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3 Things You Shouldn’t Do When Cleaning Your Windshield

Posted by on Aug 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Things You Shouldn’t Do When Cleaning Your Windshield

Cleaning your windshield is obviously pretty important. Not only does it make your car look better, but it also improves your visibility when you are driving, which is important for safety reasons. However, you shouldn’t just clean your windshield in any old way. Instead, if make sure to avoid these mistakes during the process, you can help prevent scratches, cracks, chips, and other damage to the glass. 1. Don’t Clean without Proper Lubrication It might seem easy to grab a cloth or a paper towel and rub away at dirt on your...

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Tips For Packing A Travel Trailer That Is Going To Be Towed

Posted by on Aug 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips For Packing A Travel Trailer That Is Going To Be Towed

If you are getting ready to go camping and plan on towing your travel trailer behind your truck, secure items inside of it with the following tips. Careful preparations and packing will ensure that the items inside of your trailer arrive at their destination damage free. Place Heavy Items Towards The Front Place heavy items towards the front of the trailer. If possible, set them behind a wall or heavy fixture that is secured to the interior of your trailer. While you are driving, you may have to stop suddenly or change the speed that you are...

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3 Things That You Should Do Before Moving A Mobile Home

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Things That You Should Do Before Moving A Mobile Home

If you have just purchased a mobile home or are thinking about relocating the one that you already have, you probably already know that you will need to hire a specialized heavy haul company to do the job for you. Mobile homes require special care and equipment when being moved, and a good heavy hauling company should be able to move the mobile home with ease. However, before you get ready to move your mobile home, you’ll need to do a few things. Taking these steps now can help you prevent problems when you are ready to take your mobile...

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Three Tips To Caring For Your Vehicle

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Tips To Caring For Your Vehicle

The best way to take care of your Toyota vehicle is by focusing on constant care and preventative maintenance. Many vehicle owners make the mistake of waiting until their car starts to show signs of trouble before giving it the attention it needs. This way of doing things will only leave you frustrated and in need of repairs as your car slowly breaks down. To care for your vehicle over the years, follow these trust vehicle maintenance guidelines.   #1 – Stay On Top Of Your Engine Tune-Ups To make sure that your engine is getting...

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Two Easy Ways To Maintain An Old Car

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Two Easy Ways To Maintain An Old Car

Just because the car you purchased is old doesn’t mean that it can’t give you a good and comfortable ride. Here are two simple ways in which you can spruce up your old car to get it in better working order. Flush Your Brake Oil The brakes of old cars have undergone a lot of wear and tear over time. The brake fluids in these cars often become contaminated with rubber particles, air and even pieces of metal. The brake fluid reservoir is usually under the hood of the car on the driver’s side and is usually covered with a rubber...

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How To Have Your Champagne Baby-Boomer Hot Rod Dream On A Beer Budget

Posted by on Jun 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Have Your Champagne Baby-Boomer Hot Rod Dream On A Beer Budget

There aren’t many baby boomers alive who wouldn’t love to own the hot rod they dreamed of as a teen. Unfortunately, restoring or building a classic hot rod may seem an unachievable goal due to the high price of machined steel custom and replacement parts. Fiberglass parts can bring that cost down and give you the same look at a price you can afford. A Short History of Fiberglass Replacement Parts Fiberglass parts were first manufactured in the ’50s and ’60s as lightweight parts for drag racers. The oldest known...

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Rebuilding The Transmission To Solve Your Car’s Troubles

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Rebuilding The Transmission To Solve Your Car’s Troubles

The transmission is one of the critical components of a car that strikes fear in any driver when they hear it is having problems. The most common thought is that you will have to get the whole thing replaced or junk your car because of how expensive a transmission is. If you are having transmission problems, you are probably dealing with this problem right now. Luckily, you don’t always have to buy a new transmission or a car, but have it rebuilt instead. What is a Transmission Rebuild? A transmission rebuild is just how it sounds. A...

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2 Major Myths About Foreign Car Repairs

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you own a foreign car, you probably constantly have people remark about how expensive it must be to maintain your vehicle. Here are the top two myths main people hold about foreign car repairs and the truth behind these myths: Myth #1: It’s Difficult To Find Places That Work On Foreign Vehicles  Many people believe that you have to take your vehicle to a specialized dealership to get any work done. However, just about any shop can do simple repairs on your vehicle, such as oil and fluid changes. Even things like...

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First Time Owning A Car And Want To Keep It Running: 2 Maintenance Tips You Should Do

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are a new car owner, you may not understand what you should do to keep it running. A tune up and changing the air filter is where you should get started to save you from costly repairs. Below is some information to help you do this maintenance yourself. Giving It a Tune Up If you do not keep your car tuned up, you may notice your gas does not last as long, and it may not have the power it once did. The type of spark plugs your car uses is listed in the user’s manual for your car. Besides purchasing new spark plugs, you will also...

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3 Things You Need To Know About Used Car Parts

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Having a problem with your car can be very frustrating. Many people become worried that fixing the car will cost way too much money. However, there are some ways to save money on the car. Instead, you can try and get used auto parts. You might not save any money on the labor, but you will definitely save a pretty penny on the actual materials. Here are some things that you need to know about buying used car parts. 1. You Can Buy The Parts On Your Own If you go into a mechanic to get your car fixed you can expect them to quote you a price for...

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