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Replacing Bulbs in Your Vehicle

If you’ve ever paid to have a light bulb replaced in your vehicle and then looked at the price of the bulb, you probably got a little confused. Why did you have to pay all that money? Replacing light bulbs in your vehicle isn’t that difficult, and it could save you quite a bit of […]

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Why Service Your Car at a Dealership?

Whether you need a quick oil change or your car is in need of a pretty large Band-Aid, dealing with auto repair shops can be a bother. Unless you have a trusted mechanic, you usually can’t escape the feeling of being gypped when a mechanic tells you that your car needs a lot of work […]

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Checking Your Own Vehicle Fluids

Proper levels of fluids in your vehicle allow it to function smoothly, giving you a better ride and increasing the life of your car. Low fluid levels can cause all kinds of problems that may result in thousands of dollars in damage. It doesn’t take much work to check your fluid levels, and you don’t […]

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Get Your Bike Ready for Spring

The weather is warming up, and you want to get out on your motorcycle. You can’t just roll it out of storage and ride off, though. The cold winter months and the snow that comes with them mean that your bike has been sitting for quite some time. Here’s what you need to do to […]

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Winter Weather Is Over, So What Now?

The winter months are rough on both you and your car, but your car may have the harder time. When the cold weather comes, so do snow, ice, and sleet, and that means there will be salt and potholes everywhere. Now that the worst of winter is over, you can get your vehicle back in […]

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Preparing Your Vehicle for a Long Trip

Going on any long trip involves an extensive amount of planning and preparation, especially if you’re driving for a long distance. If you don’t prepare your vehicle, your long trip may turn into a short an expensive one. Create a Checklist Don’t wait until the last minute. Your vehicle is probably one of the most […]

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Cleaning the Inside of Your Car

You probably concern yourself more with cleaning the exterior of your car instead of the interior. More people see the outside of your vehicle, right? But keeping the interior of your vehicle not only tidy but clean is equally important. You’ll benefit from a clean windshield and dust-free dashboard: you’ll see better and avoid inopportune […]

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What’s That Sound?

Problems with your vehicle seldom come out of nowhere. Usually, there’s some kind of warning, which can come in the form of a sound or sounds. Although it can be hard to identify what’s wrong just by the sound, keep your ears open for particular noises. If you hear any of the following sounds in […]

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All About Wheels and Rims

You see all different sizes and styles of wheels and rims on vehicles. The terms “wheel” and “rim” are usually used interchangeably, but “rim” actually refers to one specific part of the wheel. The different sizes and styles of wheels are, in some cases, just for aesthetics, but in other cases there is an actual […]

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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. […]