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How to Buff With a Foam Pad

Washing and waxing a vehicle is one of the best ways to protect the finish and ensure that it maintains an attractive appearance for many years. There are many types of pads on the market to assist with the task of applying wax and buffing to a shine. Some pads are made of microfiber, lamb's wool a

How to Look for Wear or Cracks on Belts in a Chrysler Town & Country

The Chrysler Town & Country came out in 1990. It's a "family van," and many Town & Country owners prefer to perform routine maintenance checks themselves. As part of this maintenance, inspect the drive belts that run your engine components. Chrysler suggests you perform this inspection every 15,000

The Learning to Drive Experience

Learning to drive is a rite of passage for many young people. The ability to control when and where we go is a freedom that many teenagers can't wait to get. Of course, before we ...

How To Contract With Progressive

With the advent of online auto and home insurance, the entire insurance market has changed, with companies providing 24-hour assistance, up-front rate quotes and competitive pricing across the industry. Progressive is one of the online insurance companies that has streamlined the business model to p

How to Park at Midway Airport Chicago

Midway Airport is the lesser-known airport in Chicago, the other being O'Hare International Airport. Midway is more convenient for Chicagoans as it is much closer to downtown Chicago. The smaller size makes Midway less hectic and a more relaxed airport for flying. The airlines that fly out of Midway

Booster Seat Guidelines

A booster seat provides a child who has grown out of his harnessed seat an extra boost to be able to fit properly in a seat belt. Proper use of a child safety seat decreases the chances of a fatal injury in a car accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that about

I Don't Need to Worry About That."

"My fragrance makes enough, I don't need to worry about that." It's been 10 years since the Paris Hilton Sex Tape with her boyfriend Rick Salomon released then and only time the reality star claims ...

How to Adjust Seats in a 2010 Nissan Altima Rental

Driving a specific rental car for the first time may take some adjustment, particularly if you are not familiar with the vehicle. If you have rented a 2010 Nissan Altima, you may want to adjust the seat to find the perfect driving position. Some 2010 Nissan Altimas have power-adjustable seats; howev

How to Install a Turn Fin

A turn fin is a control surface installed on radio-controlled hydroplane-style racing boats. A fixed, metal or carbon fiber turn fin mounts on the rear of the boat at the inside edge of the left or right sponson -- one of the twin outrigger planing surfaces common to hydroplane design. Installation

How to Manage Traffic Congestion

With the development of faster cars and the addition of more drivers on the roads, navigating heavy traffic and avoiding accidents has become a necessity in most driver's lives. A few basic strategies can help keep you, your passengers and other drivers safe while dealing with traffic congestion.

Safety of a Mercedes C-Class

The C-Class is among the best selling models of Mercedes and has a long list of safety features, including: Electronic Stability Program, anti-lock brakes, brake assist, advanced tire pressure monitoring system, active front head restraints and advanced body structure. The vehicle has nine airbags.

How to Become a Driving School Instructor

A driving school instructor teaches people how to safely drive America's roadways while behind the wheel of a vehicle. Each state's Department of Motor Vehicles has its own set of rules governing the process to becoming a certified driving school instructor. Expect to take courses that provide you a

Specifications for a '79 Ford LTD II

The Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 by Henry Ford, a man whose dream it was to create a company where he could build cars for the masses. Ford was successful, creating innovations along with his cars like the assembly line. Ford created memorable cars: the Model T, the Mustang,...

Arizona Tow Dolly Rules & Regulations

Take the time to secure your extra vehicle to the tow dolly properly.camping car et voiture image by marit?? from Fotolia.comEvery state has its own regulations regarding the use of a tow dolly. If you plan to travel cross-country and need to tow an additional vehicle, you'll need to...

How to Buy a Second Hand Car in Australia

Buying a second hand car in Australia is a relatively simple process. It involves both buyer and seller notifying the relevant state road authority of a transfer of ownership. Usually this must be done within 14 days.

Crash Test Safety for the 2003 Kia Sedona

Kia expanded its vehicle offerings in 1988 from that of compact cars and SUVs to one that included minivans. The first-generation Sedona minivan was manufactured through the 2006 model year, when KIA introduced its second generation.

D1VE Engine Block Specifications

The D1VE engine block was a part of automotive history. Ford produced the engine for their 385-series engines in the 1970s. This engine series was known for its high output and powerful design, and Ford used the engines in sport cars and trucks. Ford produced the D1VE engine block after the C8VE and

How to Turn Corners in Icy Conditions

Driving in inclement weather is one of the most trying tests of one's driving skills and isn't recommended at all for certain types of vehicles, such as motorcycles or vehicles with skinny, low tread tires. Drivers need to exercise caution when driving in snow and ice, due to low friction conditions