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Don't Use Cruise Control In The Rain

  Tip Sheet Credibility: 23

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Great tip! Someone's life will be saved by it. But the open Highways and Freeways are where habitual use of Cruise Control occurs. Now I'll worry about that whenever it rains!

Tip Credibility: 86

submitted by trustbc 2009-07-30 10:41:18 am    

Gas stations close to shopping centers in the suburbs have quite often lower prices on gas. ... Look out for special bargains on some mid-week-days!

Tip Credibility: 82

submitted by askformore 2009-11-10 05:25:31 pm    

When you buy a used bike you should look very carefully, do the research and know how much you should pay and how much to offer if things are not exactly right

Tip Credibility: 73

submitted by Spondicious 2011-05-06 06:30:31 pm    

Why is my Check Engine Light on?

  Tip Sheet Credibility: 41

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An inexpensive handheld engine trouble code reader can save hundreds of dollars - or more! - in future repair costs, even for total non-gearheads. Find problems early and be informed before heading the service department.

Tip Credibility: 73

submitted by drl2 2011-10-26 11:52:26 am    

Hero Honda India will set up a new facility in Himachal.

Tip Credibility: 73

submitted by whitediigtalmedia 2010-10-25 06:49:24 am    

How to eliminate car payments

  Tip Sheet Credibility: 37

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Major repairs can dig into money budgeted for car payments or savings.Doing regular maintenance on your vehicle will reduce the likelihood of needing major repairs.

Tip Credibility: 64

submitted by Nikon 2010-05-28 07:49:30 am    

Saving Money On Transportation

  Tip Sheet Credibility: 27

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Don't speed. Speeding causes you to have to break more. Especially in the city; which will use more gas.

Tip Credibility: 61

submitted by tracysmith159 2010-02-20 04:21:37 pm    

You know that little gas dispenser icon on your dash? Well, look at it closely & whichever side the pump is on in the picture is the side of the car your gas tank is on.

Tip Credibility: 54

submitted by MarsVA 2009-07-17 06:40:30 pm    

Policing our roads

  Tip Sheet Credibility: 52

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One of our localities park the police car they were going to retire on a busy street with a dressed up Dummy in the drivers seat. At first glance it appears to be a cop and everyone slows down.

Tip Credibility: 52

submitted by Suzie Netten 2009-09-28 02:14:35 pm    

If the Central Asia situation gets ugly, and gasoline goes over $4 quickly, Will the Chevy Volt and other electric cars go into mass production overdrive? We may have no choice.

Tip Credibility: 52

submitted by FGual 2009-09-26 09:45:07 am    

November 2009 marked China the largest auto market in the world. China's automobile industry has been in fast development since the 1990s. China streets that were once populated with bicycles are now filled with cars and traffic.

Tip Credibility: 45

submitted by littlechinastore 2009-11-28 12:19:29 am    

Aerodynamic Cars

  Tip Sheet Credibility: 43

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In stead of gas or hybrid cars, go for aerodynamic cars that are proven to give not only better mileage but also are more efficient and safety-prone.

Tip Credibility: 43

submitted by smugandsnug 2009-12-03 07:42:51 pm    

What is your Best Gas Saving Tip?

  Tip Sheet Credibility: 26

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On the Freeway try to drive without using your brakes. Look far enough in front to see what traffic is doing so you can adjust your speed without using your brake

Tip Credibility: 42

submitted by zbikenut 2009-09-28 12:15:43 pm    

How to improve your fuel mileage

  Tip Sheet Credibility: 17

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Turn off your aircon when you don't need it! This is one of the easiest ways to save fuel, and the savings are noticable.

Tip Credibility: 41

submitted by Flyssy 2009-11-08 07:06:32 pm    

Texting is worse than talking on the phone, and so much more dangerous. It's against the law in NC.

Tip Credibility: 41

submitted by nyfamily5 2009-07-31 05:45:20 pm    

Auto Refinishing Tips

  Tip Sheet Credibility: 36

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Auto Refinishing Tips: Save $100+ when going to MAACO. Never pay extra for sealer and hardener! What they tell you is absolutely true. But also true: they will use both even if you don’t pay for them to insure the integrity of the finished job.

Tip Credibility: 40

submitted by Tradeview 2009-09-27 02:37:36 pm    

Use a spray bottle with some soapy water. Spray the front of the tire and look for a localized area of rising air bubbles. You may have to remove the tire to check the other side and tire tread.

Tip Credibility: 27

submitted by Economizer 2009-07-26 01:01:42 pm    

How to Remove Bumper Stickers — To remove stubborn bumper stickers, use nail polish remover or lighter fluid.

Tip Credibility: 17

submitted by Inzalo 2009-09-04 06:50:01 am    

Earth Day Car Tips

  Tip Sheet Credibility: 16

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Tip Credibility: 16

submitted by usedcarpartsguy 2009-11-12 02:46:55 pm    

Really nasty motor racing game

  Tip Sheet Credibility: 16

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Get kids to throw the dice and see what's happening in the race, is it wet, what happened in the pits? What other things can they experience? Only when you throw the giant racing dice will you know.

Tip Credibility: 16

submitted by eco-warrior 2009-09-04 08:49:23 am    

Save Fuel - Save Money

  Tip Sheet Credibility: 9

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Taking 5mph off your top speed will save money. Think ahead, brake gently, accelerate gently. Your tires will last longer as well.

Tip Credibility: 14

submitted by thinehost 2009-07-18 02:07:50 am    

20 Tips to cheaper car insurance.

  Tip Sheet Credibility: 9

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Find a local Independent Insurance Agent. Typically, they can save you about 20% over the Allstate's, State Farms and Farmers of the world. They have access to great A Rated carriers as well.

Tip Credibility: 14

submitted by Echoing911 2009-07-25 02:56:18 pm    

How To Get Cheap Auto Insurance

  Tip Sheet Credibility: 9

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Avoid accidents to build up a no claims bonus. If you do have an accident, consider the cost of repairing the damage yourself, versus the cost of reporting the damage and having the insurance company repair it.

Tip Credibility: 14

submitted by Impact Productions 2009-07-19 02:43:44 pm    

Things to Know when Renting a Car

  Tip Sheet Credibility: 11

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Join the frequent renter program for any company you're renting from. Not only does it make it faster to reserve the car, but you generally don't have to stand in line at the airport! Great time-saver!

Tip Credibility: 12

submitted by JeanetteCates 2009-09-04 12:05:44 am    

Take a motorcyle safety course - you'll learn techniques for safe and defensive driving riding real motorcycles on a closed course with experienced instructiors. Passing the course often gives insurance discount and skipping state road test.

Tip Credibility: 11

submitted by SteveG 2009-07-25 08:14:25 am    

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