Top 5 Winter Cars

Like it or Not, the Winter is Here Unless you live in sunny California, you probably are beginning to notice the temperature starting to drop. We figured what better time to talk about which cars are best equipped to handle these temperature changes? With so many obstacles that come with driving in the winter, everyone should give more effort to drive safely. Whether you are going up state or up the street, icy roads, snow storms, and impaired vision can impact how safely you make it to your destination. Experienced drivers know that the winter time calls for slower than … Continue reading Top 5 Winter Cars

Transfer Case Buying Guide

Is the transfer case you need for an AWD or a 4WD vehicle? Although both systems essentially do the same, this is transferring the power from the engine to all four wheels of the vehicle. They do it in different ways and use different systems. 4WD (Four Wheel Drive) 4WD Systems are usually in off-roading trucks and SUVs. This is because 4WD is the superior traction system for the open road, especially in rough conditions. These 4×4 vehicles work using a drivetrain with two differentials and a transfer case to provide the engine’s power to all four wheels. The biggest … Continue reading Transfer Case Buying Guide

Could You Be Saving Money on Repairs: An Open Secret among Individual Mechanics

“Do I have to take my car to a shop every time I need a repair?” This is a frequently asked question, usually when you see the bill after you get a repair done to your car. Services like a tune up can be up to $250 to change spark plugs. Just replacing brake pads can range from $150 to $500, sometimes even into the $1,000 range, depending on what other services need to be done to your brakes. Now, you might be thinking, what can be done to avoid all the over spending? You have two options; the first … Continue reading Could You Be Saving Money on Repairs: An Open Secret among Individual Mechanics

Six Things in Your Vehicle You Should Check Every Three Months

If you want to keep your car running smoothly for years to come, do not forget to check these things without fail at least every 3 months. Oil & Filter Let’s start with the Oil & Oil filter. It needs to be replaced every 3,000-5,000 miles depending on the model, so check your driver’s manual. Check the oil levels and color at least once every 3 months to ensure you are not losing or burning any oil. The oil filter must also be changed with every oil change. Transmission Fluid Some cars have closed systems that won’t allow you to … Continue reading Six Things in Your Vehicle You Should Check Every Three Months