If you're like many people, you might keep your valuable tools in your garage. Even though this might seem like the perfect handy place to store these valuable items, you might worry about them being stolen. This is certainly a possibility if you aren't careful, but following these tips can help you prevent your tools from being stolen from your garage. 1. Keep Them in a Locked Toolbox If you don't have a toolbox already, now is the time to invest in one.
3 June 2016
As outdoor temperatures begin to rise, many drivers find themselves planning long trips or spending more time in their vehicles. Although warm temperatures can feel great, these temperature increases can wreak havoc on your car's transmission. Here are three tips you can use to help prepare your transmission to withstand the upcoming summer heat. 1. Invest in a transmission cooler. Your vehicle's transmission is not designed to withstand extended exposure to high levels of heat.
3 June 2016
The head gasket is an important part of the car. It is responsible for sealing the cylinder head and engine block, meaning engine coolant and high temperatures are sealed from each other. When it needs replacing, it is a big job and will need to be done as soon as possible. It's worth looking out for signs that it is causing a problem. Here are four signs your head gasket needs replacing.
2 June 2016
Driving through a parking lot or on a highway with loose construction hardware is a risk that anyone would encounter, but simple punctures aren't the only flat tire causes. If you've changed tires, varied routes, can't find the offending puncture or simply can't figure out why your tires keep going flat, here are a few issues that could have lead to your tire's demise. Stem Leaks From Impact Think of all the potholes, sudden drops and bumpy roads that a car could drive across.
1 June 2016
With a price gap of about $20,000 between used and new vehicles, it makes sense to consider purchasing used when possible. In addition to being considerably less expensive than their new counterparts, used vehicles don't start depreciating the moment they're driven off the lot. It's a good idea to do a little legwork before buying a potential used car to ensure that it will provide the performance and reliability you expect for many years to come – here are three things you should do before buying a used vehicle:
30 May 2016
Standing in the driveway and washing your car is often seen as a job for the summer months, but it's important to take care to keep the body of the vehicle clean over the winter, too. Care during inclement weather can help to stave off the arrival of rust, which will damage the body of your vehicle and have you scheduling a visit at your local auto body shop for repair work faster than anything.
27 May 2016
When you're moving long-distance, one of the challenges is getting your vehicles from your current home to the new one. If you aren't confident in your ability to tow it with a moving truck, you might want to think about working with a professional car hauler who can get it where you need it to be. Haulers specialize in vehicle transportation, allowing you to focus on the move itself. Here are a few benefits of working with car haulers to transport your vehicles long-distance.
27 May 2016
Your car is a highly complicated machine that may be essential for your daily life. Unfortunately, if you are like many other drivers, you are not particularly well-informed about the various components of your car. In particular, the transmission is a critical component of your vehicle, and if you are not informed about this part of the car, it can be difficult to know how to address some common problems. After learning about the following couple of questions, you will be a better-informed driver when it comes to your vehicle.
26 May 2016
Taking care of your car is critical if you want to get where you need to go. The best way to accomplish this task is by completing routine maintenance tasks as necessary. This could prevent the possibility of being faced with an expensive engine repair. By knowing things you should do on a regular basis to keep your car running smoothly, this can be extremely helpful for you. Tip #1: Replace the air filter
24 May 2016
Buying a new truck is an expense that many consumers do not want to have. Often it is a better financial option to purchase a used truck instead. However, this does not mean you have to drive a truck that looks drab and outdated. You can add a variety of different accessories to a used truck that will make an instant improvement in its appearance. These are some ways to spiff up a used truck with custom parts.
24 May 2016