What Do You Have Riding on Your Tires?

Tire tread is imperative to automobile traction, which could mean all the difference between getting in a car accident and avoiding disaster. But as a car owner, you also know tires aren’t cheap. Maintaining them will obviously help the tread on them last longer and protect everything you have riding on them. Tread is there… Read more »

What Built LA a Blueprint for Young Cities

The automobile built LA. The basis for such an immense, sprawling metro area, cars and the complex networks of freeways are the heart and soul of this incredible city. The means residents navigate the Greater Los Angeles is area is unlike any other in the entire world. The southern California love affair with the automobile… Read more »

Auto Maintenance Not One Size Fits All

Cars are increasingly intelligent, year after year. There are so many mechanical monitors and computers used to ensure automobile functionality and smooth operation, mechanics who retired 20 years ago would need a lot of new tools, and probably a repair tutorial. With these advancements, home auto maintenance is increasingly daunting. But they also make our… Read more »

Top Benefits of Driving a Stick Shift

There are two different types of drivers; those who only drive automatic and those who only drive stick shift. You probably have a few friends who will just drive stick shift yourself. But what’s the appeal? Longevity Because manual transmissions have more gears than automatics (upwards of 6 compared to only 4) there is much… Read more »

Troubleshooting Power Window Problems

You wake up in the morning and as per your routine, you hop in the car roll down the window and enjoy the morning smells. Well not this morning! Your window didn’t roll down as expected. This could be a wide variety of problems but we will walk you through the easiest ways to try… Read more »

What is a Car Tune up?

Cars have changed drastically in the years since the term “car tune up” was coined. It used to mean the mechanic would go through your vehicle and make small adjustments to ensure your vehicle was operating properly. Sometimes just regular vehicle use would make belts shift or bolts move and they just needed to be… Read more »

Belts and Hoses under Your Hood

Your vehicle has many parts that are essential to it functioning properly. Some of these parts may look simple to the naked eye but when they fail they can have some serious consequences. Your Timing Belt for instance; this belt makes sure your motor is running in time. That means all the parts are working… Read more »

ABS Lights FAQ

Most modern cars have an ABS system in them or Anti-Locking Brake System. These systems were originally designed for aircrafts to help them get grip when they landed on wet runways. These systems were soon integrated in cars to also provide grip when needed. ABS varies pressure to each tire to give the maximum stopping… Read more »