What You Should Never Do With A Brand New Car?

That new car smell will remind you constantly of the fact that your current vehicle is, in fact, brand new. What’s better than knowing that you have an optimal vehicle that you will be using for years to come? Even if you are going to have some issues, there is nothing really to worry about, as almost all repairs are going to be done at a certified garage, and under warranty. Does this mean that you can straight to enjoying your vehicle?The answer to this question is both yes and no. Sure, you can drive it to showcase your vehicle to your family and friends or install one of those cool looking body lift kits nissan navara d22 on your pickup truck. There is also absolutely nothing wrong with driving it normally on the road. Nevertheless, brand new cars are relatively fragile: there are some things that you just shouldn’t do until the vehicle reaches the 1500 km mark. Some of these activities are as follows:

Flooring It
Flooring your pedal until you can hear the RPM climb up to the redline is one the absolute worst things you can do to a brand new vehicle. The reason for this is simple: a brand new engine needs to be broken in by driving it relatively safe during the first few kilometres. Being too aggressive with the accelerator will lead to premature wear of your piston rings.

Driving at Constant Load
For normal vehicles, you will generally want to vary your load on the engine as much as possible. Shift gears and use all of your available RPM band (making sure to stay below 4,000-3500 RPM for reasons stated above) as this will break-in your new engine quite nicely. There are some exceptions to this rule: sports cars and other track-oriented performance vehicle are sometimes broken in at the factory itself, and you can safely take them to the track as soon as you get your hands on them.

Customizing it Too Much
Doing a few customizations here and there is not going to hurt your wallet, but for major things like 4×4 body lift kits or new suspension setups for off-roaders or superchargers and turbochargers for new performance cars, you might want to wait for a while: this kind of accessories can be quite expensive, and chances are that you won’t be able to pay your monthly instalments if you are always in the red. Plus, you never know if the car will grow on you or whether you will want to have it replaced as soon as possible.

Being Reckless
Get to know your new vehicle before going at high speed or making any manoeuvres you used to do in your old daily runner. Be extremely careful in tight spaces and during parking, as you don’t want to dent or scratch that shining bodywork just a few months into your new vehicle ownership. Also, try avoiding giving the keys to people you don’t trust in the fullest: this is especially true for performance oriented sports cars, as people without sufficient knowledge to control the extra power may likely get into a crash pretty quickly.body-lift-cars

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