Three Techniques That Can Help Your Brake Pads Last Longer

Automotive Blog

While it's conventional for many vehicles to require a change of their brake pads every 35,000 miles, this number can vary according to the quality of your brakes. The good news is that this number can also vary based on your driving style – and there are plenty of ways that you can adjust how you drive to get more life out of your brake pads. You don't need to be an automotive buff to extend the life of your brake pads; by adopting these three important habits, you'll find your brakes will have plenty of life left for much longer than you might have thought.

23 January 2016

Signs You Need To Repair Your Transmission

Automotive Blog

Your transmission, like all moving parts of your car, will degrade over time due to general wear and tear. A worn transmission can cause all sorts of problems for your car, such as reduced fuel efficiency, and can increase the risk of your vehicle breaking down. Thankfully, there are several warning signs that clearly indicate a problem with your transmission. Understanding what these warnings signs are can help you take your transmission in for repairs as soon as possible to prevent further problems from developing.

4 January 2016

Three Tips For Getting Auto Body Work

Automotive Blog

When you need to be sure that your vehicle is able to be repaired after any kind of body work problem, you'll need the assistance of aluminum repair experts who can help you. With this in mind, take advantage of some tips below and use them to the best of your ability, so that your vehicle is fixed and back on the road in no time.  Tip #1: Select The Highest Quality Parts

16 December 2015

4 Tips For Buying A Used Car

Automotive Blog

In many situations, purchasing a used car makes the most sense financially and may allow you to purchase a reliable vehicle that has all of the features that you want without the high price of a new car. But when making a big investment, it is always a good idea to be prepared and educate yourself. Use the following tips to ensure that you buy the best used car possible:

27 November 2015

3 Tips To Protect Your Car's Paint Job This Winter

Automotive Blog

If you live in an area that is prone to snow and ice, you probably know how much of an effect winter weather can have on your car's paint job. If you want to protect your car's paint job and keep it looking great all winter long -- and after the winter has ended -- follow these tips. 1. Wax It Before the winter weather strikes, wash your car thoroughly or take it to be detailed.

8 November 2015

Four Reasons To Switch Your Diesel Vehicle To Biodiesel

Automotive Blog

Do you have a diesel vehicle for work or at home? If so, you might want to consider a switch to biodiesel rather than traditional diesel fuel. Biodiesel fuel is a sustainable alternative to petroleum diesel. Though it may take a little more work to source, it has a few very significant advantages.  Biodiesel is Safer Than Traditional Diesel Biodiesel has virtually no toxicity -- but more importantly, it's also less likely than diesel to combust.

19 October 2015

Why Your Child's First Car Should Always Be Bought Used

Automotive Blog

If you can afford it, you may be tempted to surprise your teenager with the brand new car that they've always dreamed of. However, there are several reasons why a used car is a great option for a first car. A Reliable, Money-Saving Ride When you find great used cars for sale, these automobiles can be in great condition and have many features without the high price tag. Check with a dealer to find used cars that have low mileage and refurbished interiors.

17 September 2015

How To Remove A Tire From A Tractor

Automotive Blog

If you have a tractor with a flat or damaged tire, you are going to need to take it off in order to fix or replace the tire. Taking a tire off of a tractor is very similar to taking a tire off a regular vehicle. Here is what you are going to need to do. Find A Flat Surface The first thing you need to do is find a flat and even surface to park your tractor on.

14 September 2015

Avoid Mishaps: 4 Ways To Stay Safe On A Snowmobile


You're finally living in the snow. After being a desert rat your entire life, you're ready to get out and enjoy some snowy fun. Snowmobiles are a great way to get out in the snow. They can also be dangerous, especially if you're not familiar with them. Before you head out on your new snowmobiles, take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with these simple safety tips. Do a Maintenance Check Each Time You Ride

25 August 2015

This Is Not Your Father's Vehicle


You're in the market for your first new car in years. One thing that's clear to you is vehicles today are manufactured in a different way than when you purchased your last car in the 20th century. These days automakers not only use steel and rubber but also up to 100 small computers in the electrical system. These computers are connected to a central processing unit, which means major features such as steering and braking are all connected.

8 August 2015