Using a Car Dolly or Trailer for Towing Disabled Vehicles

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Before you find yourself standing on the side of the road with a broken down vehicle, you should consider investing in a car dolly or car trailer. These devices let you quickly and carefully tow your car, truck or motorcycle home or to the auto mechanic. You can purchase a car dolly for far less than you think, and you can use the dolly for multiple purposes. If you compare the cost of renting a dolly to the cost of buying one, you might be surprised at what you find because buying a dolly is cheaper than renting if you use it frequently.

What Should You Do With Your Gas Hog

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A car that seems to never bypass a gas station without needing a fill-up is wasting your money. As gas prices increase steadily, having a gas hog today is more of a problem than it was when gas cost less than $1 per gallon. If you own a gas-guzzler, you may be able to improve the gas mileage through your vehicle maintenance and driving habits, but if your car still uses too much gas, you may need to take more drastic measures.

Benefits of Air Filter Replacement

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Auto mechanics exist for a reason. When it comes to taking care of major repair jobs or diagnosing tough automotive issues, having your local mechanic around can save you plenty of headaches. Unfortunately, tough economic times make the hourly fees of a mechanic much harder to swallow. For this reason, it’s a good idea to learn how to take care of the smaller repair items on your own. These items include your car’s air filter. This item is usually one of the easiest for car owners to replace themselves.

Winterizing your Car Fact vs. Fiction

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There is a big difference in driving a car in the winter versus other times of the year. This is particularly true in those places where there’s a dramatic difference in the climate during the winter months. For example, winterizing of a car may not be as important to the person living in Los Angeles as it is to the person living in Minnesota.

Tools Check List for Replacing Your Car Battery

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Depending on the make and model of the vehicle you wish to replace the battery in the tools may vary somewhat. You will need tools for removing the battery and also for preparing the cables for installing them on the new battery.