Monthly Archives: December 2018

Signs of a Worn Suspension: Shocks and Struts

As a car owner, you are well aware that your vehicle needs regular care like tire replacements and oil changes. But, how often do you think about your car’s suspension? Because drivers often think that suspension is only about a smooth ride, this part of the car can be overlooked a lot when it comes to repairs. Your suspension is made up of many parts and can affect the ability to steer and turn the car too. Your car’s suspension basically connects the body of the vehicle to the wheels. It’s what gives the driver the ability to steer and move the car. The suspension is made of many things - tires, tire air, springs, links, and struts/shock absorbers. That’s right, struts and shock absorbers are different components. They can be found in separate cars and are not interchangeable. For example. If you have a car that is built with struts, you cannot replace those broken or worn parts with shock absorbers. So, what’s the difference? The Difference Between [...]

By |2019-03-14T13:44:39-06:00December 31st, 2018|Car Parts|0 Comments

Tips for Driving in Bad Weather

The relaxed grip on the wheel with the music blasting may get you through average headache commutes fine, but when severe weather strikes it's going to take a bit more. Weather (see what we did there) it's pouring rain, formidable fog or ice slicker than Danny Zuko's hair driving in bad weather takes a little finesse. So without further ado, here are our tips for driving in rain, snow, fog, sleet or any day that isn't sunny and bright. Tips for Driving in Bad Weather While many of our tips for driving in bad weather are the same (slow down, give yourself more distance and stay alert), certain weather requires certain sets of driving rules. Tips for Driving in the Rain You wake up ready to tackle another day, step outside and what do you see? Wet, slick pavement. Coupled with poor visibility, drivers now have to tackle all the standard rules of the road with less grip on the road. From braking to turning, rain adds a [...]

By |2021-12-02T14:26:14-06:00December 21st, 2018|Car Tips|0 Comments

Holiday Travel Tips

With the holidays upon us, many of you will be planning car trips to visit family and friends. You could be traveling inside the state or could be preparing to cross state borders. Whatever the case may be, you should always plan accordingly. While there are plenty of tips that will keep you safe on the road, here are a few holiday travel tips. Not only with these tips for holiday travel keep you safer, but they also help make the drive more comfortable as well. Holiday Travel Tips — Keep Your Car in Shape Before heading out on the road, it’s important to make sure you’re all caught up on car maintenance. The last thing that you want is to have to pull over on the side of the interstate because you have a problem with your vehicle. It’s really quite simple to do this. Every auto center is happy to inspect your vehicle for you. When you take your care in, ask your trusted automotive service to [...]

By |2018-12-06T09:34:50-06:00December 6th, 2018|Car Tips|0 Comments
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