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Guide to Debadge Your Car

In order to effectively debadge your car, you need to have enough time and patience so that you do not mess up the paint. This process involves taking off any logos that came with your car so that you cannot identify the make or model.

The easiest way to start is by coating any logo you want to remove with an adhesive remover. This will help the glue to start to dissolve. After a few moments, you can begin wiping away the solution. Go behind it with either dental floss or a straight plastic edge to lift up the logo…

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Testing Your Car's Battery

While we don't tend to spend a lot of time thinking about car batteries when things are running smoothly, it's important to check them a few times a year so you know they'll be working when you need them.

Winter temperatures can take a real toll on batteries; it's why you might come out in the morning to a car that won't start. If your battery is growing weaker, it might be a good idea to change it before it leaves you stranded. Test your battery using a device called a voltmeter, easily found in…

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2 Maintenance Tips to Handle Before Summer

Summer is a great time to go on road trips, but before you do, you should make sure that you take care of your vehicle. There are a lot of things that can go wrong with your vehicle over the winter, and spring is the perfect time to ensure that things like headlight bulbs, wiper blades, belts, and other highly important components are in tip-top shape. If you're looking for some ways to get your vehicle ready for the summer, take a look at these tips.

One of the first things that you should do is make sure that…

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How to Choose a Car Seat

Few parenting decisions are as important as selecting a car seat for your child. Below are a few tips on getting this task right. The team at First Choice Honda is available to answer any questions that you may have on this or any other vehicle-related topic.

The first car seat for your little one should be a rear-facing model that’s designed to protect small, immobile infants. Front-facing seats are appropriate for use as the child grows older. A stand-alone booster is the final step before a child is ready to use just a seatbelt alone. 

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Valuable Information Resides on a Vehicle History Report

When you are thinking about investing in a specific used vehicle, you want to obtain as much information about that vehicle that you can. This will give you a good idea of where that vehicle has been and whether or not it has been involved in any kind of major damage. A vehicle history report is something that you can often obtain from a dealership. You can also obtain a vehicle history report online if you need to find it yourself. This report can include information such as:

  • Where a vehicle has been registered
  • How many owners a vehicle has…
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Upgrade to a Dash Cam

Holding your phone while you drive is dangerous and a distraction. With accessories like a dash cam, you can record everything and focus on driving. At First Choice Honda, we love to see what great trips and events took place from the perspective of a dash cam.

Not only can you use a dash cam to record footage of your next great road trip, but you can also use one to protect yourself in court if you get in a car accident. Accidents happen all the time, but a dash cam can help you tell your side of the story…

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Why You Should Wash Your Vehicle Regularly

When you look at your vehicle when it is dirty, you just do not love it like you do when it is clean. We want you to know that washing the vehicle on a regular basis is a smart idea, and we want you to know all that you should know about caring for the vehicle and keeping it in good shape.

When you wash your vehicle, you clear off the dirt on it that might otherwise scratch or corrode its finish. When you clean off salt during the winter, you keep the vehicle from being damaged by that substance…

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What to Know About Headlight Repair

It's important to keep your car's headlights in good condition. Fortunately, this is a relatively easy task to accomplish either on your own or with the help of a professional. It may be possible to find headlight cleaning kits at grocery or automotive stores.

It may also be possible to use a cloth or sandpaper that you have in your own home. However, be sure that you go easy when sanding or polishing the headlights as it doesn't take much to damage them. When a headlight is damaged, it is often necessary to replace it. 

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Winter Tires Aren't Built for Summer Conditions

When the seasons change, you may need to modify your vehicle in order to increase performance, speed, horsepower, and torque. The most important automobile components that impact efficiency on the road are tires. If you equip wheels that are built for specific road conditions, you'll experience better traction and handling.

Snow tires don't perform well on dry roads in the spring and summer because their trends are designed for heavy layers of ice. If you keep winter tires on your vehicle after outdoor temperatures increase, the heat on roads will damage the rubber tire material.  

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How to Protect Your Vehicle From Salt Corrosion

Winter driving can be extremely dangerous, especially when there’s a lot of snow or ice on the roads. We’re always grateful when the plows pour salt on the roads, but we tend to forget the damage the salt can do to our cars. Come to First Choice Honda and allow us to give you tips on how to protect your vehicle from salt corrosion.

Always wash your vehicle after a snow or rain storm before salt has a chance to settle on the car’s body. Try to wash it during the day or when the temperature is…

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