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Garage Clean Up—What to Keep and What to Toss

Perhaps you’ve noticed that your garage is getting a little too cluttered. If you want to free up some space to store extra tools, machinery, and equipment, you’ll need to clear out some of the miscellaneous items that you’ve been hanging onto for too long.

Whether you choose to sell them, donate them, recycle…

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Added by Anica Oaks on July 8, 2019 at 10:30am — No Comments

What to Expect When You and Your Luxury Car Are Involved in an Accident

Practically every driver is going to be involved in at least a few accidents over the years, and those situations can quickly spiral out of control when luxury vehicles are involved. Luckily, you should be able to avoid major legal and financial problems as long as you plan ahead and know exactly what to expect.

Focus on Your Health First

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Added by Anica Oaks on July 8, 2019 at 8:52am — No Comments

How to Avoid Getting into an Accident in the Parking Lot

Parking lots can be a dangerous place when driving a vehicle. According to the National Safety Council, tens of thousands of car accidents occur in parking lots each year. During the holidays, these numbers spike as shoppers fill stores looking for gifts. Stay safe in the parking lot and avoid getting into a car accident with these tips.

Drive slowly

Many parking lots have speed signs posted in order to encourage drivers to drive slowly. When a parking lot doesn’t have a sign…

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Added by Anica Oaks on July 2, 2019 at 12:30pm — No Comments

5 Tips for Making Your Old Car Look Like New Again

You have a lot of memories with your old car. In your eyes, it’ll always be a beauty, but age has begun to take its toll on your once eye-catching ride. You don’t want to replace it, but you may be wondering how you could fix it up without spending a fortune or letting it retire to your garage.

Follow these five tips that will help you learn how to make an old car look new.

Start with a Deep Cleaning Session

Throw out all the junk and trash you have stashed in your…

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Added by Anica Oaks on July 1, 2019 at 9:50am — No Comments

3 Ways Your Bald Tires Are Putting Your Life at Risk

There is no messing around when it comes to worn tires. Your tire tread is what makes it possible for you to navigate while maintaining a grip on the road. Balding involves the tread wearing down to the base of the rubber. Hoping to save a little money by getting the most wear out of your tires should not be gauged upon whether they have gone completely smooth. Here are three ways your bald tires are putting your life at risk.

Stopping Distance Gets Extended

A good set of…

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Added by Anica Oaks on June 25, 2019 at 8:34am — No Comments

5 Differences between Machinists and Mechanics

Have you ever wondered about the differences between a machinist and a mechanic? You may have heard a few people say “mechanic or machinist, they’re both the same thing.” However, this couldn't be further from the truth. 



Although they may have similar sounding names, but their duties are vastly different. But what are they? What makes them so different from each other?



Continue reading to five differences between a mechanic and a…
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Added by Anica Oaks on May 31, 2019 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Restoring a Classic: 3 Automotive Pros to Add to Your Team

If you are planning on restoring a classic vehicle, then you will probably need to recruit a team of automotive professionals. While you might be able to carry out most of the repairs on your own, a few experienced and dependable specialists can help you avoid expensive and time-consuming roadblocks.

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Added by Anica Oaks on May 17, 2019 at 11:37am — 1 Comment

Should You Lease or Buy a Car for Your Business?





A vehicle can be useful to a company in a variety of different ways. For instance, it can make it easier to deliver goods to customers without putting wear or tear on your own car or truck. Allowing employees to drive the company car could be a reward for a job well done. If you are going to get a car for your business, should you lease it or buy…

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Added by Anica Oaks on May 16, 2019 at 4:19pm — 1 Comment

Keeping Kids and Cars Safe: 4 Ways to Protect Your Family on the Move

Keeping your children safe is what matters most. But in between little league and ballet, things can get a little hectic. So, what do you do when you are short on time and constantly on the move?

Check out the following tips to keep you and your children safe while on the go.

Buckle Up

Before even starting the car, everyone…

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Added by Anica Oaks on May 1, 2019 at 9:32am — No Comments

Dings and Dents: When Does Car Damage Become Too Much to Ignore?

While some damage to your vehicle is purely cosmetic, not all dings and dents can be left alone. Sometimes, vehicle damage that seems superficial can actually hurt the function of the car, cause more costly problems later, and even get you in trouble with the law. Here are a few types of car damage that you need to watch if you want to keep your car…

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Added by Anica Oaks on April 26, 2019 at 11:56am — No Comments

Keeping Your Car Secure: 4 Ways to Safeguard Your Vehicle

It is an unfortunate fact that hundreds of thousands of vehicles are stolen and broken into every single year. If you want to avoid being a victim of one of these crimes, then you need to be proactive about protecting your vehicle. Here are a few simple steps that all drivers can take to safeguard their cars and trucks.…

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Added by Anica Oaks on April 25, 2019 at 10:05am — No Comments

Auto Alternatives: What to Know about 3 Transportation Methods

Over recent years, the cost of owning an automobile has become much more expensive, and traffic patterns in many areas of the country are heavily congested. In addition, some people are concerned about the pollution caused by the large amount of vehicles on the road. For these reasons, many individuals are considering alternate methods of transportation. Here are a few options, and what you should consider before choosing an alternative method of getting around your town or city.…

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Added by Anica Oaks on April 22, 2019 at 9:41am — No Comments

How to Increase Your Car's Lifespan

You can potentially save yourself a lot of time, stress and money by finding ways to prolong the life of your car. By taking good care of your vehicle, you’ll have a more reliable mode of transportation for the long term and can put off having to buy a new vehicle. Follow these four tips to help increase your car’s…

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Added by Anica Oaks on April 19, 2019 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Motorcycle vs. Car: 3 Things to Think about before Investing in a Vehicle

Making the choice between a car and a motorcycle can be a difficult decision. This is because can’t change your mind that easily should you feel like you made the wrong choice. In order to make the right decision, it’s important that you know how each vehicle operates. Continue reading to learn about cars, motorcycles, and which one is right for you.…

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Added by Anica Oaks on April 16, 2019 at 9:43am — No Comments

How Smart is it to Drive a Smart Car?

If you live in a bustling metropolis, then you understand the challenges of parking in tight spaces. Smart vehicles are safer for the environment, and you do not need a wide space to park. Fuel costs are lower, and the vehicles are quick to maneuver through traffic. Plus, smart cars are so light even a little horsepower goes a long way. 

Fuel…

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Added by Anica Oaks on April 12, 2019 at 1:20pm — No Comments

Car Inspections: 5 Details to Check Regularly

Defect of items on your car can spell significant safety hazards for you, those in your car, and other motorists. Not having a safe vehicle can result in traffic tickets and expose you to lawsuits if someone is injured because you drove an unsafe car.

Depending upon where you live, a vehicle…

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Added by Anica Oaks on April 11, 2019 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Go Ahead Gear-Head : from Hobbyist to Opening Your Own Repair Shop



While millions of people use cars on a daily basis, there’s only a select few who have the passion and drive to understand car maintenance. If you have a passion for fixing vehicles and know you have the necessary knowledge to help others, you should consider opening your own repair shop.

Make Sure You’re Ready

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Added by Anica Oaks on April 5, 2019 at 2:16pm — No Comments

On the Road: 5 Things New Drivers Should Know

Driving lessons don’t teach you everything you need to know to drive safely and confidently. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, teen and inexperienced drivers are at especially high risk for accidents. Once you have your driver’s license, consciously continue to practice habits that will keep you safe over a lifetime of driving.…

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Added by Anica Oaks on April 3, 2019 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Automatic VS Manual: Pros and Cons When Choosing Your New Car

Choosing a new car can be a complicated endeavor. There are all sorts of models and features to choose from. If you’re a newcomer, many of these can be confusing. One example of a choice you will have to make is between a car with a manual transmission and one with an automatic transmission.

This is a huge…

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Added by Anica Oaks on March 29, 2019 at 4:10pm — No Comments

4 Ways You Might be Driving Illegally

If you pride yourself on being a responsible driver, you might still be breaking certain traffic laws without even realizing it. Even when you’re unknowingly driving illegally, you could still face citations and other serious consequences if you’re stopped by the police. Here are four common ways people get caught unwittingly breaking the law when…

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Added by Anica Oaks on March 27, 2019 at 10:25am — No Comments

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