Archive for December, 2016

How Can I Take Better Care Of My Machine Tools?

Written by Custom Wheels Direct. Posted in Hydraulic benders, Machine shop repair costs, Surface grinding

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Do you take good care of your tools? Proper maintenance is the major element standing between your equipment and degradation, reduced performance and even loss of money. Although many workers and small business owners go out of their way to seek out a power tool repair service or request assistance for lathe repair, there are actually many maintenance habits you can practice on a daily basis to keep your tools going strong. From regularly wiping down your tools with oiled rags to replacing components making strange noises, you can only stand to benefit from the list below.

What Is A Machine Tool?

The cost of rebuilding tools can build significantly over time. As such, it’s imperative to

Planning Safer Driving This Holiday Season

Written by Custom Wheels Direct. Posted in Ignition interlock, Interlock cup, Interlock phoenix

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The holidays are quickly approaching and it is likely that you have many holiday parties planned. Holiday parties are a great way to interact with family and friends. Most holiday parties offer food, entertainment, and drinks. While drinks are a way for many to relax during this stressful, yet joyous season, the increase of drinkers can be dangerous when paired with icy road conditions. People who do not drink often may drink a little too much and illegally get behind the wheel. This holiday season, keep safe driving in mind, and consider these alternative celebration options.

Assign a designated driver

A designated driver can be beneficial for a party. Some holiday parties last for many hours. Guests who drink one small drink over a long period are easily over the legal

Pros and Cons to Owning a Classic Car

Written by Custom Wheels Direct. Posted in Cobra, Cobra replica, Custom roadster

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If you have ever owned AC cobra kits then you’ll know that owning a muscle car or a classic car can be such a great feeling. However, not everyone can experience the benefits of owning a classic cobra kits or any other kind. Here are a few of the pros and cons that come with owning such a vehicle. This will help you to decide if the disadvantages outweigh the benefits and if you should cross over into the world of classic cars.


  1. Financial Investment
    The first main problem is that classic cars are initially much more expensive than regular vehicles. Only those who really ap

DIY Plumbing Repair Tips

Written by Custom Wheels Direct. Posted in Band clamps, Heavy duty hose clamp, Hose clamp sizes

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Becoming a home owner often means learning about things you never imagined. You will become an expert in minor home repairs. You will find yourself searching the internet for things like, how to repair a dishwasher or how to unclog a toilet. You will attempt to repair things in your house, things that you never even realized existed. The home?s plumbing is one of the most popular do it yourself attempted jobs by homeowners. Minor plumbing repairs can often be handled by those with little experience, when calling a professional in would cost hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars. Remember the following tips when attempting to do a DIY plumbing project.

Do your research

Home repairs have become more possible than ever with the endless amounts of free information that is now available on the internet

Buying Used Tires is an Education

Written by Custom Wheels Direct. Posted in Retreading, Tire companies, Tires

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Anyone who owns, or has ever owned, a car, has at one time or another been in the market for new tires, or even used tires. In fact, a rotation of the tires on a vehicle should typically be done at least every 7,500 miles or so, unless the manufacturer recommends differently. In addition, paying attention to the tread on a car’s tires is important. When the tread has worn down to 6/32’s of an inch is the time to replace them with either new tires or a set of good used tires.

Used tires can be purchased in a number of different places. There are used tire dealers who specialize in selling good used tires, as well as tire companies, who may sell tires that are new or used. Generally speaking, a company that

Why Trucks are Awesome

Written by Custom Wheels Direct. Posted in Spray gun for truck bedliner, Wiretrim edge cutting tape application process

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Whether you know all the ins and outs of wire tape and spray on bedliners, almost everyone can agree that having a truck comes in very useful. However, if you are going to own a truck, you need to make sure that you do take care of it. The regular vehicle maintenance like washes, oil changes, tire rotations, tune ups and the like are crucial but so if bodily maintenance. This is where the whole truck bedliners and wire tape knowledge come in handy. Doing things like installing a bed liner will help to preserve the area of your truck that gets the most abuse. Wire tape or wiretrim t