What Happens If You Don't Get A Wheel Alignment?

Wheel alignments are an important part of your vehicle maintenance. A wheel alignment is when your tires are properly aligned to be sure they are straight so you don't have improper wear. With a wheel alignment, your tires are balanced as well to ensure there is the right amount of air in each tire. If you don't get your wheels aligned, you'll end up with some issues with your vehicle and how it handles. [Read More]

When Should You Visit A Transmission Shop?

Few things are as important to the operation of a car as being able to shift it into gear. Making sense of whether you need to take your ride to a transmission shop can be confusing. Here are three things every transmission repair technician wants their customers to know. "Check Engine" May Mean "Check Transmission" One of the great conveniences of modern auto maintenance work is the OBD-II scanning system. Every car built this century should have an onboard diagnostic port that allows you to get readings from the vehicle any time the check engine light comes on. [Read More]

6 Reasons Most Drivers Should Avoid Performance Chips And Tuners

Many people hear about performance chips and tuners and think they represent a good option for improving engine performance. These modifications can help some vehicles eke out a little more power from their engines. However, for the majority of people, it's better to avoid these types of modifications for several reasons. 1. Performance Chips Often Require More Modifications You may hear a performance chip can do wonders for your car's horsepower or fuel economy. [Read More]

Set It Up, Take It Down, Move It, Or Remove It, Petroleum Services Can Do It

If you asked the average Joe what petroleum services were, he would probably say that it is the trucks that deliver oil and gasoline to the nearest gas station. While that is not entirely incorrect, it is not the typical petroleum services offered by companies in this line of work. In fact, petroleum services are more about servicing the needs of a petroleum company and its ability to harvest, pump, and transport petroleum via pipeline, as well as demolish such equipment when it has outlived its usefulness. [Read More]