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How to Debadge Your Car

Many people choose to debadge their car to change its look. Debadging a car can give the body of the car a sleek, uninterrupted look. Debadging a car is a mostly quick and easy process; it requires only a few common household tools to accomplish. It is, however, worth knowing how to do properly so that you don't damage your vehicle's paint.

Find out How The Badge is Fastened

Some badges are fastened with clips, and others are held in place by an adhesive. If clips are used to hold the badge in place, the process will be…
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How to Negotiate a Used Car Price

The process of buying a used car is similar to that of buying a new car. However, there is generally more room to negotiate the price of a used vehicle. Getting the best deal starts with knowing what a car is worth. It also means knowing how to steer clear of buying extras like an extended warranty.

If possible, sell your car privately and get financing from an outside lender. This allows you to focus solely on negotiating the price of the car. Furthermore, be sure to get up from the table if you don't like the price a…

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Tailgating Tips For This Season

Pickup trucks are the perfect place to host tailgating parties at your favorite sporting events. Here at Piazza Honda of Philadelphia, we wanted to offer some helpful tips to make your tailgate parties a huge success.

  • Convert an empty laundry detergent container into a portable hand-washing station.
  • Convert a beer case into a drink cooler using a plastic bag.
  • Prepare a breakfast that can be eaten using hands like pancakes wrapped around bacon and sausages.
  • Convert a disposable drink try into a small crudite plate.
  • Set up a toppings bar for burgers and hot dogs.
  • Use bowls for chili not…
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Things Not to Do When You Are Towing

Your friends at Piazza Honda of Philadelphia wanted to pass along some of the things you should not do if you plan on towing anything.

Don't load anything on the trailer to be towed without first taking your lug wrench and tightening all the lugs. If they were loose, you run the risk of losing a tire and the load on the highway.

Don't assume because the load is on the trailer that you are ready to roll. Now is the time to balance the load so it is distributed across the trailer safely.

Don't assume just…
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NHTSA vs. IIHS safety rating crash tests

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Association each have their own methods for measuring vehicle safety. Used car buyers for whom vehicle safety is important should know the different safety rating systems.

The NHTSA measures frontal impact, side impact and rollover likelihood, to arrive at a safety rating between 1 and 5 stars. To rate for frontal impact, the NHTSA crashes the vehicle into a barrier at 35 mph. Side-impact involves two tests: a vehicle T-boning the test vehicle at 38.5 mph and the test vehicle side-impact colliding with
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Information About an Automobile Infotainment System

In the automotive world, infotainment is a term that's used to describe key technology in a cabin. Many automobile brands use infotainment solutions to power communications hardware, entertainment applications, and data technologies.

No matter how a system is designed, a typical infotainment unit will have similar features and functions. The most popular icons give users opportunities to access radio stations, navigation tools, and media options.

All automobile brands have their own unique infotainment technology. Depending on the car, some solutions for strategic...

 

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A New SUV Can Carry Everyone You Need

Looking to purchase a new vehicle? With so many features that new cars promote, it is important that one takes the time to do a little research on cars before making the big jump. Today, we are going to talk about the benefits of an SUV.

If you have a big family, then you may have trouble finding a vehicle that can carry your entire family. This is why an SUV may appeal to you. The days of taking several trips back and forth from point A to point B to get all your family in one place will be…

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Fun Roadtrip Games That Will Keep the Kids Busy

Fun games to play in your vehicle as you head out for that summer vacation will help to keep the kids entertained for a long time. Here are two of the most popular games to play in the car.

When you say, "I Spy with my little eye," you have to think of something the rest of the car can see. They can ask up to twenty total yes and no questions until someone guesses correctly. If they are stumped, the player simply chooses another item. 

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Knowing What to Believe Regarding Motor Oil

There are things that are taught to all drivers, and some of those things are true, and others are myths. You might have learned a lot about vehicles through the years, but it is important for you to know which information that you have received is true and which pieces of information are false. There are many motor oil myths that have been told through the years.

It is a myth that you must take your vehicle to have its oil changed before you head off on a trip. You only need to do this if the oil is due…

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What Needs to be in an Emergency Kit?

At Piazza Honda of Philadelphia, we make it easy to have a well-equipped emergency kit in your car in the local area. Having a few select items that take up very little space in your car can make the difference between getting to safety and spending a cold and dangerous night on the side of the road.

Often times, the difference between moving forward and being stranded is a bottle of fluid. Keeping an extra quart of oil or some windshield wiper fluid can act as insurance against a leak, or just running out. Having a small funnel can make…

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