Window regulators are the mechanisms inside your car door that allow you to open and close your windows. The majority of cars today have electric windows which are operated using a switch. The window regulators and motors that power them can become worn or damaged over time. The following guide to common electric window problems & solutions will help in figuring what exactly… Continue reading Common Electric Window Problems & Solutions
Your cam cover, otherwise known as a rocker cover or valve cover sits right at the top of your engine. They re usually made of aluminium and their function is to cover your engine s valve train. Being one of the most prominent parts of your engine bay, their appearance can have a dramatic impact… Continue reading How to Paint Your Cam Cover
This is a follow up blog to part 1 where the basic workings of the rotary engine were explained. As mentioned there, the engines have gotten a somewhat undeserved reputation for being complex and unreliable. Yes, there are some imperfections in the design but, as explained there are some very simple things you can do… Continue reading Mazda Rx8 Buying Guide
Today marks a key milestone for us here at MicksGarage.com as we launch our first major nationwide TV ad campaign. The CLICK MICK ad which airs on ITV, Channel 4 and SKY channels is designed to appeal to our core audience of tech savvy, competent DIYers and stars a mix of real customers, home mechanics and… Continue reading Need A Part? CLICK MICK!
This is a follow up blog to part 1 where the basic workings of the rotary engine were explained. As mentioned there, the engines have gotten a somewhat undeserved reputation for being complex and unreliable. Yes, there are some imperfections in the design but, as explained there are some very simple things you can do… Continue reading Buying Guide To The Mazda Rx8
“As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man” -Ernst Fischer This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first rotary engine that Mazda produced and doggedly continued to champion until a mixture of increasingly onerous legislation and the design s own particular… Continue reading 50 years of Rotary – The Pursuit of Perfect Imperfection
I will be the first to admit I have habits when it comes to driving, some good and some bad. But do these habits affect my car s performance or reliability? Yes,quite possibly and below we have 8 habits that can damage your car. Driving Habit #1: Delaying regular maintenance Google regular maintenance and you [… Continue reading 8 Driving Habits That Can Damage Your Car