Best Tire Pressure Gauges

August 31st, 2017 by

Most people don’t check their tire pressure until it’s a problem. But low tire pressure can lead to wasted fuel, accelerated wear, blowouts, and even poor handling, making it harder to move with control and precision. Checking your tire’s pressures isn’t rocket science, but having the right tool for the job is crucial. There are

Basic Motorcycle Maintenance

August 31st, 2017 by

Motorcycles require special attention in order to keep them in the best possible condition. In this article, we’ll go over 10 motorcycle maintenance tips to keep your motorbike healthy: 1. Don’t ignore regular maintenance. Just because most bikes are only used seasonally, doesn’t mean you can ignore regular maintenance checkups. It’s crucial to take your

Emissions 101

August 24th, 2017 by

Understanding your exhaust system and emissions can seem like a pretty daunting task, but when you break it down it’s pretty easy. Environmental regulatory agencies focus on four types of engine emissions: carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, nitrogen oxides, and particulate matter. As more focus is placed on health and environmental issues, governmental agencies throughout the world

6 Podcasts to Listen to on Your Morning Commute

August 24th, 2017 by

  Let’s face it- commuting can be boring. Many of us spend tons of time driving each week… or sitting in traffic with nothing to do. When the radio just isn’t cutting it during your commute, it’s time to switch to podcasts. Instead of just sitting in traffic, you might actually learn something: How I

Pre-Purchase Inspections

August 23rd, 2017 by

A pre-purchase inspection is a crucial step when buying a vehicle. While buying a used car is a great way to save money, it is important to know that the vehicle is safe and is not in need of major and costly repairs. A thorough check-up examines mechanical, safety, and appearance aspects, such as the

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) Do: Set your budget and stick to it. As with any big purchase, it’s important to know how much you can spend. Set a

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