Preparing Your Car For A Day At The Track

The average modern-day car has been designed for the road. If you put a regular old automobile out on the track without any preparation, you must be prepared to shell out hundreds (or possibly even thousands) of dollars to get it back to road standards. Unless your regular old automobile was designed for the track, […]

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How Do I Know If My Car’s Muffler Needs Replaced?

Many of today’s cars are so sophisticated that you need your owner’s manual to decipher even something simple, like your stereo system. Exhaust system mufflers, however, are still (thankfully) pretty simple. It doesn’t take special training or an automotive computer diagnostic system to let you know that there’s a problem. When you understand what a […]

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Awesome Car Tips: Don’t Play Russian Roulette with Your Tires

We all know about the game called “Russian Roulette” – you have a revolver with only one bullet in one of the six chambers. People take turns pointing the gun and pulling the trigger until the gun eventually goes off and someone dies. The “point” of Russian roulette is a mystery, but one thing is […]

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Can I Wash My Car With Dish Soap? Car Wash Myths and Facts

Question #1: Can I wash my car with dish soap? Dish soap contains ingredients that, while great for dishes, can be quite nasty for your car. Or, more specifically, your car’s wax. You could be forgiven for thinking or even trying dish soap as an alternative to proper car soap, but think about it this […]

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Four Reasons To Check Your Tire Pressure Regularly

Tire pressure is important. It can effect safety, performance, and the service life of your tires. Here’s some info on what tire pressure is, how it’s measured, and four reasons you should check it regularly. What is Tire Inflation? Tire inflation is the measurement used to refer to tire pressure, and it is usually given […]

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Five Great Reasons To Replace Your Air Filter

The air filter is a very important part of any car or truck. It is what feeds your engine clean oxygen. Without a healthy combination of both oxygen and fuel, your car won’t run. It is a very good idea to make sure your car’s air filter is healthy. Here are five reasons why it […]

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Five Ways To Beat High Gas Prices

With gas prices pushing well over $4.00 per gallon it’s enough to make anyone wonder if the price increases will ever stop. Many Americans are feeling helpless as they see the cost at the pump go from being expensive to ridiculous. So what can really be done? Since it seems there is no way to […]

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Managing Maintenance Made Easy

The idea behind maintenance is to avoid large scale repairs. This means that you need to stay consistent with routine check-ups and evaluate minor problems before they become major hassles. This can be done easily with a maintenance calendar or another system that alerts you about the need to go in for a check-up. It’s […]

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