10 Cheap Tips to Heat-Proof Your Ride

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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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