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Don’t Forget about Your Differential During Service

Prepping your differential for servicing can be a messy job depending on the design of your differential. While some differentials have a drain plug, others only can only be accessed by removing the housing cover. Regardless of these facts, you should always have a plastic drop cloth and a wide catch pan with you. Before you start draining the old oil, warm the oil to make it easy to flow by driving your car for a few minutes.

Once you’ve changed into your grungy clothes, get yourself a face mask just in case you can’t handle the smell…

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The History of Horsepower

When considering a new vehicle, many shoppers look at what type of engine is used and what the horsepower rating is. Well, as they are both important factors while scouting for a new car, our team at Crazy Cheap Cars want to give you all a brief history of how horsepower came to be.

The first usage of horsepower began towards the end of the 18th century by Scottish inventor and engineer, James Watt. He figured that one horse could produce 33,000 foot-pounds of work per every minute. Watt had to find a way to compare the output of…

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Don't Let Your Gas Tank Get Too Low in The Winter

Sometimes we forget and let our gas tank run close to empty. We should periodically add to the fuel levels, even if it is a little at a time to keep the level at more than half-full. There are rumors that keeping your tank low will help fuel economy, but there is really nothing to that rumor at all.

In the winter when it gets colder, it is better to keep your gas tank as full as possible. When your gas tank is low, there is more air in your tank which can encourage condensation to occur. There is moisture…

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Which Driving System is Best for You?

When selecting a car, many people hear but not understand the difference between four- and all-wheel driving systems. Neither system is better than the other, but knowing the difference can allow you to pick a car that is the most beneficial to you in the Oakfield, NY area:

The all-wheel driving system distributes the torque pressure evenly throughout all the tires. The four-wheel driving system instead adjusts the torque pressure for each individual tire, based on road conditions. The latter can generate better traction between the terrain and tire, making it ideal for rougher terrain.

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OEM Parts Compared To Aftermarket Parts

OEM Parts Compared To Aftermarket Parts

OEM parts can be described as parts of a vehicle that is exactly like the ones the vehicle came with from the manufacturer. On the other hand, aftermarket parts are those that are not made by the manufacturer but have a similar function as the original. These parts are characteristically cheaper, and are of lower quality.

 

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Tire Rotation is the Way to Go

Getting your tires rotated every 3,000 to 7,000 miles is important if you want to save money. It is a really easy way to get more out of your gas mileage, to get a smoother ride without having to upgrade to another vehicle, and to extend the life of your tires.

All you need to do is take your car to Crazy Cheap Cars, and let us handle the rest.

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Don't Ride Around in a Smelly Car

Bad smells coming from your car could spell trouble. These smells can alert you that there's something wrong with your car. If you happen to notice a foul smell coming from your car do not ignore it. Here are some smells and what they could mean for your car:

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Go Trunk-or-Treat for Halloween

If you want your whole family to enjoy the Halloween festivities, then you should get to decorate your car! A trunk-or-treat event helps you showcase your own unique flair for the ghoulish glam or the delightfully dreadful décor of the Halloween holiday. Here are several ways that you can decorate so that your trunk-or-treat is enjoyable and scary at the same time:

If you want to have a Halloween that is full of fun, visit Crazy Cheap Cars and get entertained!

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