Maintaining a vintage car is a fun hobby. You'll have plenty of things to do on idle weekends as you work on the car to keep it in great shape. Plus, you can attend car shows and join groups with other vintage car owners and make new friends. Your time isn't wasted either since a vintage car that is restored properly will increase in value over the years. Finding parts can often be difficult though, although parts for American-made cars are often easier to find than foreign parts.
26 March 2018
Children can enrich your life, but they can also contribute to the making of a lot of messes. This is especially true when it comes to transporting kids in your vehicle each day. Crumbs and other debris can easily find their way into your car seats when you have children. This debris could cause permanent damage, so protecting your car seats with the right covers should be a top priority.
18 January 2018
If you own a pickup truck or other type of vehicle that is capable of hauling, purchasing your own trailer can be very beneficial. But before you make the investment in a trailer, it is important that you choose the right one. If you are interested in buying a trailer to connect to your automobile, use the following tips: Think About What You Will Be Hauling All trailers are not the same, so it is important to think about what you will be hauling most often before you buy one.
29 December 2016
An unsecured load can cause all sorts of problems. While a truck driver should understand the need for a tarp, choosing the right tarp system is more of a problem. You can keep your solution simple by using a roll-out tarp, or you can make your life easy by using an automated tarp. Choosing a tarp depends on what type of a load you will be hauling and how much money you have available to buy gear for your truck.
20 July 2016
The fluid in your car's transmission is a good indicator of transmission trouble. By checking the level, color, and odor of the fluid on a regular basis, you can gauge whether your car needs to be seen by a mechanic. Here are a few things to know. Checking The Fluid Different types of cars use different types of fluid or oil in their transmissions. So if you check your fluid and find it low, be sure to buy the type needed for your car.
28 August 2015
There are a variety of threats that your car must face over the course of time that you own it. Unfortunately, many people focus almost exclusively on the mechanical aspects of maintaining their cars, and this can leave cars vulnerable to rust damaging the exterior. This type of damage can devastate your car's resale value and require expensive repairs. Luckily, you can take a couple of proactive steps to help protect your car against this routine automotive problem.
15 June 2015
Many people hold the misconception that tinted car windows are only for people who want privacy, such as celebrities. Actually, tinted car windows have benefits to the average person, and some of these are benefits to the health and appearance of your skin. Read on to find out just how window tint benefits your skin and what type of tint is optimal for this purpose. 1. The Right Car Window Tint Can Protect You from Skin Cancer
12 June 2015
The bed of a pickup truck can take a pounding that can damage the paint and protective coatings that keep the bed of the truck from rusting out. When you toss materials into the back – especially materials made out of metal – you can easily dig gouges through the protective coatings as the materials slide along the bed of the pickup. Spray on bed liners can protect the bed of the truck from getting damaged, and can also extend the life of the bed.
27 May 2015
Having a beautifully manicured lawn can make your home look amazing, but getting the perfect lawn is not always easy. If you notice that your grass is not even after you mow it, there is a good chance that it may be time to replace the blades on your riding mower. Over time, the blades can become dull and dented as you mow over sticks, roots, or rocks. When this happens, they can no longer cut as well as they could when they were sharper.
21 May 2015
If you've ever been stranded in the middle of nowhere with a dead car battery, you're likely willing to do anything in your power to keep your car battery in decent condition. While car batteries last at least a few years on average, extreme elements and bad driving habits can shorten your car battery's life significantly. Here are a few tips that will help you keep your car battery in good condition.
13 May 2015