Learn about Jalopy’s car repair mechanics

ID@Xbox title Jalopy launches on 31st October for Xbox, which is all about building a car from scrap, repairing it and driving it on an epic journey through territories of the former Eastern bloc with your uncle.. We’ve now been given more details into the game’s repair mechanics.

Upgrade, maintain and care for your Laika 601 Deluxe motor vehicle. Keep close attention to everything from the state of your tyres, the condition of your engine and even the space in your trunk. Repair each aspect of your scrappy little car and install unique upgrades to deal with the changing world. Everything from cargo weight to the condition of your carburettor will determine how your car performs on the open road.

Your car will needs repairing often, with the below parts taking focus:

  • Engine Block – Core to your Laika 601 Deluxe, the engine block condition impacts upon your acceleration and top speed. Make sure to keep your engine block in good health or you’ll take a hit to car performance.
  • Carburettor – This is the part of the car which regulates fuel consumption. A well-maintained carburettor will result in less fuel being used up, saving you crucial deutschmark to spend on other parts.
  • Fuel Tank – The Laika 601 Deluxe is running a 2-stroke engine, so you’ll want to add oil to the fuel mixture to keep the engine lubricated. Failing to do so will increase engine wear.
  • Water Tank – It’s all too easy to get your windscreen dirty. You’ll need some water to spray on your windscreen to keep your vision clear, so make sure to check for any leaks or you could be caught out on the road without any water.

The above trailer will also give you a good idea of your car journey across Germany, The CSFR, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria and Turkey. That’s a lot of countries to have a road trip to.

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