10 Cheap Tips to Heat-Proof Your Ride

Your summer vacation plans probably don’t include a stop on the side of the road. Even if you don’t know the difference between your car’s axle and Axel Rose, these 10 tips will help your car beat the summer heat.

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10. Put together a roadside emergency kit

Since all problems seem to be unexpected, the way to keep from having one is to plan for it. Put the following stuff in your trunk.

  • Screwdrivers and wrenches of various sizes
  • Jumper cables
  • A quart of two of oil
  • A can of “Fix-a-Flat”
  • Water for the radiator and yourself
  • Emergency flares and reflectors
  • Gloves
  • Rags and/or a roll of paper towels
  • Flashlight

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