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  • Tips For Safely Removing Auto Emblems To Prepare For Paint

    Doing some of the prep-work to get your car ready for body work or a paint job will help to decrease the overall cost of the project. When you take your car in for something like this, you are charged an hourly rate for the services being provided – so, if you do some of the work yourself before you take the car in for service, you'll cut the cost of the service.
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  • Flat Tires Versus Blown Tires On Heavy Equipment

    In truth, you should fix flat tires and blown tires if you ever want to drive your heavy equipment again. However, when given the option, you should want to fix the flats to avoid the blown tires. Here are the differences between these two commonly confused terms and why it is better to fix a flat tire before it turns into a fully-blown tire. Fixing a Flat As heavy as heavy construction trucks and equipment are, that is how much weight their massive tires have to support every day.
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  • How To Protect Your Car From Sun Damage

    If your car sits out in a sunny area for a long period of time, it's possible it can have some damage. The sun can cause damage to both the inside and the outside of your vehicle. The upholstery can become discolored and faded after being exposed to sunlight over time. If you have leather seats they can age a lot faster. The leather seats might also dry out and crack.
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  • Signs Your Brakes Should Be Checked Out

    It comes as no surprise that it is a good idea to get your brakes checked regularly.  Faulty brakes can cause damage to your car and even the possibility of injury or death.  But many people don't know what the signs are that brakes that need to be checked or replaced.  The following are a few good indicators that it is time to take your car into a local mechanic.
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  • Need Body Work Done On Your Car? Three Ways To Be More Informed About The Process

    If you need to have body work done on your car following an accident, it can seem as if you don't have to think much about it, especially if you've got insurance coverage for the vehicle. However, to ensure that the work is completed in a way that is timely and proper, you'll need to be informed about the following things to best select the appropriate body shop for the repairs.
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  • How To Patch And Seal Paint Chips

    If you have a car, no matter how old or new it is, you're not going to want of live with small rock chips. Chips in your car paint are not only unsightly, they can also result in severe damage. For instance, a small chip that exposes the medal of the car body, can result in rusting if it comes in contact with too much water. If you do not immediately have the money to take your car in auto repair shop, you should at least learn to seal the chip and make it waterproof.
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  • Two Reasons Why Your Car Needs A Fresh Coat Of Paint

    If you have an older model car that you're thinking about upgrading, you may want to think again.  While it's easy to get caught up in the beauty and appeal of the latest vehicle editions that hit the market, you may be unaware of just how good your car can look if you simply apply a fresh coat of paint.  Instead of selling or trading in your car, use this information to learn more about why having your car painted may be the way to go.
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  • Buying A Cheap Car Listed As "Needs Work"? Find Out The Facts

    You are trying to buy a used car on a budget, but you don't want to buy something that has problems you aren't prepared to pay for. What should you do? There are a few things you can do before you buy any vehicle to make sure that you are getting a fair price, and to see what needs to be fixed before you decide to get something that is listed as needing work.
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  • How To Patch And Restore A Car Body

    Restoring an old or classic car is a great weekend project. The hardest part is usually fixing the dings to match the original contours of the car. If you have the right tools and little bit of basic instruction, you can learn how to patch like a pro. These skills will be invaluable if you have plans to restore an entire car or just a few small dings. This article explains how patch dings, dents, holes and scratches in your car surface.
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  • Get Rid Of Undercarriage Rust On Your Truck

    If you have spotted rust on the undercarriage of your truck, you need to act as soon as possible. Rust can easily spread and destroy the metal undercarriage of your truck. However, with a little knowledge about how to jack up a truck, a few simple supplies and a little time, you can prevent this from happening to your vehicle. Set Up The Truck First, you need to park your truck on a solid, flat surface.
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