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How To Patch A Fiberglass Car Bumper

Car paint is bound to get scratched or rubbed off on certain points. Of course, the most common scratches happen on the bumper. Since the bumper is so often the point of impact, it is made out of fiberglass. First, fiberglass is used because it is more flexible than steel. Also, fiberglass is easier to repair. Car owners can usually patch small dings in a fiberglass bumper if they have the right equipment. Read More 

3 Reasons To Choose A Car With A Diesel Engine

If you're like many people, you've probably mostly driven cars with gasoline engines. In fact, you may have never driven anything that uses diesel fuel before. Because of this, you've probably never even thought about purchasing a car with a diesel engine, but it isn't something that you should rule out. These are a few reasons why you might actually prefer a car with a diesel engine over a more typical gasoline-powered vehicle. Read More 

Why You Shouldn’t Roll Your Car Windows Down This Spring

If you are like some people, you might not use your car's air conditioning system often, or at all. However, there are a few good reasons why you should keep your windows rolled up and your air conditioner on this spring. Consider these things, and you might find that you want to visit an AC repair shop so that you can ensure that your car's air conditioning system works like it is supposed to as the weather warms up. Read More 

When Your Automatic Transmission Doesn’t Shift: Reasons Why Gear Shift Levers Can Fail

A stuck or unresponsive auto transmission gear shift lever can be frustrating. In some cases, if your lever is unresponsive or slow to respond, it can be potentially dangerous, especially if your car is moving. Since the transmission is a critical component of the drive train, when any part of it doesn't work, your entire automobile is potentially useless. Here are some ways and reasons why an automatic transmission's gear shift lever may have problems. Read More 

4 Tips For Restoring Your Classic Car

If you are planning on restoring a classic car, whether you are still in the purchasing stage or it is your own classic Porsche, there are some things to know first. Here are a few things to keep in mind when you want to restore a classic. Look For a Car That Starts When you are still in the process of purchasing the classic car, one of the first things to check is the mechanical system. Read More