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5 Ways to Prevent Rust

August 4th, 2020 by

Rust is a common but highly preventable problem. And, while existing rust can be tough to manage, preventing oxidation is a pretty simple science. If you’re worried about corrosion, here’s how to prevent rust from forming in the first place. 1) Know your vehicle (and what it’s made of). Different metals have different properties when

Motor Oil Made from Natural Gas

April 24th, 2019 by

A Cleaner Alternative? Shell Releases Natural Gas-Based Motor Oil For years, base oil has typically been derived from crude oil and converted to make motor oils. Today, that changes as Shell has given its customers a new option: premium motor oil made from natural gas. Natural gas has long been seen as a strong alternative

Signs of Tire Damage: Cuts, Punctures, and Impact

February 21st, 2018 by

In our last article, we talked about irregular tire damage. But tires can also become damaged without the driver’s knowledge. The most common damages are caused by cuts, punctures, and impact. Cuts Cuts are tears in your tire tread. Cuts are the result of an external influence, such as potholes, protruding bodywork parts, or sharp,

What Happens When a Rotor Breaks and How to Fix It

January 31st, 2018 by

While modern disc brakes are very effective and reliable a brake rotor can break from time to time. A broken or fractured rotor creates an immediate threat to your safety on the road and must be replaced as soon as possible. Here are the signs and symptoms to watch for, and what causes them: Signs and