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Australian and European Regulations for Baby Car Seats

Australia By Australian law, it is such that every child restraint sold within Australia must pass the Australian Standard AS/NZ1754 for safety, which is indicative for consumers by a Australian Standard AS/NZ1754 sticker. It is ...

Cars That Seat 7

BMW is one of many brands that have SUVS that seat seven or more.luxury yellow dirty suv bmw x5 speed on road image by alma_sacra from Fotolia.comWhen it comes to searching for the right car to carry seven or more people, there is a very wide variety of options. Whether you're looking for...

Difference Between Invoice & MSRP on New Cars

The invoice price is the amount a dealership owns a vehicle for and MSRP is known as the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. The difference between the two is the amount the dealer hopes to make for profit.

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What Is the Difference Between Lacquer & Enamel Clearcoat?

After painting an automobile with a pigmented undercoat, you can give the finished product added depth with one or more coats of clear-coat, an un-pigmented lacquer, enamel or urethane. Beyond improving appearance, lacquer and enamel clear-coats protect the underlying pigmented paint layers. You can

How to Disable the Seat Belt Alarm on a F-350 Ford

Although the seat belt alarm is made for safety, it can certainly be annoying. There are times when you want to be in your Ford F-350 pickup truck without putting on your seat belt, like when you are trying to listen to a football game while you are waiting in your truck for someone, but that seat b

My Indoor Fern Is Turning Brown & Dry

Ferns are often used as indoor plants, adding texture and color to any home. While most ferns do well indoors, some suffer browning and drying if the environmental conditions are not appropriate. Recognizing the symptoms that are associated with environmental stress and improper growing conditions i

Vehicle Mass Vs. Safety

Many different factors figure into the safety of a given vehicle. These include the optional safety equipment, exterior and interior dimensions, center of gravity and overall mass. The role of mass in determining vehicle safety is complex and difficult to judge definitively. But mass plays an import

What Can I Do to Manage the Risk of Driving?

Driving is such a commonplace activity for most Americans that the risks are sometimes overlooked. Even with scenes of highway disasters plastered over the local news nearly every night, the danger may not hit home until too late. Managing the risk of driving is relatively simple in concept. As evid

Video: Wing Window Tool for Car Lockouts

Video Transcript I am Jim Koch and today we are talking about auto lockouts. In this clip, I am going to demonstrate how you are going to get in using the wing window. When you go in to the wing window, it actually requires 2 tools. One tool manipulates the rod itself, the latch. The...

Elderly Drivers

As people get older, their physical functioning begins to decline. This is only moderate at first, but once the age of 70 is passed, the results of aging become much clearer, on the average. For ...

What Happens When Oil Gets on a Clutch Plate?

Oil on your car's clutch can really ruin your day, especially when you consider that it may cause permanent damage. Unfortunately, oil, coolant or even rainwater can get into your clutch and ruin it beyond a simple drying out or burning off.

How to Switch Gears on a Dirtbike

Shifting between a dirt bike's gears effectively is an acquired skill, requiring coordination between your hands and left foot. The actual mechanics involved are deceptively simple, but learning how to shift smoothly and when to do it can only be honed by countless hours of practice. Whether it's in

How to Get an Oklahoma Driver Permit

Oklahoma allows teenagers to take a driver education course at 15 years old; however, teenagers are not allowed to apply for a learner permit or driver permit until 15 and a half. If teenagers do not take a driver education course, you cannot apply for a driver permit until age 16. Many schools acro

How to Hook Up Subs in Your Car

Hooking up subs in your car is a great way to provide the low end, or bass sounds that your music generally lacks without subwoofers. Drums, bass guitar and sound effects all sound better with a little bit of bass.

How do I 90-Degree Park a Car?

Parking at a 90-degree angle, also referred to as a perpendicular parking, is often used in parking lots, shopping centers and sometimes along street curbs. With a little practice, parking at a 90-degree angle can become an easy task.

Requirements for a Driving Learner's Permit

Getting a learner's permit is not too tough, but it does require a little forethought. There are documents to bring, manuals to study and exams to pass. The following list should help provide some insight as to what an applicant will need.

Why Does My Internet Die When FrostWire Turns On?

FrostWire is a free P2P (peer-to-peer) program that allows users to share files. Hundreds of millions of files are shared between millions of people, and this activity can often slow down a connection or even bring your Internet activity to a halt.