Tag: buying

Driving Lessons – Buying Tyres

The problem is most people I would suspect, end up paying much more than they need to, sometimes double, just because they’re relying on, trusting, a stranger. It’s sad really, when you realise you have to be so careful not to get purposely ripped off by a fellow human being. But money makes the world go round and I guess they will try and get as much as they possibly can from you.

I needed to buy 3 new tyres for my car yesterday. The first time I have needed to do so with this particular car. I have a dealer I know and trust and have bought tyres from him for 11 years now after first meeting when buying a car from him. Last week whilst reading the local newspaper I came across a ‘buy one get one free’ voucher for a local national garage. Although I’m loyal to … Read More

Buying A Used Car For Your New Teenage Driver

Often, the key to finding the right used car for the new driver in your house is doing your homework. These tips will help steer you towards a pre-owned car that fits the bill without breaking your budget:

� First, determine how the car will be used. If it’s for commuting or trips to college and back, then gas mileage and comfort may be your biggest considerations. With gas prices high, fuel economy is an important consideration.

� Make a list of some vehicle safety features you’re looking for. For example, are you interested in anti-lock brake systems and integrated seat belt systems?

� Always test-drive prospective cars on city streets and highways. This will give you a chance to thoroughly examine the car. Have your teenager drive it if you can. Make sure everything on the car works properly–brakes, gauges, lights, windows and locks. Also, have a mechanic you … Read More

Buying Guide For Winter Tires

You should not treat the purchase of your winter tires in any different way to other purchases but apply the same procedure as well as rules. This is because very little will change while the results to be achieved are the same regardless of the type of car that you have. To help you out, this article will give you a shopping guide detailing all the dos and don’ts that you will have to observe in making your tire shopping a success. Even though you might be operating under a tight budget, it is not advisable that you spend meanly in making a purchase. This is because the less you spend the higher your chances of getting tires of poor quality and bearing in mind they are to be used under freezing conditions then you must go for top quality tires. Poor quality tires will furthermore affect your control over … Read More

Tips On Buying A Steering Wheel & Cover

Pretty much everything on your vehicle can be replaced with original OEM or customized aftermarket accessories to help upgrade its performance or overall style. One of the simplest things you can do is to replace your stock steering wheel by considering buying a steering wheel, from aftermarket retailers, to give your car a stylish sportier look as well as better handling.

Some important tips to consider when shopping around to buy steering wheels from various suppliers are:

1) Make sure you are buying the correct sized steering wheel by taking the time to measure your current steering wheel. There are many sizes and shapes of aftermarket steering wheels on the market so if you are unsure you can ask the seller before deciding on a purchase.

2) The new steering wheel needs to be just the right size, which is comfortable for you without restricting your view of the dashboard … Read More

Hot Tips For Buying The Dream Used Car!

Recession is nothing but postponing your strategy for purchasing your wish list for better sunny days. The slump is here & it?s going to stay for a while now. Why wait to buy your dream car when you can make it happen ?now? with used cars. Now ?Used? is not a word we have a high regard for as we all want to be proud owners of new objects. But the panorama of buying a used car has a lot many benefits including prices that fit your pocket starting surprisingly affordable prices.

If you want to buy a car for a few months and not willing to spend lakhs than a used car can come to your rescue. There has been a lot written about what you need to do to buy a used car. This section, nevertheless, will tell you the top 5 tips for buying a used car … Read More