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Do Fuel Additives Work?

Do Fuel Additives Work?

We’re a big fan of fuel additives, of course, but we often find ourselves talk ing to people who remain unconvinced. We get it. It can sound too good to be true. It’s also an additional expense for a car that already costs you quite a bit to own and operate. Can it really be worth it to buy another product just to make your car run a little more efficiently? Well a fuel additive does a little more than just that, but it absolutely does work. Let us tell you how. 
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How to Change a Tire

How to Change a Tire

You do not want to be caught on the side of a bustling freeway or in the middle of a scorching desert with a flat and no idea how to change it. Sure, you can pay for AAA to come do it, or call for roadside assistance from law enforcement or Highway Patrol. But isn’t that just a little embarrassing? Hopefully you’ll never need to, but it’s always best to play it safe and learn how to change a tire. Especially your own tire!
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Life Hacks for a Cleaner Car

Life Hacks for a Cleaner Car

How many times have you gone to offer a friend a ride, just to realize that you’re embarrassed about the state of your car? Or you’re looking for a lost credit card and find it swimming in old water bottles in the back seat? Most people would like their car to stay just a little bit cleaner. The good news is that you don’t actually need unlimited funds or entire Saturdays to keep your car looking clean. We’ve got 10 life hacks that can help you keep your car looking clean and fresh no matter how much free time you have (or don’t have). 
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Father’s Day Gift Ideas: For His Car

Father’s Day Gift Ideas: For His Car

Father’s Day can be tricky. Dad’s are notoriously difficult to shop for, because they tend to buy themselves what they need or refuse the cool new things you want to buy them. If you’ve been walking the mall and scouring online shopping sites to find your dad the perfect Father’s Day gift, we have a few suggestions for you. As long as your dad, grandpa, husband, or other father figure in your life has a car, you can find a great option for Father’s Day gifts here!
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What To Do If Your Car Overheats

What To Do If Your Car Overheats

A car overheating can happen to anyone, even if your car is new and in good shape. It’s more likely to happen in hot weather, and the older the vehicle the more often you can experience overheating issues with your engine. You don’t want to wait for this to happen to you in a blazing parking lot before figuring out how to respond. Learn today what you can do if your car overheats!
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Road Trip Checklist

Road Trip Checklist

School is out soon and summer is right around the corner! For many families and individuals this means it’s time for a road trip. Families may need to head home for the big family reunion. Or this is the summer you’re finally going to take that trek to the beach! Some like to take that great cross-country American drive to sightsee. Whether it’s a quick 3 day weekend, a week-long trip, or a multi week expedition, a road trip can be fun and life changing. It’s important to take the necessary steps so you can make this road trip a success. Today we’re sharing the road trip checklist that will help you have a safe, happy, and fun road trip no matter where your journey takes you! 
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4 Ways to Keep Your Car’s Interior Cooler This Summer

4 Ways to Keep Your Car’s Interior Cooler This Summer

As we start to enjoy the more abundant sunlight and warmer temperatures, we start to remember some of the drawbacks of summer time. Our drinks get warm and flat in our cars. Crayons and chapstick melt. Seat belt buckles scorch. And if you’ve got black leather seats… well, good luck. Actually, there are a few things you can do to make your car a little more comfortable during the hot summer months. Today we’re sharing 4 ways to keep your car’s interior cool and comfortable, even on the hottest day in July. 
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Best Pet Accessories for Your Car

Best Pet Accessories for Your Car

As the weather warms up we are all looking forward to what it will bring. For most of us it will mean more time outdoors - whether we’re camping, road tripping, sport spectating, or just playing at the park. If you have a pet this can be even more fun! Taking your pet along for the ride makes everything better. Well, as long as taking your pet doesn’t mean more work, hassle, and cleaning for you, right? Today we’re sharing some of our favorite pet accessories for the car, making your trips to the park or this summer’s cross-country road trip even more fun!
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20 Weird Driving Laws in the United States

For the most part, traffic and driving laws make sense. Slower speeding limits in school zones and neighborhoods with small children? Of course! Stop signs versus roundabouts are about minimizing collisions in intersections. New laws are generally being added to address the issues of phones and devices. Soon we may be seeing new laws regarding the use of self-driving cars and other technological advances. 
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Changing Your Air Filter - Why?

For those of us who don’t know much about cars, we can be pretty skeptical in an oil change check up. We ask them to change the oil and make sure nothing is going to ruin our car, but we don’t actually want to hear all the other “optional” things to fix. Changing the air filter seems to be one of these “optional” upgrades or maintenance items that they offer us when the oil change is complete. Tacking on extra money to the price tag is never fun, especially if you’re surprised by the extra cost already. An air filter isn’t going to ruin your car, or cause a crash or explosion, so surely it can wait right? Sure! It can wait. But there are actually a lot of reasons to just change that air filter right now. 
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