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How To Restore Headlights Without the Hassle

July 17th, 2019 by

Over time, the clear plastic lens covers that protect your headlights may become cloudy. And, depending on your car’s make and model, replacement lenses and assemblies can be several hundred dollars each. Thankfully, refinishing is a great alternative. Most modern headlights are made of a nearly unbreakable polycarbonate plastic that is treated to protect against

Three Signs of a Bad or Failing Muffler

February 26th, 2019 by

Machines typically behave in a systematic, predictable way– and your car is no different. That’s why broken mufflers will usually exhibit a few common symptoms, regardless of the precise cause. Below are a few of the warning signs that your muffler is broken, bad, or failing and needs to be repaired: 1) Engine is misfiring

5 Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Brake Lines

November 2nd, 2018 by

Similar to gas mileage, the wear and tear on your brakes will vary depending on where and how you drive. And determining just how long they’ll last depends on several factors. In our last article, we talked about how to tell if your brakes are leaking but there are countless ways to prevent this from

How to make your muffler last

October 26th, 2018 by

Mufflers are a required component on any vehicle that operates on roads in the United States. Mufflers serve two functions: (1) To reduce exhaust system noise that is directed from exhaust ports to the exhaust pipes (2) To help direct exhaust gases out of the engine Most people think that mufflers are also an important

Here’s why you shouldn’t drive with a broken headlight.

October 18th, 2018 by

These days, it’s pretty rare to see a car with a broken headlight. Most newer cars have sensors that alert the owner when a replacement is needed, and modern automotive headlights are made of virtually indestructible plastic. That said, headlights can still break, burn out, or degrade and need replacement. While you might feel capable