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Talking About Automotive Upkeep

Hello, my name is Sigmund. Welcome to my site about automotive upkeep. I would like to share my journey of automobile ownership and upkeep. The time and money you put into your car, truck or van will pay you back in the long run. You can save money over the years by keeping your old car chugging along. You just need to complete regular maintenance and perform repairs in a timely manner to keep your car running right. I will cover all of the different tasks you need to complete on this site. I hope you will follow along to learn more. Thanks.


A Bra For Your Car? What This Really Is & Its Benefits

25 June 2019
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Having never heard of a "car bra," you are probably envisioning a gag gift of a giant brassiere that you can place over the hood of your vehicle. While that may be amusing (and an actual gag gift), that is not what a car bra really is. In fact, it is quite a different sort of product, and one which you might actually want on your vehicle if your vehicle is newer, more expensive, or a collector's vintage/classic/antique vehicle. Read More …

Why Do I Need To Rotate My Tires?

9 September 2018
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Your tires will eventually wear out, and you will need to replace them with a new set of tires. However, if you would like to prolong the life of your tires, it's important to rotate your tires for several reasons. Why You Must Rotate Your Tires The front tires usually bear more weight than the rear tires. Braking and steering cause more stress to be placed on the front tires. Also, the outside edges of the front tires tend to be worn out disproportionately due to the turning of the vehicle. Read More …

4 Tips You Need to Know Before You Junk Your Car

5 July 2017
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Many people get confused when it comes to junking their car. For some, the process of scrapping their vehicle can seem time consuming and can be tricky to navigate if they haven't done it before. To help you with this and make the process go as efficiently as possible, follow the four tips below. Make Sure It's All There Many people choose to remove parts when scrapping their car. Their thought is that the junkyard I is only really looking for scrap material, so it's better to remove parts that might be useful later. Read More …

Five Telltale Signs Of Impending Wheel Bearing Failure

4 January 2017
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Those odd noises and vibrations you've noticed for the past few hundred miles might not be your run-of-the-mill repair issue. Instead, you could be faced with a wheel bearing issue. Just like your brakes and shocks, your car's wheel bearings aren't designed to last forever. Although they're designed to last for countless thousands of miles, they'll eventually wear out at some point. The following offers five telltale signs that usually indicate worn-out wheel bearings. Read More …