Auto Tips

The three basic methods of car pinstriping - Before we talk about the different auto pinstriping methods we need to cover a couple of basic points : 1) Pinstripes are usually done in two colors: one that compliments the body color, and another, thin line, which contrasts to make the stripe stand out. There are no rules: color choice is a matter of personal preference .... and imagination [...]
18 tips for saving money on gasoline - Gas prices are on the rise again! Here are some tips to help you conserve gas and save money as we approach summer gas prices. 1. Keep your car tuned up. Cars in poor running condition use more gasoline. 2. Plan trips well to avoid unnecessary driving. 3. When you run your air conditioner you get much worse gas mileage. [...]
Gain 5 horsepower this weekend, for practically nothing - What if I told you that you can gain 5 horsepower this weekend, for less than $100? Or, what if I told you that you could gain 5 horsepower this weekend, for less than $20? I bet you'd be interested eh? Well, the good news is, I'm going to tell you how to gain 5 horsepower this weekend for $0-15 [...]
Putting the brakes on road rage - Research project drives anger to the curb (NC)—Has the driver in front of you ever slammed on the breaks for no apparent reason? Why do slowpokes always land in the fast lane? Is signaling to change lanes a thing of the past? It is easy to predict what can make people angry behind the wheel. The real value is in [...]
The rules of the road - With road rage being so common these days, we should all take a step back and review a few rules of the road. While not taught in most driver education classes or state driver's manuals, these rules will help you be a better driver. The left lane is for passing. If you are going to pass, do it quickly and [...]
Use simple solutions to save on gas - If you drive a car, you've probably noticed that in recent weeks, gas prices have risen to a national average of over $2.00 per gallon. In your city, gas prices may be a bit higher or lower than this, but they've been on the rise, and you're more than likely feeling the pinch. As we've learned from decades of experience, [...]
How to achieve the best gas mileage with your car - There are many tips which people often give on how to achieve the best gas mileage with a car and it is important to consider them all in order to achieve a good result. Some of them might be more useful than others but together they might make an important difference. One of the most widely known tips on how [...]
What is the MAP all about? - MAP stands for Motorist Assurance Program and is a consumer oriented program created by the AMRA or Automotive Maintenance and Repair Association. If you are a vehicle manufacturer, a retailer, a supplier or an industry association you could be part of the MAP and enjoy its benefits. The MAP intends to work as a bond between the auto repair industry [...]