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Tire Treadwear Ratings Explained

Tire Treadwear Ratings Explained

July 20, 2017

Tires that wear out too quickly put you at risk. Examining the tread wear on a tire is critical to helping you determine how well your car will survive in extreme driving conditions such as wet roads. Until recently, the only reliable information to help you determine treadwear was the claims from manufacturers and treadwear …

Tire Tread Patterns Explained

Tire Tread Patterns Explained

July 5, 2017

Tire tread patterns refer to the appearance and arrangement of lateral grooves, interdependent tread blocks, continuous ribs, circumferential grooves and thin sipes to refine traction, wear and noise handling. There are different tire treads available in the market to help you handle different driving conditions, and improve your safety, such as:

The Stages of Rust

The Stages of Rust

June 28, 2017

                    Nothing’s worse than seeing a spot of rust appear on your automobile. Even having taken the best care of this vehicle possible, rust has managed to take hold. You want to know how this happened to your favorite wheels. This will explain the stages of …

Avoid These Common Auto Mistakes

Avoid These Common Auto Mistakes

June 6, 2017

When it comes to taking care of your motor vehicle, there is a bevy of information pertaining how to do so on the mechanical side. Numerous of written pieces offer up advice on how to protect and maintain a vehicle’s engine and electrical systems.

How to Media Blast your Car Clean?

How to Media Blast your Car Clean?

May 18, 2017

When you are looking to clean your car, some parts are too tough for your normal cleaning agents. For example, a wheel wasted by brake dust or road salt, a rusty stain or an old accessory on your well-maintained engine. Often times, such stains will require you to get past the paint and reach the …

Why You Should Make Waxing and Polishing Your Car a Habit

Why You Should Make Waxing and Polishing Your Car a Habit

May 2, 2017

  Waxing your car means putting a layer of protection on so there is a barrier created protecting its finish against the nasty stuff in the outside air. Polishing will enhance your vehicle’s appearance by giving it a fantastic finish. How you polish and wax makes a lot of difference in achieving that fantastic look.

Vehicle Checkup: What you Should Inspect Before your Next Road Trip

Vehicle Checkup: What you Should Inspect Before your Next Road Trip

April 18, 2017

Regular vehicle checkups are an important part of routine maintenance on any car or truck, but it is especially valuable to do one before an extended road trip. Not only will you save time, cost, and aggravation by not breaking down, but you will also extend the useful life of your vehicle. Here are the …

Benefits of Heated Seating

Benefits of Heated Seating

April 5, 2017

                    Most everyone will agree that it is essential to buy a car with a comfortable driver’s seat. This is true for all types of vehicle owners from the occasional “Sunday” driver to the daily commuter. One of the factors in this decision is whether the …

Fix Power Windows by Following These Steps

Fix Power Windows by Following These Steps

March 21, 2017

                    Power windows offer excellent functionality, are easy to use, and are quite dependable. In fact, they have become a mainstay in modern cars. While no driver really wants to do without them or deal with a defective one for very long, power windows do occasionally, …

Why You Should Clean the Snow off Your Car

Why You Should Clean the Snow off Your Car

March 8, 2017

Everyone who lives in an area that receives snow has seen snow-covered vehicles zooming along the roads. Some people are too lazy to clean the snow off of their vehicle. Others don’t have the proper snow-clearing equipment or are short on time. The failure to wipe all of the snow off of a car is …