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Used Cars are Best for First Time Car Owners

April 22, 2013

So your son or daughter has finally reached that coveted age of sixteen. Assuming they’ve already been through some driving training with a learner’s permit, and you trust them enough (as much as you can trust a teenager) to drive solo, it’s time to find them their first car.

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Salt on the Roads: Good for Driving, Bad for your Car

March 22, 2013

Salt on the roads is a godsend when dangerous winter driving conditions crop up. The specially formulated salt cuts right through the accumulating ice and snow to make winter driving a much safer endeavor. That’s all well and good for us humans, but what kind of effects does road salt have on our cars?

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Time for a Car Stereo Upgrade?

March 18, 2013

There are some great car gifts you can give to your friends and family for the holidays (or for any occasion), including a new stereo system. If that got you thinking about your own car radio and how it might be a little bit outdated or maybe even broken, it’s not too late to add […]

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Getting Your Car Ready for Spring

March 15, 2013

Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow February 2nd, supposedly meaning an early spring and the end of winter. With all of the recent snow we’ve received, though, it would appear Phil may need a new set of glasses. This snow won’t last forever, however, and spring will eventually bring renewal and warmer weather. Just because […]

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Black Ice

January 29, 2013

It’s no secret that winter driving can be a dangerous prospect. No matter how well you prepare your car with snow tires, de-icer, and other winter driving necessities, nature will still throw curveballs at you – like black ice.

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Paintless Dent Repair & Removal (PDR)

January 22, 2013

For a car owner, there are few things more frustrating than accumulating auto damage you’re not responsible for. Accidental indentations, scratches, and abrasions: the list of possible minor maladies is endless and can be infuriating.

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Snow Tires: Your Car’s Best Friend in Winter

January 21, 2013

Winter can be an unpredictable beast. Depending on where you live, some winter seasons are mild with almost no snow accumulation, while the next winter, your area could be catapulted into almost blizzard conditions.

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Where Should I Park My Car for Winter?

January 2, 2013

A hotly contested issue between car owners is where to park your prized ride during winter. The cold months of the year can be damaging to new and used cars alike. If you’re wondering where to park your car during winter, here are some things to consider.

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Don’t Forget the Radiator!

December 27, 2012

One of the most basic aspects of car care can sometimes go widely overlooked. Most drivers have no problem remembering to get their oil changed, but radiator maintenance is just as important to your car’s health.

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Do I Really Need an Oil Change?

December 21, 2012

If you’re like me, you have a sticker on the inside of your car’s windshield. This sticker annoyingly thinks it knows what’s best for you and your car, demanding that you have your oil changed when the numbers it displays correspond with your mileage. Does this sticker really know what it’s talking about?

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