Automotive

How To Prepare your Vehicle for the Winter Driving Season

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    We are going to cover a few tips that can keep your car on the road during winter. It is always best to have a plan when things go wrong and to take care of maintenance that could leave you stranded.

    The first thing you want to do is go through all of your standard factory maintenance suggestions. If you are behind on any of them you want to bring them up to date.

    This …

    How To Select the right size and type Bed Material for your Trailer

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      The bed on your utility trailer is one of the most important options you have if you are building a kit or restoring a used trailer. There are a variety of different wood and steel options that you might uses and each material has its best use.

      Wood is a very easy option for most people because it is readily available. 4×8 sheets of plywood are available in a variety of thicknesses however most manufacturers …

      How To Prepare your Trailer’s Wiring Harness before you install it

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        If you are thinking about building a Kit Trailer you will find out that there are a number of things you really should do before you put it on the road.

        One of the more important parts of your trailer is its wiring harness. The basic harness will come with a light kit and a blade connector to attach to your car or truck’s trailer connector.

        Although most of the parts you need are included the …

        How To What you need to do before you build a Utility Trailer

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          The latest project that I got myself into is building a Utility Trailer and I am finding that there are a lot of things that you need to do and know before you get started.

          I thought I would share some tips to help other people that are thinking of building a Utility Trailer that they purchase from Harbor Freight or Northern Tools or any other kit type trailers that require assembly.

          The first thing about building …

          How To Remove Inner Bearing and Seal on Harbor Freight Trailers

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            If you are one of the thousands of people that purchase a Haul Master Trailer from Harbor Freight Tools the process of setting up and building the trailer correctly will take you a few days. You probably can complete it in about 4 hours if you just don’t care.
            I am in the process of doing this myself and there is a part that needs a little more explaining than the instruction manual provides.

            I will …

            How To Hookup and Load your Utility Trailer

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              There are many times that you might want to use a trailer and for each of those reasons there is a different type of trailer that you can buy or rent.

              For most home owners and small contractors an open utility trailer will work well and allow you to transport tools and materials to and from the work site.

              If you are a professional contractor or if you are expecting to travel a long distance …

              How To choose a HD Mini Dashboard Cam for your Car

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                Depending on where you live and how much you drive installing a dashboard camera may be something that is really useful for your everyday driving. If you commute hours a day on busy highways or if you have business vehicles a dashboard camera can give you evidence you need when other people cause accidents or even if you just want to monitor your employees use of the delivery truck.

                The type and cost will …

                How To – Diagnosing Front Tires uneaven and wear out faster than rear tires

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                  front tire wear problemA friend asks why they are having problems with their new front tires.  It seems that after about 18 months of driving on a new set of tires the set on their front wheels are wearing out much faster than the rear. During that time they have had some parts changed on their front suspension including a front stabilizer bar bushing on the drivers side and just recently noticed that the steering …

                  How To – Picking the Correct Grade Sandpaper for Auto Body Work

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                    I have been working on a car project lately and I had to do a little body work so before I get into the whole project I wanted to give you some help picking the sandpaper you will need for shaping bondo and sanding paint.

                    The first rule of auto body is that you always pick the least aggressive sandpaper that you can.

                    This is because while repairing the area you don’t want to cause damage …

                    How To – Professional Car Detailing Services Costs and Doing It Yourself

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                      Car Detailing Services have been around for many years and seemed to crop up about the same time Game Consoles sucked kids inside instead of earning a few dollars allowance keeping the yard and cars in good condition….

                      No, honestly there are reasons to have your car professionally detailed other then the average cleaning that we do at home. Professionals have the tools and ability to not only clean your car but restore and repair …