December 2017 - V&F Auto Inc

Disc Brakes vs Drum Brakes

In our last article, we went over the basics. Now that you know how brakes work, let’s talk about the different types. The front brakes play a greater part in stopping the car than the rear ones, because braking throws the car weight forward on to the front wheels. Many cars therefore have disc brakes […]

Brake Shoes vs Brake Pads

There are a number of reasons why you might be considering using brake shoes instead of brake pads. But how do you know which one is right for you? Thankfully, the decision isn’t difficult once you have all the facts. You can actually have a combination of both pads and shoes within the same car […]

How the Braking System Works: The Basics

  They’re not something you think about everyday, but brakes are an integral part of your vehicle. So, how can just a light push on you car’s brake pedal slow a speeding car to an abrupt stop? In this article, we’ll tell you how. How It Works A moving car has a lot of kinetic […]

How Differentials Work

The Basics In most cars, the differential is where the power makes its last stop before spinning the wheels. The differential: Acts as the final gear reduction in the vehicle, slowing the rotational speed of the transmission one final time before it hits the wheels Transmits the power to the wheels while allowing them to […]

Holiday Gifts for Car Lovers and Enthusiasts

Looking for the perfect gift? Here’s our ultimate gift-giving guide for car lovers and enthusiasts: Car Seat Gap Filler If you know someone that spends a lot of time in their car, or just loves keeping their car clean, seat gap fillers are the perfect gift. They squeeze in between the seat and the center […]

The Best Holiday Light Displays to Visit This Holiday Season

Whether it’s piling the kids into the car with to cruise the holiday lights in your own community, or heading out to a larger “destination spot,” the glow of twinkling lights is one of the earliest and easiest ways to get into the holiday spirit. If you want to venture beyond home for maximum wattage, […]