• KNOW THE MEANING OF YOUR VEHICLE SMOKE

    BLACK SMOKE If you’re going to have tailpipe smoke, black’s the color you want. It means that the air-to-fuel ratio is lower than it should be, a condition known as “running rich.” Your car’s definitely not healthy if it’s spewing black fumes, but the likelihood of a full, relatively affordable recovery is high. Here are

  • How do I know when my shocks or struts needs to be replaced?

    This is kind of a trick question, because the real answer is, "You should probably leave that to your mechanic." Shocks and struts aren’t like wiper blades–there’s no surefire way to determine when they’re spent. Accordingly, your first line of defense is taking your car in for an annual suspension inspection. Have a trusted technician

  • NECCESSITY OF ORIGINAL VEHICLES DAMPER : SHOCKS

    1. What is a shock? The shock is essentially what keeps the spring in check. Think about it: you go over a huge bump, the front springs compress to the max, and BOING! The entire front end of your car bounces skyward, taking the tires with it. Except that’s not what happens, right? Well, not

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