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Brakes Gone Soft? Three Common Causes

18 September 2015
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

If pressing the brake pedal in your car brings words to mind like "squishy" or "spongy," your brake system may be in need of some attention. The brake pedal on your car should never feel soft under your foot. In fact, it should always be firm, but responsive. If your brake pedal doesn't have the same resistance that it used to, there are a few likely reasons. Here are a few things you can check for. Read More …

Great Uses For Old Auto Parts Around Your Home

2 September 2015
 Categories: , Blog

If you like visiting the auto salvage yard, or if you can't bear to say goodbye now that you've rebuilt that vintage car, fear not. You can make some fun and amazing home decor by upcycling car and motorcycle parts. If you're handy enough and have the tools to work with used auto parts, you can take on these projects. Headlights A motorcycle headlight is a no-brainer when it comes to making tabletop light fixtures for your interior. Read More …

Avoid Achy Brakes: 3 Tips to Help Your Brakes Last Longer

16 July 2015
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

If you're a new driver, you might be a little heavy on the brake pedal. That's completely normal. Many new drivers use the brake pedal a bit too much. Unfortunately, that can put too much pressure on your brakes, which can make them wear out faster. You can help extend the life of your brake pads by following the tips described below. Slow Down The faster you're going, the hotter your brakes will get when you stop your car. Read More …

Safety Tips When Riding In Your Off-Road Vehicle

15 July 2015
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

Driving off-road vehicles in mountain terrain is a very popular activity among outdoor lovers. If you enjoy driving one, then you are undoubtedly aware that there are some dangers involved in doing so. One common danger is the potential for accidents, which can occur when you least expect it. Here are some smart riding tips that can help improve your chances of maintaining your safety at all times:    Adequate lighting Read More …

Knowing When Your Brake System Needs To Be Serviced

22 June 2015
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

Deciding when it is time to have your brakes replaced can be confusing, as there are not dashboard indicators to inform you of brake defects. Well, rather than spend money on visits to your local repair shop just to have them tell you whether or not your brakes are bad, you may find it better and cheaper to take matters into your own hands. There are many ways to tell that your brakes are failing, such as: Read More …

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Making Your Car Happy

When my car started having serious trouble, I knew that I needed to do something to make things right. Although friends and family members pressured me to sell it and to buy a different car, I decided that it might be worth it to focus on repairs. I took the car to an automotive shop in my area, and they started focusing on finding what the problem was. It took a little money to get things fixed, but it was still a lot less than buying a new car. This blog is all about making your car happy and investing time into that old ride.