With the first blast of snow and Winter weather, many of us are caught off-guard, but you can easily prep your car with some simple ideas. One of our readers suggested this post, so thank you Keith for the idea.
That’s what a mother cynically replied when I explained that schools and colleges had reduced funding for Trade and Industry training or “Vocational Training.”
Bet you didn’t know the thickness of paint on your car is only 9-14 mil’s thick and THAT is all that protects it against the myriad conditions of weather—rain, snow, road dirt, acid rain and sunshine. Since a human hair is about 3-4 mil’s thick, that is very little protection from all that threatens to destroy your car’s finish.
Remember, many bumpers on modern cars and trucks are not bumpers at all, but a soft, facia cover ONLY. They are made from high-impact plastic and urethane.
These tips from instructors and customers are suggestions, tips and information we learned, or our customers and students passed on to us. Enjoy and feel free to share your own tips with us.
We show you where to find what, in the way of the 7 Vital Fluids for your car.
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With the explosion of the sale of aftermarket parts (A/M) on-line and in local auto parts stores, my students are often confused about auto parts and understanding price differences. The following should help you understand it better.
At Subway, a customer laid her key-chain on the counter that was so loaded with charms, doodads, fobs and other keys, she could use it as a weapon if ever attacked.