It takes a lot of analyzing present and future costs when deciding whether to ditch your car or buy a new one. We broke it down a little for the repair side in our previous blog, and now we’ll be discussing the side of buying a new car. Overall, it’s a rule of thumb...read more
It’s an unfortunate situation that many find themselves facing at some point: should you repair your car or buy a new one? In this two-part blog series, we’ll discuss the logistics of each side. First up: opting for repairs. While all collision or repair situations...read more
Even if you’re an experienced Minnesota winter driver, it’s never a bad idea to do a quick refresher on some basics of winter driving. Here’s a few tips we put together to help: Always try to have your car warm up before taking off for your destination. Giving your...read more
Freezing temps take a toll on your car, and that includes the battery. It takes a little more power to start it up in the winter, which can be detrimental if your battery is lacking. Most of the time, you should get its voltage checked out once the temps start to drop...read more
It's going to be a warm one and with this weather your vehicle is more prone to overheat. Keep an eye on the temperature gauge and be aware; continuing to drive a vehicle while it's too hot can do internal damage to the engine. If you notice the temperature gauge...read more
Pot Hole season is upon us! Yes it is a season; well in our industry it is. And this can cause havoc on our cars. First we will see how pot holes are formed, then I'll go over what can happen to your vehicle because of pot holes, and last your Pot Hole Specials! What...read more
Just like brakes, it’s easy for drivers to tell when the clutch is wearing out and needing a replacement. A worn out, or wearing out, clutch can be harder to handle. You might notice that the pedals seem to ‘stick’ more, and that pushing the clutch in requires more...read more
Happy New Year! 2016 Newsletter Taking care of your car Taking care of your car may not be on your New Year’s Resolution list but making it a priority could save you money down the road. What are your plans for your car? Do you buy new and plan on running it to the...read more
When you take your car in to the auto shop for servicing, you have every reason to expect to be treated with honesty and integrity. However, it’s pretty hard to know when you are lied to, over charged, or taken advantage of, when automotive care is not your expertise....read more
Sometimes tires don’t get the time and consideration they deserve. We just buy them and count on them to serve us for a certain amount of miles. They deserve a lot more of our respect though; tries are one of the vehicle’s most important safety features and everything...read more
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