How Do Side Impact Door Beams Work?

Answer When a crash results from a side impact, door beams can help protect passengers. Without door beams there is little keeping a passenger from the point of impact. As of 2010, fairly standard safety ... Read More »

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Facts About Side-Impact Beams?

The majority of modern cars and trucks use stamped metal, machine-welded uni-bodies. These complex shapes of relatively thin sheet metal are specifically engineered to withstand the impact of a col... Read More »

How do you open a passenger side back seat door on a 1992 geo metro with the child safety lock on and outside handle does not work?

Sounds pretty unusual to me, but what's important is that it made you uncomfortable. You, of all people, would know whether it was just the way your mom shows affection or whether it was something ... Read More »

Are glulam beams stronger than regular wood beams?

On One Hand: Consistency is QualityGlulam beams are stronger than regular wood beams because the members composing the glulam are of higher quality than the whole of a regular wood beam; there are ... Read More »

How to Run the High Beams & Low Beams at the Same Time on a 1997 GMC Yukon?

The headlights are an important safety component of the 1997 GMC Yukon. The low beams illuminate the road without blinding oncoming drivers and the high beams allow for more light when the roads ar... Read More »