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How to Change a Flat Tire on Your Vehicle

Follow this simple guide for changing a flat tire so you can get back on your way safely.
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1. Never work on a vehicle while it is still on the road, ride that tire rim if necessary to get to the side of the road.
2. Before jacking up your vehicle, you have to loosen the lug nuts one turn with the tire lug wrench.
3. Jack the vehicle high enough so the flat tire clears the surface of the road so you can remove the lug nuts and the flat tire.
4. Place the car's spare tire on…
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Want to Protect Your Cargo? Consider a Tonneau Cover

One of the reasons why many people purchase trucks is because they can carry quite a bit of cargo. Unfortunately, those supplies will be exposed to the elements unless you have some type of bed cover. Here is a quick look at just a few of the reasons why many truck owners invest in tonneau covers.

The biggest advantage of a tonneau cover is the fact that it will completely protect your cargo from the elements. Many high-quality covers also have locking mechanisms, and that will drastically reduce your risk of having your possession stolen. Unfortunately, transporting larger items will…

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Let Us Help You Get The Best Price On A Used Vehicle

We are experts when it comes to helping people get the very best price possible on a used vehicle. This is because at Mike Piazza Honda in Langhorne we have seen many people come through our doors wanting to make a deal.

We know that you should first understand what you are trying to buy in the first place. It is very obvious to a salesperson if you don't know what you are talking about. Following that up with the flexibility to walk away from the table at any time. Then make sure that you start with a lowball…
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How to Debadge Your Car

Customizing a vehicle can be fun which is why we here at Mike Piazza Honda of Langhorne want to be sure you know how to safely debadge your car or truck.

There are two main ways to do this. The first method involves pouring very hot water around the area of the badge. This should loosen the adhesive to the point it can be removed. You can then use a combination of adhesive spray in addition to car way to fully remove the glue and then wax the spot to make it appear as if the badge was never there…
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Towing tips for your vehicle

We here at Mike Piazza Honda understand the importance of DIY tips such as towing safety. Before heading out on your next trip, take a look at some of these towing tips.

Start each trip with a safety inspection. You should check the tires for proper air pressure and test out the brake lights, turn signals, and tail lights to see that they are working properly.

If you're loading a trailer, balance the cargo evenly between both sides. Balancing the trailer can help with handling when you go around curves on the road.

Your next trip starts with making…

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Tailgating Essentials for the Upcoming Season

It is that time of year, where tailgating is the law of the land across the country. To get the most of your next tailgating adventure, keep these tips in mind.

Keep a metal pail in the back of your truck so you can store hot coals. You never know when you might have to pack up camp quick, and those coals can't be left in the grill or dumped on the ground. The metal pail can safely hold those burning coals without causing any damage to the truck bed liner.

Bring a large clear plastic tote with secure…
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What Vehicle Safety Ratings Mean for Buying a Used Car in Langhorne

When you buy a new or used car, the vehicle's safety ratings may be one of your top priorities. the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, or IIHS, issues safety ratings. Their safety ratings are based on five different types of test. A vehicle can get ratings of poor, marginal, acceptable or good. The IIHS is a group funded by insurance companies.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) also conducts safety rating tests. This is a federal government agency. It does four tests on vehicles, and it rates the car's performance with a star rating of one to…

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Why Buy A Hatchback?

It's time to pack up for your annual family road trip. Each year you go somewhere new, and each year it seems that you end up bringing more and more items along with you. If you don't want to deal with the added expense of bringing a trailer along with you, you have the option to use a vehicle that is going to be very practical for trips such as this. For example, many manufacturers offer a vehicle choice that comes with a hatchback design on its rear. The hatchback is perfect for family getaways. You have ample…
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Tips for Traveling on a Budget

There is nothing quite like getting in your car and enjoying the freedom of a road trip. Whether you want to visit a new place or an old favorite, you can do so on a budget. One way to save on your road trip is to get your car serviced first. A fluid flush and oil change could boost your car's fuel economy.

Another way to save on your road trip is to bring a cooler with snacks and bottles of water. Instead of paying high prices at fast food and convenience stores, you could save $20 every day…

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Entertain the Kids During a Road Trip

Road trips are so much fun during the summer. When the kids are out of school, it is easy to load up the family and take off down the road. But during a long trip, the kids can become bored and will need something to do. This is when it is time to play a classic car game.

When there is a mixed range of ages in the car, I Spy and Twenty Questions are simple yet entertaining for everyone. Hangman and Connect the Dots are easy and fun games for the older kids, and the License Plate Game and…

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