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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.

How Much Is A Brake Job?

The average cost of a total brake repair inclusive of the pad, rotor, and caliper change is between three hundred and eight hundred dollars. But when you consider the brand and model of your car the price can either increase or reduce. A brake job is one of the major …
How to get a new car key

As a car owner, there are days when you will consider yourself so lucky to own a car. However, there are also days when you will wonder if the entire universe is against you; and these days are usually the days when you can’t find your car keys. Whether or …
How to Remove Swirl Marks

Swirl marks (also known as micro-marring) will make any car’s paint look awful and take away the desired bright finish. If you want to get rid of swirl marks and restore your car to its former glory, you are going to have to remove them by hand. The good news …
How fast can you drive on a spare tire?

The unexpected occurrence of getting a flat tire comes with strain, immediate change of plans, and unforeseen expenses. Once the extra tire is set up, driving your car to the workshop is another ordeal you would have to go through.  Now, let us have an in-depth look at the essence …
How to file for a lost title

A vehicle title is a very important document for vehicle owners. Although it might seem like a small and insignificant paper, the government takes this document quite seriously and so should you. If you still have yours, then you should make duplicates and keep them in different safe places in …
How to release a ratchet strap

A ratchet strap is a fastener used to keep in place consignment or appliances during conveyance. Ratchet straps are used oftentimes to secure heavyweight cargo.   Ratchet straps are convenient, but care has to be taken because they can also be delicate to use. Immediately you get familiar with the workings …
How long can you go without an oil change?

Changing oil might look stressful because of its frequency but it is quite necessary in ensuring your car is in perfect shape. Disregarding an oil change or going long without one reduces the lifespan of your car.  The function of oil is to ensure that all parts of the engine …
Things to have in your car for teenage drivers

Being a teenage driver can be a wonderful but sometimes scary experience – you just got your license, you finally have that feeling of freedom to go anywhere you want without having to bum a ride from your parents, but pretty much everything is brand new to you. Sure, you’ve …