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What's the Deal with Balancing Your New Tires Anyways?

What's the Deal with Balancing Your New Tires Anyways?

If you're not a car enthusiast, you probably don't know everything your mechanic tells you. You, like most people, probably don't want to spend money fixing things that don't need fixing. So, when you come in for new tires, what's the deal with balancing them? You want your car to ride as smoothly as possible, but you might not realize how complicated ensuring a smooth ride can be. At high speeds, your tire balancing plays a big role. Most New Tires Aren't Perfect Your new tires have flaws. Even when your tires are fresh out of the factory, they're not perfectly round. Additionally, your tires will be uneven in weight. Considering these differences in roundness and weight, you're not going to get smooth ride without effort. Tire sho ... read more

Safety First! 5 Important Safe Driving Tips in Bad Weather

Safety First! 5 Important Safe Driving Tips in Bad Weather

Most car tire advertisements show cars speeding down the open road, under clear skies, and sunny weather. But we all know that the weather is not always perfectly sunny all the time. In fact, mother nature can get downright nasty! When mother nature is not at its best, here are 5 driving tips you can use to keep your car tires firmly on the road (and not in an auto mechanic shop): Keep a Safe Speed When on the Road The number one cause of road accidents is unsafe or excessive speed. If road conditions are bad, it's probably not a good idea to test the tread on your new tires or act like a speed demon on the highway. Speeding all the time does not save as much time as you think it may, either. But above all ... read more

7 Collectible Cars You Chould be Buying for 2018

Cars are cherished collector's items in many people's homes. Even auto repair technicians usually have their favorite ride. Of course, not every car can be a highly coveted collectible worth a few times its selling price. But rest assured that 2018 will be a great year to get a good buy on several beautiful vehicles. Here are some of the top collectible car picks for 2018, from the experts in auto repair care: Chevrolet Corvair These cars are mechanically quite simple. If something does break, the aftermarket for spare parts is still relatively decent, according to reliable auto mechanics. Right now, these cars are low on the radar and are still affordable. For those that remember, the real doom of the Corvair (and others like it) came with Ralph Nader's book "Un ... read more

5 Myths (and 2 Truths) about your Car Tires

5 Myths (and 2 Truths) about your Car Tires

Your car tires are arguably the most important component on your vehicle. For most people, they trend as among the least understood parts of a car. There are many misconceptions and myths about car tires, some of which are actually true! Here are a few of the most ‘pop'-ular of myths to take the mystery out of your new tires: 1. Your Car Tires May Burst if You Exceed the "Max Pressure" Number on the Sidewall A Myth! The "max pressure" number placed on the sidewall of your car tires has nothing to do with the tire being full to the point of bursting at all. In fact, the indicators for max pressure and max load let you know the best tire pressure and maximum weight for the car tire. Fortunately for everyone, new tires will not blow open, even when filled well beyond the maximum pressure numbers. Although they may not blow, any auto mechanic or auto repair specialist will recommend not to ... read more

Top New Car Innovations to Ask Your Auto Mechanic

Top New Car Innovations to Ask Your Auto Mechanic

We take a lot of innovations for granted nowadays in our cars, which were luxury items in the past. Items such as anti-lock brakes, air bags, and even seat belts were simply novelties not too long ago. Now, many new cars include those, along with other features not even dreamed of in the past. Even the most experienced auto mechanics are always learning of new technologies, tools and techniques to increase a car's safety and performance. Innovations are fast becoming more than just features, but a source of pride and joy among car enthusiasts. There are so many upgrades available nowadays, that even top auto mechanics can sometimes have a hard time keeping up with it all. Here are some new innovations that will be making their way into cars within the next few years (if they have not made ... read more

5 Great SoCal Eateries Perfect for Car Enthusiasts

5 Great SoCal Eateries Perfect for Car Enthusiasts

Like every city in America, Los Angeles has a deep and ingrained love affair with cars. Whether it's putting new tires on a car, performing scheduled maintenance like an oil change, or adding a car modification, Los Angeles has the best in cars for everyone. There are several eateries in LA that are also a part of classic car culture. Here are 5 great places to eat in Los Angeles that every car enthusiast should check out: Bob's Big Boy in Burbank 4211 W Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91505 Bob's Big Boy is one of the original ‘California Coffee Shop' houses popular in the 50s. Even today, you can come and sit down in the beautifully designed restaurant, or take advantage of the old-style drive-in area in the back. Every Friday night, Bob's Big Boy plays host t ... read more

5 Awesome Museums and Automotive Shops in Los Angeles

5 Awesome Museums and Automotive Shops in Los Angeles

Los Angeles has it all for the car enthusiast- beautiful scenery to admire while you drive, lots of exotic places and specialty automotive shops to visit, and vintage food stops for every palette. Maybe it's the unique climate that brings people from all over the world to Los Angeles. Or maybe it's the beautiful sunshine and mild weather we experience all year long. Los Angeles is definitely a unique and worthwhile destination for every car enthusiast out there. If you're looking for some of the best places to check out beautiful cars, both new and old, check out this list of the best automotive shops and car museums that LA has to offer: The Petersen Automotive Museum 6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 The most well-known car mu ... read more

Strange Facts You May Not Know About Your Car Tires

Strange Facts You May Not Know About Your Car Tires

Even though they are one of the most important components of your vehicle, most people don't really know a whole lot about the car tires they are driving on. Thousands of people count on their car tires every day to help get them to where they are going. It makes sense to pay some attention to these amazing pieces of technology. Here are some things you probably didn't know about those little rubber doughnuts you ride on every day. Just a Little Contact with your Car Tires… Everyone knows your tires are your only contact with the road surface. But have you ever thought about how much of your tires actually stick to the road? While most vehicles have fairly large tires, in reality the contact patch (the part of your tire ... read more

Easy Modifications To Boost Car Performance

Easy Modifications To Boost Car Performance

As a car enthusiast, you want to get maximum performance and efficiency from your vehicles. You may have seen some drivers go to great lengths to obtain parts such as new tires to maximize their engine performance and output. Enthusiasts have worked countless hours to trick up, chop off, and modify their cars since the birth of driving over 100 years ago. When you're ready to delve into your next car modification, think about what you want to improve about your car. Is it the acceleration? Is it the stopping power? Maybe you want to improve your ride quality or your fuel consumption? It could be any number of things that you may want to improve in your vehicle. Have a plan in ... read more

5 Clever Tips to Help You Pass Your Smog Check

5 Clever Tips to Help You Pass Your Smog Check

How can we help?   Schedule a Maintenance Check or Diagnostic Scan in order to prepare for or pass your smog test. We do not perform smog checks but we can help you pass them!  Every two years we all have to do it. The smog check. It's important, but no one likes to do it. If you fail your smog check, that means a trip to the auto mechanic, and wasted money on the test. There are lots of ways you can help yourself pass your test when you bring your car to the mechanic. Smog regulations are important to the environment, these tips will improve the performance of your car and help improve air quality here in Southern California. Smog testing was introduced in the 1970's as part of the ... read more