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Steven Cole

Steven Cole

I have been called a jack of all trades and a master of none. Love to tinker with just about anything. If it needs to be fixed I will try and repair it. I am a middle aged nerd who likes to joke around and work on cars, computers and houses.

best snow tires for trucks

Best Snow Tires for Trucks Those standard “all-season” tires that came with your truck may have gotten you through the spring and summer, but when winter comes knocking with its snow, ice and slush being out on the road can get dangerous fast – especially if your truck isn’t equipped …
Free Services from Advance Auto, O'Reillys, Pep Boys and Autozone

Free Services from Advance Auto Parts, Pep Boys, O’Reilly & Auto Zone Are you looking for free services in auto stores? Do you want to improve the performance of your vehicle at no cost? It sounds surprising, right? When we plan to visit an auto store, we prepare for expenses …
how to donate a car in washington state

Donate a Car in Washington State For those who are looking to get rid of a vehicle, there are quite a few options. Sure, you could attempt to sell or trade in your old vehicle. However, you might be disappointed in the value. If your vehicle does not run, you …
how to donate a car to NPR

How to Donate a Car to NPR When it comes to getting rid of a vehicle you no longer want or need, there are several options you could consider. While privately selling the car may sound appealing, not all vehicles sell easily. This is particularly true if they are older, …
how to get better fuel economy from a pickup truck

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in a Truck Gas can be expensive for anyone, but this is especially true for truck drivers. Most drivers feel like this is just a part of truck ownership. However, there are a few tips and tricks that, when used together, can help you …
are radar detectors illegal in Pennsylvania?

Are Radar Detectors Legal in PA? Avoiding confrontations and dealings with police is generally a good idea. From potential tickets and fines to court fees and jail time – speeding can lead to significant financial hardships and potential criminal charges. While we never recommend speeding, it is a common practice …
how to fix scratches on a plastic dashboard

How to Fix Scratches on a Plastic Dashboard Anyone who has ever owned a vehicle with a plastic dashboard knows how easy it is to scratch. If this has happened to you, you might be in luck. Below are three different ways you might be able to fix scratches in …
how to use a fuel pressure tester

How to Use a Fuel Pressure Tester Fuel – it is the juice that makes your car go. But did you know the pressure it is delivered at matters? Below, we talk about why fuel pressure is important, what fluctuations may mean, and how to test it. Why Fuel Pressure …
keep an eye out for deer crossing the road

Do Deer Whistles Work On Cars? If you’ve ever had a motoring accident involving a deer, you’ll know how damaging it can be. Over the years, there have been numerous different approaches employed to try and reduce the potential for collisions on country roads. That includes putting up fencing to …
Georgia State Route 285

Are Radar Detectors Legal in Georgia 2018? Do you enjoy living life in the fast-lane? Many Americans love speeding down the country’s highways and byways. It’s as American as apple pie. However, law enforcement doesn’t share your view. They don’t see it that way. We’re sure you’ve experienced that sinking …