Some of us are pretty fond of our cars. To some people their car is like a person. They give them a name, baby them, and take good care of them. Some people even talk to them.
Since we depend on our cars so much, and spend so much time in them we thought it would be fun to lighten up a bit with this post and present 19 amazing car hacks to make your car experience little more enjoyable.
We came across these 19 car hacks and wanted to share them with you. Some of them we hadn’t seen before. If you have some to add please do so in the comment section below. Be sure to check out the videos we’ve included. There’s some great stuff in them.
1. Use toothpaste to shine your headlights
This surprising household staple is very effective in shining headlights. Simply buff the headlight with toothpaste smeared on a soft cloth, and it’ll look brand new in minutes!
2. Cool a car down instantly without turning on the A/C
Your car can feel like an oven on a hot day, particularly if you don’t park in shaded areas. There’s a trick to cooling it down quickly. Roll down one window, and open and close the door on the other side five to six times. The hot air escapes through the door you’re opening and closing, while the cool air enters through the window on the other side. What’s great about this trick is that you’re not wasting any gas by blasting the A/C.
3. Use a rubber band to hold your phone up
Thread a rubber band through your A/C vent for a makeshift phone holder.
4. Put your car key fob on your chin to increase range
If you can’t find your car, place the car key fob on your chin to increase the range of the car-retrieval signal. The fluids in your head turn it into an adequate conductor.
5. Paint your windshield cracks with nail polish
To slow the cracking of your windshield while you’re taking it to the repair shop, paint over the crack with clear nail polish on both sides of the glass.
6. Look at the gas gauge to figure out which side to fill your gas
7. Take a photo of where you parked
You know you need to do this. Instead of trying to remember your parking spot, make it easier on yourself by taking a photo of where you parked your car with your cell phone.
8. Hang a shoe organizer on the back of a seat.
Source: Martha Stewart
Store your stuff in a shoe organizer — great for road trips.
9. Remove dents with a plunger
Use a plunger to suck out dents. It’s best for medium-sized dents, according to Lifehacker.
To see hacks 10-19 go to PopSugar.com
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