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Five Mistakes That Can Detract From Efficiency In Diesel Tractor Trailers

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Small efficiency advantages with your diesel truck fleet could drastically improve your bottom line. Fuel consumption is likely to be an expense of primary importance with even smaller fleets. That’s why you need to do everything you can to maximize efficiency and avoid mistakes that increase your fuel costs. The following are five mistakes to avoid to improve the efficiency of your diesel tractor trailer trucking operation: Running a tractor trailer with an incorrect gear ratio…

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3 Reasons To Consider Installing A Sunroof

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A sunroof is a very popular and versatile addition to any vehicle, mostly because of the many benefits that it can provide. Listed below are just a few of the reasons to consider installing a sunroof on your vehicle. More Light One of the biggest reasons to consider a sunroof is that it can make the interior of your car brighter, which can make the entire vehicle feel much more open.…

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Don'T Get Left Stranded! Don't Let Car Repairs Catch You Off Guard

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When the vehicle works, it is easy to not give it a second thought. However, when it stops working, drivers can be stuck in a difficult situation. Here are some ways to make sure you don’t get caught off guard with car repairs.  Save Money Each Month Monthly car payments, insurance and fuel are not the only costs of having a vehicle. It is inevitable that a car owner will have to spend additional money on their vehicle eventually.…

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Safety Hazards Of A Cracked Car Windshield

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According to CarWindshield.com, repairing a cracked car windshield can cost anywhere from $50 to $150, depending on the size of the crack or chip. This cost is little to nothing when compared with the cost of your life. Replacing the windshield altogether is more expensive, but still manageable. The hazards of not replacing or fixing your windshield when it is cracked significantly outweigh the cost of repair. So, what exactly are the risks?…

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Benefits Of Alloy Wheels

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When it comes to wheels for your car, your two most basic choices of material are steel and alloy. And, while steel is typically the more common and popular option, alloy wheels actually have quite a few advantages. So, if you’re trying to decide what types of wheels to outfit your vehicle with, you’ll definitely want to at least consider alloy and its many advantages. Smooth and Lightweight To begin with, alloy wheels are much lighter in terms of weight than their steel counterparts.…

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3 Transmission Problems You Need To Watch For

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Transmission problems can happen at any point in time. There are no set times or places for them to occur. They just happen. However, there are warning signs that tell you something is wrong and needs to be addressed. Ignoring these signs is what will get you in trouble and end up costing you a small fortune in repairs. Here are some of the common transmission problems and what you can do to correct them.…

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How To Polish And Seal Paint Holes

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Chips, scratches and peels in your car paint are inevitable. There is nothing you can do to prevent small rock chips, but you can fix them as soon as possible. If you let a hole in your paint job remain, it could end up being very difficult and costly to fix. Many people are reluctant to try and fix paint chips because they are worried about creating further damage. However, if you have the right tools, you can learn to patch and seal your auto body before it becomes problematic.…

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4 Survival Tips If Your Car Gets Stuck In Snowy Weather

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Winter is right around the corner. If you live in a cold climate, the arrival of winter likely also means the onset of snow storms and difficult travel conditions. When the roads are covered with snow and ice, it’s a usually a good idea to stay inside and avoid travel. That’s not always possible, though. If you must travel during times of extreme snow and ice, be sure to take caution.…

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3 Things To Consider Before Getting Your Vehicle's Glass Repaired

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Crack! If you own a vehicle, chances are you’ve experienced this painful sound first hand while driving down the road as a rock or other piece of debris has slammed into your windshield. Far from being just unsightly, a small dink in the windshield can rapidly become a huge fracture across the entire sheet of glass, destroying its integrity. Time is absolutely of the essence when getting it repaired, otherwise you might be left with costly replacement being your only option.…

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Why Buying A New Car Still Makes Sense

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As the Canadian economy struggled in the last few years, many people switched from buying new cars to buying previously-owned vehicles. The conventional wisdom was that not only were such vehicles less expensive, but they didn’t have the steep depreciation that you find with brand new cars. However, there are still many good reasons to buy your car new from the factory. Benefits of buying a new car 1. Customization. One of the best reasons to buy a brand new car is that you can have it built just the way you want it.…

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