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Washing and Cleaning The Vehicle – Warm Weather Tips

Car Cleaning Washing and cleaning a vehicle really isn’t rocket science. It gets dirty, full of pollen, covered in sand, the salt or chemicals put on the roads during the winter season (snow, ice, freezing rain). You want to keep the vehicle clean as it is part of keeping up the maintenance on it, not just the mechanical parts. There are other things that get […]

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Hot Weather Tips – Summertime Driving

Hot Weather Tips – Summertime Driving

Tips for Keeping it Cool Summer is a time of extreme hot weather. Cars in hot weather that are not maintained properly tend to overheat easily or have other issues. After going through a rough winter, and all that excessively aggressive de-icer stuff they put on the roads, which tends to eat through things like aluminum coolant lines (air conditioning), brake lines, the body, and […]

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Personalized Items

Personalized Items

Cool Personalized Items Everyone loves personalized items right? Special items for home, car, office, and more! It’s the uniqueness of the whole idea, that is impressive in itself. Personalized items can also cause you to become a target. Let’s say you sell specific items and you carry samples in your vehicle. Those samples could cost a pretty penny if they are the really good stuff. […]

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The Engine Oil Cap – Missing in Action?

The Engine Oil Cap – Missing in Action?

Where did it go? Life can be really busy sometimes, to the point where we aren’t paying attention to what we’re doing. Especially when it comes to adding fluids or air to the tires when are minds are distracted by other stuff. You stop at the gas station to fill your car. You pop the hood, you go inside and pay for your fuel. You […]

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Car Repair Safety Tips – Safety First

Car Repair Safety Tips – Safety First

Doing repairs yourself can save you a lot of money in the long run. Doing it the right way, and in a safe way, will help you to do these things easier and there will be no danger of the vehicle running you over when you’re under it or near it. If you’re doing an oil change for example, make sure you have the right […]

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Abbreviations and What They Are

Abbreviations and What They Are

Abbreviations Here’s a listing of some of the different common vehicle abbreviations and what they are. It will help you to understand things better when you read things in regard to vehicles, such as parts and things.    DIY – Do It Yourself HID – High Intensity Discharge (Headlights on newer cars) ECM – Engine Control Module (Main Computer in the vehicle) EGR – Exhaust […]

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Car Battery – For GM and Others

Car Battery – For GM and Others

Car and Truck Battery Vehicle batteries come in many different sizes and shapes.  The two different ones I’ll be talking about today are the Top Mount and the Side Mount battery and also the DUAL Mount batteries.  (There are also Gel batteries like Optima and Deep Cycle batteries for Diesel.) The battery is determined by the Year, Make, Model and Engine size of a vehicle […]

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The Extreme Cold – Do’s and Don’ts

The Extreme Cold – Do’s and Don’ts

The Do’s and Don’ts It has been extremely cold in New England and other states and countries this year.  There are a list of some things that you can do to prevent damage to your vehicle and keep yourself safe as well. 2018 is an Artic Winter this year and it’s extremely cold outside and has a drastic effect on the vehicles we drive. The […]

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Automotive Salvage Yard – The Junkyard

Automotive Salvage Yard – The Junkyard

Junkyards are Cool I remember as a kid, my first experience with junkyards was when I wasn’t even school age yet. My dad has this really cool International Harvester pickup truck. We’d pile into the truck and go to the junk yard to get rid of stuff we didn’t need. I remember it being the coolest place ever! There was a lot of broken stuff […]

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