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Prepare Your Car For An Easy Sale

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If you are going to be selling your car, you want to make sure you present it to prospective buyers in great shape. The better your car operates and looks, the more you will be able to ask for it, and the faster it will probably sell. Here are some tips to getting your car in better shape before you put it up for sale: Make sure the tires are in good shape – Believe it or not, one of the first things many people like to do when looking at a car is point out the shape of the tires and see if they are going to need to be replaced soon.…

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Tips For Getting Your Car Insurance Company To Pay For Your Windshield Replacement

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If you need to have the windshield replaced in your vehicle, then you could be wondering about whether or not you will be responsible to pay for it. After all, you could be hoping that your car insurance company will cover the cost. These are a few tips that can help you get your insurance company to pay for your windshield replacement. Take Pictures First of all, any time that you are going to be filing a claim with your car insurance agency, it’s a good idea to take pictures.…

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How To Maximize The Collector's Value Of Your Modern-Day Muscle Car

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There’s no doubting that some of the modern-day muscle cars being produced will one day be as collectible as their retro counterparts from the 1960s and 1970s. That’s especially true when it comes to limited edition models such as the Ford Mustang Bullitt, Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, and Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Just as the case is with classic muscle cars, the future collector’s value of your ride will highly depend on the condition of your car, as well as the records you maintain.…

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Chill Out: Signs Your Auto AC Is Malfunctioning

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While most people understand common auto issues like alternator trouble, cooling system issues, and oil change requirements, few people understand how to deal with their car’s air conditioning system. If your previously reliable air conditioning starts to malfunction, you need to be able to identify the problem and have it addressed. Here are a few common issues and tips to deal with them. Cold Air Is Intermittent When you run your car’s air conditioning system, it should blow cold air constantly while it’s running.…

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3 Problems With Older Brake Systems That Could Cause Problems With Auto Restorations

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When you are doing a car restoration, there are many different repairs that need to be done. The brake systems in older cars may have problems with wear, as well as design defects that affect performance and overall safety. During the restoration of your classic car, there are some repairs and improvements that need to be done to avoid problems. Here are some of the problems that affect older brake systems and need to be addressed when doing restoration:…

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Windshield Cracking? Don't Make These Mistakes

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Did something crash against your windshield and cause a small crack? If so, you’ll want to avoid making these mistakes. Not Getting The Windshield Repaired Immediately The best time to get a windshield crack repaired is when the damage is at its smallest size. Windshield damage can easily spread as you continue to drive your car, and the bigger the crack, the more likely it will be that you need a windshield replacement.…

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You Depend On Your Truck: 3 Maintenance Issues You Shouldn't Overlook

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If you depend on your truck, you can’t afford to have it break down, especially when it’s your work truck. Having your truck break down can put you out of work; that’s why it’s crucial that you spend time on the maintenance. You know to get the oil changed whenever the dashboard warning light illuminates. However, there are some maintenance issues that don’t have dashboard warning lights. Unfortunately, that makes it difficult to keep on top of all the things that can go wrong with your truck.…

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The Importance Of Replacing Brake Hardware

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If you’ve been having problems with your brakes, but you can see that the pads, shoes, drums and rotors look fine, then you could be having problem with your brake hardware. Many people don’t think about these seemingly unimportant metal and rubber pieces, but they are vital to your car’s safety and functionality. Faulty hardware can not only cause brake problems, but can cause damage to other components as well. Here is more information about brake hardware, what it does, and how you can tell if something is going wrong.…

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The Penny's Depth: Why This Test For Tire Tread Should Not Be The Standard

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From the time you were a teenager, someone in your life taught you that you have enough tire tread if you can insert a penny in the tread and it reaches close to Lincoln’s beard (if the penny is upside-up). Okay, well, that may work great on new tires from tire dealers, but it should not be the standard all the time. Here are some valid reasons why. Not All Tires Wear the Same…

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How To Tell When Your Brakes Are On The Verge Of Going Out

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If you’ve ever been in a car when the brakes gave out you know how scary that experience can be. The driver tries to come to a complete stop but is unable to because the brakes just won’t do their job. This is definitely not something that is planned out, but it’s also an event that can usually be avoided. If you’re aware of the signs, you’ll have a better idea of when the brakes are about to go out.…

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