If you are on the search for a used car, performing your own vehicle safety check is a great way to avoid making a bad purchase. Here are four tips to help you perform your own vehicle safety check: Bring a Tire Gauge: You definitely don't want to buy a used car that needs new tires right off the bat, so be sure that you bring along a tire gauge when checking out a used vehicle. [Read More]
How To Be A Knight In Shining Truck Chrome
Modern day knights are those heroes that show up in a pickup and pull you from the mud or a ditch. If you have a truck, you can be a knight in shining truck chrome too. You will, however, need some truck equipment to be a true hero and save the day. Truck Box Your truck box carries all the supplies a knight would need for a rescue. It also keeps your supplies from sliding around the bed of your truck. [Read More]
Is a Scrapyard the Best Place to Take a Car Without a Title?
When a car you drive daily starts costing too much in fuel or shows signs of engine trouble, it's easy to park it in the yard and forget about it for a little while. When you're finally ready to liquidate it, it's even easier for the title to go missing and leave you without hard proof of ownership. Most scrap yards and junk car buyers are happy to work around this limitation, but it's not your only option either. [Read More]
Time For Maintenance? 4 Signs You Car Needs An Alignment
A lot of work goes into keeping your car functioning properly. When you own a car, you need to keep track of the maintenance schedule for each system—brakes, oil, etc. One item that's often overlooked is the alignment. Given the fact that your car doesn't have a warning light for it, and that a bad alignment doesn't prevent your car from running, it can be easy to forget about it. Unfortunately, while a bad alignment won't stop your car from running, it will stop it from running smoothly—especially on bumpy roads. [Read More]