What is Car Wax?

Car wax, also referred to as automotive wax, is a product used to protect a vehicle's body. This product comes in either natural or synthetic form. The commonly applied types of wax are made from a mixture of carnauba wax blended with beeswax, natural oils, and petroleum distillates. 

The new generation waxes majorly synthetic wax, is achieved by infusing synthetic resins and polymers that produce the hardening and shining effects in the product.



 

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What are Gaskets?

Gaskets are made from a cut of sheet materials. Mechanical seals are used to fill a space between two joining surfaces. The purpose is to prevent any leakages that might occur to the joined surfaces while they undergo compression. They allow imperfect surfaces or objects on parts of a machine where they can fill up the irregularities.

Gaskets used for applications such as high-pressure steam systems may use asbestos, which is considered a health hazard. Asbestos is put to use when the need arises. It is recommended that gaskets be made using materials with some degree of yielding.

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Replacing a Flat Tire on the Side of the Road in Fargo

Experiencing a flat tire is a disappointing situation, but don't let it ruin your day. In actuality, knowing how to change the tire out yourself can get you back on the road in a very short amount of time. If it's been a few years since you've had to change a flat, here is Valley Imports Mitsubishi's cheat sheet for flat tire replacement.

  • Don't start taking off your tire until you have moved your vehicle out of the way. It should be parked somewhere very flat.
  • Loosen up the lug nuts which are located underneath…
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Take a Test Drive of the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

If you are in the market for a reliable, attractive compact SUV, you definitely want to check out the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is a leader in its class, in part because of its outstanding selection of technology features.

The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross technology features include the critically acclaimed Rockford Fosgate audio system. Providing an amazing surround sound listening experience, this audio system makes motoring immensely more enjoyable. The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross also has head-up display. 

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What You Need To Get Started Off-Roading

Off-Roading can be one of the most fun ways to drive your truck or SUV. However, you will want to make sure that you have the right gear before you go on your next off-road trip. Here is what you will need.

All-Terrain Tires

There's a good chance that you have street tires on your truck or SUV. While that is ideal for everyday driving, you will want all-terrain tires that will give you a better grip on various types of terrain.

Off-Road Equipment

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You will also want to make sure that you have the right equipment that will…

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The Mitsubishi Mirage Is a Small Car With a Big Warranty

When you are looking at the Mitsubishi Mirage, you will realize that not everything in the car is small. This is a popular subcompact vehicle that has a warranty aimed at impressing its owners. This demonstrates that the manufacturer stands behind its product, and this is welcome news for drivers.

The outer panels are made of durable sheet metal. To demonstrate their staying power, new owners will receive an anti-corrosion and perforation limited warranty that is good for seven years or 100,000 miles. 

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Why Buy a Crossover?

Buying a vehicle is a big step and we want you to be an informed shopper who will get the best buy for your money. We want you to not only know what you’re buying but also to be happy with your purchase. Crossovers have become very popular choices for drivers who want the comfort of an SUV with the economy and style of a car. Come to Valley Imports Mitsubishi to learn a few of the many reasons why people buy crossovers.

• Various options – Crossovers offer many options not available in full-size SUVs
• More affordable – Because crossovers require…

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Be Prepared for a Roadside Emergency With These Tips

Valley Imports Mitsubishi knows that a roadside emergency is something no one wants to face. Unfortunately, every driver will likely encounter a breakdown at some point. There are a few things to remember if you want to stay safe.

When a breakdown occurs, try to guide your car to a safe area. Look for level ground that is well away from traffic. The area should be lighted if you break down at night. You can drive slowly on a rim for a very short distance if a tire is flat.

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Know The Role of Your Alternator

Your vehicle’s alternator has an important role in your vehicle, yet it’s a part that people tend to overlook until it stops working. When this happens, the result is usually the vehicle not starting in your yard/garage or you being stranded away from home. At Valley Imports Mitsubishi, we want you to be an informed driver that knows how important your alternator is to your car and also what signs to look for to determine if the alternator needs replacing.

Although most people think it’s the battery that allows your vehicle to start, it’s actually…

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A New Car Battery Could be the Answer

Have you been wondering if it's time to change your car's battery? If your car won't start, are you sure it's the battery. If a battery is old, it still might be functional if it's been maintained properly. Do you know what kind you should replace it with?

If the battery appears to be exhausted, you should have it tested by a mechanic. The problem could be a bad alternator not charging it properly, or the battery posts could be covered in corrosion. Topping off the water in the battery cells can help too.

If…

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