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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 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 to make your car air fresheners cheaply and simply!
Homemade air fresheners can be very cheap and straightforward to suit you anytime, any day. The smell of a brand new car can be delightful. Unfortunately, that odor can fade rapidly if your vehicle is not kept clean. Odors from bin, dirt, smoking, etc. can hurt how your car’s interior …

How to Paint Aluminum Rims Black
You want to give your vehicle a fresh, new look but don’t have the money to afford an expensive paint job. One cost-effective option is to paint the vehicle’s aluminum rims black. Going from the standard silver color to a deep, inky black will make your wheels stand out and …

How to Put Air in Tires at a Gas Station
At some point, most car owners will notice that a tire is a little low. This is normal and checking tire pressure is one of those routine maintenance jobs that every vehicle owner should do regularly. Sometimes, you can rush into your local service station and get the tire pressure …

How to Reattach a Rear View Mirror
Did you know that your rearview mirror is simply glued on? No, it’s not a manufacturing default, it’s how most vehicles are designed. The adhesive used to hold the mirror in place is strong enough to weather normal wear and tear but sometimes it still falls off. You can always …

How to Break the Bead on a Tire
Whether it is a car, truck, or ATV, one of the trickiest parts of DIY vehicle maintenance is changing a tire. To change a tire on any of these vehicles, you must first break the bead of the tire. A tire bead is a term that is used to describe …