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Go Car-Free To Free Up Your Money

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Are you searching for a way to save money? Then you might want to consider ditching your car. While this may sound radical, more Americans are joining the car-free revolution. In fact, according to Forbes, the number of people going car-free has gone up for the first time in 50 years.  And between taxis, bikes, mass transit, walking and car sharing services, it’s a lot easier to go car-free these days. How Much Can You Save? According to Kiplinger, you could possibly save around $5,000 a year by getting rid of a vehicle. Of course, the amount of money you can save will vary greatly depending on the type of car you own and where you live. For example, if you live in a city, you might have parking fees that someone living in the suburbs might not have to pay....

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Like Going Motorcycle Camping But Hate Tents? Get A Motorcycle Camper Trailer And Enjoy The Best Of Both Worlds

Posted by on Dec 26, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You love to head out to nearest National Park on your motorcycle to do a bit of camping, but sleeping in a tent no longer appeals to you. You want a camper trailer, but then you’ll have to leave your motorcycle behind. Why not invest in an enclosed motorcycle trailer that doubles as a camper? Known as “toy haulers” in the RV trade, these camper/trailers provide a secure space for your motorcycle and all the comforts of home for you. The following is an overview of these enclosed motorcycle toy haulers and the basics of how they work. Space for Your Bike Toy haulers come in various sizes and with either one or two axles. All come with dedicated space for your bike. Here are some of the basics you’ll find in most of these rigs. Steel Reinforced Floor...

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3 Brake Issues That Cause Disc Thickness Variation

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Your vehicle’s brake system has operated flawlessly for tens of thousands of miles. However, you’re now noticing that whenever you apply your brakes, you experience brake judder—a steady vibration throughout your steering wheel and seat. Brake judder is caused by disc thickness variation, which means the surface of one or more of your rotors is uneven. Inspect your brake system for these three issues to determine the cause of your vehicle’s disc thickness variation: Cementite Spots Cementite is a compound that forms when cast iron overheats and experiences a molecular change. During normal brake usage, your rotors typically won’t reach temperatures that are capable of causing cementite formations along your rotors. However, slamming on your brake pedal when you get cut off on the freeway, riding your brake pedal while descending a hill, and other extreme braking habits can...

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3 Problems That Will Reduce Your Car’s Horsepower Production

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Regardless of whether you use your car for track racing or commuting, you expect it to perform at a certain level. However, after years of use (and tens of thousands of miles), your car just doesn’t seem to be producing a sufficient amount of horsepower. Instead of continuing to settle for a sub-par driving experience, determine whether or not these three problems are preventing your car from operating efficiently and arrange for the necessary repairs: Insufficient Airflow Your car’s engine needs to receive a high volume of air to ignite the gas that’s sprayed through your fuel injectors. Without a sufficient volume of air, your engine will struggle to ignite fuel—which significantly reduces your vehicle’s horsepower production. The component that’s typically responsible for insufficient airflow is your air filter. Over time, your air filter’s pores become clogged with dust,...

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Buying Used Mack Trucks For Sale: 3 Factors To Look For

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Nearly 70% of all freight that is transported within the U.S. relies on the trucking industry. The trucking industry is constantly expanding, and many trucking companies are looking to employ new truck drivers to expand their company and take on more clients. The average truck driver in the U.S. earns $17.02 per hour. If you’re looking for new employment, consider joining the industry, but first, you’ll need to get your hands on used mack trucks that are for sale. Here are 3 factors that you should consider and look for before making a purchase. Inspecting the Condition of the Oil While most people may believe that inspecting the oil levels will be sufficient, it isn’t. It is important to inspect the condition of the oil, and perhaps even send in a sample for testing at a laboratory. The condition of the oil...

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