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Cars, Trucks, Hot Rods and Off Road Magazines @ Red Bridge
Are you a diehard car nut? Do you love to read about customizing projects for cars and trucks? Ever want to restore a classic car or turn a older car into a hot rod? Do you watch all the Nascar races, or been to a race at the Kansas Speedway? Whatever your desire, the Red Bridge Branch offers a wide variety of magazines to fill your automotive thirst!
Almost nothing is more annoying to me than car troubles. My poor car has been through the ringer, and it’s frustrated me to no end. Two years ago, we replaced all four tires, shocks, and struts for the outrageous price of over $1000. Imagine my surprise when a few months later I found myself with flat tires (I’m not talking one flat tire, I mean all four in less than a year). After having the tires checked out, we determined that they hadn’t been sealed properly. Our mechanic took care of it and we moved on.
Repairs and maintenance on your vehicle can be confusing and costly unless you have some auto repair knowledge. Before you try fixing that broken down car, you may want to check out the database called Auto Repair Reference Center, which can be accessed through MCPL.
When we think of the Volkswagen Bug, we often think of the Disney movie series Herbie, which is almost an American icon. But what were the origins of this famous vehicle? While researching for a patron with German ancestry, who was in the auto industry, I found out that the Volkswagen Type 1, more commonly known as the Beetle, was built for the Third Reich in Nazi Germany.