The Mazda Motor Corp. will be increasing its Zoom-Zoom family presence in Oman. This goal will be backed by Towell Auto Centre by launching the all-new Mazda CX-9.
“This is the first time the Mazda family is bringing an SUV to Oman, so there is much excitement among the fans of Mazda. We can assure our customers that the eager wait for the outstanding vehicle will be well worth it and we are sure to give the sultanate’s SUV market a new definition,” said S Kasthurirengan, General Manager, Towell Auto Centre.
The CX-9, based on the stretched Mazda6 platform, is a seven-seat sports crossover sport utility built alongside the small CX-7. The SUV, manufactured at the Ujina 1 plant of the automaker in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, made its official global debut at last years New York International Auto Show.
The all-new CX-9 features the 3.5 L Ford “Cyclone” V6 engine dubbed as the “MZI” in Mazda guise. The 2008 version of the SUV uses a 3.7 liter V6 engine. According to the Japanese automaker, the new engine will produce 273 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. Additionally, the CX-9 will use an Aisin sourced six-speed automatic transmission with a console-mounted shifter which can
Every new model year brings new bells and whistles from the auto industry. Here are the biggest changesand the unofficial rating for how it will affect you personally, either lame, game, or undecided.
Lame. Okay, so air bags were a good idea when they came out. They added safety with virtually no effort on the part of the driver. Even passenger side air bagsstill a good idea. But knee air bags? Seriously? Carmakers are even talking about making air bags to prevent back seat passengers from hitting the front seats. What will they think of next, giant padded walls inside the car to keep you from hurting yourself?
Game. Greater smartphone integration into all aspects of the car, from streaming your mp3s stored inside the phone straight into the car stereo, to projecting the navigation system in your phone onto the car’s DVD player. Now that’s smart: taking an already existing technology and adapting the car to use it without any additional effort on the part of the owner.
Lame. Apparently, the executive boardroom tables at Ford suck all the common-sense right out of the room. That’s because in spite of well-earned criticism for the MyFordTouch touch screen layout, they’ve decided to add
The best connection is a properly done solder joint. If you aren’t sure how to solder, crimp the connection then solder it. Cold solder joints not only introduce resistance, but they can come apart.
2) Keep your grounds as short as possible. It is far better to have a few more connections than a long ground that can build heat and introduce ground loops. It is common practice to run a ground wire from a high demand devise such as a fuel pump back to the battery. This not only adds additional loads to the pump or devise but also can lead to device failure. Have you ever seen a production auto with a ground cable longer than the positive cable?
3) If at all possible, use stainless hardware to fasten all primary cables. Some galvanic or plated hardware can cause dissimilar corrosion and can sometimes carry more impedance that its stainless counter parts. On smaller secondary circuits, this is not as important.
4) Battery storage. Keep batteries away from humidity. Keeping it charged will prolong its life. If a battery is dead, cool it before you charge it. Put in the refrigerator or outside if its cold. Cool batteries charge better.
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Early life Fleury was born on June 29, 1968, in Oxbow, Saskatchewan, Canada, the first of Wally and Donna Fleury’s three sons. Wally was a hockey player whose dreams of a professional career ended when he broke his leg playing baseball in the summer of 1963; the injury helped fuel a drinking problem. Donna was a quiet, religious woman who battled drug addiction for many years. Fleury is of Mtis heritage, as his grandmother Mary was Cree. The Fleurys lived in Williams Lake, British Columbia for four years, a period that saw Theo’s brother Ted born in 1970, before settling in Russell, Manitoba by 1973, the year his youngest brother Travis was born. Wally worked as a truck driver and maintenance worker at the arena in Russell. Always one of the smallest children in his class and without stable supervision at home, Fleury adopted an aggressive posture and later described himself as a bully. He turned to hockey as an outlet when he borrowed an old pair of skates and a broken stick to play his first game at the age of five. From that point on, he played hockey at every opportunity, often accompanying his father to the arena
Diagnosis of the first failure can be measured. Application of gauges and instruments in accordance with national standards for car parts and various parameters of the effective measure of fault diagnosis and debugging is an indispensable method. Do not overlook the use of launch x431.Measure the length of use to the meter stick, and the length of the measure, including diameter, gap and displacement measurement to use to micrometer, micrometers, plug, plug ruler, tape measure, etc.; force and gravity measurements to use to measure force meter, and weighing devices, etc.; pressure and vacuum measurement use to gauge and vacuum table, etc.. Automotive measuring instruments also have a variety of measurement units, such as use for the measurement of sound pressure sound pressure level of dB values; for voltage measurement to the underlying value of such use.
For the steering system failure, use the instrument and the front wheel before the beam measured value of the steering wheels and so on before the beam; use the tire pressure gauge tire pressure measurement; point scale the amount available when necessary the rotation of the steering wheel to the exact determine cause of the malfunction. For the engine failure, to measure the cylinder in