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Safe Driving & Driving Test Techniques : Cars & Vehicles

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Covercraft Car Bra Specs

Covercraft Car Bra Specs

Car bras protect the front hood and front bumpers.a car in a car show image by Gary from Fotolia.comCar bras, also called masks, are made of fabric that fits tightly over the front end of car to prevent damage from rocks, insects or other objects encountered along the roadway. Covercraft.........[Read More]
Free Defensive Driving Tips

Free Defensive Driving Tips

Obeying all posted traffic signs is only part of defensive driving.illuminated stop sign image by leemarusa from Fotolia.comDefensive driving tips for the driver can be found all over the Internet for free from organizations like the Department of Motor Vehicles to private insurance.........[Read More]
Replacing a Car Mirror

Replacing a Car Mirror

IntroductionReplacing a car mirror on the outside door will be covered first, followed by how to replace an inside rear view mirror. All the instructions will be given to cover all situations--the car may or may not have all the items covered. If an item is not on your car, go to the next.........[Read More]
How to Improve Polaris Predator 90 Performance

How to Improve Polaris Predator 90 Performance

The Polaris Predator 90 is a small, sport all-terrain vehicle (ATV) for intended for youngsters. It has a 90 cubic centimeter engine. Increasing the performance on the Polaris Predator 90 is not that difficult and many performance kits exist for the ATV. However, there are some basic performance rep......[Read More]
Safe Driving 101 For Women

Safe Driving 101 For Women

When it comes to the automobile, both men and women are vulnerable to car accidents but typically, women may be more susceptible to other bad behaviors such as car jacking, being mugged before getting into ... ......[Read More]
How to Drive Through Water Clogged Areas

How to Drive Through Water Clogged Areas

How to Drive through Water Clogged Areas It's raining cats and dogs this year. Potholes, flooding and puddles make our travelling far worse than we can imagine. But there are ways to keep yourself and ... ......[Read More]
The History of the AMC 360 Engine

The History of the AMC 360 Engine

The American Motors Corporation introduced the 360-cubic-inch V-8 engine in 1970 as part of its attempt to remain competitive with Ford, General Motors and Chrysler. Although not known for its muscle car pedigree, AMC produced the 360, 390 and the 401 V-8s in several sporty coupes, including the AMX......[Read More]
Daihatsu Sirion Specs

Daihatsu Sirion Specs

The Sirion is spacious inside despite its size.Milk & Honey Creative/Brand X Pictures/Getty ImagesThe Daihatsu Sirion is a five-door hatchback that is the fourth upgrade in a range dating back to 1998. A sturdy, reliable and surprisingly spacious car with a variety of equipment inside,.........[Read More]
The Disadvantages of Multi-Story Car Parking

The Disadvantages of Multi-Story Car Parking

Multi-story parking structures have a number of disadvantages.parking garage image by itsallgood from Fotolia.comDrivers who use multi-story parking facilities, sometimes known as parking garages, often enjoy a number of benefits the structures provide. Despite the ability of the garages.........[Read More]
Differences Between OBD1 & OBD2

Differences Between OBD1 & OBD2

On-board diagnostics (OBD) monitor the various systems in automobiles and trigger various alerts when a system fails or falls short of performance requirements. Two types of OBD exist: OBD1 and OBD2. They are also known as OBD-I and OBD-II respectively.Baud RateThe baud rate, or speed at.........[Read More]
How to Install an Infant Car Seat in a Rav 4

How to Install an Infant Car Seat in a Rav 4

Toyota Rav 4s feature a built-in latch system for installing and securing an infant car seat. The latch system works by placing the car seat in either the rear passenger-side seat or the rear driver's-side seat. The system is designed for easy installation and removal.

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Why Are the Pipes Under the Sink Turning Green?

Why Are the Pipes Under the Sink Turning Green?

Routinely checking the pipes below your sink is a vital part of keeping your home's plumbing running smoothly and safely. Green staining on pipes is more common on homes built before the 1990s when copper plumbing was common. A few different reasons account for why the pipes under your sink may be t......[Read More]
LATCH Instructions

LATCH Instructions

LATCH systems are installed in most cars from 2003 onward to provide better security and protection to children's car seats that were previously strapped in using only the car's standard seat belts. The LATCH systems feature an anchor built into the framework of the rear seats. A flexible belt from ......[Read More]
2006 Chevy Truck Recalls

2006 Chevy Truck Recalls

Brand X Pictures/Brand X Pictures/Getty ImagesOwners of 2006 Chevrolet trucks and anyone looking to purchase the models should be aware of previous recalls. Chevy vehicle parts that fail to meet the required safety standards must undergo a manufacturer recall. Several recalls occurred on.........[Read More]
How to Brake with the Left Foot

How to Brake with the Left Foot

Most of the driving population brakes with their right foot. For most this is the foot to use because it feels right. It has even been argued that right foot braking is somehow safer than left foot braking. However, many professional competition drivers feel that the exact opposite is true and left ......[Read More]
When is the Right Time To Learn Driving at a Driving School?

When is the Right Time To Learn Driving at a Driving School?

When is the Right Time to Learn Driving at a Driving School? This is commonly asked by many parents or beginners. Well, the answer here is indefinite since it will truly depend on the person. ... ......[Read More]
What Causes a Car to Stutter on Starting?

What Causes a Car to Stutter on Starting?

IntroductionThere are only a few things that would cause a car to stutter or have a hard time running for the first few minutes after start up. Starting off with older cars that still use a carburetor, the choke would be the first suspect component. If the choke does not close properly.........[Read More]
How to Haul Away a Mobile Home Trailer

How to Haul Away a Mobile Home Trailer

There are a multitude of mobile home trailers around and, regardless of their age, they are built to be moved. These structures make for a comfortable home or a mobile office. Mobile homes weigh between 3 to 6 tons. Moving such a large trailer takes teamwork and you need help to safely move one. Thi......[Read More]
What to Do When Your Car Key Does Not Turn When Starting the Car?

What to Do When Your Car Key Does Not Turn When Starting the Car?

The automotive troubles people usually think of may be simple issues like frozen door locks, flat tires or more. One unique problem is when the ignition key fails to turn when you try to start your car. There may be a pretty simple fix for it. You'll need to try a few things to see which solution wo......[Read More]
Participate in the Best Defensive Driving Course Available and Other Tricks to Lower Your Insurance

Participate in the Best Defensive Driving Course Available and Other Tricks to Lower Your Insurance

When the average American looks at their savings account and tries to figure out where all of their money goes, a large chunk of it always seems to go straight to car insurance. For something ... ......[Read More]