Looking for a quick and easy way to save a few bucks? Consider learning how to change the oil in your vehicle yourself. Sure, oil changes are one of the less expensive automotive services, but they can add up over time when you factor in the labor costs. Believe it or not, you can change the oil yourself in less than five minutes if you play your cards right. Learn how to change the oil in your car below! Read the rest of this entry
When should I get a tire rotation?
Tire rotations are one of the many automotive services you’ll need done during the time you own your vehicle. Tire rotations, as the name suggests, consists of switching up the location of the tires on the vehicle. Usually, the front tires will be replaced by the rear tires, and vice versa. So when do you need a tire rotation, and is it entirely necessary? Read the rest of this entry
Should I get a full-size or a midsize pickup?
Owning a pickup has a lot of perks. The pickup driving community is a tight-knit one, and you may be familiar with the pride some drivers have in their pickups. Not only are they versatile for towing purposes, but they can also haul more stuff in the box than you could fit in a smaller SUV. There are typically two types of SUVs to choose from between full-size and midsize pickups. Which is right for you? Read the rest of this entry
Is it better to have a transmission with more gears?
If you pay attention to the new specs and features in newer vehicles, you’ve probably noticed the rise in popularity of automatic transmissions with more gears. In the old days, many vehicles came with 3 or 4-speed automatic transmissions. Today, it seems uncommon to see anything with less than 6 speeds. Some automakers are even making 10-speed transmissions. Are all these transmission gears really necessary, or is it better to have a transmission with more gears? Find out below! Read the rest of this entry
When should I replace my brake pads?
There are so many different automotive services to be attentive to, and one of those is the brake pads. Like any component of your vehicle, brake pads are not indestructible, and depending on your driving habits, they can run out of life real fast. Check out our blog to see when you should replace your brake pads! Read the rest of this entry
What’s the difference between conventional and synthetic motor oil?
As you may recall from the last time you had an oil change, they probably asked if you wanted regular motor oil or synthetic motor oil. What’s the difference? We get it; for the average driver, understanding every component of your vehicle is unrealistic, so it’s fine if you don’t understand the difference between the two. Learn more below! Read the rest of this entry
Most of us have had this happen at one point or another. You’re driving along on the road, jamming out to your tunes and lost in your own world when suddenly you feel a more bumpier ride than usual and can hear a thumping sound. Flat tires occur when sharp objects on the road puncture them, and unfortunately, the case for why there always seem to be stray nails or other pin-like object on the road is a whole other story. Check out the video on our blog to learn how to change a flat tire quickly and efficiently! Read the rest of this entry
When your headlight bulb goes out it can cause more than one problem. Not only can it impede your vision at night, but you can also be pulled over by a police officer. To prevent a possible fine, you’ll need to change your light bulb as soon as possible. Today, we will be teaching you how to change your headlight bulb after it goes out. Keep reading to learn how to do this simple task. Read the rest of this entry
Cold weather can affect our cars in more ways than one. One common issue is your car not starting when it’s too cold for the battery to start the engine. Today, we will be teaching you how to jump start your car when it won’t start. Keep reading to find out how to get your car up and running again. Read the rest of this entry
Pros and Cons of Driving a Hatchback
Because of their practicality, many car shoppers find themselves browsing for a high-quality hatchback. But before committing to your purchase, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of driving a hatchback to make sure it’s the right choice for you. Below, we’ve listed all the advantages and disadvantages of purchasing a hatchback over other vehicle styles. Read the rest of this entry