Archive for the ‘Cars & Other Vehicles’ Category

postheadericon How to Buy a Used Forklift

How to Buy a Used Forklift

New forklifts are expensive pieces of equipment. If your business only uses a forklift for a few hours or less a day, it may be more economical to buy a used forklift. Before contacting a dealer or company to inquire about used forklifts, you must identify what type of model you need. When comparing used forklifts for sale, it’s important to find a dependable model, especially if your company relies on one for its daily operations. 1 Determine what type of forklift you need. Forklifts vary in brand, size and…

postheadericon How to Buy a Tonneau Cover for Your Pickup

How to Buy a Tonneau Cover for Your Pickup

There are many reasons to use a tonneau cover on your pickup. The primary reason is protection of the gear in the bed of the truck. The original tonneau covers were used in horse and buggy times. These were tarps cut to fit over the bed and tied into place. We moved from the horse and buggy to Ford pickups based on the Model A. The tonneau cover later served as a method of protection of gear from weather and theft. To accomplish this today, you need to buy a…

postheadericon How to Buy a Tonneau Cover for Your Truck

How to Buy a Tonneau Cover for Your Truck

One of the more popular pickup truck accessory upgrades or enhancements is a tonneau cover (also commonly referred to as a truck bed cover.) Whether you are using your truck for work or leisure, a truck is not as functional or complete unless it has a tonneau. However, a tonneau cover can be an expensive purchase and there are some important questions you should ask yourself when you are considering buying a tonneau. 1 Determine your main purpose for adding a tonneau cover to your pickup truck. Are you looking…

postheadericon How to Buy a Suitable Road Bike

How to Buy a Suitable Road Bike

If you want to take up road biking and want a bike you can use without requiring upgrades later, $1000 is a good price range to shop for a new bicycle. 1 Consider the purpose of your bike. If you plan to use the bike for camping or commuting, a touring bike to carry your belongings will better suit your purpose. 2 Realize the primary price determinant in choosing a bike is the type of the frame and the quality of the components. 3 Decide whether you’re more focused on…

postheadericon How to Buy a Remote Keyless Entry System for a Car

How to Buy a Remote Keyless Entry System for a Car

Remote keyless entry is a form of automotive technology that allows you to unlock your car door or trunk with a key chain remote. This can be beneficial after dark or in bad weather. Consider these factors when you buy a remote keyless entry system for a car. 1 Determine what functions you want Single door remote entry systems unlock only the driver’s side door. These are safer, but not as convenient as systems that open all car doors at once. Multiple door remote keyless systems unlock all car doors…

postheadericon How to Buy a Restored Jeep Grand Wagoneer

How to Buy a Restored Jeep Grand Wagoneer

The Jeep Grand Wagoneer is often described as the first luxury sports utility vehicle. Manufactured in the 1970s, 80s, and early 90s, this vehicle was designed not only for transversing rocky terrain, but also for transporting a large group of passengers relatively comfortably. While this vehicle is no longer being produced, some drivers still actively seek them. No matter if you are interested in how to buy a restored Jeep Grand Wagoneer simply for sentimental purposes, or for transportation, be sure to follow some basic recommendations. 1 Before buying a…

postheadericon How to Add Bluetooth to a Car

How to Add Bluetooth to a Car

Three Methods:Using a Bluetooth Head UnitUsing a Bluetooth ReceiverUsing a Bluetooth Car KitCommunity Q&A Most people spend a lot of their time on the road. If you’re one of these people, upgrading your car’s multimedia system can be one of your main priorities to make those long hours tolerable. But having too many wires for your car’s multimedia system can be bothersome and may even cause driving problems. One simple upgrade that you can do to eliminate this issue is by adding a Bluetooth to your car. Method 1 Using…

postheadericon How to Buy a Safe Car

How to Buy a Safe Car

Although you can shop around with a budget in mind, you should not be looking to buy a new or secondhand vehicle based purely on price. There is a balance to be struck between the price and the safety of the vehicle you buy. You would not be getting good value if you paid a low price and ended up inside a vehicle that crashed because of a mechanical defect or offered no protection in a crash. If you follow these steps, the vehicle you buy should keep you as…

postheadericon How to Buy a Remote Starter for a Truck

How to Buy a Remote Starter for a Truck

A remote starter is a remote control device that allows you to start your car or truck from a distance. A remote starter system consists of an electronic device installed in the vehicle and a key fob for the remote control. All basic remote starter systems have a specific set of operations once you push the trigger button on your key fob. They flash the parking lights to signal to you that the starter has been engaged, turn on your engine, keep the doors locked until you unlock them, require…

postheadericon How to Buy an Extended Car Warranty

How to Buy an Extended Car Warranty

Learning how to buy an extended car warranty is important. A warranty is like insurance. You are buying peace of mind to avoid costly surprises. However, you have to decide if buying one makes sense given your own unique situation. 1 Determine how much risk you are prepared to assume by assessing the risk and potential cost of major breakdowns. 2 Evaluate whether an extended car warranty can increase the resale value of the vehicle. 3 Estimate the cost of repairs without the warranty and compare to the cost of…