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3 Reasons Why Proper Tire Alignment Is Important

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Tire alignment is about making sure that your vehicle's alignment is lined up so that it is properly connected to your tires. Despite the name given to this process, tire alignment is not really about your actual tires or wheels; it is about the systems connected to your tires and wheels. #1 Keeps Your Vehicle Straight When you drive, your vehicle should stay straight on the road. It should not pull to the left or the right when you take your hands off the steering wheel.

15 August 2018

Which Auto Body Issues Need To Be Fixed?

Automotive Blog

Some auto body issues are important to fix right away, while others are not. Here's the word on four of the most common auto body repair needs. Scratches Scratches are actually one of the auto body problems that can cause the most trouble down the line. The scratch acts as a window for air and water to get to the base of your car's frame. If that frame starts to rust, you may have to replace entire panels of metal.

28 June 2017

What To Know When Your Car Behaves Strangely After An Impact

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After impact, there may be visible damage to your car that you might decide not to repair. But under that cosmetic damage, sometimes there is a more serious problem. Here is what you should know when your car is misbehaving after an accident. Accidents Can Affect Structure That metal part that's bent out of shape after your accident? It's a clue that the structure of your vehicle has been altered. The body of your vehicle is designed to absorb a lot of the force of a collision before the more sensitive, internal parts are hit.

28 June 2017

5 Things You Can Do with a Car That Doesn't Run

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If your car no longer runs, you may be wondering what you should do with it. Depending on your financial objectives, resources in your area, and the amount of time you want to devote to the project, there are several options you may want to consider. In most cases, car owners choose one of the following five ideas. 1. Sell the Vehicle Even if your vehicle isn't running, it may be repairable, and you may be able to sell it.

5 May 2017

Deck Out Your Used Semi To Maximize Your Work Opportunities

Automotive Articles

With a shortage of truck drivers in the work force today and an estimated future need of more than 800,000 new drivers throughout the next decade, there has never been a better time to invest in a used semi-truck of your own and to embark on a new career in the industry. Once you've driven your semi off the lot, it's a good idea to take some time and deck it out in order to maximize your work opportunities – consider implementing one or more of these effective ideas:

7 December 2015

Too Busy To See A Manual Transmission Specialist? Try This Temporary Repair Tip

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If your car makes funny or strange sounds every time you shift gears, there may be something wrong with your manual transmission. But if your busy work schedule keeps you from seeing a transmission specialist right away, you may wonder if there's anything you can do to improve your car's performance temporarily. You can! Here's what you can do after work that may improve the performance of your manual transmission temporarily.

2 December 2015

6 Things To Consider When Planning A Long-Distance Route With A Truck & Trailer

Automotive Articles

Moving long-distance can be overwhelming, especially when you are moving all of your belongings in a large box truck and towing a car hauler, such as those found at Route 12 Rental Co Inc., behind you to transport your vehicle. If you are planning your first long-distance move in a truck rental and towing a car hauler, here are a few important things to consider as you plan your route. Navigating

16 November 2015

How To Refinish A Worn-Looking Windshield Wiper Arm On Your Vehicle

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Windshield wiper arms can lose their paint and become pitted and dented through years of use. If your vehicle's wiper arms are looking bad, then you can refinish them yourself. Keep reading to see what you will need and how to do it: Tools and materials needed Satin or low gloss enamel spray paint Spray filler primer Sheet of 200-grit sandpaper Sheet of 400-grit sandpaper Socket set Ten feet of twine

11 November 2015