The Evolution of the Auto Body Frame

Automobiles were always built on a traditional body-on-frame model. That is, the two components were designed and built separately before being fused, welded and bolted together. This design was the widely accepted design concept for over 100 years, until the advent of unibody frame construction. Through the early days of the automobile, frames were constructed… Read more »

Steel Midsize Beats out Aluminum F-150

Despite all the excitement surrounding the revolutionary aluminum body on the 2015 Ford F-150, Motor Trend is apparently not incredibly impressed. Expected by many enthusiasts as a shoe in as the 2015 Motor Trend Truck of the Year, it fell very shy of making the cut. Even though the F-150 aluminum alloy body offers a… Read more »

Police Reports Crucial to Insurance Payout

Without question, as soon as you are involved in a car accident, pick up your cellphone to call the police. This protects all parties involved in a car accident, regardless of who is at fault. This is also imperative to protecting any interests you will be seeking, including auto repair and any medical bills. A… Read more »

Auto Insurance & Your Deductable

No matter if a car accident is your fault, or the other driver’s, it’s vital to have car insurance. This type of protection ensures that when vehicle damage, property damage or injuries are sustained due to an accident, the victim is compensated for what they have lost. If a car accident is your fault, insurance… Read more »

Tips for Keeping your Engine Cool

Cooling systems are the second most important to a combustion engine, of course second to the combustion system. It keeps your engine smoothly running and prevents thermal breakdown. Luckily a little quick home maintenance can easily make short work of a routine radiator flush. Most radiator systems need flushing at least every two years. This… Read more »

Tips for Safely Changing Brake Pads

If you’re a do-it-yourselfer and prefer to save those extra few dollars changing your own oil, swapping out your own air filters and rotating your own tires, you’re more of a car guy than most drivers on the road. If it’s time to up the ante and start getting a little more oil under those… Read more »

Tips and Tricks for Tuning Up Your Car

If you’re a do-it-yourselfer and prefer to save those extra few dollars changing your own oil, swapping out your own air filters and rotating your own tires, you’re more of a car guy than most drivers on the road. If it’s time to up the ante and start getting a little more oil under those… Read more »

What’s Behind the Massive Airbag Recall

If you drive a later model car, you may have serious safety issues with your vehicle. Faulty airbag design is leading to serious injury and even death in many different cars makes and models. Acting quickly to automaker recalls could mean the difference of life or death. Just recently brought to attention of the national… Read more »

The Differences in AWD & 4WD

Four wheel drive and all-wheel drive are great features to have on any truck or car. Having all four of your tires driving your car is an incredible advantage for traction in inclement road conditions. Many erroneously think these terms are synonymous and interchangeable. There are however significant differences between the drive systems. Four Wheel… Read more »