Archive for October, 2015

Oct
23

The Importance of Reliable Auto Specialty Parts

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When it comes to replacing or repairing vehicle parts for custom projects — especially when you’re working with exact models and exact specifications — it’s imperative to make sure that you’ve found the best parts specialists around to assist you. But what you might not realize is just how big this industry of parts specialists really is, and just how important it is!

Don’t believe us? Take a look at the numbers below and see for yourself:

$650 million: The amount of money from lost wages that accrues every year because of

Oct
22

5 Tips for Finding a Great Auto Repair Service

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Proper car maintenance makes a big difference in the performance of the vehicle. Gas mileage can be improved by as much as 40% when a major repair, such as fixing a damaged oxygen sensor, is performed. Even a regular tune up will result in an increase in fuel efficiency by about 4%. Keeping tires at the correct pressure and rotating your tires as recommended also helps with fuel efficiency. Having a good auto repair service is the first step to keeping your car well maintained.

Tips for finding a great auto repair service:

  1. Ask people you know for recommendations. Word of mouth is the best form of advertising because it is genuin
Oct
22

Stop Dreaming of Cars You Can Buy Someday, Buid Your Dream Car Today

Custom roadster

From out of the past prowls the muscle car that smoked ‘em all in the mid 1960′s. She blew away Ferraris, Corvettes, Porsches? The Shelby Cobra was the fastest and sexiest muscle car for competition and street use ever produced. And talk about limited, only 538 1964 Mark II models were ever built. From 1962 to 1968, Carroll Shelby built only 654 small-block Cobras and 350 big-block versions. And yet the Cobra’s muscular profile and thundering V8 engine defined the most recognized image in motorcar history. It was often referred to as “A jet engine on a roller skate.” It was gorgeous standing still or whizzing by in a blur. And the legend is back for you to possess?.with your own AC Cobra kit.

The first 75 Cobra Mark I?s, including the prototypes, were fitted with V8 Ford Windsor engines, the 260 cubic

Oct
18

The Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Charter A Bus

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Chartering a bus may not be the first thing everyone thinks of when they consider going on a long trip. However, 751,000,000 passenger trips taken annually are on motorcoaches. A bus charter can not only be a simple means of transportation, but the most fun and comfortable way of travel possible in many situations. It?s also rather cost-efficient ? but before getting ahead of ourselves, we should outline why charter buses are the primary method of transport for many big trips, and what makes them very different from the public buses on at your local station.

1. Comfort

Did you know that a bus charter offers climate controlled travel? Yes, one of the many

Oct
17

Do You Know Your Hybrid Battery’s Life Span?

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You love your hybrid car and the great fuel economy you get with it, but you worry about the battery and how long it will last. Knowing a Honda Civic hybrid battery life span will help demystify the question, so you?ll feel more empowered and less stressed when the need for replacement arrives; you won?t get taken unawares.

Who says I own a Honda?

According to Statistic Brain, an estimated almost 2. 2 million hybrid vehicles were sold in 2012 in the United States, and of those vehicles, more than 200,000 were Honda Civic Hybrid models, because the Honda Civic Hybrid gets 44 miles to the gallon on average. So I?ll assume you?re one of those clever owners.

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Oct
16

The Luxurious History of the Mercedes Benz

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Mercedes Benz vehicles are symbols of status, of speed, and of prestige. While many have seen them zooming down the highway, tracking dust in action movies, and mentioned by pop singers in hit radio singles, few know the true history and facts behind the Mercedes Benz. Truth is, the German luxury vehicle has been around for over a century and has a long and fascinating history. Read on to get the full scoop!

Early Origins
The individuals behind the Mercedes Benz were actually responsible for the modern-day internal combustion engine. Carl Benz, the founder of Mercedes Benz, filed a patent in 1886, titled ‘Benz Patent Motorwagen’, and is considered to be the first automobile ever. Simultaneously, Daimler-Benz and engineer Wilhelm Bach developed a model from a co

Oct
14

Important Things You Need to Consider Before Asking for a Car Shipping Quote

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Moving to a new place is always a difficult proposition, which a lot of things to consider and account for piling on the pressure. If you are planning to move soon, you might be thinking that being a car owner will only add to your worries. The good news is that you have absolutely no need to worry about your car — look for car shipping companies in your area, get some car shipping quotes, choose the best shipping service and your car will be safely shipped to your next location.

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Oct
11

Tips for Buying a Car

Pre owned cars

If you are interested in the environment and looking at cars for sale, you might want to consider a Subaru. The car is named after the Pleiades star cluster and is the Japanese word for it. The star cluster was the inspiration for the Subaru logo. The cars are also manufactured with very recyclable materials, making it very environmentally friendly. Its end of life recycling ratio is 97.3%. These are practical cars that are fun to drive. So, if you have decided you want one, you have to find local Subaru dealers and check them out.

Tips for dealing with the dealer:

  1. Have a budget in mind. Before you go to one
Oct
10

How to Extend the Life of the Hybrid Battery

Honda hybrid battery fuel economy

Hybrid cars are popular. In 2012, approximately 2,180,000 were sold in the United States. There is a good reason for their popularity. The initial cost to buy one is higher than that of a traditional car but owners will make that money back in fuel savings over the lifespan of the vehicle. Most owners also feel good about driving something that has a smaller carbon footprint. Electric batteries for cars will not last as long as the vehicle itself so all hybrid owners will most likely eed to replace theirs during the time they own it. There are ways to extend the life of the hybrid battery.

  1. Do not charge fully every time. People often charge their
Oct
06

How to Build Your Own AC Cobra Kit Car Without Any Regrets

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Buying a Shelby Cobra kit car is an awesome way to get yourself behind the wheel of an authentic replication of a classic 1960s-era Shelby race car, for the price of buying a standard hatchback. On top of saving a carload of dollars, building your own car with a replica car kit gives you unlimited variables for upgrades and specs so that you end up with exactly what you’d want in a dream car, which you’d never find on a car lot. Not to mention the giant sense of pride you experience when you look at the beautiful muscle car that is a product of your own hands.
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