Automotive

How To Diagnose And Change Your Cars O2 Sensor

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    If your car has a loss of power and or gas mileage and it has over 60k miles there is a pretty good chance that you will need to perform a full tuneup which may include an O2 Sensor replacement.

    Although most O2 Sensors won’t actually go bad after only 50k to 100k miles they will get covered with carbon deposits that make them inoperable. I have seen some people try to clean them with …

    How To Understand and Pass State Vehicle Inspections

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      Not every State has Vehicle Inspections and the type of inspections your State may have will probably vary dramatically from the others around the country. Never the less it is something that many of us have to go through on an annual basis.

      One of the Worst things about inspections is when you fail for something very simple. Maybe you have a taillight out that you didn’t know about and that will require you hitting …

      How To Get Into a Frozen Car

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        Have you been hit with a winter ice storm? We have been getting them a lot this year but even if you don’t have ice you might still be locked out of your car due to snow melting and freezing again.

        It can be a difficult situation for people that don’t have a garage to park in or if your garage is unheated. You wake up in the morning after night time temperatures have got …

        How To Save Money on your Car Insurance With Secret Discounts Mandated by Law

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          Did you know you can save money on your car insurance by telling your agent to implement Secret Discounts some of which are mandated by state laws?

          Well I guess I should really say its probably not a secret to your agent or the company you are with that these discounts exist .. its just that your agent has probably never told you about them and if the company did release the information to …

          How To Buy a Used Car from a Local Dealer for the Best Price

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            Its that time of year and people start looking for deals on vehicles expecting to get amazing discounts. Now before you start buying into that myth that the end of they year is when dealers want to get rid of every car on their lot you have to understand that dealers want to get rid of every car on their lot every day of the year.

            This is especially true for used vehicles because …

            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 …