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Three Tips For Buying, Repairing, And Owning Handicap Vans

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To be certain that you’re managing your health and logistics, you may want to invest in a vehicle that will serve you well. With this in mind, some people with disabilities purchase handicap vans to get them through their errands and regular tasks. If you’re interested in handicap vans, you will need to do your research and reach out to a few different professionals that can assist you in this endeavor. Read More»

3 Tips For Maintaining Your Truck

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When you are looking to get the complete package with your truck, it is absolutely vital that you reach out to some professionals that are equipped to assist you. Since there are a lot of repair professionals all over that can assist you, you should be in good hands with whatever kind of maintenance you are looking for. To learn a bit more about maintaining your truck and keeping it at its best, use these strategies and touch base with a few different contractors to get the most out of your vehicle. Read More»

Spongy Brakes: Why Should You Be Concerned About Them?

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Your brake system not only keeps your car safe when you drive, it can save your life and the lives of your passengers. But if your brake pedal begins to feel spongy beneath your foot, it’s time to check your brake lines for air. Air in your brake lines can be dangerous. Here’s how air affects your brakes and what you can do to get rid of it. How Can Brake Pedals Become Spongy? Read More»

Heading On A Summer Adventure? Check Your Vehicle's Battery

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The heat of summer can be hard on your vehicle, so it’s important to inspect your vehicle’s battery to avoid breaking down on a crowded interstate or being stuck in the middle of nowhere with a load of impatient family members. You’ll need a plug-in battery charger from a local auto parts store to perform a basic check on both the battery and charging system. Checking the battery Performing a visual check of the battery Read More»

3 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Vehicle's AC System

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Before the real hot weather hits, here are three ways to make sure that you get the most out of your vehicle’s AC system. #1 Change Out The Air Filter One of the most important things that you can do is change out the air filter for your vehicle’s AC system. If you want to make sure that you are breathing clean air, you need to change out the air filter. Read More»

Protect Your Car's Winter Tires By Filling Them With Nitrogen

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Car-racing movies and video games have made nitrogen oxide (NOx) famous for providing an instant boost of speed. Nitrogen isn’t just for late-night street races in movies and video games, though. Pure nitrogen, without oxygen, can be used to improve car tire wear – especially during the winter. This winter, to protect your snow tires, have them filled with nitrogen when you have the tires put on your vehicle. Here’s how nitrogen will keep them in good condition. Read More»

Change Your Car's Brake Pads On Your Own With These Simple Steps

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If your car needs its brake pads replaced, you may be able to save some money by doing the job yourself. The following offers an in-depth process that details how you can successfully change your own brake pads. Safety First Safety is always important when working on any aspect of your vehicle. Here are a few essential tips that can help you stay safe as you install your new brake pads: Read More»

How To Properly Double-Flare The End Of A Steel Brake Line

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If you have a section of brake line that needs replacing, the joint between the existing line and new section must be secure. Due to the forces generated inside brake lines under pressure, a compression fitting is not a good choice for most on-road automotive applications. That’s why creating a double-flared connection is your best, and safest, bet when working on brake lines. Flaring a brake line is not difficult as long as you have the proper tools. Read More»

4 Ways Diesel Trucks Are Better Than Gasoline Trucks for Commercial Drivers

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If you’re comparing gasoline powered trucks to diesel, you’ll no doubt find a number of differences. But diesel trucks have a few key advantages over gasoline, and when it comes to hunting down the perfect commercial truck for your business, understanding how those differences can affect you is crucial before making a purchase. Here are four areas in which diesel wins over gasoline. More Torque For most of those shopping for a commercial truck, finding one with speed is rarely a priority. Read More»