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When Do I Need My Muffler Repaired?

If you don’t know a lot about cars, the maintenance of your vehicle can seem a bit overwhelming. Ignoring problems as they arise won’t make them go away, though, and can cause more harm than you probably think. There are a lot of mysterious sounds and smells in your car that are simpler problems than you’d think. One issue that often goes ignored far too long, is an old muffler that needs to be [...]

By |2019-08-07T15:42:11+00:00August 7, 2019|Mufflers|0 Comments

Are Your Aftermarket Vehicle Upgrades Legal?

Adding aftermarket parts to your car can increase horsepower, improve performance, and give your car an individual look, but it’s important to be aware of local modification laws before you get started. Making unlawful vehicle modifications can result in a citation and you will have to undo all of the work you’ve done. Before adding a high-performance muffler, window tints, or any other aftermarket vehicle upgrades, check to make sure they are legal in [...]

By |2019-07-15T22:44:40+00:00July 15, 2019|Automotive Info|0 Comments

How to Recognize if Your Tires Are Misaligned

Tire alignment is one of those little maintenance tasks that you probably don’t think about, but are important for the long-term health of your vehicle and tires. The good news is, even if you aren’t thinking about it, your car’s tires are probably getting routinely aligned, even if you don’t realize it. This is because most reputable auto shops will throw in a free tire alignment when you bring your car in for other [...]

By |2019-06-10T22:07:56+00:00June 10, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Modifications to Increase Horsepower

Some of the most common aftermarket modifications that people make on their car have to do with increasing horsepower. There are a few ways you can go about this, but the bottom line is that you need to increase airflow in the engine, which in turn increases combustion and leads to more horsepower. There are few systems within your car where air flow can be increased. Addressing one or more of these areas will [...]

By |2019-04-10T16:42:29+00:00April 10, 2019|Tune Ups|0 Comments

How to Get Ready for a Test Drive

Shopping for a new car soon and want to get behind the wheel of the cars you’re considering in order to help make your final decision? Here are some things you’ll want to do before the test drive so that you’ll make the best choice in the car you invest in. Know the Car You Want Rather than approaching the dealership without a mind for which particular car you’ll be looking at, it’s best [...]

By |2019-03-10T17:27:05+00:00March 10, 2019|Automotive Info, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Is the Point of Tire Rotations?

When you take your car in for a tire rotation, each tire and wheel is removed from the axel and set to be at the same position. For some tires, it may be necessary to weight them to maintain alignment. During this trip, you will also have your air pressure checked. Tire rotations ensure that the front and rear axles of your vehicle are aligned with all 4 tires on your vehicle, so that [...]

By |2019-02-10T20:07:50+00:00February 10, 2019|Tires|0 Comments

How to Safely Drive in the Rain

When the skies open up and the rain comes pouring down, roads can become incredibly dangerous for drivers who are careless and don’t change their driving tactics based on the environment around them. For this reason, traffic accidents are considerably more common on days with high precipitation. While not as dangerous as snow, rain still impacts the ability of drivers to react to hazards. Here are some tips on how you can safely drive [...]

By |2018-09-10T03:21:27+00:00September 10, 2018|Driving Safety|0 Comments

Auto Maintenance That Helps the Environment

If you’ve lived somewhere that experiences bad inversion, such as northern Utah, then you are fully aware of how much emissions are able to impact the lives of everyone who lives there. Bad air quality is a serious public health problem, and we can all do our part to make sure that we are contributing less to that problem. As far as driving goes, here are some tips you can use to make your [...]

By |2018-02-10T15:40:45+00:00February 10, 2018|Safety and Emissions|0 Comments

How to Reduce Your Inversion Impact

Living in Utah, we’re all aware of how horrible the air quality can get here. Because of the mountains around us, fine particulate pollution (PM 2.5) gets trapped during the winter months, when the cold hot air above pushes it down into a soup bowl that we all have to breathe. This little phenomenon is called inversion, and it’s an unpleasant side effect of living in an otherwise very pleasant state to live in. [...]

By |2018-01-10T17:44:41+00:00January 10, 2018|Safety and Emissions|0 Comments

Why It’s So Important to Change Your Tires Before Winter

Now that the snowy season is about upon us, here in Utah, it’s time to make sure our vehicles are up to the task of handling it. We all know how extreme and hazardous driving in a Utah can be, especially with the mounting amounts of traffic that we have had growing over the years, in this state. For this reason, there are several important things that you should do to get your vehicle [...]

By |2017-11-10T22:41:03+00:00November 10, 2017|Driving Safety|0 Comments
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