You will need
- - perseverance, diligence;
- - car magazines;
- - a computer connected to the Internet.
All brands and models of cars have their own characteristics. But in General they, too, abound. If there is a desire to understand the machines, then go ahead! To begin with, remember, there are different types of body cars. Read the basic of them: sedans (classic, the so-called three-volume passenger body with two or four (six) side door); coupe (two-or three-volume passenger body with two passenger doors); universal - different from the sedan trunk and the presence of the fifth door; heats back (in other words, Kombi - two-volumetric body having a rear door, intended for the carriage of passengers or goods). There are many bodies similar to the above listed.
When you learn how to differentiate between basic, try to learn more about the following: hardtop sedan, hardtop coupe, ultimately the newest, limousine, convertible, Phaeton, Phaeton station wagon, cabover body, van, brougham, Targa, pickup. Information can be found on the Internet or specialized magazines.
Now, remember manufacturers. Most popular cars: Audi, Mercedes, Volkswagen, Fiat, Mitsubishi, Chevrolet, Toyota, Lexus, Renault. Auto manufacturers are easier to remember by the emblems on the front hood (by the way in the back sometimes there is an inscription with the name of the manufacturer and model). Buy car magazines and learn logo.
The body and the emblem is only General visual differences in the cars. If you have mastered that, begin to learn the technical characteristics of the car - engine power, types of transmission, transmission. Undoubtedly, to learn to understand machines for a couple of days is impossible, so please be patient. Don't try to understand everything at once. Skills come with time. Buy car magazines, visit car sites, chat in the forums. It will take some time and you will be one of the best connoisseurs of modern industry.
Do not try to learn to understand the intricacies of the repair, if you've never done this before. The gradual accumulation of knowledge and skills will enable you to learn not merely to understand machines and to repair them.
On the way to the knowledge of the structure of the machine is open to the advice of knowledgeable people, ask for their help. Be sure to find a man who will prompt as better and more correct to make the next step.