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  • The Necessity Of An Auto Body Shop To Fix Vehicle Corrosion


    A big problem for vehicles is corrosion. There are many different things that cause rust, but one of the most common is salt. In order for the roads to be drivable during the winter, salt and sand are poured onto the roads. This allows us to get from place to place, but takes a serious toll on your vehicle. Our vehicles are made out of iron, and as you may remember from chemistry class, iron and oxygen combine to form iron oxide.
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  • Winter RV Driving: Important Safety Tips


    Taking a RV trip can be a great way to see the country without the hassle of finding (and paying for) hotels along the way. However, an RV can be difficult enough to drive in ideal road conditions; during the winter, taking an RV trip requires some extra care and safety precautions, especially if snowy or icy weather is in the forecast.  DO Be Familiar With Rear-Wheel Drive First of all, understand that RVs are rear-wheel-drive vehicles.
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  • 3 Tips To Take Care Of Your Vinyl Convertible Top


    You might love your vinyl convertible top, but you probably won't love it if it starts leaking, fading or otherwise showing signs of age. Luckily, there are things that you can do to make your vinyl convertible top last longer and to keep it looking its best in the meantime. Follow these tips if you are a convertible owner who wants to take good care of your vinyl convertible top.
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  • The Risks Of Driving With Auto Body Damage


    If you've been involved in an accident that seems to be nothing more than a few dents and bends in your car's body, there may be more problems than you think. Some dents may seem like mere cosmetic damage rather than something that affects driving, but there are some serious problems that can come from a vehicle damaged out of its proper shape. Before you continue driving without taking the car in for complete repairs, consider a few of the problems that could endanger your life and wallet.
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  • Guarantee Effective Repairs That Look Like New - Advantages Of Purchasing OEM Parts For Collision Repair


    When you're involved in an automobile accident, the number of concerns that suddenly pop up can seem overwhelming. Perhaps first on that list is getting your vehicle back in working order, but even that process can present you with a number of choices that you may not feel ready to make. Keeping yourself educated is an important preventative step in being ready to make those choices. Below, you'll find a guide to some of the advantages of purchasing original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts for your vehicle repair.
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  • 3 Tips To Preserve Your Car's New Paint Job


    If you have just had collision repair work done to your vehicle, or if you have just had your car painted so that it looks like new again, then you probably want to keep it looking its best for as long as possible. Luckily, there are things that you can do to help preserve your car's new paint job. Follow these tips, and you might be surprised by just how long your car's paint job will look like new.
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  • 3 Reasons To Use Software In Your Auto Repair Shop


    Auto repair shops have been functioning without the use of computers or software for a long time, but this dynamic is changing. More and more shops are starting to use software programs as a part of their day-to-day operations, and if you haven't yet made this change in your own shop, then you are really missing out on a lot of potential benefits. These are some of the many reasons to implement software in your auto repair shop, even if you are used to doing things the old-fashioned way.
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  • Two Ways To Save Costs On Sandblasting


    Sandblasting is a great way to remove paint and rust during a restoration project. Unlike chemical strippers which can leave a residue behind, and thus intervene with repainting, sandblasting uses a kinetic process to remove the paint, which means you will have no residue to worry about. While blasting is effective at removing heavy rust and thick paints, you need to have a good set-up in order to make it cost effective.
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  • Improve The Look And Function Of Your Car With An Air Dam And Spoiler


    A car is not only a mode of transportation; it is also a reflection of your personality. Or at least a car can be a reflection of who you are. If you buy a car straight from the manufacturer, you will get a car that looks and functions like thousands of other cars on the road. By adding aftermarket parts, you can make your car look and perform like a finely tuned driving machine.
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  • 4 Reasons Your "Service Engine Soon Light" Turned On


    One of the things that drivers dread seeing is that ominous service engine soon light turning on while they are driving. It is definitely not something you should ignore, as avoiding the problem could lead to an unforeseen issue. Here are 4 reasons why the light could have turned on. A Failing Oxygen Sensor You car's oxygen sensor is what measures how much unburned oxygen is in your exhaust system. An oxygen sensor that is not working properly will cause your car to use much more fuel than it needs to.
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