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Your should have all of these items (above) in your trunk for safe summer driving - plus your cell phone and a real  spare tire! 

Car Emergency Kit

Prepare Your Car's Exterior
for Summer Weather

Teach a child to be polite and courteous in the home, and, when he grows up, he will never be able to edge his car onto a freeway. ~ Anonymous


Aside from having your ride looking sharp, giving your buggy a bath protects the exterior of your car from ultraviolet light and the hot sun that oxidizes your vehicle's paint. Here are 6 simple car care tips to protect your car's exterior  during the heat and sun of the summer months.

According to professional detailers, the number one way to protect your car's exterior during the summer months is to give it a wax. Here are three quick tips to protect your car from the scorching sun that comes with the heat of the summer. And make sure you have a car emergency kit for just in case.

It's not only the heat and the sun that can damage your car's exterior during the summer months, there are more bugs, birds, etc. that can affect your vehicle's paint job. Use these great tips to protect your car's paint job during the summer.

Number one on your summer safety checklist when getting your car ready to hit the road for your summer vacation? Your tires. Here's a video with an easy-to-follow summer car safety checklist. BTW: if you hear your brakes squeaking, Jerry explains why you don't need to worry.  

Click and Clack have a great roadside survival guide you can put together for your summer road trip. Put this baby in your trunk and you'll be ready to drive to the sun!

Back to: Summerize Your Car - Part 1 

- The First Step for Summerizing Your Car
- Summerizing Your Car (video)
- 10 Simple Steps to Summerize Your Car
- Summerizing Your Car for Adverse Weather
- Preparing Your Car For Summer (video)
- Summerizing Your Car: A Short Checklist
- Summer, Your Car, and You
- How Ready is Your Vehicle for Summer?

No matter how well you plan, stuff can happen when you're driving your car or truck in the summer's heat. Best to have these items in your trunk just in case that emergency crops up.



 Coolant



  Oil 


  Duct Tape


  GPS 



Car Emergency Kit 



 Jack

 

Cell Phone


In a way winter is the real spring, the time when the inner things happen, the resurge of nature. ~ Edna O.Brien