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Replacing Bald Tires: How long can I wait?

July 16th, 2020 by

We often hear from our customers that they dread buying new tires. And, as a result, most people put off replacing worn tires—even totally bald tires—until it’s absolutely necessary. In fact, research has shown that more than 1 out of every 10 vehicles on the road has at least one bald tire. Unfortunately, driving with aged

Can I drive with a broken air filer clamp?

June 18th, 2020 by

The engine air filter prevents harmful debris, dirt, and contaminants from entering your engine; the air filter clamp is a relatively small but critical part of this system. The band creates an air-tight seal around the filter to protect the air filter from contamination and ensure that only clean air passes through the engine systems.

Four Common Symptoms of a Broken Axle Shaft

June 16th, 2020 by

An axle is a rod or shaft that rotates the wheels and supports the weight of your vehicle. Axles are essential components of any vehicle—if they break, it’s a major repair. Wobble or Vibration When you’ve bent or broken an axle shaft, like the one shown above, one of the first signs you’ll notice is

Checking Tread Depth At-Home: The Penny Test

June 11th, 2020 by

Tread depth is the distance from the deepest part of the tread groove to the very top of the tread block. Regularly checking your tire’s tread depth can help you determine when it is time to replace your tires. Below are three common ways to check your tread depth. Checking Tread Depth At-Home: The Penny

Our Top 5 Drive-In Movie Theaters To Visit This Summer

June 10th, 2020 by

Going to a drive-in movie is a nostalgic summer experience and, thankfully, one of the few summer activities that’s truly socially distancing friendly. Massachusetts has determined that drive-in theatres are permitted to open under Phase 1 of the Reopening Plan. Here are a few noteworthy drive-ins in New England that are still opening for the