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Can You Use a Car Jack Without Stands?

Vehicle on Jack Stands

By Blair Lampe / Originally Published January 25, 2017 / National Automotive Parts Association / To do anything underneath a car, you have to jack it up first. The process is pretty straightforward: Drive the car onto a hard and level surface, place a car jack under a suitable spot (individual jacking points can be found in

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Official 2017 Pomona Swap Meet Event t-Shirt

Want to win an official 2017 Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show event t-shirt? It’s easy… just sign up for the Pomona Swap Meet Newsletter, then click on the “Win This Shirt!” link in the e-newsletter that we send before each of our 2017 events. Five winners will be randomly chosen from the eligible participants every

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Are You Following Us? Our Favorite Posts From January 2017

Pomona Swap Meet's Instagram

Whether you come to every Pomona Swap Meet or you’ve never actually made it out to a show, you can find original content straight from Pomona on our Facebook and Instagram. Here are a few of our favorite posts from January! 1. You never know what you’re going to see in Pomona, but we’re known for cool finds…

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Brake Cleaner: Why You Can’t Live Without It

Brakes

By Erich Reichert / Originally Published January 17, 2017 / National Automotive Parts Association / There’s no denying it, your vehicle’s brakes can be a very dirty place. Between brake dust, petroleum-based brake fluid, grease, grime and road debris, it’s never long before your brakes are in need of a good cleaning. Keeping your brakes clean not only

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Are You Following Us? Our Best Instagram Posts of 2016

Instagram Top 9 Pics in 2016

If the Instagram bug hasn’t bit you yet, well, you’re missing out.  With loads of original content, you can get a taste of Pomona on the daily by following @PomonaSwapMeet… even when you can’t make it to the show!  Here’s a look at a few of our top posts from 2016: 1. This 1965 Chevy Impala SS

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G2 Graphics: Custom Wraps and Decals to Make Your Car Stand Out

I Love Rust Decal

Tired of your car looking like everyone else’s?  Change it up with a custom vehicle wrap or decals from G2 Graphics!  Whether you want to rep for your favorite football team, or you just want to show your love for your car, G2 Graphics can make it happen.  If you can envision it, they can bring it

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The 5 Best Knots for Securing Your Belongings

Rope

By Matthew C. Keegan / Originally Published December 26, 2016 / National Automotive Parts Association / Your pickup truck, SUV, trailer and boat each come with tie downs, composed of rope, straps, chains or cords to secure your items. When properly fastened, your equipment or cargo is kept firmly in place, protecting your investment. Beyond loop and ratchet

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Another Successful C/10 Club Toy Drive!

The C/10 Club & Friends

The 2nd Annual C/10 Club and Friends Toy Drive, held at the December 4, 2016 Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show, was an overwhelming success! I’m always impressed by how genuine, supportive, and charitable “car people” are, and in this case, “truck people” carried the torch. Club members, with good friends like Squarebody Syndicate,

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New Traffic Laws for California Drivers in 2017

Vintage California License Plates

It’s that time again. The New Year always brings a sense of hope and optimism… and new traffic laws that you should be aware of! Here are a few of the changes that go into effect in California on January 1, 2017: Year of Manufacture License Plates (SB 1429, Nielsen): This law expands the Year of

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Auto Repair Projects You Can Do at the Same Time

By Matthew C. Keegan / Originally Published December 1, 2016 / National Automotive Parts Association / Not all auto repair and maintenance projects should be done alone. If you’re replacing a timing belt, for example, then it often makes sense to change the water pump, too. While an extra job does take time and costs money, in the

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Win This Shirt!

Official 2017 Pomona Swap Meet Event t-Shirt

Want to win an official 2017 Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show event t-shirt? It’s easy… just sign up for the Pomona Swap Meet Newsletter, then click on the “Win This Shirt!” link in the e-newsletter that we send before each of our 2017 events. Five winners will be randomly chosen from the eligible participants every

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Water vs. Antifreeze: Which is Safest for Your Car?

Radiator Cap

By Benjamin Hunting / Originally Published November 30, 2016 / National Automotive Parts Association / Have you had the internal debate water vs. antifreeze for your car’s cooling system? Depending on where you live, the choice may have already been made for you by the weather you’re forced to deal with. Cold winters mean antifreeze is necessary to

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