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Questions to ask my mechanic
What Questions Should I Ask my Auto Mechanic When my Car Needs Repairs?
Battery Service, Brakes, Classic Car Repair, Computer Update, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems   •   Monday August 29, 2022

Your car needs repairs, and you know it’s time to visit the mechanic. It’s been a while since you visited a repair shop, and you’re wondering how to do your due diligence. You may wonder, “what should I ask my auto mechanic?” If so, you’re not alone.  In this blog, we’ll explain the top questions…

avoid new car prices
Avoid High New Car Prices – Maintain the Car You Have!
Battery Service, Brakes, Computer Update, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Friday May 27, 2022

A new car sounds fun, but buying one will cost you. Since May of 2021, new car prices have increased an incredible 13.5%.  Even if you could afford to pay an arm and a leg, new cars lose 20 to 30% of their value the minute you drive them off the lot.  Fortunately, there’s an…

prolong the life of your car
5 Tips on How to Prolong the Life of Your Car
Brakes, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Tires   •   Monday March 28, 2022

A car is one of the biggest investments we make. Because of that, it’s smart to find ways to prolong the life of your car.  The longer your car lasts, the less money you will have to spend on replacing or repairing the vehicle.  Fortunately, we are here to help. In this blog, we will…

life of your tires
5 Tips to Extend The Life of Your Tires
Brakes, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Thursday January 20, 2022

Tires: they’re not exactly the sexiest topic in the world of auto repair and maintenance. But we’d argue that they are one of the most important.  For your car to be safe and reliable on the road, it needs great tires that can grip the road and distribute the weight of your vehicle. In this…

classic car restoration
Is Classic Car Restoration a Good Investment?
Battery Service, Brakes, Classic Car Repair, Cooling System, Maintenance, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Thursday December 30, 2021

There’s nothing like a beautifully restored classic car. Whether you see them at a classic car show or cruising down Main Street on a sunny Saturday, they’re enough to take your breath away. Classic car restoration can be a rewarding hobby, but it’s not for everyone. If you’ve ever wondered whether restoring classic cars is…

dealerships vs independent mechanics
Are Dealerships Better Than Independent Mechanics to Fix My Car?
Battery Service, Brakes, Classic Car Repair, Computer Update, Cooling System, Maintenance, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems, Suspension Systems   •   Saturday July 24, 2021

When your car needs an oil change or routine service, where do you turn? If you’re like most car owners, you wonder whether to head to your local dealerships or an independent shop. Don’t worry – you’re not alone. Many people aren’t sure where to go for their car repair needs. As it turns out,…

choosing a mechanic
5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Mechanic to Fix Your Car
Battery Service, Brakes, Classic Car Repair, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Thursday February 25, 2021

Choosing a mechanic: it’s a big decision, and it can be difficult to make. After all, there are dozens of auto shop options out there, and establishing a relationship with a new mechanic is a big deal.  Fortunately, our team has a few tips to make the process easier. Let’s dive in. 5 Questions to…

different fluids your car needs
What are the Different Fluids Your Car Needs? (and How Often Should You Check Them?)
Battery Service, Brakes, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance   •   Monday December 28, 2020

Your car is like a marathon runner: it needs fluids to keep going. But, how do you know which fluids those are and when to replace or check them? In this post, our mechanics share their top tips on fluid maintenance for your car or truck.  7 Critical Fluids Your Car Needs As a car…

new brakes
How to Know if You Need New Brakes
Brakes, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Thursday November 19, 2020

Your car has lots of components, but most people agree that the brakes are one of the most important. While your car’s stopping system knows how to work hard, it does eventually wear out. To keep your vehicle safe, it’s critical to recognize the signs that your rotors and pads are nearing the end of…

avoid potholes
Why You Should Avoid Potholes in the Road
Brakes, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Monday August 10, 2020

Each year, potholes seem to pop up out of nowhere, and avoiding them can feel impossible. This phenomenon is due to changing weather conditions.  During the spring and fall, fluctuating temperatures cause road materials to shift, heave, and separate. This creates potholes that vary in size from tiny indentations to gaping, vehicle-swallowing canyons. As hard…