Smog Checks: What You Should Know

27 June 2017
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

In some states, such as California, you must pass a smog check before you can register your vehicle. You're also required to get a smog certificate before selling your vehicle. Newer vehicles don't cause as much air pollution as older ones. Therefore, a smog check is often not required if your vehicle is less than six years old. If you've been told that smog checks in your area are required, here's what you need to know. Read More 

Diagnosing A Faulty Trailer Electrical System

3 May 2017
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

To legally drive your utility trailer, it is necessary to have taillights in order to communicate with motorists driving behind you. This requires an electrical system that is run through the utility trailer. When the wiring becomes defective, it will be necessary to have the wiring repaired in order to drive safely on the road. While some problems are easy to repair, others can be difficult to diagnose. Early Tests Read More 

Tips For Successful RV Camping In The Winter Months

2 November 2015
 Categories: Automotive, Articles

If you've been thinking about embarking on an RV trip despite the winter temperatures, it's important that you ensure that your RV is ready for it. Since RVs can be vulnerable to cold weather, you need to address the potential sources of heat loss before you hit the road. Here are some tips to help you prepare your RV for that winter trip. Dealing with RV Windows In a traditional home, a double-pane or triple-pane window can provide some insulation benefit against the severe weather. Read More 

4 Auto Body Issues You Can Fix Yourself

17 September 2015
 Categories: Automotive, Articles

Cars are often prone to issues. Usually, your first thought after discovering an issue is to call a professional. However, you should know that it is not always necessary to call in the services of a professional when it comes to fixing certain auto body issues; there are plenty of things that you can fix on your own. Read on to learn about four auto body issues that you can fix yourself. Read More 

Should You Purchase A Semi Truck That Runs On Natural Gas?

15 September 2015
 Categories: Automotive, Articles

If your current rig is beginning to show signs of wear and tear, calling into question whether it's worth it to continue to make expensive repairs, you may be browsing the local selection of gently used semi trucks. One new technology that may not be on your radar -- but can save you a significant amount of money in the long run -- is a natural gas-powered engine. While these engines have only been available in Mack trucks for a short time, further improvements are already being made to this efficient and powerful technology. Read More