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I am using z-index to overlay a few boxes on top of another section.  I'm having a difficult time aligning the "What We Do" section and the text below it inside the box to the left, even though the text-align is set to "left".  The site is www dot drivecore dot com.  Any help?
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by:LZ1
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It's saying the shop is closed
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by:saturation
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Try now.
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So what is it supposed to look like?  I'm kind of confused by your question.  Do you have an image of what it should be?
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by:saturation
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I don't, but basically, it should be left aligned inside that box with a bit of padding.   And the text below it should be as well...I haven't changed the color on the text yet, so it's a little blended with the background.
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by:LZ1
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Try adding this:
text-align: left !important;

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To the #carsectionright element in your CSS
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by:saturation
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I tried...No luck.
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There might have been something else I did. I had it in FF though. Keep it in there and I'll look again.
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Try wrapping that text in a <p> tag. Then give the p tag a text-align:left !important and let's see if that helps.

It may also be beneficial to use a CSS reset.  You are getting a lot of cross-browser misalignments because of it.
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by:saturation
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the text-align: left !important doesn't seem to be working...Any other ideas?  This seems like a bizarre issue, and it's happening on IE, FF, and Chrome.
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You really need that CSS reset.

Add float:left; to the same tag and it should line up.
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Thanks!
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