Spot the Difference: Hitch Mount Cargo Carrier Frame

Spot the Difference: Hitch Mount Cargo Carrier Frame

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When you head to the store to buy hitch mount cargo carrier, you will spot several types of frame. Observing them as a separated item of the car might make you confused: what is which? How are they different from each other? Learn more about the difference in function for each type.

  1. Tilted

This frame type is designed for those who need access to the rear door. Tilted frame is installed on the trailer hitch, and could be bent down. Without unloading your luggage, you could open the rear door easily.

Tilted frame has long and slender bar, which is not suitable to bring heavy luggage. Moreover, you also need to pay attention to the screws installed on the elbow. If it breaks, the luggage will automatically drops.

  1. Sway

Another option in the list you can choose, for those cars who rely heavily on the rear door. It is also installed on the trailer hitch, and could be pushed aside, providing rooms for the opening door. Remember to find wide space to park.

Just like tilted frame, sway type has slender arms and equipped with elbow. The difference is the elbow only moves to the right and left. Don’t forget to oil the joint bar.

  1. Fixed

This is the most common type, used by cars that allow access on the front doors only. Fixed frame is immovable and stick closely to the rear side of the car. This is why the rear door should always be closed during the trip.

Short and thick are the shape of fixed frame’s arm. It extends right under the carrier tray or basket. This position allows the hitch carrier to hold more luggage and weight.

To satisfy the costumers’ need, hitch carrier manufacturers create three types of frames. You can choose the one that fit your criteria. For example, if you need to open the rear door, then you have the tilted and sway frame. When you don’t need to open the rear door, then you are good to go with the fixed frame to support hitch mount cargo carrier.

External Factors Cause Car Burn.

External Factors Cause Car Burn.

The incident of burning cars while driving on the highway is still common. Not long ago on the freeway, allegedly due to problems with the electrical system or short circuit.

Electricity is a major factor when the car suddenly burned while going. In fact, it could also be caused by leakage in the fuel oil system (BBM), and so forth.

This is External Factors Cause Car Burn:

External factors cause car burn.

However, car owners also need to know external factors or beyond technical causes as above. Explained Anjar Rosjadi, Executive Coordinator Technical Service Division of PT Astra Daihatsu Motor (ADM), for example there is something left in the combustion chamber.

Electricity on the car is arguably one of the main things to note. Sometimes we often want to add car accessories related to electricity, for example adding lights and audio that is not in balance with the addition of electric power beyond the existing ones in the car.

Not only that, the other factor is “For example, a cloth or cloth that is flammable is left in place of the machine, which obviously can cause a fire, because the engine room is hot,” said Anjar to us via a short message on Monday (10/7/2017).

Anjar added, preferably after opening the hood make sure no more left behind. The cause of the fire, he continued could happen due to internal or external factors.

“But most are external factors like this, so it must be careful,” he said. Be a good car driver not to ignore the external factors on the car. Just a little ignore it will be a lot of things that will happen without us guessing and causing the car burned. Let’s raise your awareness as best you can. So let’s be careful again in bringing the car. Be sure to check the condition of the car both inside and outside.