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Classic Car Maintenance: Everything You Need to Keep Your Car in Working Order

Do you own a classic car or planning to buy one very soon? Then this is definitely something that you must read in order to enrich yourself on how to take care of a classic car and keep it in the perfect working condition.

Maintenance Tips:

  1. Check the lightings including headlights, indicators, backlights, etc. and see if it is functioning properly.
  2. Change the engine oil regularly and check for leaks and other warning signs.
  3. Make sure that the battery is in good working condition at all times, especially since you will be taking the car for a drive only occasionally.
  4. Grease all the joints, hinges, and other moving parts to keep it running smooth.
  5. Moreover, make sure you have verified if the hoses, wipers, and washers are operating well.
  6. Additionally, ensure that the clutch, gear, brake, and accelerator are working fine.
  7. Check the level and the quality of the coolant from time to time and ensure the water to antifreeze proportion is of the right mix.
  8. Check the tires, as this the least thought about part of any car but the most important component as far as a car is concerned. Ensure to check your tires regularly, fill it with an air with the right pressure, and change it periodically.

Some Golden Rules:

  1. Research well before buying one and know about its dealers, reputation, availability, cost, spare parts availability, etc.
  2. Think of it as an asset and not as a financial nightmare but get it insured.
  3. Classic cars are not meant for the daily laborious commutes but use it regularly.
  4. Respect it, treat it differently as if it was to go extinct, and shower it with loads of love.
  5. Fill your drives with emotions and memories and not gutters and roadblocks.
  6. Plan where you intend to keep the car and how environment-friendly space is towards your car.

So, just take your car out, enjoy the drive, and if you still think you need to know more, check out some interesting facts on the adjustableclamp. Maintain well and enjoy driving!