Drive Safe, Drive Defensive: Top Roadway Tips

The open road can be a very dangerous place. That’s why it’s important to drive defensively to keep yourself safe. Here are a few tips to make sure you get where you’re going safely.   Always Think Safety First   Safety starts with you. That means making sure that you fasten your seatbelt and leave… Read more »

Five Reasons Used Parts Are the Best Choice

  When it comes to taking care of your car, few instances are more frustrating when the price of a part needed for your repair costs nearly as much as you spent on the vehicle. Even if an auto part is relatively inexpensive, you may still benefit from purchasing it used. In fact, there are… Read more »

Regular DIY Automobile Maintenance

Maintaining a vehicle yourself can save you both time and money. But there is more to staying on top of your maintenance than changing the oil and keeping the tires inflated. You need to stay on top of so many lesser-known factors that keep your car running smoothly.   Fuel Filter Every single second your… Read more »

Car Diagnostics Crucial to Protecting Your Investment

Between oil changes and tire rotations, taking care of a car can seem like you’re spending a lot of time waiting and paying. But these are all vital parts to keep your vehicle running properly, and for a long time. Along with these necessary maintenance requirements, it’s also important to have your car go through… Read more »

Your Tie Rods Should be Regularly Inspected

Acting essentially as a link between the driver and tire, a tie rod is extremely important. It connects your front wheel to the rest of the steering system. When these go bad or wear, they can pose an extremely dangerous situation for the driver.   Replacing broken or nearly-broken tie-rods as soon as possible is… Read more »

What to Know When Shopping Aftermarket Paint Jobs

Aftermarket paints jobs are offered at thousands of auto shops around the country. Whether it’s a touch up or full paint job on the whole vehicle, there are three things that set a seamless paint job apart from a sub-par result. Call shops and read reviews to ensure that the company you choose to work… Read more »

Your VIN; a Crystal Ball for Your Car

Your vehicle’s 17-digit number sequences differentiate it from the millions of other vehicles in the world. Each piece of a VIN number means something different and can tell you something about your vehicle. For example, the very first digit of the VIN number displays which country the car was manufactured in. 1, 4 or 5… Read more »

The Intricacies of Buying Used Wheels

Buying used wheels for your vehicle can be a great way to save money while also staying safe. But brand new wheels can be expensive so as an alternative many drivers by gently used wheels as replacement or extra wheels. However, its important to use precaution when purchasing used wheels. Properly inspecting wheels before purchasing… Read more »

DIY Collision Tricks

A shopping cart hits your car door, you accidentally bump into your fence when you’re puling out the driveway or your parking lot neighbor was a little hasty opening his door. Long after drivers forget them about, reminders remain as a ding or scratch in the paint. But there are some quick steps you might… Read more »