Posts Tagged 'how-to'

Save money by changing your own oil

Change your own oil

Looking to save money on auto maintenance, and happen to be in a do-it-yourself (DIY) mood?

Try changing your own oil. That’s the advice from the Art of Manliness blog.

Changing your own oil will do three things, Brett & Kate McKay say: save money, prevent theft, and feed the inner hobbyist in you.

The materials, like the oil filter and wrench set, are important, as is safety. But if you have the space, time, and inclination, changing your own oil is a good way to beat those instant lube $30 jobs.

Auto loan experts: Cars for Girls blog gives good advice

The conventional wisdom is that women aren’t as familiar with auto care as men. True or not, the Cars for Girls blog tries to upset that stereotype with advice for gears-and-grease-phobic ladies.

Of particular use are the car care guides, listed as a FAQ, that offer advice like “How to change an air filter” and “How to exit a sinking or flooding vehicle.”

Cars for Girls offers pretty straight-forward tips, but with a feminine twist.

But even the gentlemen can benefit from the blog’s handy guides and simple how-tos.


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