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Having access to information that can help you better understand your vehicle and know of ways to proactively care for it can not only increase your vehicle’s longevity, but it can help you avoid coming in for repairs unless you really need them.

Prepping Your Car for a Roadtrip

When taking a road trip, the last thing you want is to have an unexpected breakdown in the middle of nowhere. Luckily, newer cars tend to have fewer problems and are more reliable on long distance trips. Although, fewer breakdowns can lead to a sense of overconfidence...

How to Take Care of Your Tires

You don’t find a lot of people who are crazy about tires. They can be expensive, boring and it can be hard to know which ones to buy. But tires are one of the most vital parts of your vehicle and making sure you know proper upkeep and which ones to buy is important....

What is a Pre-Purchase Inspection?

Remember that feeling when you first bought your new car? Well, new to you. You felt so excited about your cool new whip but also a little nervous because you’ve spent money on a car that was owned by someone else for a few years. The car was super clean, drove great,...

What are Alignments?

What are Alignments? Alignments are adjustments of a vehicle’s suspension where the wheels connect to the car. The most important aspect of getting an alignment is to ensure your car is driving in a straight line. Getting an alignment consists of three main adjustable...

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