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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 …

How to Make a Fuzzy Steering Wheel Cover
Maybe you?re looking to update your car interior’s look, maybe you’re a fan of loud colors and funky style, or maybe you need to replace a worn-down steering wheel cover. Either way, you?re looking for a way to do it yourself. This project is easy enough for a beginner, and …

How to pop out a dent in a plastic bumper
So you?ve accidentally hit the meter pole with your car. Sounds like a Monday problem, but the good news is, it can be repaired. It may look easier said than done, but if your car circa the 1980s or newer, you may be able to fix it yourself.