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Four Innovatively Creative Uses For Used Car Tires

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Made of rubber and incredibly resilient to the elements, car tires can easily hang around for many years after their tread has long worn off. Even though used tires can be carted off to the local recycling center, they can also be used in a lot of nifty ways around the house. Here are five creative uses for used car tires that you should keep in mind when you visit the tire shop to get a new set.…

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Explore These 3 Misconceptions about Towing Services

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While no one plans on their vehicle breaking down on them, it can happen at any point in time. It often happens when you least expect it, in the worst possible part of town. Thankfully, you can turn to a towing service to come to your rescue and get you safely out of harm’s way. They will quickly get your vehicle towed to a repair shop and off the side of the road.…

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3 Things You Should Do When Your Car Breaks Down On The Freeway

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Traveling at freeway speeds can be frightening if your car suddenly shows signs of wearing down. Whether you have to pull over due to a flat tire or your vehicle is blowing smoke, learn what you should do when your car breaks down on the freeway. Get as close to the side of the road as possible As soon as your engine light turns on, you feel your vehicle jostling due to a loose tire, or you see smoke coming out of your hood, pull over as soon as you can.…

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Learn How A Towing Company Can Help Your Small Business

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Owning a business can be quite stressful. There are a lot of things that you will have to keep up with on a daily basis to ensure that your patrons are satisfied and happy at all times. One issue that many business owners forget to take into consideration is their parking lot. Your parking lot needs to be available for your patrons only. Post signs that state that the parking is only for individuals that come into your business and that other vehicles will be towed.…

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DIY: Signs That It Is Time To Change Your Fuel Filter

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The trajectory that gasoline uses to get to your engine is a long one, and includes your fuel filter. You may not think about it often, but the fuel filter must be changed from time to time. The following is a simple guide to change your fuel filter and symptoms to watch out for.  Signs of a Fuel Filter Issue The following are a few signs that may reveal it is time to change your fuel filter:…

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Three Important Things To Remember When It Comes To Your Transmission

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Since your car’s transmission is one of the costliest parts to be repaired, you will especially want to pay attention to the tranny. Here are three important things to remember when it comes to your transmission. Routine Maintenance It is always the best policy to practice routine maintenance on your vehicle. Three parts of the transmission that will require routine maintenance include: Transmission fluid - this liquid keeps all the moving parts of the transmission lubricated and working properly Pan gasket - if this gets cracked or worn, transmission fluid can leak causing major mechanical problems Transmission filter - when this gets clogged or dirty it can cause unnecessary wear and tear on the transmission It is always best to remove dirt and grime from around the transmission when these parts are being replaced or repaired to keep the engine running smoothly.…

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Removing A Vehicle From Your Yard

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If you have a vehicle that you will not longer be utilizing, you may be wondering what your options are to remove it from your property. There are a few alternatives you could look into to have an automobile safely removed and a few tips on how to go about having someone come to your home to take them for you. Private Sales You could try to sell your vehicle to have it removed.…

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How To Stop False Black Water Tank Overfill Alarms

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One thing that you never want to have problems with when RVing is the Black water tank (the tank that holds the human waste). This tank is equipped with an indicator system that is meant to alert you when the tank needs to be emptied. There are times in which this indicator system can give you an inaccurate reading. If you find that your Black water tank level indicator is giving you false readings, there are a few things you can do.…

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How To Avoid Buying A Used Motorcycle That Was Raced

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Motorcycle racing is a favorite pastime of many people. Whether it’s the thrill and excitement or the idea of coming out as the winner, a number of motorcycle enthusiasts enjoy engaging in this pastime. However, the bad side of motorcycle racing is the fact that it can put a significant amount of stress on the motorcycle. If you’re in the market for a used motorcycle, unless you have mechanical experience, you probably want to avoid purchasing a motorcycle that was raced.…

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