Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Headlight Replacement Basics

If you own a car, you drive at night. It's a simple fact. Headlights are one of the most essential car accessories on the market. Even if your car is primarily a tool to get you from work or school and back, headlights must always be in top working order. If one of your vehicle's headlights has been damaged in a minor accident, a missing headlight can even get you into trouble during the day.

Luckily, because of their prime placement in the auto accessory hierarchy, headlights are a cinch to replace. Even better, there are lots of places on and offline that will save you a bundle of dough over getting replacement headlights from a dealership. Headlights are one of the accessories that dealerships make money on hand over fist. Not only will the price of the headlight itself be marked up unfairly, there will be labor costs for installing each headlight.

When it comes to at home headlight installation, there are many different options. Some headlights are of the plug and play variety and take very little elbow grease to install at all. Other headlight options take a little bit of elbow grease and DIY knowledge. But almost all headlights can be driveway installed with the attitude that where there is a will there is a way.

Headlights are also a great way to modify the look of your vehicle. There are many styles of headlights ranging from Euro to sports car design. Plus, headlight engineering has come a looong way over the decades. There are now headlights that outshine factory options in so many ways. Headlights with clear, white or blue hues are very popular and give much greater range of sight. Plus, there are many headlight options with technology that burns green and lasts a lot longer.

So there is no reason to worry if your headlights have started to fog over or fade, you can replace or upgrade headlights easily with just a little bit of know how.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Silent Features of 2003 Volkswagen Euro Van

Volkswagen van stands apart from other vans. Euro van has an automatic transmission and an Electronic Stability program, which is a lateral-skid control system that applies the brakes as needed to maintain control. Euro van buyers are provided four options. They can get a conventional seven-passenger GLS minivan. Another alternative is Multi-van (MV), which has a rear bench seat that converts into a bed. A MV Weekender Package with a pop-up roof is optional.

If you check its exteriors, Euro van is 76.4 inches tall, rides a 115 inch wheelbase and measures 188.5 inches long overall. Fog lights are installed and alloy wheels hold 16 inch tires. The Euro Van has a fully independent suspension.

Seven passengers can be seated comfortably in a Euro van. The GLS has second row bucket seats with dual folding armrests. Multi -Van (MV) gets twin rear-facing second row buckets. A folding third-row seat is installed in both, but the MV's seat converts into a removable bed. Maximum interior volume totals 206 cubic feet.

A campervan is equipped with a refrigerator, LP gas stove, sink and outdoor living gear. Other options available are it is fitted with a removable, two-person center bench seat rather than the standard, full-swiveling captain's chairs. A Weekender package includes pop-up roof, two person bed, two screened sliding windows, a second battery and a rear-facing seat atop a refrigerator.

Volkswagen's 2.8 liter VR6 engine generates 201 horsepower. Four speed automatic transmission and premium fuel is recommended. The GLS model has more than 1,550 pounds payload. Euro van has standard antilock brakes in all the models. Side-impact airbags are not available.

The fuel economy within city limits is 17.0 mpg while in highway 20.0 mpg. The length, width and Height of the van are 188.5*72.4*76.4. The front and rear tread measures 63 and 61 inches. The measurements of long and rear legroom are 37.8 and 28.3 inches. The front and rear headroom are 39.3 and 41.3 inches. Some safety equipments include oil pressure warning, engine temperature, battery warning, low coolant warning, ignition disable, panic alarm and security system.

Some comfort facilities are 3 doors, dome light, front and rear reading lights, partial floor console, partial floor console, Front and rear cup holders, full cloth headliner, day night rearview mirror, carpet floor trim, Cargo concealed storage, cargo light, climatronic air conditioning, under seat ducts, air filter, auto-reverse cassette, manual retractable antenna, rear child safety door locks, tachometer, exterior temperature, deep tinted windows etc.

Available body colors include Techno Blue Pearl, Tornado Red, Reflex silver, Emerald Green Pearl, Colorado Red Pearl, Black Magic Pearl an Arctic White. Available interior colors include gray and Beige. Handling and control features include stability control, front anti-roll bar, front torsion bar, coil rear springs, rack and pinion steering.