Monthly Archives: January 2015

Signs of Suspension Problems

Your suspension is much more important than just maintaining a smooth ride; it’s integral when controlling your vehicle, especially stopping or turning. Not all signs of suspension damage are obvious. Here’s what to look out for: Rough Riding: This one is obvious; the rougher your car ride the worse your suspension is doing. If going over bumps makes your car bounce up and down, it’s time to take it in. Drifting/Pulling During Turns: If your vehicles drifts or pulls during each turn, it’s a good sign that your suspension is not keeping your car stable from the centrifugal force of your turn. This can dangerously increase the risk of your car rolling over. Front End Dips When Stopping: When your shocks quit working properly, your vehicle will lurch forward and dip its nose during a stop. This can be extremely dangerous, as a faulty suspension can increase stopping time by 20%, making wrecks more likely. ... read more

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Tips to Keep Your Car Clean for the Respectably Lazy

Everybody is lazy sometimes; there’s no shame in it. Most people don’t want to spend a ton of time keeping their car clean. For those of you who like to work smarter, not harder, here’s a few tips to maintaining the cleanliness of your vehicle: Don’t eat in your car: This may seem like a big sacrifice, but just think of all the time you’ll be saving throwing away accumulated trash. It’s also a great excuse to sit back and enjoy your meal in a more comfortable setting. Wax occasionally: It’s a little bit of work, but a good waxing goes a long way towards keeping your car looking shiny and new. You won’t need to wash quite as often later on. Knock off shoes before entering the vehicle: Making a habit of this will keep dirt from accumulating on the floor of your car. It may take a little getting used to, but a few quick raps against the ground goes a long way towards keeping your car clean. Keep a trash bag in your car ... read more

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