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The advices of caring your old car

1966_Ford_Mustang_Coupe_01The rapid development of automotive technology brings high-tech vehicle with a variety of features and value offered according to customer needs. However, there are many people that seek out and buy old cars for many reasons.
For those of you who do not want to waste too much money to buy a new car with high prices, buying an old car can be an alternative. As a consequence, you require extra care in order to keep your old car has excellent performance. Here are some tips that you can follow to keep performance of your old car:

1. Clean Car Regularly
“Clean up” here is not just wipe the outside only, but also clean up to all parts as you can afford, especially if you buy an old car. In addition for your convenience, cleaning the car could make you find other problems that may exist.

2. Fix the dashboard and steering wheel
Fix the inside of the car, especially the part that you will often encounter such as the dashboard and steering wheel. Adding cover can also cover the shortfall in the dashboard and steering wheel, making driving more comfortable. If you do not want to add the cover, you can also repaint or perform other modifications.

3. Use the cover for seat
Seat cover will be able to add to the comfort and to avoid any debris that could tarnish the seat. Cover also keeps the stitching on the seats those are not easily separated.

4. More frequent in changing oil
For cars that are older than 10 years, oil change should be done every 2500 km. By doing so, the level of emissions will ease the burden can be reduced. For optimum protection, you should use oils with viscosity of SAE 40W 10- or 15-40 W.

5. Note the cable condition
Old cables are more likely to cause surge and make the engine will not start, so you should pay attention to the condition of the cables and replace brittle cable with new ones.