• Does My Vehicle Have Shocks or Struts?

    When people speak casually about vehicle suspension, they often throw around the terms “shocks” and “struts” as if they are the same thing, or interchangeable. They’re not. Every wheel on your vehicle has either a shock or a strut – never both, never neither. However, you may have struts on your front wheels and shocks…

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  • 4 Uncommon Spots to Deep Clean in Your Car

    We all know how to clean a car don’t we? For many of us, it’s one of our fondest childhood memories and one of our most common adult responsibilities. And it’s usually not difficult – just wipe down the dash, vacuum the seats and floorboards, and give the exterior a good once-over with soap and…

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  • How to Perform a Monthly Vehicle Inspection

    Whether your car is fresh off the factory floor or a quickly-aging classic, performing a monthly vehicle inspection is a great practice that all drivers should follow. Pick a general day (the first, the fifteenth, etc.) and find a safe space to examine your ride, like your driveway or a sparsely populated parking lot. Interior…

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  • What is a Throttle Body?

    Despite what you may have seen in sci-fi action movies, there are no explosions in space. The reason for this is simple: without oxygen, explosions just aren’t possible. Fire feeds on good old-fashioned air. Just as in snuffing out a candle, no air means no fire, no explosion, no combustion. In fact, the combustion in…

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