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Tire Tread: Pattern, Construction and Types

Tire Tread: Pattern, Construction and Types

When it comes to car tires, the right tread is a very important decision. After all, this is the part of the tire that is in constant contact with the road surface. Subsequently, the various features and choice of tread can greatly alter both the properties of the...

OPINION: Who’s to Blame for the Tire Blowout at NLEX?

OPINION: Who’s to Blame for the Tire Blowout at NLEX?

from powerwheels.com.ph The news feed from ABS-CBN (news.abs-cbn.com) was grim: Five people were killed and 10 were wounded after the van that was ferrying them flipped over while passing through an elevated portion on the northbound side of the North Luzon Expressway...

2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS Part 2: Fixing the Front Sag

2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS Part 2: Fixing the Front Sag

As mentioned in the previous story, we acquired a 116,413-kilometer 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS in March 2017. It came with a 4.8-liter Vortec V8 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and a sagging front suspension with the front left side leaned low and the wheel...

2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS Part 1: Replacing the Front Wheel Hub

2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS Part 1: Replacing the Front Wheel Hub

In March 2017, we acquired a used 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS with a 4.8-liter Vortec V8 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and 116,413 kilometers on the odometer. This rear-wheel-drive American SUV was in good condition and was priced below the current market value...

1973 Volkswagen Beetle 1300 S Part 7: Baby’s Back Home

1973 Volkswagen Beetle 1300 S Part 7: Baby’s Back Home

We were supposed to turn over our finished project car, a 1973 Volkswagen Beetle 1300 S, back to its owner, Ildefonso “Fons” Caluag, on Sunday, June 23, 2019 the day after the World Beetle Day. Unfortunately, the day before we were supposed to drive it out of the...

1973 Volkswagen Beetle 1300 S Part 6: Last Minute Thrashin’

1973 Volkswagen Beetle 1300 S Part 6: Last Minute Thrashin’

Our 1973 Volkswagen Beetle 1300 S Project Car has been in the JSK Custom Paint and Auto Works garage workshop since February 10, 2019. Now, four and half months after we took the disassembled special Bug from the residence of its owner, Ildenfonso “Fons” Caluag, in...

1973 Volkswagen Beetle 1600 Part 1: Fons’ Baby

1973 Volkswagen Beetle 1600 Part 1: Fons’ Baby

Ildefonso Caluag is a certified Beetle fanatic. He owns two Volkswagen Bugs – a green 1974 Super Beetle 1303 S and a cream 1973 Beetle 1600, which he loving refers to as his “baby”. Fons, as he is known to his friends, narrated that he sold his slightly used...

Ferrari Museum Celebrates 90 Years of Scuderia Ferrari

Ferrari Museum Celebrates 90 Years of Scuderia Ferrari

It began with a dream and was built with the commitment, determination and drive for innovation of one man: Enzo Ferrari, Il Commendatore. Founded in Modena on November 16, 1929, the Ferrari racing team has permanently entered the annals of motor sport history. Since...