February 25, 2020 Life's too short to drive boring cars

Twin-Tube Vs. Mono-Tube Shock Absorbers

Regardless of the purpose of using your car, we want you to get the most comfort and safety from it. Shock absorbers play an important role in this. There have been many different designs for shock absorbers over the course of automotive history. But in this article, we will compare mono-tube and twin-tube shock absorbers.

You can read more reviews of shocks absorbers by Liam Brooks on Autokwix.com

Manufacturers agree that mono-tube is better, but is that really true? Of course, they have many advantages:

  1. The larger oil capacity allows generate stable damping force and improves heat dissipation.
  2. There are no restrictions on installation angles.
  3. There is no aeration due to design of shock absorber

Mono tube

The mono-tubes are more durable and also require minimal maintenance, but they are more expensive than twin-tubes. In addition, the mono-tube shocks ride tends to be stiffer, because of an injection of high-pressure gas. And also maintaining sufficient stroke is difficult due to the location of the gas and oil chamber. So the mono-tube’s merits are suited for hard-driving on circuits.

The big problem with mono-tubes is that if the casing consisting of one cylinder is damaged, the shock absorber can no longer move. Often this happens when driving on ordinary roads or off-road because you never know what may be on their surface.

Two tube

The use of a two-tube shock allows for a more comfortable ride, eliminates the load on the seals and reduces friction due to the low gas pressure.

The disadvantages of double-tube shock absorbers are the features of their design, which do not allow them to be mounted on a strut-type suspension. Also, the gas and oil chambers are combined, which is why you can often encounter aeration.

Furthermore, two-tube has a lower price compared to the mono-tube …

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How Your Car Brakes Work – Car Maintain Tips

How Your Car Brakes Work - Car Maintain Tips

This is a truth that the attention provided to the engine is far more than the brakes and this is the reason why the brakes get covered by the dust and are not properly maintained. But when you take your car to the roads and especially the highways and the hilly parts, then the brakes are the hero of your car and work for you. When I sell my car In Dubai, I will make sure to repair the car brakes before selling the car to anyone as it may become risky if the car brakes don’t work properly. 

Why Are Brakes Important In Car?

The vast majority feel that brakes stop the vehicle. Wrong! It’s the rubbing of the tires against the street that eases back down and stops a vehicle. The brakes really prevent the wheels from turning. Since most present-day autos use circle brakes individually, we will overlook drum-type brakes for this article. To untwist things, we won’t get into electronically monitored slowing mechanisms either. Disc brakes comprise of five things:

  • Brake circles (or rotors)
  • Calipers
  • Brake cushions/pads
  • Brake lines
  • Brake master cylinder

A circle brake has a plate-like plate/rotor connected to the wheel. This plate is pressed by the brake cushions inside a caliper, similarly that you may crush a turning plate between your thumb and fingers to back it off.

The brake pads comprise two layers i.e. a metal sponsorship plate and a high-erosion material that takes the necessary steps by squeezing against the brake circle. Notwithstanding filling in as a “stage” for the contact material, the support plate likewise shields the brake caliper from inordinate warmth development.

Calipers Of the Brake

The brake caliper that folds over a piece of each circle contains little cylinders. These cylinders push the brake cushions against the plate. …

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