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More Important Thank You Think – Applying Touch Up Paint to Your Vehicle!

The streets of Westbury are full of many little hazards that could damage your car’s paint job. These range from low hanging sticks, rough weather, and dusty conditions all the way to errant shopping carts and even unruly vandals from time to time. Touch up paint is crucial not only to maintaining the pleasing look of your vehicle, but to prevent rust which is like a cancer for cars. 

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Dash Cams are Good for Parking Accidents

Accidents do not just happen on the road. They can also happen on parking lots. One very frustrating thing that can happen is if you walk out to your car after being in a building for a while and find a mysterious dent there. One of the reasons that this is so frustrating is that you can't figure out where the dent would've come from. 

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Get Ready for Tailgating Season!

With football season on the horizon, your pickup truck is the perfect accessory for an awesome tailgate. Here's how to get the party started.

Organization and preparation are key to a successful tailgate--you want to have time to enjoy the party as well! Prep as much of your food as you can the night before, whether it's putting together a burger and hot dog topping tray or marinating steaks. Freeze water bottles and use them in place of ice in one of your coolers, so that after the game you'll have cold water to drink. 

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Tire Blowouts: Signs to Look For

Tire blowouts can be very frustrating, even scary at some points. However, they can be prevented. There are certain signs you should look for when it comes to blowouts. If you successfully identify the signs and take the appropriate action, you can avoid a blowout.

Among the signs of a blowout that you should look for are aging, wear and tear, dry rot, and plenty of other signs. One thing you should do in order to see if your tires are getting ready to blow out is give it a regular inspection. The good news is that it can be…

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Car Wax: What Does It Do?

When you want to extend the lifetime of your car, it’s not only the engine that counts — it’s also important to care for the exterior. The right external maintenance can help prevent aesthetic damage, so your vehicle looks better for longer. That’s where car wax comes in.

The main job of car wax is to protect your car’s paint job and clearcoat. 

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Hot Rods, Hot Stop

Every driver has heat to thank for their vehicle's ability to stop both in the event of an emergency as well as at every stop sign or traffic light. What could heat possibly have to do with your automobile's ability to cease moving? The metallic blocks called brake pads that are attached to your wheels rely on friction in order to perform.

Friction is the generation of heat when two object rub against one another.

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How to Use Insect Repellent to Clean Your Headlights

Clean headlights illuminate the road clearly, even in dark conditions. Road visibility decreases when the headlights are dirty, which in turn increases your chance of getting into an accident or hitting debris. One way to clean your headlights is with insect repellent.

Not any insect repellent works. You need to use a brand that has the chemical DEET in it. 

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A Quick Overview of Towing Safety

When you tow a trailer, you should try to evenly distribute the weight of the items you are carrying across the trailer. You should tie down items so that they are secure. Tying items down will keep them in place and also prevent damage.

Another towing safety tip is to make sure your trailer is synced to your vehicle's brakes. This will allow other people to see when you are braking and help avoid a rear crash. 

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