Repair A Truck Door That Has Chipped Paint On Its Surface

If flecks of paint have chipped from your truck's passenger door after hitting another vehicle in a minor traffic accident, sand the door's surface and use primer and automotive paint to touch up the damaged portions by completing the repair project below. Once you have finished, apply a clear gel compound to assist with blending the new paint so that the door has a uniform appearance. Materials Needed sponge automotive detergent garden hose bucket handheld scrubbing tool sanding block sandpaper tack cloth touch up primer pen touch up paint pen clear gel compound (designed for use on painted metal) buffing cloths Remove Dirt From The Door And Sand The Damaged Areas [Read More]

Four Extra Advantages To Leaving Your Car With An Airport Parking Service

When you're headed to the airport after packing all night, it can be tempting to simply accept the higher rates of parking at the airport itself. But besides often offering a significantly lower cost for the same trip duration, off-site airport parking also carries with it a few other benefits you may not have considered. These are four reasons beyond your wallet to entrust your car to an airport parking service before catching a flight for business or vacation. [Read More]

A Vehicle Owner's Guide To Understanding Ball Joints

The ball joints on a car connect the suspension to the wheels. You'll find them at the front suspension in the majority of today's cars. Here's your complete guide to understanding the ball joints to keep your car in perfect shape. How Do Ball Joints Work? The ball joint allows for pivoting between the wheels and suspension. The amount of movement allowed will depend on the shape and size of the particular joint. [Read More]

3 Reasons Not To Ignore Your Car's Alignment Issue

If your car is showing signs of being out of alignment—such as if your car is pulling to the left or right—then you should not ignore the problem. Even though it can be tempting to put off the cost of hiring a professional to take care of mechanical issues, this is not a problem that you should take lightly. The following are a few reasons why you should not ignore your car's alignment issue, but take care of it immediately. [Read More]