Automotive

How To – Preparing For State Vehicle Inspection

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    Not every state in the country requires vehicle safety and emission inspections but if you need to get your car inspected there are a few things that you can do to make the process easier.

    As said above there are two types of vehicle inspections. The first is a safety inspection and this is the most important of the two.
    Safety Inspections
    During a safety inspection your car will be inspected for general safety conditions.

    The method that …

    How To – Avoiding Bad Deals On Cheap Used Cars

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      At $30,000 for an average new vehicle many of us are looking at pre-owned vehicles that can bring better value for the dollar. Although this is a great way to save money up front it is important to do your research before you buy a car that will only give you headaches.

      The first thing you should ask yourself is why did the previous owner give up their new car. Many times new car owners …

      How To – Removing Automotive Window Tint

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        If you purchase a used vehicle that has had improperly applied tint or if the aftermarket tint on your car is beginning to fail and separate then you will need to remove the old tint so you can apply some new.

        This process can be very messy and because you will be using ammonia can cause you discomfort if you have breathing problems.  I suggest that you contact a local shop that specializes in installing …

        How To – Replacing Your Cars Exhaust System Cat To Muffler

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          In the shop today is a 1990 Honda CRX and we will be replacing its original 21 year old exhaust system.

          Why is this cars exhaust so old? Well you know the old saying if its not broke then don’t fix it. Although the car has seen a aftermarket weld in resonator and a patch pipe replaced during its life amazingly enough all of the other parts are original. This is true …

          April 2011 Gas Prices Average $3.80 LA Sees $5.25 A Gallon

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            The Memorial Day surge hasn’t even arrived and gasoline prices are nearing $4.00 a gallon with average weekly increases of about 7 cents a gallon.

            Although many people say that America has lower costs for gasoline and diesel areas such as European countries specifically England where they are paying $8.20 a gallon have a 60% or higher fee on gasoline that is used for a variety of government programs. With a 60% tax England drivers …

            How To – Used Car Pre-Purchase Inspection Checklist

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              Once a new vehicle leaves the dealers lot it can lose value for no other reason then it is now considered a used car.  For this reason a used vehicle can provide better bang for the buck then buying new but only if it is in good running condition.

              Whether you are buying a car that is six months old or six years old it is important that you inspect the vehicle yourself and depending …

              How To – Car Buying Tips Low Interest Vs Dealer Rebate

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                Are you looking for a new car? Well there are so many deals out there you may just want to change your mind if your aren’t. Actually although most car manufacturers are providing some very nice deals this has always been customary in the business and if you don’t see a sale this week just wait a bit and you are likely to see something amazing next week.

                One of the deals you are likely …

                How To – Leasing Vs Buying A New Car

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                  One of the biggest questions many people face when looking at new vehicles is whether they should lease or purchase. This decision is always your choice and you should never be pressured into making this decision before you get all of the information you need to understand all the requirements and benefits of each choice.
                  Leasing Your New Vehicle
                  When leasing a vehicle you are agreeing to pay for the use of the vehicle and then …

                  How To – Curing Alternator And Accessory Belt Squealing

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                    We have all experienced it or heard someone driving down the street with a squealing belt on their engine but what causes this and what can you do about it?

                    Your engine is the mains source of power for your car. Along with powering your wheels to get you down the road accessory belts run from your crankshaft to power things like your Air Conditioner, Power Steering and Alternator.

                    The squealing that you hear is the …

                    How To – What To Do If You Are In A Car Accident

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                      Car accidents whether small or big are not fun but knowing what you should do in the event of an accident will help you get through it with fewer problems and hardship.

                      The first thing that you have to do is make sure you are safe. Hopefully the traffic around you will stop but there are always fools that try to make it around an accident on the side of the road or even drive …