Going On A Road Trip But Worried About Your Car? What To Do

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If you are looking to go on a long distance trip in the summer but you worry about the reliability of your vehicle, then there are some things you want to consider doing before you take off. You want to do more than just get your vehicle a tune-up, since you will be putting more strain on your vehicle that it may have ever experienced before. Talk with the auto repair shop about the following things before you take off on your trip.…

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Warped Rotors Can Be A Shaky Proposition For Your Car

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Most drivers don’t give much attention to their brakes until they see or, in most cases, feel a problem. That problem often comes in the form of a moderate to violent vibration as they come to a stop. No, it’s not your wheel falling to pieces, but it does mean you should have your brake disc rotors looked at. What Exactly Do Those Rotors Do? Brake pads rely on friction in order to slow the car down, so they need a hard surface upon which the calipers can grip the pads.…

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The Art Of Choosing Tires: How To Pick The Right Rubber For Your Ride

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Tires are not all created equally. Different categories of tires use carefully engineered rubber compounds to maximize performance in specific temperature ranges. Furthermore, tread patterns are finely-tuned to optimize handling characteristics in different weather conditions. Before you choose your next set of tires, consider which category best fits your driving needs. All-Season Tires: The Jack of All Trades All-season tires are designed to be used year-round in all weather conditions. They’re constructed of a rubber compound that is soft enough to survive winter temperatures while still offering adequate handling performance in warm weather.…

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