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ThrowBack Cars In Nigeria: Mercedes Benz R107 C

While the R107 Mercedes-Benz SL was actually introduced in 1971, it was the it-car to have during the 1980’s “I, me, mine” era of conspicuous consumption. The R107 ran through 1989 to become the longest running iteration of the Mercedes SL ever. Arguably, it was also the prettiest SL ever. Powered by a broad variety of eight-cylinder engines over its run, most people refer to the car as the 450SL.
The R107/SL was a 2-seat car with a detachable roof. It replaced the W113 SL-Class in 1971 and was replaced by the R129 SL-Class in 1989.

Designer Joseph Gallitzendörfer; Friedrich Geiger (1968)

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Posted on March 2017,30   // Author: Admin  

WCW: Meet 25-Year Old Powede Lawrence A Certified Pilot and A Nurse.

Powede Lawrence is a distinguished Nigerian Model. She was crowned
Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) Tourism in 2013. She was born on November 22, 1991.
Powede is a registered nurse and midwife. She is one of the extraordinary Nigerian woman who is breaking barriers and achieving great things.
The founder of PLF (Powede Lawrence Foundation). The goal of this foundation is to advocate for people living with disabilities and the less privileged in the society.

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Posted on March 2017,29   // Author: Admin  

Get A Good Brake Job And Save Over The Life Of Your Car.

Auto Repair Rip Offs: Avoid Brake Service Costs

Rip Off 1: Buying Calipers when you don't need them.
Rip Off 2: Paying premium prices for generic pads.
Rip Off 3: Getting up-sold to ceramic pads.
Rip-Off 4: Getting inferior rotors for premium prices.

How to get a reputable brake replacement.
Car Parts Nigeria automatically sell the best parts because they don’t want “comebacks” (jobs redone at their expense).
They charge a fair price up front without resorting to gimmicks and up-selling.

Car Parts Nigeria makes selling brake pads easy by coming to your home o... Read more

Posted on March 2017,28   // Author: Admin  

Highlight of the Silicon Valley Afropreneur Event. Geek Meets Nollywood.

After taking the giant stride as one of the winners of the 5 startups chosen at DEMO africa to pitch in Silicon Valley.
Car Parts Nigeria success since then has led to overcoming the challenges of shopping for auto parts in Nigeria as it is said necessity is the mother of all invention. The need to solve the problems of getting auto parts at your convenience birth the creative effort of starting Car Parts Nigeria. The platform aggregates the best deals of auto parts and technicians based on the location of the user. It has been an overwhelming journey coupled with strength to persevere and endure amidst all challenges.

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Posted on March 2017,23   // Author: Admin  

Are Men Better Drivers Than Women?

Men take more risks. In studies, men as a whole display less cautious behavior than women, such as driving at higher speeds and closer to other cars, not wearing seat belts, and driving while intoxicated more often. They even make riskier turns and take less time when parking.

BUT… how someone drives doesn’t necessarily equal how well he drives. Men do seem to be more proficient than women at certain driving tasks. However, this slight edge in ability doesn’t translate into better driving records. The kinds of accidents men get into are generally the result of their riskier behavior. According to one study, me... Read more

Posted on March 2017,22   // Author: Admin  

Signs Of Tire Problems.

Although there is no replacement for using a tire gauge to check the inflation levels, there are a couple of signs that your vehicle's tires may be improperly inflated. When driving down a straight, level road, check to see if the car pulls to one side or the other. While this "pulling" may be caused by improper alignment, it may also indicate a tire issue-especially if you are certain that the alignment is correct or if the vehicle recently had an alignment service. If the center section of the tread is smooth, your tires may be over-inflated. Likewise, if the outside sections or edges of the tire tread are worn or rounded, your tires ... Read more

Posted on March 2017,21   // Author: Admin  

ThrowBack Thursday: Bedford CA

The overall profile and architecture of the CA changed little during the vehicle's seventeen-year life. There were, however, three distinctly different versions sold. The first CAs featured a two-piece windscreen, comprising two separate flat sheets of glass separated with a central vertical metal divide. It was manufactured in short-wheelbase and long-wheelbase forms, each form available in either a 10–12 cwt or a 15 cwt version. The Bedford CA was a distinctive pug-nosed light commercial vehicle produced between 1952 and 1969 by Bedford in Luton, United Kingdom.
The vehicle was powered by an inline four cylinder petrol engi... Read more

Posted on March 2017,16   // Author: Admin  

WCW: Ways Women Can Save Money On A New Car

Ways Women Can Save Money On A New Car.

Women are substantially more practical on their vehicle choices, they focus on safety and dependability.

Here are ways to get the best deal on a new car.


1. Time Your Purchase.
You can save more money by buying at the end of the month.

2. Consider purchasing one of the previous year's models.
Most car makers cut prices upon the making of new cars, it makes it easier for open negotiations to get them off the lot.

3. Use the Internet.
Our presence as an E-commerce company has been able to help buyers with limitations. The easiest thing ab... Read more

Posted on March 2017,15   // Author: Admin  

Nigerian Students Build Electric Powered Car.

Dove is an acronym for Designed for Zero Vehicle Emission. The DOVE P1 is made of a fibre glass body, weighs about 200kg and is capable of speeds of up to 35 km/h.

Using locally sourced materials, A group of Nigerian students came together to create Africa's first electric car from scratch. The project began in 2014 and by 2015 the students had built a zero emission electric powered prototype vehicle called the DOVE P1. Olukoya Olusanya and Maduka Smart pioneered the project, and enlisted other students to help.

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Posted on March 2017,14   // Author: Admin  

ThrowBack Cars In Nigeria: BMW 3 Series E21 Review.

It was initially available as a 2-door sedan, to replace the 02 Series. At launch, all models used carburetted 4-cylinder engines, however fuel injected models were introduced in late 1975 and 6-cylinder engines were added in 1977. A cabriolet body style - manufactured by Baur - was available from 1978 to 1981.
The BMW E21 is the first generation of the BMW 3 Series compact luxury vehicle and was produced from 1975 to 1983.

Manufacturer
BMW

Production
1975–1983
1,364,039 built

Assembly
West Germany: Munich
Malaysia: Kuching (SMI)

Designer
Paul Bracq (1972)

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Posted on March 2017,09   // Author: Admin