There’s nothing like the let down of noticing the first dent on your new car. As one person put it, “it’s not much fun to wax a dent”. Getting it fixed is certainly an option, but maybe a pricey one. Or is it? Perhaps you’ve seen paint-less dent removal advertised or even offered in a local, exterior mall kiosk. Have you ever wondered how it works, and even if it works?
I’ve wondered myself. My experiences of popping out a dent in many materials is that there’s always some kind or remnant of the damage left behind. Not to mention we’re usually talking metal here (sometimes plastic of some variety). Well, wonder no more how this is accomplished, all without removing any body parts from your car. Here’s a beginners guide demonstrating the type of techniques and equipment used! And here are a few more examples…
So, the government was shut down for sixteen days. Did that keep shoppers away from the car lots? Apparently not! According to Michigan Live, car companies, including the Big Three, reported a combined sales of 1.2 million vehicles in October. Doesn’t sound much like a slump does it? In fact, it was an eleven percent increase over last year’s figures.
Last week we talked about things to avoid doing when driving a vehicle with and automatic transmission. This week we’re going to focus on the same question but pertaining to cars with manual transmissions. Do you have any of these five bad stick shift driving habits?