Yearly Archives: 2020

Don’t Let Allergies Stop You From Enjoying Your Next Road Trip

Don’t Let Allergies Stop You From Enjoying Your Next Road Trip

Don’t Let Allergies Stop You From Enjoying Your Next Road Trip Do you notice that you get stuffy after driving in your car? When you crank up the tunes and hit the highway, are you noticing a headache and swollen eyes? There is a chance your car is contributing to your allergies. Have you noticed that it seems to get worse after a commute or road trip? Perhaps it is time to do some maintenance on your car and change your cabin air filter. If your cabin filter becomes dirty or clogged, it can make you feel sick. There is nothing worse than your car ride giving you a headache or even worse symptoms. You want to be mindful of contaminants like pollen and dust that can cause reactions or symptoms that are avoidable. If something as simple as changing out your cabin air filter can mitigate an allergy episode, do you think it is worth it? Not only can your cabin air filter contribute to health issues, but it can also prevent your heating, air conditioning, and cooling system to stop ... read more

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What Is The Difference Between Servicing Japanese Cars Versus German Cars?

What Is The Difference Between Servicing Japanese Cars Versus German Cars?

With many affordable Japanese import cars in circulation and on the streets, it is easy to assume that parts are more readily available and on the market for a quick repair turnaround. Head turners, such as a finely tuned German engineered vehicle, make such an impact partly because they are less common to see on the road. Yes, this means parts can be a bit more challenging to acquire. Does this mean a German engineered car is more expensive to service than a Japanese import? Not necessarily, there are many other variables to take into account.   Did you know that we, as consumers, are now keeping our cars for over a decade? Auto longevity has increased by 20% from 10 years ago. With this to factor in, it has become even more critical to have a well-built car that you want to drive, over choosing to purchase a disposable vehicle.   Historically, vehicles came into the shop for maintenance 3-4 times every year for oil changes. When a car comes into the shop, a standard vehicle ... read more

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Turlock Drivers + Central Valley = A Love For Trucks

Turlock Drivers + Central Valley = A Love For Trucks

  A Love for Trucks   If you are looking for a truck for work or for recreation, we think light-duty trucks are on point. A ½ ton truck can readily handle a load of dirt or rock for your project or for play and is all you will really need for your go-anywhere, get-any-job-done attitude.   We love our trucks for their bed, cab, accessibility and towing capacity. Here are a few more reasons why each of these truck features is so great.   Truck beds are a brilliant design lending itself to haul or move serious equipment, motorcycles, trash, mulch, appliances, tools and equipment and more. Unlike an SUV, trucks are up to every task. The sizes of truck beds vary depending on your needs. If you want a 4-door truck, a full-size bed which is 8 feet reduces to 5 or 6 feet depending on the configuration.   Cab size options are plentiful. Regular cabs, which are harder to find these days are the least expensive. Extended cabs are very useful; however, the ... read more

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Five Reasons You Should Give Preventive Maintenance For Your Vehicle

Five Reasons You Should Give Preventive Maintenance For Your Vehicle

To start out the new year, we like to get a fresh start on our lives. One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is to curb heavy spending and start saving money, and investing in preventive maintenance over time can do just that! Keep reading for the top five reasons preventive maintenance benefits you and your vehicle all year-round.  Saving Money Spending money on your vehicle can be a pain, especially when you’re trying to save money coming into the the new year. But don’t let that keep you from investing in your vehicle’s preventive maintenance! It may not look like it, but over time the money you put toward your car’s performance and upkeep will be paid back to you in full. Your vehicle will last longer, and there will be less of a chance that more serious and costly repairs are necessary down the line. Less Wear and Tear on Your Vehicle We expect older vehicles to accumulate minor bumps and bruises over time, just like we would expect to oc ... read more

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