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The Clay Bar: An Important Tool for Detailing

When an individual seeks to learn automotive detailing, they will need to first acquire a certain set of tools. Among this set of detailing tools is on particularly interesting item: a clay bar. What makes a clay bar so interesting for automotive detailing, though?

It has one of the most important uses in the entire car detailing process, in fact. The condition of a car's current coat of exterior paint will play a large role in how much you can get for it when trading it in or selling it. The clay bar gets in between the exterior paint…

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What Dayton Drivers Need to Know About the Difference Between Compact Temporary and Full-Size Spare Tires

Here at WHITE-ALLEN CHEVROLET, we strive to make sure our customers have a basic understanding of their vehicle and its parts. What many drivers don't realize is that there are different types of spare tires. Each type has its own recommendations for use. Here's an overview of the difference between a compact temporary spare tire and a full-size one.

For small vehicles, a compact temporary spare tire is ideal. It fits better and doesn't weigh the back of the vehicle down. However, you need to take special care when using these spares, commonly known as donuts. 

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These Tips Will Keep You Safer

It only takes a few seconds for you to lose control of the vehicle and go in the ditch when there's rot around the road. Hydroplaning can be extremely dangerous, and that you should have a few strategies to avoid it. At WHITE-ALLEN CHEVROLET, we have a few tips for you.

One tip that not a lot of people think of is trying to stay in the tire tracks of the car in front of you. This is especially useful if there is heavy accumulation of water on the road.

You should also make sure that your tires are…

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Car Sliding on an Icy Patch of Road in Dayton? Here's What You Should Do

The last thing you should do if you feel like your vehicle is losing control during the winter is hit the brake and try to over correct with your steering wheel. It takes a lot of control and patience to stop a vehicle that's sliding on an icy road. Here is what WHITE-ALLEN CHEVROLET recommends that you do when you're faced with this situation.

If your wheels are turned drastically in one direction or the other, this will result in your vehicle potentially spinning completely out of control. What we tell people to do is consider what direction…

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