be opened up to 11 mm. So, even though the machine is efficient and economical, but if the driver wants to excessive force, just stepped on the gas pedal deeper, any engine will respond more quickly.

As a result, fuel consumption can be more efficient because the incoming gas flow very accurately to the needs of the machine, plus the exhaust emissions will be much cleaner. So, not only the pursuit of efficient engines, engine output will remain powerful with faster response.

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Suzuki Mega Carry Extra Wider

Suzuki adds vehicle product line-up with the launch of Mega Carry trade Xtra. Pick-up carrier is designed to be more extensive than Mega Carry. Although capable of transporting goods is wider, Mega Carry Xtra adrift in price only Rp 6.1 million. If Mega Carry sold USD 93.8 million, the version increase is $ 99.9 million. Suzuki said this model to meet the domestic market only.

The difference with Mega Carry usual frills Xtra mean total length 250 mm longer overall to 4405, with more rear tub width 70 mm to 1750 mm, length 250 mm to 2,200 mm and width 85 mm to 1670 mm. “There is demand for commercial customers who want a larger bathtub. So we launched Mega Carry Xtra,

Mega Carry Xtra has many advantages that are not owned competitors. “Compared to its competitors, wider, higher ground clearance it, its larger wheels are 14 inches and higher air intake position in anticipation of flooding. Seeing the interest of consumers and the Mega Carry Carry the high demand, we are optimistic Mega Carry Xtra will also be successful,

unlike Mega Carry exported to 107 countries, the model Mega Carry Xtra will focus on the domestic market. “Currently demand for exports and the domestic market for Mega Carry extremely high, even should pivot around 2 months. We also believe the Mega and Mega Carry Carry Xtra will not happen cannibalism, or as for just a little, because their needs are different,

Although more large, Suzuki still entrust engine type G15A 4-cylinder capacity of 1493 cc, 16-valve MPI belonging to Mega Carry pinned on this new product. With 92.4 PS power at 6,000 rpm and maximum torque of 126 Nm at 3,000 rpm, Suzuki believes performance is sufficient. “If you had to develop a new engine of course the selling price will be higher. This machine has proven resilient.