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Car Emergency Kit

Even when you’ve done your best to keep up the maintenance on your car, car trouble comes and it rarely calls ahead to warn you of an impending visit.  From engine overheating to flat tires, there are many mechanical and electrical malfunctions that can put you on the side of …

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How to Back up a Trailer

Going to be backing a travel trailer for the first time? All you’re going to need is a little practice. First, lets find an empty parking lot. If it’s the weekend, school parking lots are usually empty and have big enough spaces to allow some maneuvering room. Maybe that discount …

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Car Maintenance Tips for a Toyota

Maintaining a car can be very costly, but will keep the car in good running order for the long term. Toyota is a very reliable and cost effective car. Owners who maintain the car well can get their value for money and a lot of years out of their trusted …

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A new Perspective on the Cash for Clunkers Program

Cash for your ‘clunker’ or any other Governmental vehicle scrappage scheme can only really be seen as a Government taking a limited and short term view. In addition, although claims are made for enhancing the environment, the cost in production of new vehicles far outweighs the environmental claims made. Many …

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Surviving the highways and byways in a sub-compact car.

The compact, sub-compact or sports car has become increasingly acceptable in today’s expensive fuel environment. With gasoline prices climbing beyond $3.00 per gallon in the United States, and $4.00 not an unlikely future fee, fuel economy is growing in importance to the American motorist. The average American family has declined …

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How to become a better Driver

A good driver should always have great concern for the safety of other drivers and cars, passengers, pedestrian and other property.  Becoming a better driver is getting rid of bad habit driving practices and attitudes.  Being healthy and fit to drive a car is an important physical and mental condition …

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How to Avoid Car Sales Scams

One may avoid “car sales scams” by using common sense and securing their own information prior to visiting the dealership. Many so-called car sales scams are merely dealers advertising to get customers on their lots. Everyone has received the slick and glossy fliers, some looking like official legal documents, that …

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Fixing Exhaust Pipe

Whether your vehicle has become a local annoyance due to its loud rumbling as it starts up, or maybe you are trying to get your vehicle past its needed emissions testing, there are plenty of reasons why a person might want to temporarily fix a hole in their exhaust pipe. …

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