After The Sale

Written by Kevin Schappell

Enjoy your car... that's simple huh? Well it's not really that simple. Here is a list of things to think about afterrepparttar sale. ·Notify your insurance agent aboutrepparttar 102772 new car. ·Readrepparttar 102773 entire owners manual. Familiarize yourself withrepparttar 102774 service requirements. Understand when you need to change oil, filters, and other major things like timing belt and driveline fluids. ·Get used to operatingrepparttar 102775 heating/AC controls andrepparttar 102776 radio so you do not have to fumble around and risk an accident while onrepparttar 102777 highway. ·Poprepparttar 102778 hood and findrepparttar 102779 oil filler cap,repparttar 102780 oil dipstick. If you bought a car with an automotive transmission there will be a dipstick forrepparttar 102781 transmission fluid also.

Want a chopper? Build your own!

Written by Michael Holmes

Motorcycle chopper kits are a growth industry. But what does that mean to you and me? Well one thing that we know is that we will have more choppers to ogle at. There is not a single day that goes by without more and more pictures of chopper bikes that have just been finished showing up in allrepparttar motorcycle magazines. Then atrepparttar 102771 weekends, when we are on our “hot” rides, we will see four or five show finish level bikes. There are more choppers around now than there have been inrepparttar 102772 last twenty five years.

Most of these choppers have been built from motorcycle chopper kits,repparttar 102773 “bike in a box” approach. But hey, don’t knock it! Building your own chopper has never been easier. There are rolling chassis kits, complete bike kits, and frame manufacturers give you a multitude of choice when it comes to takerepparttar 102774 plunge and buy a motorcycle chopper kit.

Thirty years ago,repparttar 102775 old school chopper builders had to start with a stock bike off-the-shelf and literally chop it to pieces. Withrepparttar 102776 modern chopper kits, there is a viable alternative to takingrepparttar 102777 cutting torch to your favorite soft tail!

Nowadays, you have a cheap and easier way to buildrepparttar 102778 bike fromrepparttar 102779 ground up. When you takerepparttar 102780 cost of buying a new bike andrepparttar 102781 expense of chopping it, it works out much cheaper to start from step one, and your chopper kit. Instead of tossing awayrepparttar 102782 parts that you'll never use again, you can start building your own bike withrepparttar 102783 parts that you really need. Allrepparttar 102784 parts are included inrepparttar 102785 motorcycle chopper kit, along with comprehensive instructions.

One ofrepparttar 102786 first questions that people ask when considering buying a kit is how will my bike stand outs from allrepparttar 102787 other chopper kits? Well think of it this way, you are going to buy a chopper kit. A pile of unassembled raw metal. No paint, no real finish, just a blank canvas. Is your taste in paint jobs likely to berepparttar 102788 same asrepparttar 102789 next guy, who buysrepparttar 102790 very same kit? I don't think so. What about your taste in bolt-ons, seats, exhausts? Just because you buyrepparttar 102791 kit doesn’t mean every little thing has to be just so. That isrepparttar 102792 whole point isn’t it? It's very easy in this way to build your own custom chopper from a chopper kit.

Another big question is, “How long”? The answer to that is as long as it takes. Even onrepparttar 102793 kit bikes, which are supposed to be designed to fit together like a glove, you are going to run into some snags. It can’t be avoided!

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