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What Does Your Car Say about You?

What Does Your Car Say about You?

| December 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

One of my favorite pictures of my uncle is him with his Kathy car. It’s a beautiful image, teenage Dave wearing a muscle shirt, leaning back against a bubblegum pink bug, with “Kathy” painted across the hood, in tribute to his high school sweetheart. It’s pretty obvious what statement that car made. Here in America, […]

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5 Simple Ways to Be an Even Safer Driver

5 Simple Ways to Be an Even Safer Driver

| March 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Driving accidents and fender benders are all too common, even when we’re doing everything that we’re supposed to be doing while on the road. Natural accidents occur, driving conditions are often less than ideal, and drunk drivers still get behind the wheel (in fact, this article infers that that trend may be on the rise). […]

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How Do You Make Your Own Windshield Washer Fluid?

How Do You Make Your Own Windshield Washer Fluid?

| May 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Combine 1 quart rubbing alcohol, 1 cup water, 2 tablespoons liquid detergent. This formula is guaranteed not to freeze down to 35 degrees below zero.

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How Do I Eliminate Windshield Freeze-ups?

How Do I Eliminate Windshield Freeze-ups?

| May 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Image by her madjesty via Flickr Place your rubber floor mats over the windshields. Secure the mat with windshield wipers. You will save yourself the chore of scraping.

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How Do I Remove Road Salt From My Car Floor Carpets?

How Do I Remove Road Salt From My Car Floor Carpets?

| May 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Image via Wikipedia Combine equal amounts of vinegar and water to remove salt residue left behind from winter.

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How To Start Your Car With A Blowdryer?

How To Start Your Car With A Blowdryer?

| May 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Image via Wikipedia Before you call the car starting service on cold mornings, remember this: your car will probably start if you blow hot air on the carburetor from a hair dryer. It works… it honestly does.

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How Do I Open A Frozen Lock?

How Do I Open A Frozen Lock?

| May 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Image via Wikipedia Heat the key with a cigarette lighter or match. Never force the key. Turn very gently.

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How Do I Prevent My Doors And Trunks from Freezing In The Winter?

How Do I Prevent My Doors And Trunks from Freezing In The Winter?

| May 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Image via Wikipedia Wipe or spray the rubber gaskets with a heavy coating of vegetable oil. The oil will seal out water, but will not harm the gasket. This is especially good before having your car washed in the winter.

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How Can I Keep My Battery From Corroding?

How Can I Keep My Battery From Corroding?

| May 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Image via Wikipedia Scrub battery terminals and holder with a strong solution of baking soda water. Then, smear with petroleum jelly.

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How Can You Identify Your car Or Bicycle?

How Can You Identify Your car Or Bicycle?

| May 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Image via Wikipedia Drop a business card or file card with your name and address down the window slot. Just in case you have to prove the car is yours some day. To identify a stolen bicycle, even though the serial number may have been filed off, roll the file card around a pencil, remove the bicycle’s seat […]

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