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Two Easy Ways To Maintain An Old Car

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

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

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

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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Three Advantages To Owning Your Own Semi Rig

Posted by on Mar 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you work as a trucker, you are often at the whims of whichever trucking company you work for. On top of that, you are always driving someone else’s truck, and paying for the gas to fill it. When the truck breaks down on the road after hours, you will have to pay for the tow and possibly repairs as well. If you want to avoid all of these issues—or at least stop paying someone else’s expenses and then waiting to get repaid—you need to buy your own rig. With your own rig, you can do the following. You Can “Freelance”...

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2 Signs Your Car Needs Repair Work

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When your car starts to have trouble, you should never ignore the warning signs because ignoring them could lead to even bigger problems. Here are two signs that indicate that your car needs mechanic or repair work. Shuddering First, if your car starts shuddering and the check engine light comes on while you are driving, do not ignore this. The shuddering can be severe or slight, and you may even feel your car struggling to go as fast. If this happens, you can drive your car right to a mechanic who can assess the condition. In many instances,...

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2 Golf Cart Accessories That Can Make Your Next Game More Comfortable

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

There are quite a few golf cart accessories available that can do everything from making your golf cart stand out more to making it quite a bit more comfortable. Two golf cart accessories to consider that can make you more comfortable are heating systems and covers. Heating Systems Installing a heating system is a must if you are planning on playing golf well into the fall when the temperatures can get quite chilly. Now, golf cart heating systems can come in a variety of styles and types, such as propane and electric heating. The advantage to...

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2 Reasons To Have Your Car Engine Rebuilt Or Replaced

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

After dealing with car problems, the last thing that you probably want to hear from a mechanic is that your engine is shot. Although you might be tempted to start shopping for a new ride, there might be a better way. Here are two reasons to have your car engine rebuilt or replaced, instead of junking your ride. 1: Extend Vehicle Service Life Do you remember the day that you picked out your car? If you are like most people, you probably drove it around town and proudly showed it off to all of your buddies. If you aren’t super eager to...

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