A Girl's Guide to Automotive Repairs

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How You Can Save Money When Your Automobile Needs Another Engine

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A lot of people tend to start panicking when they discover that their vehicle needs another engine, as this is often a very costly repair. However, there are some steps that you can take in order to shave a little money off of the cost of getting another engine put in. Here are a few tips to get you started: Don’t Worry About Getting A Brand New Engine Too many people have found themselves under the assumption that they have to purchase a brand new engine for their vehicle. Read More»

3 Signs You Should Buy A New Trailer Hitch

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If you use your vehicle to tow your trailer, then you might have a trailer hitch installed. Even though you might have used the same trailer hitch for years, it might be time to install a new one. These are a few signs that it might be time to start looking at a new trailer hitch. 1. It’s Rusty Even the best of trailer hitches can begin to show signs of rust over time. Read More»

What To Do With Junk Vehicles That You No Longer Want

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If you have one or more junk vehicles that you no longer want to use or try to fix up, you might find yourself wondering just what it is that you are supposed to do with them. To help you figure that out, you will want to consider the following suggestions. This way, you should be able to find one solution that will work for your specific situation. Call The Automobile Salvage Yard Read More»

Fear Taking Tests & Dread Taking Your Driver's Test? Here's What You Can Do

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If you have a fear of taking tests, you may not be looking forward to taking your driving test so you can get a driver’s license. Fortunately, most states allow you several chances to pass driving tests. The fear of taking tests is a real thing and is called testophobia. If you have testophobia, here are a few things you can do that may help you.  Get treatment  There are several treatment options for testophobia. Read More»

Is Your Teenager About To Drive? 3 Things You Can Do To Worry Less

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One huge concern many parents have involves their teenage children driving. Statistically speaking, teen drivers are more likely to get in car accidents than adults, and they may not know what to do if their vehicle breaks down. Before you allow your teen child to begin driving, there are several steps you can take that may help prepare your child for driving, and these steps may help you worry less. Here are three things you may want to consider doing. Read More»

Comparing Pickup Truck Bed Extenders

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If you own a pickup truck with a relatively short bed, then there are probably times when you wish you had a little more length to work with. Having a few extra inches could mean a world of difference when hauling a wide variety of goods, including furniture and lumber. Pickup truck bed extenders make it possible to add those extra inches onto your truck bed whenever you need them. These extenders come in several popular forms, each with their own benefits and drawbacks. Read More»

4 Eco-Friendly Options For Your Auto Body Repair

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When you need auto body repairs done on your vehicle, it’s easy to see how much waste can add up. Old parts, new paint, and a variety of tools can be used to fix vehicles. Instead of creating the extra waste to fix the vehicle, you have the ability to choose from Eco-friendly options. The following four options will help reduce waste and still get your car back into its original condition. Read More»

An In-Depth Guide To Buying A Used Truck With An Overhauled Engine

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Semi-trailer trucks are notorious for racking up the miles. It’s not unusual for a modern truck to accumulate on the order of 100,000 miles or more during a single year of operation and many used trucks have several hundred thousand miles under their belts. After seeing this much mileage, it’s not out of the ordinary for a truck to have its engine undergo a major overhaul. The following explores whether buying a semi-trailer truck with an overhauled engine could be a boon or a burden for you. Read More»