With the weather still a bit cold and spring on the way, you might want to think about getting ready to pull the convertible top down, but the truth is that your car might need a few things to be enjoyed in the coming months. Take a look below for a few things you can [...]
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Over time, the lights you rely on to light the road can become out of whack, dim, or just plain weak. And for many, it’s usually in the form of a blown headlight bulb or something getting on the lens itself. However in some cases, your headlights might need an adjustment to work properly, and [...]
As winter (hopefully) begins to wind down soon, it’s important to get around your car a bit more, and see what type of maintenance you can do or have done to keep it running as well as it should. We’re not talking about pulling the engine or dropping the transmission, but there are certainly ways [...]
Even if you’re not the most apt at fixing your own car, there will be a time in your life where tools will need to be used, and you’re going to be the person who needs to use those tools. As such, it’s important to not only own, but familiarize yourself with the arsenal of [...]
When people see winter coming, dealerships see dollar signs -- it’s just a fact. And while it might also seem like the right time to jump into a new car to battle the elements, it might not be the exact time to do so -- especially if your car can perform well in snowy conditions [...]
When the winter hits and it’s time to change over from 2WD into 4WD, that means a few things. In some cases it can mean lower MPG’s and more stability -- but for some it can induce the ‘why isn’t this working’ question when your car still won’t move. In some cases, diagnosing a 4WD [...]
Cars and trucks are comprised of suspension geometry that might look foreign to us, and while it might actually be a bit harder to understand than putting gas in your car and taking off, it’s actually not as hard as many people think it is. Below are a few insights to leaf spring and conventional [...]
The age-old question about oil changes. Most people who purchase a car don’t intend on changing their own oil -- and although they know it’s critical to engine health and longevity, sometimes go far too long without making the quick pit stop for easy maintenance. Below are a few things to keep in mind about [...]
This season, many people hop in the car after running out during a cold morning, fire it up, and drive off. And while in many cases there’s nothing ‘wrong’ with that, you may be putting unnecessary wear and tear on your vehicle without you knowing. See below to see if you’re putting your car at [...]
As winter comes and sets in throughout the region, it’s imperative to know what that means for a lot of your material investments. In many cases, it just means being vigilant and on top of your maintenance, but not many are well-versed in knowing what to do exactly. When it comes to your car, there [...]