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Can I wash my car with dish soap?

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Here's why washing your car with dish soap once in a while is OK and actually recommended sometimes. We've all heard that car washing...

19,000+ People Swear By These $18 Interior Car Lights

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Chill mood lighting for less than $20? Interior mood lighting in our car? We love it! But it's an option we might've not checked...

How to clean car windows & get streak free glass with techniques from the...

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If you clean your car's windows and constantly get streaks, it's a lot simpler than you think. You're overthinking it. If you break it down,...

Why does my steering wheel jerk around after a jump start?

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While disconcerting that your steering wheel jerks violently from side-to-side, the solution is an easier fix than you might think If you've come across this...

Miata owner shares this one trick how you can remove your oil filter without...

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Cleaning up after an oil change can be a pain but with this trick in your arsenal, spills can be a thing of the...

One simple trick about screwdriver handles that increases torque & helps loosen tight screws

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Find your nearest screwdriver and chances are you can use this simple trick with an open-headed wrench to increase your unscrewing torque. After you learn...

Would-be tool thieves blasted with motion activated high-pressure sprinkler

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They came looking for tools but left with a face full of water. Tools are the lifeblood of a lot of trade workers in...

How to repair a broken tail light for less than $10 that doesn’t look...

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So you've cracked a tail light and don't want to pay $100 for a new assembly. What do you do? A small rock, an angry...

Genius mechanic’s windshield defrost doesn’t work, what he does with PVC is brilliant

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Repairing cars logically, buying new parts to replace old ones, isn't nearly as fun as DIY'ing yourself a cheaper solution. When you live in snowy...

Does Irish Spring Soap keep away rodents for car storage?

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You've heard the old wives tale that Irish Spring Soap keeps away rodents, so should you cut up some soap when you store your...

Frugal mechanic has discolored exhaust header, he grabs toilet bowl cleaner & does this

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This frugal mechanic was tired of looking at a discolored exhaust header but a quick trip to his bathroom solved that problem. If you...

Genius machinist orders wrong steering wheel hub adapter, uses math, makes it work anyway

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This is proof that the math you learned in school will come in handy later on down the road. It's a cliche to say "I...

Car’s serpentine belt destroys itself, driver takes off his gym shorts & does this

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Miles from home and suddenly without power steering and heat, this man had to come up with a MacGuyver-like roadside repair if he wanted...

Mechanic’s girlfriend forgets oil drain plug washer, he grabs a shop vac and does...

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This mechanic's girlfriend forgot to put on a fresh washer on the oil drain plug but he remembered this one trick with a shop...

What does engine pinging sound like?

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Even though modern engines are resistant to pinging, engine pinging or spark knock still happens. This is EXACTLY what you should listen for. If...

Is Walmart’s Super Tech 50/50 Antifreeze Coolant any good even though it’s cheap?

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If you're looking for a deal on top-off Antifreeze, here's my opinion on Super Tech's often cheaper Prediluted 50/50 extended life Antifreeze/Coolant. Head...

Mechanic uses power drill on regular scissor jack for this genius reason

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Many DIY mechanics found that the easiest way to raise and lower your car on a budget is combining a power drill and scissor...

RVS Technology has a Honda Civic running with no oil for 1,800 miles and...

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RVS Technology is replicating a radical experiment their parent company in Europe performed, running a car without engine oil for as long as possible...

Race car driver suffers broken bones after improperly mounting fake Sabelt Race harness from...

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This race car driver cheaped out on harness belts and paid the price when they failed in a crash. Luis Monzon Artiles shared a...

Mechanic drills a hole in a penny for this genius reason

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If you're ever in a pinch and need a temporary washer, what you need might be in your spare change. Washers are invaluable for...
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