Car Care Tips: Dos And Don'ts Of Driving A Manual Transmission Vehicle

Automotive Blog

Thinking about buying a car but worried about the fact that it has a manual transmission? If so, then you might be torn. On the one hand, it's your dream car. On the other hand, you've never driven a stick before and you're afraid of the damage you'll do. Believe it or not, learning how to drive a car with manual transmission is easier than you might think. There are just some important dos and don'ts you'll want to keep in mind when you're behind the wheel:

10 July 2015

3 Common Causes Of Transmission Slipping

Automotive Blog

Transmission slipping can make your vehicle difficult to operate safely. If you notice that you commonly have a very high RPM, that it's becoming much more difficult for you to change gears, or if changing gears results in horrible clanking noises, then you vehicle is likely experiencing transmission slipping. Here are three main reasons why your transmission might be slipping and how you can resolve the issue.  1. You Don't Have Enough Fluid in Your Transmission

25 June 2015

3 Tips For Purchasing Aftermarket Truck Parts

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If you are purchasing extra parts for your truck, such as exhaust pipes, bedliners or tool parts, then you probably want to make sure that you buy the right ones. Buying aftermarket parts is a great way to both save money and buy unique parts that will help you customize your truck, but you should know that not all parts are created equally. Luckily, if you follow these tips, you shouldn't have a hard time finding the right parts for your needs.

11 June 2015

Starting Your Own Flea Market Vendor Business

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If you have accumulated a bunch of items over the years, and you are the type of person who enjoys finding bargains to resell, you may want to consider starting your own flea market vendor business. Many people enjoy the thrill of making money simply by reselling items they find at other sales. Here are a few tips you can use to get yourself started on an exciting new venture in the flea market business.

27 May 2015

4 Reasons To Buy A Used Car

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When it comes time to replace a vehicle, many people are torn between purchasing a a brand new car or a used car. Some people have a negative view of used cars, imagining that they are old clunkers with too many miles on them. But in reality, purchasing a used car can be a truly excellent value. The top reasons for buying a used car include: Lower Cost Obviously, a used car is going to cost less than a new car.

8 May 2015

Car Accident Repairs: What You Need to Know before Visiting the Body Shop

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If your vehicle was recently damaged as the result of a car accident, you will likely require the services of a reputable auto body shop in order to have this damage repaired and get you back on the road again. However, before you rush to the nearest body shop in search of repairs, there are a few facts that you should know. Taking the time to review these facts can help to ensure you enjoy a successful insurance claims process and ultimately help to minimize your out-of-pocket expenses.

17 April 2015

Spring Cleaning? Don't Forget Your Car!

Automotive Blog

Your car has been through a lot over the winter. Now that spring is approaching, are you planning to do a good spring cleaning and maintenance check of your car? Your car takes a beating inside and out during the harsh winter season. Do you know what it takes to keep your car looking great even though it has been through such abuse? Here, you will learn how to give your car the spring attention it needs.

2 April 2015

Managing Your Vehicle Through Excellent Transmission Repair

Automotive Blog

To always take good care of your car and make it last for years, one of the best things you can do is look after the transmission. The transmission in your vehicle bears a heavy burden, in that it is the part responsible for making your vehicle switch gears. You switch gears so that your car can exert the right amount of power and pressure, based upon your speed of travel.

17 March 2015

Tips To Avoid Skids & How To Control Your Car During A Skid

Automotive Blog

Rain, the road and your tires make a dangerous combination. You know that you should drive carefully when it rains. But that does not mean your vehicle won't skid. The following guide will help you avoid skidding and show you how to deal with it if it happens. Prepare For A Possible Skid & Try to Avoid It Consider the following tips to decrease your chances of a skid: Precautionary Tips:

3 March 2015

Learn Three Ways To Make Money Off Of An Old Car

Automotive Blog

If you have an old car sitting in your driveway taking up space, you may want to consider selling it to make a bit of a profit. There are a few options when it comes to selling your car and all of them can yield quite a large profit. Use the following guide to learn three easy ways to make money off of your old car. Strip the Car and Sell Its Parts

19 February 2015