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Increasing Gas Mileage

With the price of gas so high, your car’s gas mileage matters. And there are several things that factor into your car’s mileage including weight, type and size of the engine, how you drive, and aerodynamics. Here are some tips on how to increase your gas mileage no matter what car you own. Don’t Be […]

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Preparing Your Kid for Driving

The time has come: your kid has finally become old enough to operate a moving vehicle (yikes). Learning to drive is rather necessary, especially if you live somewhere without public transit. As we focus on getting our kids a good education in the classroom, we also need to focus on the skills that will prepare […]

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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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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. […]

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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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All About Tires

Your tires are an extremely important aspect of your vehicle: they’re the only part of it that actually touches the road, so they need to be in good driving condition. Here are some things to look at. Tire Pressure The pressure of your tires can affect many things on your vehicle. Low tire pressure can […]

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Five Ways to Prepare Your Car for Wet Weather

Wet weather can turn driving into a hassle. Rain and snow become especially dangerous if you haven’t properly prepared your vehicle to handle them. When it comes to preparing your car for wet weather, are you checking off everything on this list? 1. Use Rain-X Apply Rain-X (or another comparable product) to your windshield, and […]