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  • Getting Cold Hard Cash For Your Non-Running Clunker

    If you have a junked vehicle on your property that you no longer want to keep, you will most likely want to find a way to get rid of it without having to pay to do so. There are actually a few ways you can make money from a non-working vehicle instead of having to reach in your wallet to have it towed away. Here are some ideas you can use when you feel you want to have a vehicle taken away while making some money as a result.
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  • Move Over Mechanics: Interior Decorators Are Grabbing Up Salvage Yard Car Parts

    Vintage, rustic and industrial-looking auto parts are being scooped up by home designers and creative DIYers who are turning every auto part imaginable into works of art, furniture and other useful and decorative items. You might wonder how artists and tinkerers think up all of their amazing auto-parts ideas, but you can do the same thing with some insight and imagination -- and a trip to your local auto parts salvage yard.
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  • Tips For What To Do When Your Car's Transmission Needs To Be Replaced

    When your car's transmission is no longer functioning, you may be frantic about what to do about it. Replacing a transmission is a major undertaking and it can be expensive as well. Check out these tips for what you can do about your car and its malfunctioning, broken transmission. Consider The Value Of Your Vehicle If your car is older, the cost of having a new or used transmission put in it could be wasteful.
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  • Exposing Myths About Getting Parts From Auto Salvage Yards

    Procuring the parts needed to repair your car can be something of a difficult task for car owners that lack experience working on their vehicles. As a result of this lack of experience and confidence, many people may overlook the advantages of opting for used car parts when repairing their vehicles. This can be easy to do if you make the mistake of believing the following couple of myths about using these parts in your car.
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  • Three Unique Sources For Used Car Parts And Original Car Restorations

    If you want to restore a car, you may be considering custom improvements. There are also restorations that use all original parts, which can sometimes be difficult to find. You may have to rebuild parts for your restoration, as well as find parts from other sources for your repairs. Here are some tips to help you find all the parts you need for your classic car restoration: 1. Rebuilding Parts For Your Car That Cannot Be Replaced
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  • How Do You Troubleshoot Your Radiator?

    Your vehicle's radiator is a very important part of the overall cooling system. When there is a problem with the radiator, your car could overheat and cause even more problems. It is important that you look at different causes for a radiator to malfunction and get repairs done before the issue worsens. Here are some things to check if you are having trouble with the radiator. Check the Thermostat One of the more common problems with a radiator actually has to do with the thermostat.
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  • How To Fix Garage Door Extension Springs

    If you're having trouble opening your garage door, it could be the extension springs. Extension springs resemble the coils in a box springs mattress and they are commonly mounted on the overhead tracks on each side of the door. The springs are held in place by safety cables to keep them from breaking off and damaging a vehicle or injuring a driver. Here are some tips to replace a broken garage door extension springs.
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  • Wise Car-Owner: Is The Problem Your IAC Valve? Fix It Yourself

    The IAC valve or the idle air control valve is an important part of your vehicle, and it is easy to replace. This little compartment regulates the amount of air that goes into your engine while it's idling. The following guide will show you a few signs that your valve has gone bad and how to replace it. Symptoms Of A Bad IAC Valve Look out for the following signs of a bad idle air control valve:
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  • 4 Ways To Save Money On Pick-Up Truck Equipment

    If you are a pick-up truck owner, you are probably always looking for ways to get more out of our vehicle. You might be looking to install a toolbox, for example, or you might want a towing bar so that you can tow things with your vehicle. Regardless, you might have noticed that truck equipment can be expensive, and you could be wondering how you can cut costs. Luckily, following these tips can help you save.
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  • Suffering From A Graduation Gift Dilemma? Solve It At Your Local Auto Parts Store!

    No matter what retailers would like you to believe, finding the perfect gift for friends and relatives who are graduating from high school is not always fun and exciting. Purchasing trendy items like clothing and music can be very risky, unless you know the recipient well enough to know their sizes and personal tastes. Traditional gifts, like a pen and pencil set are apt to met with a polite "thank you"
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