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Auto Parts - What's in a Car?

Aug 23, 2008
Several components go into making an automobile. There are as many as 3000 different parts of autos in a small vehicle alone. Each of these parts of autos are designed in such a way that, they work in perfect harmony with all the available parts of autos. To understand individually about every single part of autos is a complicated thing.

All autos or vehicles mainly comprise of four sections that are:

1. Engine of the autos: Fuel Tanks

2. Frame of the vehicle

3. Interiors of the vehicle

4. Brakes and wheels

These are further divided into millions of big and small components. The components of autos and auto industry are growing on a large scale. Due to this reason, there is a growing demand for parts of autos. It is also a major part of the automobile industry in practical and economic purpose.

Vital Auto Parts:

One vital auto part is fuel tank. It is a part of the engine, which stores and supplies fuel to the entire engine. The fuel tanks come in different sizes depending on the requirement of the vehicle. Generally, a fuel tank needs to consist of the following:

1.Filling: There is a specific procedure for filling fuel tanks.

2. Storage: Every vehicle contains different quantity of gas. You need to check how much quantity your vehicle may store and depending on that, fill the fuel tank. Avoid any kind of leakage and limit the omissions from the vehicle.

3.Gauge: This process involves measuring the extra amount fuel, which remains in the fuel tank.

4.Venting: Do not pressurize the fuel tank. Next, knowingly or unknowingly, if you apply too much pressure on the fuel tank, then place valves at appropriate positions to avoid vapors.

5.Feed the engine with the help of a pump.

Another important part of the vehicles is brakes:

Brakes

Brakes of a vehicle are made of high quality steel to help in increasing the performance of the rollers used to apply brakes. Heat treatment also strengthens its performance. The use of rubber is also high in manufacturing brake products. Brake lining is another very important part of the brakes. It is widely in use by most of the automobile owners. There are quality raw material used for brakes at the rear and front section of the brake systems that increase the efficiency of a vehicle. Pedal assemblies are another important part of the brake system. You get these pedal assemblies in different designs and sizes to fit well with the brakes of your vehicle.

Other Auto Parts:

Wheels

Wheels are another most important part of a vehicle. They come in different designs. There are two categories of wheels, which are machine castings and stamped metal sheet. Some wheels of autos have a combination of both. Wheels made of cast alloys are very expensive. They have great strength in comparison to metal wheels.

Finally, frame of the vehicle is also an important part of a vehicle. Conventional frames and integral frames are two types of auto frames available. The conventional frame is a one-piece type of frame or a combination of two one-piece frames.
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