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Unique Gift and Hobby Places

Unique Gift and Hobby Places

Gift Shopping There is always that one person who either has everything or they want something specific. They can be very hard to shop for! Now you have to take the time to try to find those things that they want and you’re not sure where to go to find them.  I can help!           I would like to add more […]

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What Do I Need to Know When Renting A Car?

What Do I Need to Know When Renting A Car?

Renting a car isn’t rocket science. Rental car companies are located all over the world! Each place has different policies in place for renting a vehicle.  There are a few things you must know before renting a vehicle in the US. You have to be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license, car insurance with full coverage, a good driving record, […]

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How Do I Prepare Car For Winter – 8 Tips

How Do I Prepare Car For Winter – 8 Tips

What do I need to get my vehicle ready for winter? I recommend doing these things in preparation for the winter weather, because it will help to prevent problems and breakdowns.   What I usually do before winter, is I have someone check my cooling system. Radiator, hoses, water pump, heater core, coolant tank and flush the system. Mechanics can pressure test the radiator to check […]

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What To Do When Your Oil Light Comes On

One moment your driving down the road minding your own business and the next moment, the oil light comes on. You start to panic! You pull over and try to calm your breathing and stop your hands from shaking. Just breathe… Then it occurs to you! Look in the Owner’s Manual for information on the oil light. Reaching into the glove box or console, you find […]

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Hot Weather and Tire Issues

Hot Weather and Tire Issues

When was the last time you checked your spare tire? Do you even have one in your vehicle? If you do, check the tire pressure on it or have someone who knows help you to do that. It loses air after awhile and you want to make sure it’s properly inflated in case you need to change a tire and use that one.   You […]

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Washing and Cleaning The Vehicle – Warm Weather Tips

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, […]

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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. […]

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