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Don’t Panic – 6 Steps To Fixing A Flat On The Highway

You’re stranded on the side of the highway with a flat tire, traffic whizzing by. This is a scary scenario, but if you’re prepared, you can easily fix your tire and be on your way in no time. Read on for six key steps to fixing a flat tire on the highway. 1. Stock Your

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The Search Is On: Conquering The Heavy Truck Project

Anything can be built or restored. All it takes is time and money. So, deciding to take on a large restoration such as a heavy duty truck, it’s best to go into it with a game plan so you aren’t overwhelmed and regretting the choice of hobby. Falling in love with a potential show-winner is

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Car Parts You Shouldn’t Postpone Replacing

You trust and rely on your car and truck everyday to get you to work and further. You might have bought your vehicle new or used, but either way it was a significant investment. Part of owning a car is maintaining the truck’s working parts and getting repairs done quickly. There are some parts that

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Best Custom Truck Features Of The Past Decade

1. Air Ride / Dropped Suspension: This feature is for those who love a dropped or slammed look on their vehicle. Upgrading your current springs and struts for pneumatic bags, an air compressor and the air valve manifold is beneficial to the look of your ride for many purposes. The main reason allows your truck

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6 Signs You Need To Take Your Car To The Mechanic

Deferred maintenance on your car can cost you a lot. Neglected brakes can destroy the rotors, a leaking hose can cause your engine to overheat and a defective sensor can leave your car running on fewer cylinders than it should. Whether you drive a brand-new Suburban or are rocking your 19-year-old Oldsmobile, knowing when your

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7 Auto Parts That Affect How Aerodynamic Your Car Is

During the excitement of car shopping, most people rarely give a car’s aerodynamic features much consideration with the exception of avid NASCAR fans. However, for the sake of greater fuel efficiency and improved safety a quick review of aerodynamics and its influence on car design is a worthy time investment. Aerodynamics is the science of

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How To Tell If Your Transmission Is Failing

A vehicle’s transmission is vital for engine performance and road safety. Normal wear and tear or improper maintenance can degrade the performance of a transmission. This loss of performance can eventually lead to failure. Automatic and manual transmissions have similar symptoms for a failing transmission. Here are a few signs that your transmission may be

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5 Ways Having A Clean Driving Record Benefits You

Being a responsible driver means avoiding driving violations and staying within the boundaries of the law. Having a license to drive does not give a person the right to abuse that privilege. There are several benefits to keeping a clean driving record. Putting it into perspective, you will realize that keeping a perfect driving record

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How To Know If Your Auto Insurance Claim Was Wrongfully Denied

You pay hundreds or even thousands of dollars on auto insurance premiums every year depending on your vehicle and your driving record. If you are paying this much money out-of-pocket for peace of mind, it is important to know that your claims will be covered by your insurer. Unfortunately, not everyone is lucky enough to

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What To Know About Car Problems And Which Ones You Can Fix Yourself

Most car problems are quiet common, and are experienced by many drivers every day. Fortunately, most of the common car problems are not very serious and can be viewed as early indicators of more serious problems in future, if ignored. Some of the problems can be repaired by car owners themselves while others should be

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