Frosted windshield are a pain for anyone living in a cold climate that unfortunately has to park his or her car outside. But there is an easy way to do it without having to scrape your windshield. You need a clean spray bottle and rubbing alcohol. Put the rubbing alcohol in a … [Read more...] about How to quickly remove windshield frost on your car
Cars & Vehicles
Have you noticed when you get your wheels rotated, or even just go in for an oil change, they try and upsell you with getting your tires rebalanced to even out the wear on your tired? But is it worth the money to do so? Rebalancing tires essentially places small weights on … [Read more...] about Is it worth the money to rebalance your tires?
When you purchase a new car, if you are planning to resell it in the future, there are some colors to avoid while others are better resellers. But do you know which colors are the best or worst? Here are the tricks for car colors for resell value. Colors to avoid – … [Read more...] about Which car colors are easiest to resell?
When you fill up your vehicle with regular unleaded, it is tempting to use E85 gasoline, which is far less expensive than the regular unleaded gas that most vehicles use. But can you use this cheaper E85 gasoline? And what can happen if you do? First, if your car is designed for … [Read more...] about Can you use E85 mix in your car?
Did you know that during the hot summer months, you can actually lose fuel in your gas tank because of evaporation? And not only that, when you return to your vehicle you will use more gas to get the vehicle's interior temperature down to a comfortable temperature? Because of … [Read more...] about Why you should park in the shade
When people drive on freeways, they tend to speed up and slow down constantly, even though it may seem that the speed is being held constant. And it is all these little accelerations and decelerations that can really add up when it comes to your gas bill. When you are traveling … [Read more...] about Why you should use your cruise control to save gas
When you park outside, your car can take at least ten minutes to heat up enough for the defrost to melt frost from your windshield. And if you don't have a windshield scraper, it can be a tedious task of using a CD case or credit card to remove enough frost so you can safely … [Read more...] about Keep frost from building up on your windshield
There is nothing worse than driving in the rain with bad windshield wipers, when your windshield gets blurry from the water your blades aren't whisking away. Here is how to clean them yourself, rather than simply buying a new pair. Using an old cloth, dampen the cloth with white … [Read more...] about How to clean windshield wiper blades
It is always hard to have a roadside safety kit in your car, so that when disaster or an accident strikes, you are prepared. Here are some of the basic things you should put into your roadside safety kit. Jumper cables They should be at least 12 feet in length. Think you … [Read more...] about Make your own roadside safety emergency kit
Have you ever bought a new-to-you car and had to remove bumper stickers from it? Or decided its about time to remove your car bumper support of a candidate who lost the election? It isn't as easy to remove bumper stickers as you'd think! But here is now to remove bumper stickers … [Read more...] about How to remove bumper stickers from your car
If you are looking to purchase a new vehicle, chances are pretty good that one of the first questions a car salesman will ask you is if you will be trading in your old vehicle or not. This is because they can figure out how low they can go on the car, yet make it up on the trade … [Read more...] about Why you should not commit to trading in your old vehicle when buying a new one
Did you get a small chip or crack in your windshield? Like most people who don't get it fixed it is either because you cannot afford a new windshield or the deductable on your insurance to get the windshield replaced. There is a do-it-yourself fix that can help prevent it from … [Read more...] about How to fix small cracks and chips in your windshield
Ever had to try and unlock a car when the door locks are frozen shut? If you need to park outside and you live in a cold climate, this can be an everyday problem! Here is a super inexpensive fix. First, buy a round magnet, about the size of a quarter. You can find these at your … [Read more...] about Preventing frozen car door locks
How often once your car windows start getting that streaky action going on that you force yourself to go spend the money on replacing your windshield wiper blades, because it is unsafe when they aren't doing the job sweeping the rain off the windshield? Next time, before you go … [Read more...] about Reuse windshield wipers instead of replacing them