How To Keep Your Car Clean

This is the only video you’ll need to watch about washing your car. Learn how to make the exterior of your vehicle look like it just rolled of the showroom floor. The video also features some great tips on washing the inside and outside of your tire’s rims, cleaning the windows, and applying polish properly.

Detailing a car is not as easy as it sounds. Getting the dirt out of the nooks and crannies can be rather difficult. This video is a great guide on how to address hard-to-reach areas as well as keeping the rest of the interior spotless.

Once you’ve detailed your car’s interior it’s time to clean the carpets and the rest of the upholstery. This video shows you how to shampoo your carpets in minimal time with minimal mess.

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Some of the Most Interesting Cars

The 10 Best Concept Cars That Were Never Made (

Innovative Retro Cars That Never Quite Stuck (

Top 20 Weirdest Cars Ever Made (

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Tips On Saving Gas

Gas is only getting more expensive these days. As of right now, the average gas price in the United States is $3.92. The average gas price in Connecticut is currently $4.04, well above the national average. Buying a new fuel-efficient car is not always an option but there are some things you can do to save gas and money.

How to Save Money on Gas: More than 30 tips on improving gas mileage. There are many things you can do that will help you tremendously to cut down your gasoline expenses. Many require only minor adjustments to your driving style.

10 Ways to Save Money On Gas: A great slideshow with some excellent tips to help you save up to 20% on gas. There are some tips you might not have thought of, such as changing your air filter.

Thirty Gas Saving Tips: 30 more gas saving tips sorted into 4 categories: engine warm-up, buying gasoline, driving economically, and general car advice.

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Changing Your Own Oil

Used with permission of Holmes Auto Repair

Changing your oil at home is actually a simple process that requires only a  few tools. Besides saving you money, it saves your weekend by not having to waste it in a dull waiting room somewhere reading outdated magazines.

Doing a home oil change is also a great way to help you learn more about car maintenance in general. The time more time you spend under your car’s hood gives you an chance to explore more of your vehicle’s parts and how they work.

Here’s a good way for beginners to start. This excellent post shows you how to drain and replace oil with a detailed description and pictures for every step. Learn how to turn changing your oil into an easy do-it-yourself project keeps the dollars in your wallet.

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The Best and Worst Cars

10 Coolest Cars: Pictures of the 10 coolest cars, including an awesome Jaguar, Ashton Martin, and Dodge Viper.

10 Coolest Cars With Great Gas Mileage: Just because your car is fuel efficient doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice on looks. A slideshow of cars that will save you at the pump.

50 Ugliest Cars of the Past 50 Years: Not all cars can be made equal. Some cars will always go down in history as an eyesore. A gallery of the ugliest cars, including the infamous Subaru Baja and Pontiac Aztek.

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Used Car Tips

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Buying a used car is never easy. Too many dishonest salesmen and too many cars with problem that they simply forgot to mention. So it helps to do your homework beforehand. Here are some links to help you out:

A great article, “10 Steps To Buying A Used Car” from

“Facts For Consumers” from the FTC website.

Some links that cover everything from negotiation to insurance.

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Winter Driving Tips

Despite the mild winter this year, there is still a lot we need to remember when driving in ice and snow. Here are some excellent links to help you out:

Awesome checklist and tips from the guys at Car Talk.

Comprehensive guide to winter driving from

A helpful article on snow driving from

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Insurance Companies and Your Rights

In Connecticut the law clearly states that you have a right to have your car repaired at a facility of your choice.

Don’t be steered in the wrong direction by your insurance company. Many insurance companies tend to refer their customers to shops with whom they have prearranged deals with, mostly to save money. Many of these shops cut corners, including the use of after market parts, which could cost you money in the long run. Don’t let this happen to you.

Feel free to call us with any questions you might have.

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Happy Holidays!

Wishing you the best this holiday season!

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10 Tips To Winterize Your Car

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“OK, so if you live in Florida or Southern California, you may not need to read this column. But if you live in a cold-weather state, or perhaps if you are planning to visit loved ones in a colder clime over the winter holidays, the following tips literally could be life-saving! And even if you’ve been living in Alaska for many years now, these tips can serve as handy reminders of simple steps you can take to stay safe and keep your vehicle in good working order this winter.”

Read more here.

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