Keeping Up With Automotive Recalls

You hear about automotive recalls all the time in the newspaper, on the Internet, as well as on the nightly news. Amazingly, one in 5 cars traveling the roads today were recalled for one reason or another in 2014. That is on track to be the record year in total number of vehicles recalled. However, even more amazing is the fact … Continue reading

Check Engine Light: Myths And Facts

Check Engine Light

You’re driving along and suddenly your Check Engine Light comes on. What does it mean? Check Engine Light, Check Engine Soon Light, Service Engine Soon Light, Engine Light, Engine Management Light, “whatever” you want to call it, simply means that your vehicle’s computer system has detected a problem. Depending on the year, make, and model, it may be related to … Continue reading

9 Classic Fords

Classic Fords

Ford Motor Company has a long history spanning more than a century. Classic Fords are everywhere and they are the focus here. This is my list, in no particular order, your mileage may vary. Classic Fords: Panel Truck 1910-1966 Henry Ford built his third vehicle, a truck, in 1900. By 1917 Ford introduced the 1 ton chassis built for trucks … Continue reading

You Can Check Your Shock Absorbers

check your shock absorbers

Are you wondering if your shocks are shot? With a little guidance you can learn to check your shock absorbers on your own. Bouncing down the road one day it occurs to you that things are just not what they should be. The road you are riding on is as smooth as glass, yet your car is jostling up and … Continue reading

3 Best European Automakers

3 Best European Automakers

What are the 3 Best European Automakers? When you think of exceptional cars that are built by European Automakers, does your mind run strictly to cars made by Rolls Royce, BMW, or Mercedes? Perhaps Jaguar and Lamborghini come to mind as well. Each of these makes deserve all the accolades given to them. Still, there are three makes that are, for … Continue reading

3 Best Japanese Automakers

3 best japanese automakers

The country of Japan has been producing automobiles for almost as long as America, to the surprise of some. As the American automakers have changed, so have Japanese Automakers. To this day, however, Japan still has the highest concentration of automakers of any country on earth. The country is home to a number of companies that produce cars, construction vehicles, motorcycles, … Continue reading