I'm a little frustrated at the moment with the users of Craigslist, and by that I mean the entire population of this country. Its bad enough that when placing an ad we all have to worry about the flood of spam we know is going to come, and don't want to list our phone number lest we get robocalls. Then when the shoes on the other foot we have to call and call or email again and again and get no response. So I figured I'd set out a few guidelines, and also vent my frustrations.
Last week I talked about tire sizing and helped you figure just what all the numbers mean when shopping for tires. Today I'm digging deeper into the alpha-numerical alphabet soup on marked on the wall of the tires.
Tires being one of the largest contributors to the safety of a vehicle, and the only thing that touches the ground, there are a bunch of rules and regulations that manufacturers need to meet in order to sell them in this country.
My daily-driven truck needs tires. Also the race car I've been shoveling time and money into needs a set of tires as well, because the factory specified tires for a 1979 Ford Futura are not the tires you want for hours of fast driving on a road course.
So, since I've been looking a a lot of tires online, I figured I would share some tire basics with you folks.
Then when the time comes to replace your car tires you'll have a better idea of what you are getting into. Forewarned is forearmed, as they say.
More and more people today are looking for ways to save money, and buying things at a garage sale is one way to help your finances. There are some things, however, you just do not want to buy at a garage sale. These items could eventually cause you health issues or put your health in jeopardy.
Although Labor Day traditionally marks the start of the new model year at your local car dealers, these days cars just trickle in over the course of the year with fewer coming at the traditional fall introduction. So whether it is a brand new model or just new options or revised sheet metal, the new ones will be in dealers this month.
Some good news on the gas guzzler front. This Memorial Day, drivers can expect cheap gas prices. This is may not be a long term thing, but it's good news for holiday travel: "Gas prices have tumbled almost every day this month, dropping
Friday to a national average of $2.749 a gallon, according to auto club
AAA, Wright Express and Oil Price Information Service.A gallon of
regular unleaded is 12 cents cheaper than it was a month ago, 8 cents
cheaper than just a week ago. The timing couldn't be better for holiday