Don't Fret If You Can't Buy A New Car; Many Millionaires Buy Used Too

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Sometimes you think if you were a millionaire, you'd buy the brand new car you've always dreamed of. A lot of millionaires do that, but a significant percentage continue to buy used cars even after they've become wealthy. Why do they make that choice?  The People You'd Never Suspect Are Millionaires The book The Millionaire Next Door discusses the habits of wealthy people who blend in with middle-class society so well that their neighbors never realize they have a millionaire in their midst.

1 June 2015

A Car That Jerks: The Signs Of A Bad Transmission

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Does your car jerk a little when you are driving it? The motion you are feeling may stem from the transmission needing prompt attention from a mechanic, as it may be getting ready to go out. Find out in this article how you can tell when a transmission is bad, and what getting a new one will cost. What Are Signs Pointing to a Bad Transmission? The first sign of a bad transmission is the jerking feel in your vehicle.

14 May 2015

How To Fix A Dent By Inflating A Basketball

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The body of a car can be dented fairly easily and can leave scratches or chip the paint if it is not dealt with immediately. You should always take your car into a professional auto body specialist to repair the job if at all possible. If you don't have the money that it costs to repair a dent, then you can attempt to fix it yourself. Here is a step-by-step list of instructions on how to repair minor dents in the side panel on your own.

22 April 2015

Keeping Your Vehicle's Tires Clean


The tires you have on your vehicle should be cleaned regularly to not only keep them looking sharp but also to help keep harmful dust from getting into your wheel well, possibly damaging your brake pads as a result. Routine cleaning can help your vehicle keep its traction and can aid in proper braking. Here are some instructions you can use to help you clean your tires properly. Materials You Will Need

9 April 2015

Bad Fuel Pressure Regulator? Find Out How To Fix It Yourself

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The fuel pressure regulator is there to maintain a specific fuel pressure that your vehicle needs to run smoothly. But, like any other vehicle component, the fuel pressure regulator can fail. The following guide will help you diagnose a bad fuel pressure regulator and show you how to replace it. Signs Of A Faulty Fuel Pressure Regulator Look for the following symptoms: Remove your spark plugs to see if they are sooty or blackened, as a faulty regulator will cause oil to get on your spark plugs.

24 March 2015

How To Install Winter Tires On Your Car

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If you live in a cold climate where snow plays a factor in the driving conditions, installing snow tires is highly recommended. Snow tires will improve your overall traction on the round and will allow you more control of the vehicle when driving in slippery or wet road conditions. Installing a new set of winter tires on your vehicle is fairly simple and can be done by following the steps outlined below.

6 March 2015

Start It Up! Four Myths About Remote Start For Your Vehicle

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A remote start is likely one of the most common aftermarket products installed on a vehicle, and with good reason. Because you no longer have to worry about slipping into a freezing car in winter or a sweltering car in summer, it's one of the most useful accessories to have. Unfortunately, there are a lot of myths about having remote start installed on your car. Here's a look at some of the most common myths, and the real truth behind them.

23 February 2015