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12 Top Tips From Experienced Drivers With Photos

Those who have driven for a long time know that owning a car is not easy. You're constantly dealing with a slew of minor issues. You must also consider the safety of your preferred automobile.

This article has compiled a list of helpful hints for both beginners and pros to make your live easier.

No. 12: A little dent on the car's body can be nearly totally hidden with nail polish.

Find a nail polish color that matches the car's color and apply it on the scratch. Simply buff the scratch to make it smooth when the nail polish has dried.

No. 11: Clear nail polish can seal a crack in a windshield.

If a rock shattered your windshield and left a deep fracture, it will only get worse with time. Clear nail polish can be used to fill in these fissures. Apply two or three coatings to the crack to prevent it from spreading.

No. 10: If you need to leave the car for a short period of time, turn the steering wheel.

If you park your automobile in hot weather, the steering wheel will quickly become too hot to touch. When leaving the car, turn the wheel 180 degrees to avoid this.

No. 9: Remove the bright Sun.

This is a common method used by pilots. Take an acrylic sheet and place it on the windshield to avoid being blinded by the sun. Acrylic is easily adhered to the windshield thanks to static electricity, and it provides excellent UV protection.

No. 8: A bay leaf can help you avoid vehicle sickness.

Put a bay leaf under your tongue if you're going on a lengthy road trip and are afraid about getting car sick. It has compounds in it that soothe the stomach and nervous system.

No. 7 is an ingenious glasses holder.

For those who don't know where to place their glasses in the car, this is a great solution: put them on the sun visor. This way, your glasses won't fall off while you're driving on a rocky road. You can also place your parking ticket in there for safekeeping.

No. 6: A lemon can help you stay awake while driving.

Some citrus fruits have the same effect as a cup of coffee. Put a sliver of lemon under your tongue if you're feeling drowsy while driving. This will immediately wake you up, however we do not advocate driving when fatigued.

No. 5: Improved cupholder.

Place a small silicone cupcake case in the cupholder's bottom. This manner, all of the waste will be contained in the case, making cleaning the cupholder much easier.

No. 4: To make parking easier, hang a tennis ball in the garage.

This trick is particularly handy for people who have only recently learned to drive. A tennis ball hanging in the garage can serve as a signal that a wall is approaching. The ball will help you get a better sense of the car's size, ensuring that you don't drive any further than necessary.

No. 3: Examining the oil's quality.

The quality of the oil in the engine can be checked in a unique method.

After 5-10 minutes of heating, turn off the ignition. Open the hood and drop a few droplets of oil onto a piece of paper. Place the sheet in a warm location and wait for the oil to dry for 2 hours. Check the outcome after that.

There is no water in the oil if the margins of the spot are smooth. The oil is excellent.

A. The oil is too unclean if the center is dark or gray. It's time to make a shift.

B. If metal parts are visible on the paper, this indicates that some internal car components are damaged. You're using a low-grade oil.

C. A light gray or brown circle indicates that some oil particles do not dissolve. It's time to change the oil.

No. 2: Inspecting the purity of the gas.

Place a drop of gas on a white piece of paper, blow on it, and watch it evaporate. If the paper is perfectly white at the end of the experiment, you're employing high-quality gas. There is some kerosene in the gas if there is a greasy patch.

This is how you can check for resin in your gas:

Set a glass on fire with a drop of gasoline. Check the color of the circles around the drop after it has burned. There is no resin in the gas if they are white. If they're brown, there's enough resin in them to cause major engine damage.

This is how you can tell whether the gas has been contaminated with water:

Experienced drivers share their top 12 driving tips.

Fill a clear jar halfway with gas and a small amount of manganese solution. Check the color after a good shake. Water was added to the gas when the manganese crystals disintegrated and the gas turned purple or pink.

No. 1: Extremely quick car ventilation

Open one of the front doors and one of the windows. Then, on the other side of the automobile, open and close the door. This approach aids in the rapid cooling of the vehicle as well as the removal of undesirable odors.

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