Automotive

How To – Safe Driving Tips For Deer Season

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    Every Fall the number of accidents caused by collisions with deer populations has risen. For the past 5 years West Virginia has been the hardest hit but other states with similar agriculture and high deer populations see very similar numbers.

    Since deers have a high center of gravity… meaning very thin legs and heavy bodies when the average passenger car comes into contact the deer will slide over the vehicle’s hood and directly into the windshield. Additionally …

    How To – Changing Your Cars Fuel Filter

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      Depending on your driving habits and the quality of fuel you put in your car it is a good idea to change your car’s fuel filter once every 12 to 24 months.

      Because the process is normally pretty easy it is something that you can do yourself with a couple hand tools and safety glasses.

      Before you start you will need to pickup a new filter at your automotive supply store (check our store for good …

      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 …