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Shopping For A Car? Understanding The Purchase Process

As soon as I turned 16, I knew that cars were going to be a long-time love of mine. I purchased my first car about a month after I got my license, and it was amazing to experience the freedom that came with automotive ownership. However, after that vehicle died, I was faced with shopping for and purchasing a newer vehicle, which proved to be more challenging. This blog is all about shopping for a new car and knowing what to look for. After all, since you might be driving that ride for awhile, you need to think carefully about your decision.

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4 Reasons To Donate Your Car

11 July 2017
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

It can be hard to know what to do with an old beater car, especially if it no longer runs and isn't worth very much money. In this situation, one of the best options is actually to donate your car instead of trying to sell it. Here are four of the best reasons to donate your old car: Donation Organizations Take Non-Working Cars One of the biggest reasons to donate an old car instead of attempting to sell it is that donation organizations typically take cars even when they are completely non-operational. Read More …

Keeping Safe If Your Vehicle Breaks Down

10 May 2017
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

If you plan on taking a vacation where you will be driving your own vehicle to get to your destination, you are most likely concerned about your well-being while you are on the road away from home. Many people will rely on the services provided by roadside assistance if a mishap happens while on the roadway. There are a few precautionary steps you will want to take if you find your vehicle has become disabled in an unfamiliar location. Read More …

Buying A Diesel Truck - Understanding The Up-Front And Long-Term Costs

17 August 2015
 Categories: Automotive, Articles

If you work in the construction field, haul supplies for your job, or if you tow heavy pieces of equipment, then you probably need a good work truck. If you have settled for a gas powered vehicle for the last several years, then you should consider switching to a diesel model. Diesel trucks are often ideal for work purposes. There are a few things you should know before jumping into the purchase though, like what you are likely to see in regard to purchase, fuel, and maintenance costs. Read More …

How to Loosen a Stuck Brake Drum When Performing Brake Services

21 July 2015
 Categories: Automotive, Articles

If you are performing work on your vehicle's rear drum brakes, then removing the drum is an integral step in the process. Unfortunately, brake drums are prone to sticking and becoming difficult to remove. However, making an adjustment to the brake shoe tension can help free up the sticking drum and allow you to pull it free. The procedure is simple and requires only a few basic hand tools to accomplish. Read More …