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Top 5 Gifts for Car Enthusiasts

Top 5 Gifts for Car Enthusiasts

The holidays are a great time to show friends and relatives that you care about them by getting them a thoughtful gift they’ll actually use on a regular basis. A true car enthusiast can never have too many tools. If you’re not mechanically inclined, deciding on a particular gift can be a difficult process. Here are five gifts under $100 that every car buff should have in his or her garage: 1. Lithium Ion Power Screwdriver A power screwdriver is…

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3-Step Guide to Safely Buying a Used Car

3-Step Guide to Safely Buying a Used Car

Buying a used car from someone you’ve never met can be risky business, especially if you’re not a car person. If you don’t take the necessary precautions, you can end up buying a car with a rolled back odometer, shoddy body repair, or even flood damage. If you follow these basic steps, you can save yourself a lot of hassle and expense in the used car buying process. 1. Check the Vehicle History When you see a used car advertised…

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What to Avoid when Buying a Used Car

What to Avoid when Buying a Used Car

Note: The tips on this article were recently featured on AOL Autos Over 40 million used cars were sold in the US in 2012, more than double the number of new cars. Used car buyers realize a substantial savings, and avoid the rapid depreciation associated with new cars. Most late model used cars have years of dependable life remaining, but there are some red flags to avoid to save considerable headache and expense. 1. Electrical Problems Today’s cars have very…

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