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Prevent Uneven Wear On Your Tire Treads And Damage To Your Suspension By Regularly Balancing Your Car's Tires

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If you're feeling a lot of vibration in the steering wheel of your car while driving down the road, it could be a symptom of unbalanced tires. It's difficult for manufacturers to create a perfectly balanced tire; a small variance in weight can lead to side-to-side wobbling when the tire is rotating at high speeds. This wobbling will not only cause your ride to be less smooth, but it will also place extra stress on your suspension system and drivetrain when it tries to correct for an unbalanced tire.

12 January 2018

Understanding Windshield Cracks

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Windshield cracks seem like a common occurrence, but that doesn't mean you should ignore them. If you leave them alone, they're not going away, and they could get worse and obscure your vision. If that seems too esoteric, then learn about why the cracks get worse and why that is so bad. When you have an understanding of how a crack affects the practical operation and condition of the car, you also have a better understanding of why you need to take care of these cracks quickly.

19 December 2017

How To Prepare To Renew Your Registration

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Depending on the state that you live in, you are going to need to register your vehicle either every year or every other year. Your vehicle needs to be registered in order for you to be able to drive your vehicle.   #1 Check Your Mail The first thing you need to do is pay attention to your mail. Most states mail you information about two months in advance when your registration is due.

14 December 2017

Two Supporting Modifications You Need To Consider Before You Take Your Truck Off Road

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When it comes to building an off-road rig, the first modifications that most people think of are suspension lift kits and aggressive tires. Those mods can certainly be helpful: lift kits give you more ground clearance so you don't bottom-out on tall obstacles and steep hills. Burly mud tires allow your truck to dig its way out of slippery terrain while avoiding punctures. However, if you plan on lifting your truck and taking it off-road, there are a couple of supporting modifications you should install before you go playing in the mud.

11 December 2017

Is It Worth It To Learn To Drive A Stick Shift?

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More and more cars are now built with automatic or continuously variable transmissions, eliminating the need to use a manual gear shift when driving. However, that doesn't mean that manual cars are no longer on the road. If you are about to send your child to driving school, you might want to consider opting for a module that teaches your teen to drive a manual transmission. Just in Case The real reason for having your child learn how to drive a manual transmission is that you just never know when he or she will need the skill.

8 December 2017

3 Questions To Ask Before Signing Off On A Commercial Truck Repair As A Fleet Owner

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When you own a fleet of commercial semi trucks, you have to have a budget set aside for the occasional repair (and of course, maintenance). However, when a truck in your fleet is in need of a more extensive repair, this can really throw a wrench in your operations. In these situations, having the right repair professional can make all the difference. As you seek the right repair shop to trust with your commercial truck, there are some important questions worth asking, such as:

8 December 2017

The Glam Truck Competition: How To Create Your Own Glamorous Semi

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They have antique car shows. There are modern car shows, and even futuristic model car shows. It does not stop there. There are "low rider" car shows, motorcycle shows, and even international vintage farm tractor shows. What you may not know is that there are also "glam truck" shows and competitions. These shows feature some of the most incredible semi trucks ever fashioned, purely for the "wow" factor to win a competition and a huge pile of money.

27 November 2017