Josephine Sims

  • Why You Should Have Your Vehicle's Instrument Cluster Panel Repaired Before Your Upcoming Road Trip


    If there is something wrong with your vehicle's instrument cluster panel, you might still be driving your car even if you haven't had the problem fixed yet. If you're going to be going out of town on a road trip, though, you should make it a priority to have the problem repaired before you leave. Here's why. Watch Out for Tire Problems Many vehicle instrument cluster panels have tire pressure lights and other indicators that can help you catch problems with your tires.
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  • 4 Reasons To Convert Your Classic Restoration Project To Fuel Injection


    If you are doing a classic car renovation, there are many things to consider, such as custom improvements that help improve performance. One of the easiest and most beneficial upgrades that are available today are fuel injection conversions, which give you benefits like easier starting, improved power and fuel economy, to name just a few. Here are some of the reasons why you will want to consider fuel injection conversions for your classic car restoration project:
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  • 2 Tips For Repairing A Classic Car


    If you have a classic car that you want to fix up, you need to have a vision for how you want to fix your vehicle from a mechanical standpoint. You also need to realize that even if everything works on your vehicle, that doesn't mean that it can't be improved. Know Your Vision for Your Classic Car If you just purchased a classic car, one of the first things you need to determine, before you do any work on your classic car, is what your vision for your classic car is.
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  • 3 Ways Nitrogen Filled Tires Can Benefit You


    Having nitrogen in your tires doesn't just sound cool, it's also good for your car and even your wallet. If you are on the fence about having your tires inflated with nitrogen, here are just some of the reasons you should go ahead and make this move. Prolonged Tire Life If you've been a vehicle owner for some time, you know firsthand that tires aren't exactly inexpensive to purchase, as a quality set of tires can cost hundreds of dollars.
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  • Is It Possible To Return A Used Vehicle?


    Buyer's remorse can strike at any time. Although you may have spent weeks researching cars and test drove dozens of them, you may regret buying the vehicle you ultimately settled on. People in this situation frequently wonder if it's possible to return a car they just bought. Unfortunately, it's not. Here's what you need to know. There Generally are No Supportive Laws The Federal Trade Commission implemented a cooling off period that allows people to cancel a contract, consequence-free, within three days of the sale.
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  • Three Things To Think About If You Need An Engine Replacement


    If you're thinking about replacing your old Hyundai vehicle, you'll need to think twice and decide the best course of action. For instance, some people jump on the opportunity to buy a new Hyundai, when all they really had to do is swap out the engine or other important parts. To make sure that you are making the best decision for your automobile, read on and apply these strategies.  #1: Figure out whether you want a new car or a new engine
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  • Tips To Help You Use Your Local Salvage Yard For Used Auto Parts


    Salvage yards, or junkyards, are an invaluable resource for vehicle replacement parts at a considerable savings. You can also sell to the junkyard an older vehicle you no longer need for some extra cash. Whether you have an old rusted vehicle or are repairing your current vehicle, here are some tips to help you utilize your local junkyard to buy and sell auto parts. Sell Your Vehicle When you have a vehicle that no longer runs, is too old to repair, or has been totaled out after an accident, your vehicle is considered useless to you.
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  • What To Know About Blown Car Fuses


    If you know your car, you ought to know when something is wrong. When you get the instinct that something is wrong with your car, your first step should be to take it to an auto repair shop, such as Dugan Oil and Tire. There comes a point when, as a car owner, you have to replace fuses in your car. A blown fuse is not dangerous per say if it is detected early, but it may just cause minor electrical problems.
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  • Three Ways To Provide Your Home With Curb Appeal During Winter


    Many American homeowners wait until spring or summer to put their homes on the market because that's when buyers tends to be more active. However, if you're facing an unexpected move or simply don't want to wait until spring to advertise your home for sale, it can't hurt to list it during winter. The usual curb appeal tactic of planting colorful flowers in planters and flowerbeds at the front of your home won't work, though -- and most home exteriors do tend to appear more drab during winter than at any other time.
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  • Don't Put That "Innie" My Audi! Reasons You Should Only Use Foreign Parts In Foreign Cars


    The Germans provided the world with modern auto engineering. The Japanese contributed high tech to car manufacturing. The Italians gave everyone gorgeous sports cars and affordable micro cars for everyday driving. There is just one catch to all of this; you cannot put foreign car parts in other makes and models of vehicles from other countries. It does not work. Here are some reasons why you should only use foreign car parts in the cars for which they were designed.
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