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Resources

Welcome to my resources page! This page links to handy quick reference lists, maintenance checklists, and the most common items I purchase online. Hope you find it helpful!

Quick Reference Guides

15 Steps to Jump Start a Car (pdf)

Checklists

Vehicle Maintenance Checklist (pdf)


The following links are tools that I’ve either purchased or would like to purchase, and lists of supplies I use on these vehicles. This is a good reference list to come back to: my “Repository of Links” to my commonly purchased supplies. I’ll keep adding to this page as I come across additional helpful links.

Okay, here is the list!


Tools and Supplies I use:

The following is the list of tools and supplies that I use personally and/or recommend.



Free Trial Offers:

I buy quite a bit of maintenance equipment and supplies off of Amazon. Nothing like ordering a tool or part on your lunch break, and having it delivered to your front door a couple days later while you are at work with free delivery. If you are short on dough and need a part fast with free 2-day delivery, you can sign up for the 30-day free trial. You can cancel anytime (it is easy and the don’t hassle you)!

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Try Amazon Prime Music – 30-day Free Trial

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  • FREE two-day shipping (no minimum order size)
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Vehicle Supplies Identification Tools

The following selection tools are where you enter your vehicle, year, and other information, and it gives you the correct part numbers for your car. Helps make sure you don’t buy the wrong thing!


Windshield Wiper Blades Selection Tool

Windshield Wiper Blades – Selection Tool on Amazon


Oil Filter Selection Tool

Amazon Oil Filter Selection Tool


Engine Air Filter Selection Tool

Amazon Engine Air Filter Selection Tool


Cabin Air Filter Selection Tool

Amazon Cabin Air Filter Selection Tool

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Maintenance Articles on Toyota Corolla

For more information on Toyota Corolla maintenance, check out these articles: Maintenance Articles on Toyota Corollas


Maintenance Articles on Honda Accord

For more information on Honda Accord maintenance, check out these articles:
Maintenance Articles on Honda Accords