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Looking for Easy Home Projects? Try Replacing the Steel Hose Clamps Under Your Kitchen Sink

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Are you a new home owner who feels overwhelmed by all of the repairs you need to perform? Home decorating and renovation experts recommend sorting tasks into two groups: the ones that you can do yourself, and the ones that you’re going to need an expert’s help with. There are many home repairs that can be accomplished in the course of a weekend: painting a room, replacing the stainless hose clamps on your dryer output, getting a good head start on cleaning your gutters. But sometimes, home improvement projects can get a little out of hand: there’s no shame to admitting you need a little extra oomph from a professional to finish your projects.

If you’re planning on painting a room in your ho

The Ultimate Guide to Truck Bedliners

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Wrap cut tape

Every truck owner likes to take good care of their vehicle. From the looks of it, there are more and more truck owners out there every year. Pickup truck sales increased by 8% in August 2015, and for every eight vehicles sold throughout 2013 in the U.S., one of them was a full size pickup. The most popular and well-known brands — Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors — continue to account for 90% of all truck sales.

But once you get that truck off the showroom floor, it’s up to you to customize and protect it as best you can. Protecting the bed of your truck is a no-brainer, but with so many different types of truck bedliners out there to choose from, how can you know which is best?

Here’s your guide to two of the most popular types of truck bedliners: drop in and spray on bedliners.

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Have a Really Old Car? Get Some Cash for It

Written by cartalk on . Posted in Cars auto salvage, Junk cars lancaster pa, Scrap prices for cars

Car scrap prices

Car recycling is a big deal in the United States. At least 25 million tons of materials are taken from recycled cars and trucks. Cars are the most recycled products in the country. Nearly 12 million junk cars are recycled every year. If you have one, there are some things you can and should do to get cash for cars.

1. Find out how much the car is worth. Junk cars can come in a variety of values. You should start with the Blue Book to see what the make and model would go for. You then have to factor in the age and the condition of the car or truck. When you are talking about cash for junk cards, you need to be prepared to answer a lot of questions about the vehicles. Does the car still run? How much mileage does it have on it? What kind of damage and work has been done to it? Junk ca

What Is Your Most Used Repair Item in Your Garage?

Written by cartalk on . Posted in Constant tension hose clamp, Military clamps

Hose clamps

The solution was simple.
The clean up, however, was not.
After spending most of the weekend cleaning up the water damage from the washing machine leak, it was both frustrating and a relief to find out that the solution was nothing more than an adjustable hose clamp. Although the water mess took hours of work by both you and your husband, the repair only cost a few dollars and took less than an hour. Once you discovered that the adjustable hose clamp had broken and caused the leak, your husband simply went to the garage and found the part that he needed for the repair. In fa

The Top 5 Most Expensive Muscle Mustangs Ever Sold at Auction

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Muscle Mustangs have been a hit with automobile enthusiasts ever since they were first created. While Ford performance parts have improved since then, that doesn’t mean the older cars are any less coveted by Mustang lovers around the world.
In fact, many of these souped up muscle Mustangs are actually sold at auctions every year. However, not all Mustangs are created equal. Here are a few of the most expensive Mustangs ever sold at auction.
1965 Supercharged Shelby GT350
It’s no question that Ford’s Shelby Cobra was one of the most popular cars ever made. However, this particular car was popular enough to rake in $528,000 at a 2007 auction. What mad

Take Care of Your Car and It Will Take Care of You

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In America today, we have built our lives around our cars. We rely on them for so many things and in so many facets of our lives. We need them to get to work. On virtually every application you fill out for a job theses days you’re asked if you have a car or reliable transportation. Unless you live in a major city like New York or Chicago, having a car to get to your job is a necessity.

We also need our cars for many other reasons besides work. We need them to shop for our food and other necessities. We need them to visit family and friends. We need them to travel to entertainment destinations. In short, we need our cars every day, and when we neglect them, it can cost us dearly. When we don’t give our cars the attention they deserve, they can not only cost us, but they cost the economy as a whole. Ever

Want to Put a Vinyl Wrap on Your Vehicle? Here’s How You Can Do It Yourself

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Truck wraps okc

Do you want a new look for your car, truck or boat? You may want to consider a vinyl wrap. You can either have this done by professionals for anywhere between $1,500 and $3,000 or you can do it yourself. Truck wraps, car wraps and even boat wraps are available and give you an easier way to change the look of your vehicle and then change it back when you are tired of the look. Maybe that camo wrap you picked out looked great in the fall but now that its spring, you want a different look.

If you are trying to advertise a product, wrapping cars and trucks can be a more effective way to go than what can be produced by even the best sign company. Banner

New to Fifth Wheel Camper Ownership? Have a Better Time with These 5 Tips

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Campers

People all across the United States love their Fifth Wheel Campers. If you are new to owning one, operating it may be a challenge. There are different kinds of ways to get used to using your Jayco Eagle Premier fifth wheel camper. Here are some tips to get you started.

  1. Practice driving your fifth wheel camper. Driving a Jayco Eagle Premier fifth wheel camper is not like driving other kinds of vehicles and takes some getting used to, that is ok. You are not expected to know how to drive it perfectly at first. This is why you should spend some time practicing this skill before you take your fami

Handy Tips For Buying A New Or Used Vehicle

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Chevy dealer

Are you looking for a new car? Maybe you are looking to buy for the first time or perhaps you are finally going to trade in your older vehicle for something that suits you better. Whatever situation you might be in, your local Toyota dealer can help. Here are a few things to remember when you start to meet with auto dealers in your area to look for new or used cars:

1. Price Range - If you are in the market for a new or used vehicle, then you have likely thought about your price range. The most commonly searched price range for a used vehicle is under $5,000, with newer vehicles of course being much more. Having a set price range before you meet with Continue Reading No Comments

Truck Driving Careers Are as Varied as the Cargo the Trucks Carry

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Ltl freight carrier

The marching band was having a spectacular season. Traveling within 50 to 100 miles of their school, the high school musicians had placed first or second in all of the regular season competitions. Following tis weekend’s high school state competition, however, the band will take their show several hundred miles from home. Traveling to California for a college bowl game performance was going to a great way to end their best season in years. And while the traveling plans for the musicians were a bit complicated, getting enough plane tickets for the large group ended up being pretty easy. What was not easy, however, was the details about getting all of the instruments, uniforms, and marching band show props across the country.
Fortunately, the band booster parent group was able to find a company that prov