Automotive

How To – Pricing Garage Doors Which Features Will Cost More

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    There are many considerations when selecting the right garage door for your home and one of the most important ones is price. When selecting a door you want to compare the features available between the lines from the same manufacturer and then use those specifications when you compare doors from other manufacturers.

    You may find that the design features that one company offers are not available from other companies but basic features will be available …

    How To – Replacing An Axle On A Front Wheel Drive Honda

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      For most car owners that intend to keep their vehicles more then 5 years you can expect to do some maintenance that can cost you quite a bit of money at the Dealer or a little less at your local shop but if you are able and have the space there is no reason that you can’t do much of the work yourself and save thousands of dollars.

      Lets face it the longer you can …

      How To – Diagnosing And Replacing Automotive Catalytic Converters

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        Your cars catalytic converter is designed to burn extra gasoline fumes that make it through your engines combustion chamber to reduce your cars emissions.

        The converter can be thought of as a filter and small furnace to burn these vapors. Its internal parts are made of titanium and its outer shell is made of heat resistant steel just like the rest of your exhaust system.

        Thinking of the Catalytic Converter as a filter will let you …

        How To – Selecting The Right Classic Car To Restore

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          Many people love the look and feel of driving a classic car but how do you decide which model is the best to restore? The first thing you have to ask yourself is will the car be an investment or will it be a driver that you take out on the weekends to have fun with.

          Restoring for investment reasons has more to do with how far you need …

          Alternative Fuels – Aug 26 2010 Hydrogen Explosion At Rochester NY Truck Fueling Station

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            A Rochester NY truck driver delivering a Hydrogen Tank to a refueling station was injured with first and second degree burns during an accidental explosion August 26.

            The explosion happened at the Monroe County Green Alternative Fueling Station on Scottsville Rd. during a truck re-fueling around 12:45 Thursday afternoon.

            The main runway of the airport was closed after the explosion, but was reopened around 2:15 p.m.

            Two hydrogen tanks at Monroe County’s alternative fuel station exploded, County …

            How To – Things To Look For When Selecting A Classic Mustang For Restoration

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              In this HowTo we are going to take a look at the things you need to know before you dig deep into your pocket to restore a Classic Mustang.

              The first thing that you have to understand is not all Mustangs are made the same. This is both a physical and economic consideration when selecting which model you want to restore.
              First Generation Mustangs
              If you want to get the most out of your time and money the first …

              How To – Saving On Gasoline Costs

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                We are lucky to have a certified auto mechanic on staff so with the high prices of gasoline effecting both contractors and everyone else we decided to take a look at some of the things that can reduce your fuel costs. There are many companies out there trying to sell you products that just don’t work so what can be done to really save some money.

                Driving Habits
                The most important thing you can do is ease up on your peddle when …

                How To – Restoring Plastic And Stainless Steel Trim Parts

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                  Older cars that use Plastic and Painted Stainless Steel trim parts often have problems of surface cracking and fading. To restore the finish of these products once they are past the point of armor-all you can use special paint that will adhere and bring new life to your old fading parts.

                  It is important to note we are talking about parts that are in good condition but may have …

                  How To – Understanding Car Repair Estimates Before You Get Work Done

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                    As a consumer you should fully understand how much a service for your vehicle will cost you but there are a few things that will end up costing you tons of money if you approach the estimate process without understanding.

                    The first thing you should understand is estimates come in a variety of forms.
                    Estimates for Order
                    This type of estimate is provided when you want the service performed and takes into account Labor Hours and Parts …

                    How To – Tip List For Green Savings

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                      People are always trying to find ways that they can conserve energy and resources so we thought it might be good to make a list of some of the things we can do.

                      Use Compact Florescent Lights.
                      Raise the setting for your Air Conditioner to 78F – 80F.
                      Turn your Air Off when you leave the house.
                      Reduce the temperature on your water heater.
                      Reduce your thermostat setting to 68F for heating.