What Are Tire Rotational Patterns?

What Are Tire Rotational Patterns?

When dealing with different types of tries and drivetrains, various rotation patterns are required for even wear on the threads. Tires can vary in size, and direction whereas drivetrains come in front-wheel, rear-wheel, all-wheel, and four-wheel. All these factors...
What is a Tire Rotation Schedule?

What is a Tire Rotation Schedule?

Tires allow the vehicle to remain glued to the ground at all times and similar to soles of a shoe, they experience wear. Did you know parts of the shoe becomes more worn than others? Tires are similar in the same aspect, they wear unevenly. Rotations are performed to...
Brake Change, When is it Needed??

Brake Change, When is it Needed??

Brakes last quite a while and in term they can often be forgotten despite being one of the most important safety features on the vehicle. If left unchecked the brakes could cause more harm to both your safety and your wallet. As the rotor is one of the more expensive...
Transmission Fluid: Change Vs Flush

Transmission Fluid: Change Vs Flush

We both know why you came here. Your transmission is one of the most expensive parts in your vehicle and you’re wanting more information on whether a flush or fluid change is the right choice. Regardless of the costs of both auto vs manual transmissions, both...
Transmissions: Cost of Auto Vs Manual

Transmissions: Cost of Auto Vs Manual

Before taking your vehicle into service or planning to look for a new vehicle the first thing you may have considered is what is the worst-case scenario. One of these worst-case scenarios for any vehicle is your transmission dying and needing service. The cost of...
How Often Do I Need to Change My Coolant?

How Often Do I Need to Change My Coolant?

Coolant is often overlooked until it’s absolutely necessary or too late. Also known as antifreeze, it is a bright green or yellow liquid that is normally mixed 50/50 with water to keep your radiator from overheating or freezing. Two Forms Coolant comes in two...
Self-Check: Six Fluids Guide

Self-Check: Six Fluids Guide

You may be here because you want to be more independent or wanting to gain more knowledge about the maintenance of your vehicle. This guide is a good place to start. Most of these processes should be integrated into your personal maintenance schedule as they are often...
From Winter to Spring Checklist

From Winter to Spring Checklist

Winter has ended and spring is here. With all the cold weather gone and summer around the corner, spring is the prime season to get your vehicle checkout and a little spring cleaning. As we all know winter is one of the harshest seasons for our cars between the cold...
Fuel Economy & Refuel Records

Fuel Economy & Refuel Records

With many options for keeping track of your fuel use, there shouldn’t be a reason not to. Some of the popular methods are the use of personalized spreadsheets, downloadable forms, tracking applications, and websites. There are also already so many reasons to...