automotive

  • 2 Most Important Factors To Consider When Purchasing A Wheelchair Accessible Van

    If you or a loved one is confined to a wheelchair, transportation can be much more easily achieved with a wheelchair van. Here are three important factors to consider when looking into purchasing a wheelchair van. #1 Who Will Be Driving The first thing you want to think about is who will be driving the van. This is a very important factor to take into consideration. If you are looking for a van that someone who is in a wheelchair can drive, you are looking for a very different type of van than one that is just designed to transport someone in a wheelchair.
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  • LED Light Bar Cautions: What To Avoid When Using The New Bar On Your Vehicle

    Off-road LED light bars have made driving in unlit off-road areas a lot safer, but they've also brought up some etiquette issues that could be prevented if you follow a few rules. The light bars are very bright, and it's this brightness that is at the heart of the issues. You'll still be able to use the bars if you take these issues into consideration; all you have to do is be aware of where you are and who is around you.
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  • Tips And Tricks For Removing Old Bumper Stickers

    Whether you "brake for gnomes" or want to tell everyone in traffic about your straight-A student or your recent triumph over the half-marathon, there comes a time when you'll want or need to get rid of your old bumper stickers. If you've recently bought a used car, there's also a chance that you don't want to be stick with the previous owner's love of tacos or other quirky catchphrases. The following shows how you can get rid of those bumper stickers with little to no fuss.
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  • How To Select And Properly Install A Pickup Truck Bed Rail Cover

    A pickup truck's bed is at the very heart of the vehicle and represents why most owners choose to own one. As such, the truck bed often takes a lot of abuse during loading, hauling and unloading. Truck bed liners do a great job of protecting the inside of the bed, but most don't provide wrap-over protection of the top of the bed rails. The bed rails are vulnerable to scratching, so installing bed rail covers makes a lot of sense when it comes to providing long-term protection.
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  • Take Care of Your Parking Brake With These Helpful Tips

    Your vehicle's parking brake plays an integral role in keeping your vehicle stationary, whether you're parked on an incline or on a relatively flat street. Keeping this mechanism in great shape is important for both safety and practicality issues. However, you're probably not aware of what you should do to keep it in good shape. The following offers a few tips you can use to maintain your parking brake and ensure it works properly when you need it.
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  • Buying Your First Semi Truck? What You Should Know About Air Ride Suspensions

    If you're new to being an owner-operator and you're in the market for your first truck, it's important to understand the unique suspension system of air-ride tractor trailers. The system resembles that of a car's air suspension, but is also equipped with air hoses that provide control for both the cab and the trailer. They're large structures, requiring significant air volume to compensate for the weight of both the cab and the trailer.
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