How to ship a Vega

cid_7B198BCF73A940A88E86D9F3249EF556UserPC_zpsec7dd30c Until the early 1960s, automobiles moved by rail were carried in boxcars. These were 50 feet long with double-wide doors.Inside was room for four full-sized sedans on a two-tier rack – two raised up off the floor on a steel rack and two others tucked in underneath them.This protected the cars during transport but wasn’t very efficient, as the weight of four vehicles was far less than the maximum weight a boxcar that size could carry. When 85-foot and 89-foot flatcars came into service, it was possible to pack a total of fifteen automobiles in one car on tri-level auto racks. Read more
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BASIC TECH: FUSES

fuse_graphic If there is one often misunderstood and commonly overlooked component in your automobile, it’s your fuses.Today’s modern automobile can literally have several dozen fuses protecting important systems and sub-systems. Each one critical to operation and safety, but more often than not we pay no attention to them, at least until something stops working. Read more
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