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Sunshine’s go-to Gumout “detox”

22 July 2020

idletheorybus Sunshine turns 43 years old this fall, which is 101 in human terms (there is a formula for this. Let me know if you want it!)—but that doesn’t mean she’s slowing down.–In fact, she’s going harder on the backroads than ever before, and I attribute that to the fact that we go out of […]


Safety, Reliability, and Cost Effectiveness.

22 July 2020

myfabfinance Can we talk car care for a minute? Last year my husband and I purchased a used car after months of research and spreadsheets. (Yes lol we had a spreadsheet comparing our options.) Outside of aesthetics three things were important in our car choice: Safety, Reliability, and Cost Effectiveness. We ultimately settled on a […]


Gumout Regane All-In-One to help boost my engine’s performance

22 July 2020

bubbyandbean #ad I do a whole lot of driving with this precious cargo and his sister – from family road trips to endless daily errands, school, and activities. 🚙 And that’s why it’s important to me to keep my car in the best possible condition. I get oil changes every 3000 miles, regularly check fluid […]

9 Easy Maintenance Checks To Be Road Trip Ready!

22 July 2020

Be road trip ready with these 9 Easy Maintenance Check to be Road Trip Ready! This post is sponsored by Gumout. All Views expressed are that of our own. If planned correctly, a road trip can result in fond memories of beautiful scenic landscapes, fun destinations, and tasty cuisine from distant lands. However, if proper […]

Causes of Power Loss and How to Fix it

8 July 2020

A vehicle’s engine produces power by using a mixture of air and fuel to achieve combustion. The energy produced, as a result of the combustion, is then transferred to the wheels and the car moves. It is the job of the engine to perform this function repeatedly with maximum efficiency. However, due to several reasons, […]

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How to Make Your Car Last Longer with Gumout®

3 July 2020

by Dinah Wulf This article, How to Make Your Car Last Longer, is sponsored by Gumout®. All opinions are 100% my own. With school back in session, I was reflecting on what an amazing summer we had. We traveled to so many places. In fact, my daughters and I counted 8 states. We visited family, […]

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Free Printable RV Camping Checklist

2 July 2020

by The Typical Mom We have a printable RV camping checklist here to make sure your car is prepped before you leave, and you don’t forget any must have items at home either! Does your family love to too? We share tips on our road trip blog. This printable RV camping checklist is our latest […]

The Benefits of Using A Fuel System Cleaner

17 June 2020

Keeping your car healthy and in tip-top shape is your duty as its owner. It is your responsibility to keep the tires in pristine working condition; the fuel system working smoothly and the engine purring like a kitten. Machines are more like humans than we think: If we take care of them they take care […]

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What Causes Rough Idling?

23 January 2020

A smooth-running car is every car owner’s dream. However, the moment you start to slack off on your car maintenance routine,  a major breakdown is bound to happen. There are a few ways you can foretell an impending breakdown and that is by noticing your car’s behavior. Is your car consuming more fuel? Is it […]

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How to Improve your Vehicle Fuel Efficiency

20 January 2019

With gas prices continuing to rise, maximizing gas mileage is high on every driver’s list of wants and needs for their vehicle. Here’s our top tips on improving fuel economy and getting the most bang for your buck at the pump. Inflate your tires properly Not only does having the correct tire pressure increase the […]