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How to Refinish Stock Car Rims

How to Refinish Stock Car Rims

Refinishing your car's wheel rims properly is an important process to learn if you wish to adequately care for your wheels and prevent them from wearing down over time. After being exposed to months of rain, snow, dirt and grime, rims will begin to lose their luster and will begin to look worn. To p......[Read More]
How to Remove a Celica Hatchback

How to Remove a Celica Hatchback

The hatch on a Toyota Celica hatchback protects the trunk and rear passengers, and also gives a sporty look to the car. If your Celica has been in an accident, then the hatch may need to be removed so that it can be repaired professionally or replaced with a new one. Although it requires some heavy ......[Read More]
How to Replace a Headlight Bulb in a 2002 Toyota Solara

How to Replace a Headlight Bulb in a 2002 Toyota Solara

The 2002 Toyota Solara requires a 9005 headlight bulb. You can buy replacement bulbs from an auto parts retail center or Toyota dealership. Replace both headlights together to ensure the consistency of color from the bulbs. The Solara uses Halogen bulbs, which require you to avoid touching the glass......[Read More]
How do I Use Fire Hoses for Fuel Transfer?

How do I Use Fire Hoses for Fuel Transfer?

An old fire hose that is no longer being used to put out fires may still be usable for fuel transfers between tanks, provided it is used only for this purpose. Fire hose is available in many diameters, from the small wildland hoses at 1/2 inch to the large fire pump 3- and 4-inch diameters. When tra......[Read More]
Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram Financing, Repair and Service

Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram Financing, Repair and Service

You can be driving around the streets of Boston, MA in a new Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, or Ram vehicle as soon as today after a visit to Grava Chrysler Jeep Dodge. Our sales representatives have ... ......[Read More]
How to Modify the Air Box Lid on a Yamaha Warrior

How to Modify the Air Box Lid on a Yamaha Warrior

Modifying the air intake box on a Yamaha Worrier after you have modified the engine to take in more air is not difficult. When the air intake box pulls more air through the filter and into the carburetor, more air mixes with the gas and that produces more power in the engine. You can complete this m......[Read More]
Car Modification in China - Where the Market's Going

Car Modification in China - Where the Market's Going

But in the Tier 1 cities there will be a definite move away from new vehicles, creating large opportunities in the car modification and customisation market to enable owners to maintain the appeal in older models. Companies like AC Schnitzer and Tech Art are already on the scene and have had a reaso......[Read More]
How to Install Sway Bar Bushings in 1993 Honda Accord

How to Install Sway Bar Bushings in 1993 Honda Accord

The 1993 Honda Accord was available in DX, EX, LX and SE models. The 1993 Accord was equipped with a 2.2-liter in-line four-cylinder engine that produced 125-horsepower and had front and rear sway bars, which are responsible for limiting the sway or tilting of the vehicle during turning and cornerin......[Read More]
Having Toyota Prius Battery Problems? Options For Your Toyota Prius Battery Problems

Having Toyota Prius Battery Problems? Options For Your Toyota Prius Battery Problems

The Toyota Prius is one of the cleanest vehicles out on the market today. It is very efficient and a great car to own. However these days some problems are being noticed with the Prius. The Toyota Prius battery problems are very annoying for the Prius owners and they are losing their trust with the ......[Read More]
5 Tips for Choosing the Right Auto Body Shop

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Auto Body Shop

It's not uncommon for estimates from different body shops to vary wildly. One shop might give you an estimate for $500 while another wants $2,000 for the work. What's the difference? And when is it ... ......[Read More]
Accomplish Complex Tasks With Heavy Duty Pneumatic Casters

Accomplish Complex Tasks With Heavy Duty Pneumatic Casters

Diverse range of pneumatic casters are available for you so that you could accomplish your tasks in a robust manner. However, the availability of heavy duty pneumatic casters will let you experience maximum sophistication with ... ......[Read More]
How to Bypass the Cold Air Intake Sensor

How to Bypass the Cold Air Intake Sensor

A car's engine uses an air intake in order to retrieve air from outside of the vehicle. The air is then mixed with the fuel, and combustion is the result. This is what propels the car. There is a sensor on the air intake called the mass air flow sensor. This sensor calculates how much air to mix wit......[Read More]
Step-by-Step Replacement for Ignition Switch for 94 Jeep Cherokee

Step-by-Step Replacement for Ignition Switch for 94 Jeep Cherokee

Replacing the ignition switch on a 1994 Jeep Cherokee can be completed after removing the lower dashboard trim piece panel. A failing ignition switch can cause problems when turning the key or can stop the key from turning completely, leaving a driver stranded. The task can be completed by most novi......[Read More]
How to Replace a 1997 Saturn SC2 Battery

How to Replace a 1997 Saturn SC2 Battery

If your Saturn SC2 won't start, a faulty or dead battery could be to blame. Battery chemicals can lose the ability to hold a charge, making it impossible to start your car. Save time and money by replacing the car battery yourself. When you buy a new battery, you may be able to recycle the old batte......[Read More]
Where Is the Battery on a 1996 Dodge Stratus?

Where Is the Battery on a 1996 Dodge Stratus?

The 1996 Dodge Stratus was designed in such a way that giving the car a jump start or disabling its electrical system does not require access to the battery. Replacing a faulty battery requires accessing it from underneath the driver's side fender.......[Read More]
How to Replace the Idler Pulley on a Chevy Truck

How to Replace the Idler Pulley on a Chevy Truck

If your Chevy truck's idler pulley is bent or otherwise damaged you will need to replace the pulley or the drive belt could brake or cause the rest of the pulleys to malfunction, causing serious engine problems. The idler pulley is secured to the engine with a nut. You will have to use an engine pul......[Read More]
How to Assess Disc Brake Pads

How to Assess Disc Brake Pads

Disc brakes work by two brake pads being pressed on a spinning rotor that spins in sync with the axle. As the pads are compressed against the rotor, friction is created, which slows down the spinning rotor and wears on the brake pads. As the brake pads get worn down, the pads will start to rub on a ......[Read More]
How to Mount Altimax RT Tires

How to Mount Altimax RT Tires

General Tire developed the Altimax RT to be quiet and long lasting and provide a comfortable ride. General manufactures the Altimax RT in a variety of sizes for many applications, and the tire is a suitable choice for both summer and winter driving. You can mount the General Altimax RT tire on your ......[Read More]
How to Replace the Thermostat in a 1993 Chevy Lumina Euro 3.4

How to Replace the Thermostat in a 1993 Chevy Lumina Euro 3.4

Replacing the thermostat on the 1993 Chevy Lumina 3.4 is a fairly straight forward procedure. You should replace the thermostat at the same time you replace the engine coolant. If your engine appears to be overheating you may want to replace the thermostat then. Thermostats are inexpensive to repla......[Read More]