Archive for April, 2010

Beware of Curbsiders!

Beware of Curbsiders!

Beware of Curbsiders! A curbsider pretends to be a “private seller” but is really in the underground business of selling cars illegally. Cars with a major accident history, poorly repaired, with false mileage claims are a curbside

04.28.2010 | News |

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Lexus Es300 Automatic Transmission Fluid

Lexus Es300 Automatic Transmission Fluid

Changing the transmission oil is as cheap of an insurance as it is with the engine oil.By the book on this 1994 Es 300 is required that the A/T oil is changed every 24.000km or 2 years. Lift the car and support it on jack stands, never get under the car supported with only one jack. Tools: 10mm Alle

04.26.2010 | Maintenance |

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How Accurate Is Carfax

How Accurate Is Carfax

Today i was surfing Craigslist car section and run across this post which doubts the CARFAX VEHICLE HISTORY REPORTS. The poster states some examples in which Carfax doesn't provide the real data on one or more vehicle history reports. So my advice to prospective buyers is to rely not only on Carfax

04.18.2010 | News |

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Front Discs Rotors Replacement

Front Discs Rotors Replacement

Lift the car, support it on jack stands and remove the tire. Never go under the car supported with only one jack. This a  Volkswagen Beetle but the procedure is the same or similar to other Volkswagen models. First you have to remove the philips screw, if its rusty and it does not come out try with

04.10.2010 | Repair Instructions |

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Aluminum Rims Restoration

Aluminum Rims Restoration

Salt, weather, pollution and road chips take their toll on the alloys on your car. Painting them is a relatively easy and permanent solution. Take the the rims from the car and using a flat screwdriver remove the rust as much as you can. You will need aluminun rim paint, a fast dry grey primer

04.8.2010 | Repair Instructions |

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Rear Rotors Removal and Replacement

Rear Rotors Removal and Replacement

Lift the car and support it on jack stands, never go under the car supported with only one jack. This is done on a Mazda Protege but is the same on the Mazda Protege 5 and on most of other cars. There is one 10mm bolt keeping the caliper attached to the bracket, remove it. Remove the retaining

04.8.2010 | Repair Instructions |

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