Is an Older Model Car a Good Investment?

When you are living on a tight budget, replacing your car can seem like an impossible task. You want to buy a reliable vehicle, but you simply can't afford a new car or even one that's just a few years old. Can an older car, one that is ten years old or older, be a good investment? The answer depends on a number of factors.  Reputation Before you hit the car lot, do some research on which models have a history of being reliable. Read More 

Common Misconceptions About Purchasing Used Luxury Vehicles Debunked

Making the decision to purchase a vehicle isn't easy, but the decision is even harder when you're trying to determine whether it's a good idea to purchase a pre-owned luxury vehicle. After all, there's a good chance you can find a brand new non-luxury vehicle for the same amount of money that you'd spend purchasing a used luxury vehicle. If you believe all of the common misconceptions that surround purchasing a pre-owned luxury vehicle, you might think a brand new non-luxury car is a better option, but that isn't always correct. Read More 

Remove Rust Spots From A Steel Motorcycle Trailer’s Exterior And Keep The Enclosure Maintained

If the motorcycle trailer that you own has small rust spots around the hardware that secures steel panels that make up the unit's exterior, remove it with the following steps. Once the trailer's appearance has been restored, adding a rust-inhibiting agent to the steel and keeping the trailer maintained properly will minimize damage to the trailer's exterior again. Materials vinyl tarps face mask rubber gloves rust dissolving agent (spray form) stepladder scrub brush with natural bristles extension handle industrial-strength detergent bucket water hose can of corrosion inhibitor (clear) mixing stick tray paint roller roller frame Remove Rust With A Dissolving Agent Read More 

Three Reasons To Go To The Dealership For Car Maintenance

If you have a car, you've likely heard the advice: Go to an independent mechanic to save money on repairs or to avoid being sold extra repairs. But this advice is not always the best, nor is it always accurate. Many times, the service center at a dealership is going to be a better choice when you need work done on your car, whether your car is new or used. Here are three reasons to head back to the dealership rather than the corner garage. Read More 

Benefits Of Buying Used Cars

If you are in the market for a moderately priced vehicle, considering the used car options is often a good choice. Choosing to buy a used Nissan or other pre-owned vehicle can save you a lot of money and provide you with opportunities for customizing your car. Here are some of the benefits of choosing a pre-owned vehicle.  More Money for Modifications If you are able to save money on the upfront cost of your vehicle, you can choose to put this money towards additions such as grill inserts, car stereos and other upgrades. Read More