Dealing With An Old Junk Car And Saving Or Making Money On Cleaning Up The Mess

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Having an old junk car around your property is something that may give you a mess to deal with. In the past, the common solution was to just have an old car hauled off. Paying for someone to remove a car is costly. Instead of paying to have the junk car removed, you can make money with your old car. Here are some tips to help turn a junk car removal project into extra cash for your bank account:

14 March 2017

Protecting The Rubber Hoses In Your Vehicle From Premature Wear

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If you own a vehicle, you most likely have a routine in place for the maintenance of the main components that help it run properly. One portion of the vehicle that some people overlook is the maintenance of any rubber hoses used to transfer liquid or air to other parts of the machine. Here are a few steps you can take to ensure hoses used within your vehicle last for as long as possible.

5 January 2017

What To Do With A Failed Classic Car Restoration

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Restoring classic cars is a hobby for many people across the country. These cars are throwbacks to bygone eras and many get enjoyment from making them roadworthy again. However, sometimes this is just not feasible. Some classic cars cost too much money to get running again while others are just too damaged. Recouping the investment in these cases can be difficult. When a classic car project becomes a junk car, there are a few ways to get some money back.

29 September 2016

Drive with Your Transmission in Mind

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Taking care of your transmission involves far more than maintenance. While maintenance is an important part of the equation, how you drive your vehicle has a lot to do with the condition of your transmission. With routine maintenance and proper driving habits, you can avoid malfunctions and extend the life of your transmission. Failing to Inflate Tires Tires play a very important role, even when it comes to your transmission. When your tires are properly inflated, they take some of the load off of your transmission when it comes to helping your vehicle move.

14 July 2016

How To Check Your Car Before You Go On A Trip

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Before you set out to go on a road trip, it is always a good idea for you to look at the systems of your car that tend to have problems and that are the easiest for you to troubleshoot on your own. By taking a few moments to thoroughly go over your car, you can save yourself the trouble of ending up broken down on the side of the road or needing to have repairs taken care of while you are in the middle of a trip.

12 February 2016

3 Tips That Will Help You Save Money On Parts For DIY Car Repairs

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If you are a handy person, there may be a lot of repairs that you do yourself. This may include car maintenance, such as changing the oil and doing minor repairs. Knowing how to get the best prices on your parts can help you extend these savings. Here are some tips that will help you save when you are looking for auto parts for your DIY car repairs: 1. Rebuild Your Old Parts By Replacing Worn Pieces

12 February 2016

5 Auto Parts You Should Definitely Recycle After Using

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You can make yourself a more environmentally friendly motorist if you put some time and effort into learning which pars of your vehicle can be recycled when they are no longer usable.Eventually, auto parts will become so worn that they will no longer function properly on your vehicle and need to be discarded. However, this doesn't mean that they can't be used for another purpose elsewhere.The following are five important automobile components that you can keep out of landfills by recycling:

27 January 2016