Which Oil Should You Put in Your Car?

29 July 2016
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You could simply purchase the most affordable oil that you can find for your car, but this decision could actually cost you more money in the long run. Certain cars need certain types of oil, and the oil that is best for a car may change with time. For example, a car with high miles might need different oil than a car with lower miles. The type of oil you choose for your car will affect how many repairs your car will need and long it will last before it is destined for the junkyard. Read More 

Upgrade These Parts Before You Take Your Truck Off-Roading

26 July 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

TV commercials for pickup trucks often show them thundering through the wilderness, which can make any truck owner itch to take his or her vehicle off the beaten path. Before you do so, however, it's a smart idea to think about some upgrades. While it's true that your stock truck parts will likely allow you to enjoy some off-roading adventures without problems, you'll want to buy some aftermarket truck parts and have them installed if you think you'll be spending considerable time pushing your vehicle on less-than-ideal terrain. Read More 

Protect Your Cylinders: The Proper Storage Method

20 July 2016
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Because hydraulic cylinders are so expensive, you probably want to make sure that they are stored in a manner that will keep them safe and protect them from damage. Many components of a hydraulic cylinder need to be covered and the cylinder needs to be stored in the right position to be safe.  Keep Cylinder Retracted Always store hydraulic cylinders fully retracted. Check with the manufacturer's instructions for exactly what state the cylinder should be in because cylinders that are not stored properly could prevent the oil from remaining in place and could lead to the cylinder drying out, which would lead to it not being protected. Read More 

Types Of Tires

15 July 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

Whether you're a new driver looking to replace your tires for the first time, or another seasoned road-warrior looking for a change, researching tire types and picking a suitable type can be daunting and a bit intimidating for the unprepared. Fortunately, things don't have to be that complicated. Below are the major tire types, summarized for your convenience. Summer Tires As the name suggests, summer tires are designed to excel in spring and summertime driving applications. Read More 

Improve Your Car Stereo’s Sound With Three Simple Steps

9 July 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

When you get in your car and turn on your radio, you don't expect quality or clarity to be lacking. However, in some cases, the stereo sounds so bad, you'd rather not even have it on at all. Often times, there are small adjustments you can make to rectify this situation on your own. Adjust Music File Compression Levels In some cases, your low-quality audio isn't the fault of your car stereo. Read More