TITLE

PROTECTING YOUR RIDE

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Soldiers;May2005, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on how to keep vehicles in top shape through routine maintenance. Practice of drivers to stall when keeping up with everyday auto basics; Findings of a Car Care Council survey of personally owned automobiles; Protection of cars from natural elements that harm the finish; Elimination of excess-wear-and-tear charges.
ACCESSION #
17299694

 

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