3 Signs Your Brakes May Be Failing

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It’s always important to make sure that your brakes are in good shape, but it is especially important in the winter. It can be hard enough to try to stop in the winter without worrying about whether or not your brakes are going to fail as well. So, what are some signs that your brakes are starting to need to be replaced? 1. Grinding and Squealing Noises One big sign that your brakes are starting to fall is that you are going to hear some grinding or squealing sounds. Read More»

3 Ways To Unknowingly Wreck Your Car's Gas Mileage

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Good fuel economy is not only good for your pocket book, it is also better for the environment and keeps resources from being depleted. If you’re like most people, you like to find ways to improve your gas mileage. However, some people unknowingly sabotage their gas mileage. Many of the things that cause a drop in gas mileage can be prevented. Here are three ways you can inadvertently wreck your gas mileage. Read More»

2 Tips for Checking Your Brakes

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Brakes are perhaps the single most important safety feature your car possesses. Less than reliable brakes pose a significant safety threat to you and your passengers. Luckily, it’s fairly easy to keep your brakes in tip-top shelf, provided you know a few key things. This article will present two helpful tips for avoiding brake problems in your car. Check your brake fluid regularly. Under your car’s hood is the brake fluid reservoir. Read More»

Take Off The Tons: Four Tips To Help Reduce Weight With Truck Restorations

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If you want to do a restoration project, you may not want to go all original. You may want the look of a classic, but with all the modern features and comforts, such as AC, power steering, anti-lock brakes and more than anything, fuel efficiency. To make a classic more efficient, one of the first things you will want to do is get the weight down. Here are some tips to help you take off the tons on your classic truck restoration:  Read More»

Comparing Tire Plugs And Patches

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Tire plugs and tire patches are the two most common do-it-yourself methods for fixing a flat or punctured tire. While they both strive to perform the same function, they do so in different ways, and as such are best suited for different types of damage to your tire. Understanding the differences between tire plugs and patches can help you choose the one that will best fit your needs. Tire Plugs Read More»