If you are trying to join the approximately 9 million households that own an RV by purchasing a used motor home, then you need to be aware that you will also be buying a used engine. Now you may be thinking, "Well, duh!" But you would be surprised how many people buy RVs without giving a thorough inspection to the various used parts including the engine. A used RV can cost you between $20,000 and almost $70,000 depending on how old it is, so ensuring that all the parts are in good working condition can save you both time and money and allow you to enjoy the RV experience. [Read More]
Auto Tune Up Vs. Maintenance Check: Past And Present
Once used as a very specific term, car tune ups are now used to reference any regular maintenance needed by the car to keep up its performance. Below is a short history of the original meaning of "tune up," as well as the modern-day equivalent. What a Tune Up Meant in the Past Before ignition and other major car processes were automated by a computer chip, cars would literally become " [Read More]
Remove Rust And Prime And Repaint Your Car's Body
If your car is your prized possession and is showing signs of wear and tear due to small rust spots on its body, learn how to repair them with the following steps. After removing damaged areas, new primer and paint can be added to transform your vehicle to its original condition. Materials industrial strength detergent sponge water hose bucket tarps hand sander sandpaper (coarse and fine grit) tack cloth painter's tape spray primer for exteriors spray paint for exteriors Wash The Vehicle And Remove The Damaged Areas [Read More]
Aftermarket And OEM Parts: What Are The Differences?
When you get any type of body work done on your vehicle, you have the choice of using aftermarket or original equipment manufacturer parts. While aftermarket parts are generally less expensive than OEM parts, each has their own particular advantages and disadvantages. So you should have a clear understanding about what you're actually getting before you decide which parts to put on your car. Following are just a few of the differences between aftermarket parts and parts from your car's original manufacturer. [Read More]