Avoid Driving In These Locations To Lessen Your Risk Of A Flat Tire

A flat tire can occur any time you're driving your vehicle, but there are locations in which the risk of a flat tire is greater. Although you can easily visit a tire shop to have your flat tire repaired once you've mounted your spare tire, you'd probably rather save yourself the time by doing what you can to lessen your risk of a flat tire. Whenever you're driving somewhere, try to evaluate whether the terrain might increase the probability of a flat tire. Read More 

Don’t Put Off Fixing These Three Problems With Your Car

Some problems with your automobile are not as serious as others. If you have a bad windshield wiper, it will be squeaky, but if you don't fix it right away, it's not going to cause serious issues. And if you're headliner is sagging a bit, it's not going to cost more if you put off reupholstering it for a while. That's not the case with all automobile repairs. Some issues can end up causing serious problems for the car and incurring big repair bills if you leave them to get worse. Read More 

Don’t Make These Mistakes If You’re Storing Your Car for the Winter

It's common for people to store vehicles for the winter, especially those who own restored classic cars, sports cars, or vehicles that sit low to the ground. Keeping your vehicle in storage for the winter months keeps it protected from the outdoor elements during a time of year when it's too difficult or dangerous to drive it. However, you can't simply drive your car into a storage unit, lock it up, and leave it alone all winter. Read More 

Curbstoning: When That Great Deal On A Used Car Isn’t So Great After All

There are plenty of honest people who are willing to sell you their used car—but there's also a shady group of characters who participate in "curbstoning," which is the illegal practice of flipping used cars by representing themselves as a private owner. Here is how to avoid becoming a curbstoner's victim and why going to a used car lot is a great deal safer. What is curbstoning and why is it illegal? Read More 

Need Replacement Auto Parts? Why You Should Get Them From A Salvage Yard

Few things can be as disconcerting as realizing that there is a problem with your car.  If you've had your vehicle inspected and were told that you need to replace certain parts, you may think that new parts are the only option.  However, there may be an even better alternative:  Getting replacement parts from a salvage yard.  Learning more about the benefits of buying replacement parts from a salvage lot will help you see why it's the right choice for you. Read More