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  • Steps For Choosing A Personal Entertainment System

    28 June 2017

    A home or personal entertainment system is a great way to immerse yourself in your favorite music, movies and games during your personal time. Getting the design right takes some planning. Choosing the Right Equipment The first factor is how you can maximize your equipment configuration to save money, while also getting all of the features you need. Some electronics will bundle in multiple features, acting as a speaker as well as a gaming console, for instance.

  • Remove Minor Rust From A Vintage Automobile Hood And Add Paint To Areas In Need

    21 October 2016

    If you purchased a vintage automobile and have recently installed a replacement hood on it that has some minor rust on its surface, complete the repair project below. Once the vehicle is rust-free, you can add touch up primer and paint to the spots that were sanded in order to match the appearance of the hood with the rest of the automobile. Materials power sander sandpaper emery cloth water hose detergent (designed for automobiles) sponge touch up primer marker touch up paint (with applicator) clear vehicle compound buffing mitten Sand And Clean The Hood's Surface

  • Leave Sand At The Shoreline: Keeping Sand Out Of Your Truck Bed

    29 February 2016

    If you have just moved to the coast and are planning to visit the beach as much as you can, be aware that beach sand is insidious. If you've spent your life inland, you may not have had the experience of finding out just how quickly sand grains can multiply and take over your home (at least it seems like that's what they're doing). If you're going to drive your truck to the beach, you have the additional issue of trying to keep sand out of the truck bed, where it can get stuck, scratch the paint, and turn into a crusty layer that's nearly impossible to rinse out.

  • Heading Off Road? 3 Must-Haves To Take Your Non-4X4 Truck Off Road

    27 July 2015

    Owning a pickup truck is great for transporting long, large, and heavy items, but it can also be a great investment for fun and adventure. Of course, going into the woods or mud for fun or for an actual need can be challenging when driving a standard truck with stock parts and accessories. Unfortunately, purchasing and fueling a 4-wheel drive truck is more expensive compared to your standard pickup.  However, a few upgrades can ensure your standard pickup gets in and out of the dirt, brush, or mud without any problems.

  • 3 Signs That Your Transmission Is Failing

    4 June 2015

    The transmission of your car is a very important part. Many people fail to pay close attention to the health of the transmission, which can be very dangerous. This is because the transmission is not only important to the functioning of the car, but it is also one of the most expensive things to replace. This is why you should always be checking to make sure that the transmission is working properly and getting repairs if not.

  • Avoiding Flat Car Batteries In Extreme Cold

    11 March 2015

    What's worse than freezing your way through negative temperatures on your way to work? How about a flat battery that refuses to start? Extreme cold has a great way of sapping your battery of power and leaving you stranded. But, how does this work? And what can you do to stop it? Follow these basic procedures to avoid this annoying (and costly) problem. Reasons Cold Causes a Flat Battery Chemistry is the culprit when it comes to a cold caused flat battery.

  • Pimping Your Ride: All About Window Tint Laws And Exemptions

    7 March 2015

    While window tint is a necessity in states with bright sun, like Florida or Southern California, some car owners use it for other purposes. Laws vary from state to state as to what degree of tinting is allowed, but there are exceptions to these laws. Window Tinting In a Nutshell Window tinting's main purpose is obviously to block a certain level of light from entering your car. It protects you and your car's interior from being damaged by ultra-violet rays, and increases visibility by blocking glare.