3 Reasons Why Proper Tire Alignment Is Important


Tire alignment is about making sure that your vehicle's alignment is lined up so that it is properly connected to your tires. Despite the name given to this process, tire alignment is not really about your actual tires or wheels; it is about the systems connected to your tires and wheels. #1 Keeps Your Vehicle Straight When you drive, your vehicle should stay straight on the road. It should not pull to the left or the right when you take your hands off the steering wheel.

15 August 2018

5 Things You Can Do with a Car That Doesn't Run


If your car no longer runs, you may be wondering what you should do with it. Depending on your financial objectives, resources in your area, and the amount of time you want to devote to the project, there are several options you may want to consider. In most cases, car owners choose one of the following five ideas. 1. Sell the Vehicle Even if your vehicle isn't running, it may be repairable, and you may be able to sell it.

5 May 2017

Too Busy To See A Manual Transmission Specialist? Try This Temporary Repair Tip


If your car makes funny or strange sounds every time you shift gears, there may be something wrong with your manual transmission. But if your busy work schedule keeps you from seeing a transmission specialist right away, you may wonder if there's anything you can do to improve your car's performance temporarily. You can! Here's what you can do after work that may improve the performance of your manual transmission temporarily.

2 December 2015

How To Refinish A Worn-Looking Windshield Wiper Arm On Your Vehicle


Windshield wiper arms can lose their paint and become pitted and dented through years of use. If your vehicle's wiper arms are looking bad, then you can refinish them yourself. Keep reading to see what you will need and how to do it: Tools and materials needed Satin or low gloss enamel spray paint Spray filler primer Sheet of 200-grit sandpaper Sheet of 400-grit sandpaper Socket set Ten feet of twine

11 November 2015