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20 Great Tips for Car Owners

In the western world, most families have at least one car – it has become essential. These great machines have changed our lives and made them better, but they do prove to be an irritation at times. To enjoy your car irritation-free, just follow these 20 great tips.

1. You can fix surface dents with a plunger

The vacuum allows you to pull the dented metal back to its original shape.

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2. Clear nail polish stops windshield cracks from spreading

The nail polish serves as a temporary patch, so get that windshield fixed as soon as possible.

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3. Keep boot in order with shoe organizers

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4. Use a coffe cup as a tissue paper dispenser

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5. Need to add/remove keys? Use a staple remover

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6. Exits are indicated by the placement of their signs

If the "EXIT" sign is on the top-left, the exit is on the right, (in right lane driving countries) and if it's in the top-right, then the exit's on the left (in left lane driving countries).

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7. Hang a tennis ball in your garage to know where to stop

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8. A cereal container makes for a great rubbish bin

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9. An organizer basket is great for in-car dining

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10. A rubber band can become an impromptu phone holder

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11. A frozen car lock can be melted with hand sanitizer

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12. Prevent car doors from freezing by using cooking spray

Spray the rubber on the inside of the doors, and the doors will remain unfrozen.

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13. Don't know how to change a tire?

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14. Minimize blind spots by making your car disappear

Adjust your sideview mirrors so you don't see your car anymore to minimize the risk of blind spots.

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15. Fan a hot car with the doors

There's no need to blast the AC - just open the windows on one side, then open and close the door on the other side of the car.

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16. Keep forgetting where you left your car? Photograph it

Take a picture of your car in the parking lot - it will make it much easier to recall where it's at and locate it.

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17. Not sure where the gas tank is? Look for the arrow

In your gas gauge, there will be a small arrow pointing away from a drawing of a gas pump. The arrow points to the side where the gas tank is.

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18. Clean cloudy headlights with toothpaste

Apply plain toothpaste to a microfiber rag and work in circular motions, buffing the headlight until it's clear.

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19. Coffee filters are great for cleaning

If you need to clean your dashboard, use a coffee filter with a cleaning solution and your dashboard will sparkle.

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20. Use your head

If you place the car remote against your head, it will use your body as an antenna, extending its range.

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H/T: viralnova.com
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