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Automobile Repairs and Maintenance

How to Save Money Maintaining and
Repairing Your Car

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Body Shops

How To Choose A Body Shop To Repair Your Car, by Mark Freeman   How go go about selecting a shop to fix your car when it needs repairs.




The Most Common Signs You Need Brake Repair, by Andrew Stratton    Advice on when to repair your automobile's brakes.

- Oil

Your Car and It's Oil, by Nikki Willhite   A personal story that illustrates what happens to a car when you neglect changing the oil.

- Tires

Proper Tire Care for Safe Driving, by Marilyn Pokorney Tips on all aspects of tire maintenance.



Saving Money on Automobile Repairs, by Nikki Willhite    Several ways that you can save money when your automobile needs service.



How To Keep Your Car In Good Shape For The Winter, by Stewart Wrighter   How to maintain your car in the winter.

Tips for Summer Car Care, by Marilyn Pokorney    How to prepare your car for the summer heat.


Warning Signs

Recognizing The Warning Signs Of Sick Car, by Samuel Murray   Signs your car may need to see a mechanic.



My Blown Engine Story, by Nikki Willhite   A personal story on whether to replace a car engine, and the money savings involved.







Tightwad Tidbits

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Click below to find hundreds of money saving
tips in alphabetical order


A - Frugal Tips: Acne - Automobiles


B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons


C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards


D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers


E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner


F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture


G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries


H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers


I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing


J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail


K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers


L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions


M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms


N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts


O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens


P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins


Q - Frugal Tips: Quiche - Quilting


R - Frugal Tips: Radishes - Rubbing Alcohol


S - Frugal Tips: Sales - Sweetened Condensed Milk


T - Frugal Tips: Tablecloths - TV Dinners


U - Frugal Tips: Upholstery Fabric - Utilities


V - Frugal Tips: Vacations - Vinyl Tablecloths


W - Frugal Tips: Wallpaper - Wreaths


XYZ - Frugal Tips - Yams - Zucchini



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