And Where Are My Keys? Locked Inside. . . .Taunting Me

We have all been there. The hair on the back of your neck goes up.  You get that chill up your spine. The sweat starts on your scalp and your upper lip.  Locked inside. . my keys. .taunting me from my seat.    How could I be so careless? How could I do this to…

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Can You Share Your VIN?

the word security typed out on a computer screen

Is it safe to share your VIN – Vehicle Identification Number? As Americans, we hold a certain level of secrecy around personal identifying numbers. We shroud our Social Security number in secrecy, hold tight to our credit card numbers, and even blur out license plates in pictures. To what effect? In addition to the obvious…

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How to Remove Sap from Your Windshield

Sap Dripping from a branch with pine needles

Forewarning!!! These recommendations are ONLY for removing tar from GLASS!! Some of these methods are safe for glass but could damage paint, so be careful! No matter where you are in the country, you’ve likely parked your vehicle under a tree for a little extra shade. Little did you know that tree decided to rain…

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Illegal Car Modifications

Car Modifications on Red Porche on icy highway

If you’re a car junkie and into modifying your car, you probably know which car mods are legal and which are less than legal; you might not care either. As for the rest of us, it might be nice to know what basic car mods could end in a ticket. Tinting Beginning with our area…

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Back to School Car Care

back end of school bus

It’s been a long, relaxing summer but school is starting up again soon. Whether that means college or high school, your vehicle deserves some extra attention before getting back into that routine. What to Check Tires For the sake of space, checking your tires includes but is not limited to your tread, pressure, and brakes.…

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How to Check Tire Tread and Pressure


Ever wonder when or how to check your tire pressure or tread? Yeah, most people probably don’t but now is the perfect time to start! After all, tire pressure and tread are essential to safe and economic driving. Tread Checking tire tread thickness is easier than you may think. All you need is a penny!…

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Wet Sanding Headlight Cleaning

vehicle headlight

As we aforementioned in our previous blog post about headlight cleaning, this is a laborious, time consuming, but more surefire method of removing that headlight fog. Word of warning, you may be uncomfortable performing some of the steps in the process. Please thoroughly read all steps before purchasing any of the required products or starting…

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DIY Headlight Cleaning

vehicle headlight (2)

Headlights are notorious for developing that cloudy film. Most of us don’t know what to do when it happens or even why it happens, but that’s what we’re here to tell you. The cloudy film that plagues your headlights can be explained by simple oxidation. Plastic, when exposed to the elements day in and day…

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DIY Windshield Wiper Fluid

Windshield wiper fluid may be relatively inexpensive, but to make it yourself is even more so. Not only that, but there is a certain satisfaction in making something yourself and there’s a comfort in knowing what goes into the products you use. Furthermore, by making your own windshield wiper fluid, you can reuse the same…

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How to Clean the Inside of Your Windshield

We all have seen it. That gross, cloudy film that suddenly appears on the inside of your windshield. No one ever notices it until driving directly into the sunlight, when the film decides you don’t need to see the road anymore. And no one ever thinks to clean it off, since it rarely makes an…

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