Monthly Archives: July 2017

Get Your Car Drive-In Ready

Summer is a great time to head to the movies and what could be more American than heading to the local drive-in to take in a movie while enjoying a piece of classic Americana?  But don't head to the drive-in unprepared.  Follow these quick tips to make the most of your viewing experience. Check Your Battery - Drive-in theaters these days pipe the audio through your car stereo and you won't be able to leave your engine running for a two hour plus cinematic experience. Your battery will be doing the heavy lifting during the show, so make sure it is in good shape and holds a full charge so you won't miss any of the film or fail to start when the show is over. Throw a good set of jumper cables in the trunk just in case.   Stereo Upgrade - Every new movie features big sound and you want your stereo system to be up to the task. An upgrade in your stereo head unit (the part in your dash) or a set of higher grade speakers can really amp up the volume and sound qua ... read more

How to Find the Perfect Tire for Your Ride

Head into the showroom at any tire retailer and you will find a dizzying array of tire types, sizes, tread patterns and other variables that can have you turning right back around and heading the other way.  The good news is a step-by-step approach to choosing the right tires for your car, truck or SUV with a little knowledge can make the process much simpler and give you great results. The type of tire you need depends on what kind of vehicle you have, your driving style and the type of weather you must cope with in your area.Types of tires All Season Tires - Sometimes called Touring Tires, All Season Tires deliver good performance, handling and ride quality on dry, wet and moderately snowy roads. This is the most popular tire type and can be found on most four door sedans, wagons, small SUVs and sporty coupes.  Choose All Season Tires for the most well rounded on-road performance. Truck Tires - As the name suggests, these tires are typic ... read more

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