This will be a great list of respected cab blogs that you can follow. Through them you will learn some tips of how you maintained your car and your garage. Maybe you can also shoot them a direct message using their website or via their social channels. So here you go (random order).


JB Tool Sales | Help! Why Won’t My Car Start? | Facebook | Shifting Your Own Gears – It’s Time to Learn How to Drive a Manual Transmission | Facebook


Luxury4Play | 13 Reasons Why Jaguar Needs to Build The C-X75 Bond Car For Real | Facebook


Luxury-Sports-Cars.Com | New Sports Cars 5 Best Photos


Anything Motor | Infographic: Top 10 Fast and Furious cars

Cool Cars & Motorbikes | Wheel-y Good Tips On Becoming A Motorcyclist | Facebook

Autoblog | Aston Martin DBC Concept would be a gorgeous new direction for the brand | Facebook

Car Hoots | Equus Bass 770: The $250,000 Muscle Car For The 21st Century (VIDEO) | Facebook

Mossy Nissan | Interior Car Detailing Tips from the Pros! | Facebook

Drive the Cars | Top 10 Fastest Cars In The World

Hemmings Motor News | Hemmings Find of the Day – 1948 Pontiac Torpedo DeLuxe | Facebook

Super Chevy | Badness Personified | Facebook

Auto Insurance Today | Pay A Fair Rate For Auto Insurance With The Help Of These Methods

MadWhips | 2016 Mustang GT/CS | Buick History and Documentary | Facebook

FastMuscleCar.Com | The Most Powerful Street Cars In The World Are Now All American Muscle | Facebook

Hubcap Central | Hubcaps 14 Inches

Cars On Line.Com 1935 Ford Woodie Wagon

Petrolicious | BMW’s Grown-Up Bubble Car Saved The Ultimate Driving Machine | Facebook

Road & Track | 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible | Facebook

Woody’s Automotive Group | 2017 Dodge Journey Kansas City, MO | Facebook

Hot Cars | All Original 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona 426 HEMI

Silodrome | 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196R Formula 1 Car | Facebook

car body design | Ravensbourne design students envision futuristic Ford interior | Facebook

Old Cars Weekly | Car of the Week: 1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1 | Facebook

Jalopnik | What Were The Most Ridiculous Pop Up Headlights Ever Put On A Car?

The Art Car Museum | The 30th Annual Houston Art Car Parade | Facebook


FossilCars| 1957 Ford Thunderbird | Facebook

Cool Cars Page | Porsche vs. Ferrari | Facebook

2040-Cars | 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG S 4Matic stands out in the LA crowd | Pink Lamborghini Aventador | Facebook | 1935 Duesenberg Model SJN Gallery | Facebook

 Super Car Center | The Lamborghini Gallardo | Facebook

The Lego Car Blog | Tampa Bay Ferrari Dealership – Picture Special | Facebook

MotorTrend | 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon First Look | Facebook

AS Auto Parts Blog | How to Clean Foggy Headlight At Home | Facebook

Automotive Mileposts | 1969 Cadillac Production Numbers/Specifications

Muscle Cars HQ | New Muscle Cars 2017 Pontiac Trans Am Hurst Edition Review

Cars & Life Blog | 2017 BMW 725d | Facebook

My Classic Garage | Muscle Car Ad Campaigns “The Scat Pack” | Facebook

In2Motorsports | Das jim Clark Revival with Rainer Selzer | Facebook

Just A Car Guy | Pontiac hood ornaments, consistantly various on the theme of indian chiefs profile

 KevianClean | Your Annual Car Care Checklist [Infographic] | Facebook

Car Care | Always replace headlight bulbs in pairs | Facebook


German Cars | 1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL | Facebook

RVshare | Top 23 Weirdest Volkswagen Campers | Facebook

Pistone Cars | VW Bus: 74 Awesome Collections

Kit Foster’s CarPort | The Andersons’ Automobile Attic

Engine Fitted | Ford Galaxy, A Well Built And Practical MPV | Facebook

DetailXperts | Steam Cleaning Engines : Advantages and Disadvantages | Facebook | Ferrari 625 TRC Spider | Facebook


Silver Service Limousines |  6+1 Passeneger Lincoln Limousine | Facebook

RM Auto Restoration | 1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A F. Ramseier & Cie Worblaufen Cabriolet

Top Gear | Meet Liberty Walk’s Lambo Huracan | Cars We Love: 1975-1980 Jaguar XJ-S | Facebook

Future Classics NJ | My Classic Garage Feature | Facebook

ZDegree | How to choose right tires for your car! | Facebook

German Car Tech | How BMW M135i Engine is up to the Mark? | Facebook

Russo and Steele | 1967 Pontiac GTO Coupe | Facebook Models | How to rust model cars without spending a ton of cash.

CAR Enthusiast | Very Cheap Car Insurance In New Jersey | Facebook

Curbside Classic | Last Night’s Dream: 1953 Chrysler Ghia D’Elegance

Bachman Subaru | Model Spotlight: Subaru Crosstrek | Facebook

Exotic Speed | Rocket Bunny Nissan 240SX 1989-93 | Facebook

2016/2017 Best Cars Review | 2017 Volvo XC60 redesign

Pedal Cars | Wooden Pedal Car Kit With Chassis – “OUT OF STOCK”


Bring a Trailer | No-Reserve 1962 Cadillac DeVille Convertible | Facebook

Guide to Garage Door Opener Repair

Safety always comes first – this is non-negotiable. That is why garage door openers have evolved from merely serving as protection for our vehicles against the elements to providing safety from security threats to life and property. As an indispensable part of our life, we cannot afford to ignore obvious signs of wear and tear in our garage door openers and attend to it only when it stops working. We need them in tip-top shape 24/7.

In chain-driven garage door openers, one of the tell-tale signs of an impending repair would be worn-out plastic gears.  Repairing these is quiet easy only takes a short while with some household tools, and is easy-on-the-pocket too. Plus, you get to prevent possible damage to other garage door components which usually happens when simple repairs like this is ignored. Below are the step-by-step of changing those plastic gears.

Preparing for the Repair

As in all electric appliances, make sure your door opener is not plugged in.  Use the emergency release lever to close the door manually. Take off the cover of your garage door opener.

Checking Nylon Gear for Signs of Wear and Tear

If the plastic or nylon gear has worn edges, they are screaming for replacement.  Calling your manufacturer first for the replacement part would be the safest thing to do as they can provide you with the spare part matched to your garage door openers make and model. If they are unable to help, shop online for it. The web offers wide choices of garage door openers at affordable price ranges. If you want it faster and simpler, then just make a quick stop at your local store. Once you find the appropriate gear kit for your door opener,  (note: a gear kit provides a couple of nylon gears and comes with some washers, a grease tube along with an instructional) you are ready for the job.

Get Your Tools Ready

Replacing the gear usually requires the following tools; a hammer, flathead screwdriver, ¼ inch, 3/8 inch and 5/16 inch nut drivers or sockets, 1/8 inch Allen wrench and 5/32 inch punch.  With everything organized, you can now do a handyman’s job:

  1. Carefully free the circuit board by taking screws off and letting the board dangle. It will give you more work space.
  2. The chain on the tensioning rod also needs to be out of your way. To loosen it, with a wrench, work on the nut on the rod while holding the chain in place with a pair of pliers or another wrench.
  3. Now you can unscrew and remove the gear assembly out of the unit.
  4. Then to separate the helical gear from the shaft, use the hammer and lightly tap on the pin keeping in its place. If this does not work, apply some WD-40 on the pin and leave it for a few seconds then try again.
  5. Using a hex wrench, attempt to detach the worm gear from the motor shaft by removing the screws on the collar. Take off the gears and washers and remove the remaining screws on the motor.
  6. Now you are ready for reassembly.  Reassemble the worm gear and motor shaft using the new worm gear. Put in place the new helical gear and   apply a small amount of grease on it.
  7. After the replacement, consult your manual for directions on tightening back the chain and do so.  Put back the cover of the door opener
  8. Enjoy your newly repaired door opener.

Not the Gears

In some instances, the problem is not in the gears.  Checking out the article on the web, “Troubleshooting the Most Common Garage Door Opener Problems,” may provide some useful hints.

When to Seek Professional Help

Should you find no obvious damage to parts upon your inspection, it might be time to hire a professional for a more thorough check-up.  Bear in mind, though, that the cost of hiring a professional might just be at par with the price of some brand new garage door openers. That being the case, use your better judgment. Consider your door’s age. Consider your door’s age.  If it is more than a decade, you already got your money’s worth out of that mechanism, so maybe buying a new one would be the better alternative.

The post Best 69 Car Blogs to Be Followed and a Guide to Garage Door Repair appeared first on A Click Away Remotes. This is unethically copied by this blog.