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Car Terms to Know

In the automotive industry, you’ll hear a lot of terms and phrases that you may not know. Here are a few for you to brush up on before taking your car, before buying a new vehicle, or before attempting any home repairs. Knock A “knock” occurs when the leftover fuel and air mixture detonates in […]

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What Does the 150-Point Inspection Really Cover?

Many dealerships these days are talking about the 150-point inspection. This is supposed to give consumers peace of mind about the vehicles on the lot, but you may ask yourself: “What do service technicians inspect during a 150-point inspection?” Here’s what the technicians are inspecting, and keep in mind: any damaged or unacceptable parts will […]

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Vehicle Maintenance You Can Do

You know your neighbor who’s always in the garage with the door up, working on all of his cars at once? Don’t you wish that you could fix your cars, too? Me neither. Sometimes, though, people like us get the itch to feel mechanically inclined. So, ladies and gentlemen, turn off your engines and get […]

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What to Expect in a Car under $10,000

When you purchase a vehicle under $10,000, you’re probably buying a used vehicle that has more than a few miles on it. This means that your new-to-you vehicle may need some specific attention. Although it usually depends on the age of the car and how many miles the previous owner put on the vehicle, any […]

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Choosing The Right Tires

    Tires are an important part of your vehicle. Your vehicle’s tires are the only things that touch the road. They help you to brake, accelerate, and turn while traveling. There are many tire options out there designed for every type of vehicle, and deciding which tires are right for you can be a […]

Increase your MPGs

If gas prices were a rollercoaster, it would be a big draw: full of ups, downs, twists, turns, and unexpected loops. Unfortunately, gas prices aren’t a rollercoaster, so all of those ups and downs affect your bank account more than most of us want. The simple solution to getting more bang for your buck at […]

Taking Your Car Out of Storage for Spring

Your hotrod, or your antique car, is perhaps your most favored possession. During the winter months, you keep it bundled away in the garage with a nice car tarp covering it. You would be crazy to drive it through the snow and slush and harsh salt that cover roads during the winter. But now, as […]