Why You Should Change Your Oil

When it comes to routine maintenance, changing your oil is one of the more inexpensive services. Despite its relatively low cost, oil plays an important role in your engine’s performance and longevity, and spending a little money on routine oil changes can help prevent you from forking over large sums of cash down the road. […]

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Be Road Trip Ready this summer

Be Road Trip Ready     Here we are looking at summer already, and that means it’s time for vacations and road trips. Whether you’re taking a 2 week long camping trip or just a long weekend break, it’s important to make sure your vehicle is ready for it. Give as much thought to your […]

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How to NOT ruin your fishing opener.

Here it is May already, and that means fishing season opens this month. Is your truck or SUV going to be ready to tow your boat or camper up north? How about your trailer? Or your boat? During May, we are offering $15 off transmission service for your vehicle. Check your transmission fluid’s condition ( […]

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Buying a Used Car? See us FIRST!

It happens all the time. We have a customer come in with a car that needs major repair, and the first thing they say is “ But, I just bought it….”. Cars get sold for a reason, sometimes a family event or a new job means that the Honda Civic gets replaced by a minivan, […]

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Tire Pressure Monitors

  We all have heard how important it is to keep our tires inflated correctly, not only for optimum gas mileage, but also for handling and safety. Underinflated tires increase rolling resistance, resulting in a loss of fuel efficiency. The US Department of Transportation estimates that underinflated tires waste 2 billion gallons of fuel annually. […]

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Computers and your car

The first production car with a computer in it was the 1967 Volkswagen Type 3 ( Squareback ) equipped with Bosch D-Jetronic fuel injection. This system used 1 basic computer and had 4 inputs: engine speed ( rpm ) , throttle opening, engine temperature and manifold pressure ( a measurement of engine load). Ignition spark […]

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