Category: Auto Repair

Trusted Car Pricing Tools

August 18th, 2017 by

Whether you’re buying, selling, or just plain curious, it can be hard to figure out the proper value of a car. Here are three tools to help you figure out a fair estimate: National Automobile Dealers Association Founded in 1917, NADA represents the interest of new car and truck dealers to the public, the media,

Dos and Don’ts of Buying Used Cars

August 16th, 2017 by

Buying a used car can be tricky. Whether you’re buying from a dealership, private seller, or even a friend, here are a few tips to help you navigate the process: 1) Set your budget… and stick to it As with any big purchase, it’s important to know how much you can spend. Set a range

Most Common Car Care Mistakes

August 8th, 2017 by

Car maintenance can be a hassle but, in order to work optimally, vehicles require regular preventative maintenance. To help you prioritize and plan, here is a list of the of the top car maintenance mistakes drivers can make- and what you can do to avoid them. Not Checking Your Tire Pressure Even when tires appear

Four Ways to Increase the Lifespan of Your Clutch

August 8th, 2017 by

By Kate Bergeron The way you drive can have a significant impact on how long your clutch lasts. Here are a few ways to keep your clutch in good working order for an extended length of time: 1) Stop riding the clutch The first rule of keeping your clutch in good shape: avoid keeping your

Best Car Vlogs to follow

August 4th, 2017 by

There was a time when you needed to be a Top Gear presenter to talk about cars on camera. But with the rise of YouTube and other social media platforms, an ambitious new set of YouTube car vloggers is gaining fans by the hundreds of thousands. So which of these vloggers should you be subscribing

Back to School Car Maintenance Checklist

August 3rd, 2017 by

In the last minute hussle to buy pens, pencils, and dorm supplies, one thing is often forgotten: the car. For college students especially, back-to-school car maintenance is critical. With a few weeks left before school starts, now’s the perfect time to get your car checked out and get any necessary repairs. Here’s your back-to-school car

A Quick Change Won’t Cut It: Why you need a regular mechanic

August 1st, 2017 by

National car service chains, like Jiffy Lube or PepBoys, are often used for the occasional grease job and oil change. But using these businesses for maintenance and repairs is risky. Here’s why: 1) Their “technicians” do NOT have to be certified. Employees at these chains don’t have to have any prior experience, certifications, or even

The Best Summer Drive-ins in New England

July 28th, 2017 by

By Kate Bergeron Drive-ins are a nostalgic summer experience and a great activity for the whole family. Here are a few noteworthy drive-ins in New England: Wellfleet Enjoy first run double features every night in the summer at the only Drive-In Theatre on Cape Cod. The Wellfleet Drive-In hosts a 100′ x 44′ screen, FM