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Lift Kits

A lift kit will give your vehicle a higher profile, which allows you to use taller and bigger tires on a vehicle. There are two different kinds of lift kits, and both of these have advantages and disadvantages. Here is a rundown of both types. Body Lifts Body lifts do exactly what the name implies. […]

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Cars and Taxes

Taxes: undoubtedly one of the most stressful, yet inevitable parts of life. It’s a complicated process with a web of deductions and credits, often becoming one big mess. Among the labyrinth of unknown deductions, did you know that there are a slew of car-based deductions that you could take advantage of? Depending on your car, […]

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What to Do About a Chipped or Cracked Windshield

You can do your best to swerve around potholes, avoid crossing animals, and keep tabs on everyone else on the road around you. But there are some things that you simply cannot prevent. When you’re driving behind someone on a gravel road, or behind a fully loaded dump truck, your windshield may fall victim to […]

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Flat Tires and What to Do

One of a driver’s worst nightmares is getting a flat tire. Flat tires aren’t fun for anyone, but they’re actually much easier to deal with than many other car problems. When a tire goes flat, there are a few things that you need to know in order to keep your car in control, pull over […]

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Installing Your Own Car Stereo

Whether you’re just trying to replace the old tape deck stereo system in your vehicle, or you want to upgrade your CD-playing stereo to something to that you can plug your iPod into, you could save yourself some cash by doing the installation yourself. What You’ll Need a new stereo screwdrivers small socket set (usually […]

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All About Auto Insurance

Every driver is required to have some form of auto insurance. Whether you own a car or not, you need insurance if you’re going to drive. However, handling insurance can be a little confusing and tricky. The state minimum protects other parties, but does not protect you. How you choose to boost your insurance policy […]

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Transportation in Indianapolis

Downtown Indy is a relatively small space. However, the entire Indy Metro area covers quite a few neighborhoods over many square miles. Indianapolis isn’t just one small downtown area; you have Broad Ripple, Irvington, Fountain Square, Greenwood, and dozens more. Getting between all of these neighborhoods can be tricky, with or without a car. Thankfully, […]

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Cool Concept Cars That Are Actually Real

Cars are usually always cool. The cool factor goes up with concept cars. Seemingly improbably and typically high-powered and gutsy, concept cars stem from some crazy designs. Futuristic is the word of choice when describing what concept cars typically look like. Most concept car designs you see on the web are drafted by a designer […]

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What’s That Smell?

Although some smells in your car can just be the leftovers you forgot to put in your refrigerator, other smells can be a sign that it’s time to take your car in to see a mechanic. Here are some smells to sniff for. Rotten Egg or Sulfur Smell A sulfurous or rotten egg smell, especially […]

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Parking in Indianapolis

Any major city has its own particular parking woes. Thankfully, Indianapolis does a good job at providing enough parking for any event (you have to admit we did pretty well during the Super Bowl). When it comes to finding the best places to park in downtown Indianapolis, you gotta know where to go. Here’s a […]