Essential Tips For Caring For Leather Car Upholstery

Automotive Blog

If your car's interior has leather components, it's important that you're caring for them properly. If you're using the same cleaning products on both leather and vinyl, there's a good chance that you're destroying the leather. This will leave you needing re-upholstery much sooner than you might have planned. Here are some tips to help you care for your leather properly. Clean It Properly and Frequently Leather absorbs sweat and moisture, retaining things like salt and debris from the moisture.

28 September 2015

Three Reasons To Consider Tire Replacement Over Canned Flat-Tire Repair Products


When you own a car, a flat tire is an inevitability. Nails and other sharp hazards can cause pinhole leaks that you won't even notice until they have left your tire deflated. If you're staring down at a tire that's flat as a pancake, you'll need to think about your repair options. Whether you are considering a single-use repair product to do the job yourself or a local mobile mechanic to replace the problem tire, there are a few things you need to know.

3 September 2015

Tips To Make Mack Truck Shopping Easier

Automotive Blog

If you are considering working as a truck driver, you will want to invest in a cab. Some companies will provide cabs, but they may not be in the best condition or they may come with company regulations. You do not have to purchase a brand new cab for your job, so here are a few tips to follow when you are ready to check out used Mack trucks for sale.

13 August 2015

Is Your Car Leaking Oil? Learn How To Deal With It

Automotive Blog

You may notice that your car is leaking oil due to something as small as an oil stain on your driveway. When you notice a warning sign, it is important to take care of the problem quickly for several reasons. An oil leak is harmful to the environment, can cause serious damage to your car's engine, cost money in the form of frequent oil changes, and even be a fire hazard if the oil leak is near your car's exhaust system.

30 July 2015

Car Care Tips: Dos And Don'ts Of Driving A Manual Transmission Vehicle

Automotive Blog

Thinking about buying a car but worried about the fact that it has a manual transmission? If so, then you might be torn. On the one hand, it's your dream car. On the other hand, you've never driven a stick before and you're afraid of the damage you'll do. Believe it or not, learning how to drive a car with manual transmission is easier than you might think. There are just some important dos and don'ts you'll want to keep in mind when you're behind the wheel:

10 July 2015

3 Common Causes Of Transmission Slipping

Automotive Blog

Transmission slipping can make your vehicle difficult to operate safely. If you notice that you commonly have a very high RPM, that it's becoming much more difficult for you to change gears, or if changing gears results in horrible clanking noises, then you vehicle is likely experiencing transmission slipping. Here are three main reasons why your transmission might be slipping and how you can resolve the issue.  1. You Don't Have Enough Fluid in Your Transmission

25 June 2015

3 Tips For Purchasing Aftermarket Truck Parts

Automotive Blog

If you are purchasing extra parts for your truck, such as exhaust pipes, bedliners or tool parts, then you probably want to make sure that you buy the right ones. Buying aftermarket parts is a great way to both save money and buy unique parts that will help you customize your truck, but you should know that not all parts are created equally. Luckily, if you follow these tips, you shouldn't have a hard time finding the right parts for your needs.

11 June 2015