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  • The Downside of High-End Audio Installs

    Like good music? Who doesn't!

    To many of us, music is a way of life. Heading out to an audio shop to beef up the sound system is a logical move. The benefit of a high-end audio system is...

  • All about Engine Decarbonisation

    So, what is decarbonising?

    In simple terms, decarbonising an engine involves removal of carbon deposits from the engine, using either mechanical (physical) or chemical methods.

    The procedure of...

  • Fixing Car / Steering / Pedal Vibrations

    Cars are supposed to run smooth & stable on a flat road, at any speed. And they generally do. It's only when they DON'T drive smoothly, that the owner starts worrying. Once you realize that...

  • How to Maintain your Car in Top Shape

    Team-BHP doesn't recommend selling your 5 year old car just yet (Related Thread). As car guys however, we relish the driving experience and absolutely need a "tight feeling" machine. This...

  • The "Idling Rule" with Turbo-Charged Cars

    Small displacement turbocharged engines are getting increasingly popular on our roads. With tougher emission norms & fuel-economy concerns worldwide, the trend is only expected to grow....

  • Why you should avoid using "Premium" Diesel

    It’s natural for most car lovers to get tempted in choosing premium diesel. After all, we love our car, so why not feed it with a diet of premium fuel like Xtra mile, Turbojet or Hi-speed?...

  • What to do if your car doesn't start

    A driver's worst nightmare is that time when his car won't start. Or, the engine dies exactly when he is negotiating a tricky crossing. It's even more worrisome if the driver is a lady...

  • What to do if your Engine Overheats

    This guide is intended for the regular joe (99% of motorists out there) who faces an overheating engine on the road. While it's best to immediately visit a service station in this situation,...

  • Mechanical Empathy | Preserving the Car While Driving

    ABC Company makes bad tyres. My tyres developed bulges on the sidewalls within 10,000 km.
    My shock absorbers keep failing every 20,000 km. I think the OE dampers are useless. Should I go for...
  • Sunroofs! India-specific Usage and Maintenance Tips

    Most people in India seem to find this feature pointless; I for one enjoy having a sunroof. However, a sunroof has its pros and cons. The Team-BHP guide to sunroofs will help you understand...

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