How Much to Tip a Car Wash or Auto Detailing Service

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A car wash, whether done professionally or on your own, is one of the most important things to do for your vehicle on a regular basis. Aside from just cleaning your car, it can prevent dirt and residue from building up on the exterior over a long period of time. After all, the longer you … Read more

6 Easy Steps to Hotwire a Car in an Emergency

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Hotwiring is basically when you start up the engine of a vehicle without a key. We’ve all see those movies where the a car thief (or the hero) goes underneath the steering column and twists two wires together to start up a vehicle. Is it really that simple in real life? Well, before there were … Read more

5 Easy Ways to Remove Window Tint

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Tinted car windows are a wonderful thing. Not only do they protect you from glare, they also provide privacy and style. Unfortunately, the tint has a lifespan and if you don’t know how to remove window tint properly, you’ll end up with a big, sticky mess. There are two basic ways to remove tint: heat … Read more

How to Find a Car You Previously Owned (With or Without the VIN)

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Regardless of why you want to find your old car, you’ll be happy to know it’s not an impossible task. That said, the speed and efficiency of your search depends on whether or not you have the vehicle identification number (VIN). We’ll tell you how to find a car you previously owned by using the … Read more

5 Tips to Drive a Car With a Stick Shift

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Most new drivers learn how to drive an automatic transmission vehicle. But if you are learning to drive a vehicle with a manual transmission, this is known as driving a stick shift. Drivers of stick shift vehicles are required to learn additional driving skills because the gears of the transmission need to be shifted manually. … Read more

5 Tips to Jump a Car Battery

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A jump start involves taking the power from a separate car’s battery and transferring it to another car with a bad battery. That way, the car will be able to power on the motor and then crank over the engine. If you have been driving for at least a few years, then you have likely … Read more

5 Tips for Buying a New Pickup Truck

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Pickup trucks are a popular driving solution for people who want more than just a way to get from A to B. If you need a vehicle to help you carry important equipment for your business, support your brand, and even act as an off-road warrior when you need to travel off the beaten path, … Read more

5 Tips for Painting Your Car Cheaply (Under $300)

Many of us who purchase a car might not always be happy with the initial paint color. Perhaps you bought your car because there was a very good deal on it and it was the only car that fit your budget at the time. Either that or the paint on your car might have gotten … Read more

Top 5 Driving Tips For Hybrid Cars

Hybrid cars seem like they are going to be the norm of the future. There are already a lot of people driving hybrid cars on the road and there are bound to be even more as time goes on. If you believe in global warming, then you can appreciate the fascination that people have with … Read more

How to Check Transmission Fluid (Manual & Automatic)

The engine uses oil to keep its components lubricated so that they don’t wear down and form corrosion that easily. Similarly, the transmission needs its own special lubricant known as transmission fluid to lubricate the gears of the transmission. And the article below provide a good information on how to check properly the transmission fluid … Read more