How to Get Paint Off Your Car (Without a Trace)

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Trade a bit of paint recently? Paint transfers on cars from minor collisions, stray shopping carts, or careless parking can be frustrating and unsightly. Thankfully, the extra paint covering your vehicle’s base paint can be removed with one of a few methods. You’ll want to approach the paint removal process with caution to avoid damaging … Read more

Ethanol vs Non-Ethanol Gas (Which is Better?)

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Are you putting the right gas in your car? There are several different types of gas you can choose from when you visit a gas station. In addition to an octane rating, some fuels will offer different levels of ethanol content. While most gasolines sold in the United States come with an ethanol content of … Read more

How Often Should You Wash Your Car?

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Ask any detailer and they will tell you that washing your car is important. Why does it matter? It’s just dirt, right? How often should you wash your car? Washing your car is a maintenance item, just like changing the engine oil. Although you can drive around with a dirty car much longer than dirty oil, … Read more

How to Debadge Your Car (In 3 Easy Steps)

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Want to customize your car for free in 5 minutes? Debadging your car might be a great option. What is Debadging? Vehicles usually come with some sort of label or badge telling you what make, model, features, or trim level you have. Some manufacturers even use badges for marketing, adding a Hybrid, Flex Fuel, or All Wheel … Read more

9 Causes of Interior Leaks (Water Inside Your Car)

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Few things ruin the interior of a car faster than water leaks. Water on the inside of your car can cause foul smells from mold and mildew. In extreme cases, the mold growth can be harmful to your health. If you have water leaking into your cabin, don’t wait to address the issue. Other than … Read more

Should I Modify My Car? (Pros, Cons, and Beginner Advice)

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To some people, the vehicle you drive says as much about you as the clothes you wear. Automotive customization is a very personal thing, and there is no shortage of options in the aftermarket industry. Have you ever tried shopping for a car that was almost perfect, but was missing that one feature you really … Read more

7 Signs Your Car Needs an Oil Change (Or a Tune-up)

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Is your car not running as well as it used to? The answer is often as simple as performing some basic and inexpensive maintenance. Engine oil is essential for lubricating and cooling the hot metal components of the engine. Changing your engine oil is one of the most frequent maintenance items you will need to … Read more

How To Remove Scratches from a Black Car (3 Easy Steps)

If you’ve ever owned a black car, you’ve probably noticed that it’s hard to keep clean and pretty easy to scratch. Sometimes it’s almost like you find a new scratch every time you look at your car. Why Do Black Cars Scratch So Easily? Automotive paint consists of primer (on top of bare metal), your … Read more