How To Inspect And Replace The Drive Shaft Belt On A Compact Tractor

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Small farms are growing in the U.S. as more people turn to the land to grow fruits and vegetables for local marketplaces and feed their families. If you are a new small farmer headed toward your first fall harvest time, it is important that the equipment you are going to use during the harvest (especially if you bought used equipment to keep your start-up costs down) is checked for worn parts before it is heavily used.

5 August 2015

New Towing Business And Bought A Used Tow Truck? Make Sure It Is Ready For Towing

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If you have just purchased a used tow truck, you should take time to make sure it is ready for towing before you start using it. This will ensure you get to your destinations on time, as well as transport vehicles without damaging them. Below are 2 parts of your tow truck that you should take time to check.  Check Tires One of the most important things you need to check is your tires.

22 July 2015

Tips For Storing Diesel Fuel In The Long Term

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If you want to ensure that you are prepared for anything, you might be thinking about investing in extra diesel fuel that you can keep stored on your property. This can be a great way to secure the lowest price per gallon and to ensure that you have the fuel that you need for any emergency occasion, but you have to ensure that you store your fuel the right way. Luckily, if you follow a few simple tips, you should be able to store your diesel fuel safely while keeping it in good shape.

1 July 2015

Three Issues That May Be Causing Your Car's Air Conditioning System To Work Less Efficiently

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Having a well working air conditioner in your car is important during hot times of the year. If you turn on your air conditioner and notice that it is not blowing air that is as cool as you would like it to be, there could be a few issues to blame. The following guide walks you through a few of the reasons why your air conditioning may not be working well in your car.

18 June 2015

How To Check The Tires When Buying A Used Car

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When you're shopping for a used car, be sure to check the tires closely. While worn out tires may not be a deal breaker, their condition gives you an indication of how well the car was cared for by the previous owner. Wear on the tires can also hint at problems with the car. Here's what to look for. Depth Of Tread By checking the tread depth, you'll have an idea of how soon you'll need to replace the tires.

2 June 2015

Top 5 Green Driving Tips

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Each day the public is introduced to new and innovative ways to become more green or earth-friendly. Driving a vehicle can damage the environment, so, obviously it is one of the biggest concerns of environmentalists. It should also be a concern for the average consumer. There are, however tips everyone can use to increase their level of green driving. Easy Does It It is always a good practice not to drive above the speed limit for safety reasons; however did you know that not driving over the speed limit can also help the environment?

15 May 2015

How To Troubleshoot Your Car's Engine

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One of the most expensive and complicated parts of your vehicle's operating system is the engine. If there is a major problem with your engine, it might not even be worth fixing. However, if you can pay attention to the smaller issues with your engine, you will be able to get repairs before it needs to be replaced completely. Here are some tips for troubleshooting the engine. The Engine is Misfiring

28 April 2015

Do Additives In Gasoline Help Classic Cars?

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Classic car owners, take heart: the dropping price of fuel means more money in the pocket for other automotive necessities. Like that bright red leather interior to go with the new paint job you just gave your '66 convertible, for instance. But the next time that polished baby of yours needs another tank of gas, think carefully about the fuel you use and what you add to it. The additives put in gasoline that make today's cars purr like well-fed lions may make your car sound more like an asthmatic with tuberculosis.

9 April 2015

Steps To Take Before Hiring A Local Towing Service

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Having your car break down is never a pleasant experience, and if you are like most people, you will want to get back on the road as soon as possible. But before contacting the first local towing service you see on your phone's maps app, take a few extra steps to make sure you will be getting great service and that you don't spend any money that you don't have to.

26 March 2015

How to Replace Your Rear Brake Pads

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If your car has been making funny noises when applying the brake pedal, or it has been a while since you changed the brake pads, it might be time to get this done. If you have some basic auto repair knowledge, you might want to try it on your own. You just need some car parts and basic tools to get it done. Here are some easy-to-follow instructions for replacing the rear brake pads.

9 March 2015