Vehicle Maintenance

June 30, 2020

Owning a car is no longer an honor for the elite in society, but rather a necessity for modern living. Families can enjoy a comfortable drive during the weekend without experiencing the inconvenience of using public transport. Gas prices are trending lower than they have for several years, however, consumers can never save too much.

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June 5, 2020

Any large asset purchase comes with inherent road blocks, but buying a house or car is particularly daunting. If you’re buying a used model, you can’t always be sure how the previous owners took care of it. So if you’re buying a used car, what do you do? You can normally get a pretty good

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May 29, 2020

For some, there is no better time of the year than when the first warm day rolls around and it’s time to open up your home on wheels for the season. Or maybe you’re lucky enough to travel the country avoiding winter weather year round. Either way, whenever you gear up to hit the road

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May 15, 2020

Reprinted with permission from the February 2020 issue of TLT, the official monthly magazine of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, an international not-for-profit professional society headquartered in Park Ridge, Ill.,   Smart fleet operators are cutting costs, improving cash flow and reducing greenhouse gases. KEY CONCEPTS Cash flow remains a critical business

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April 10, 2020

Best Practices to Disinfect Your Vehicle Concerns about Covid-19 have prompted a whole new sense of awareness over keeping your environment clean and sterile around home and work (for many this is now one and the same). Any additional measures taken to prevent the virus is worth the effort, even if it’s not tangibly apparent.

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April 3, 2020

Why change your own oil? One of the basics of do-it-yourself car maintenance jobs is the home oil change. It’s a simple process that requires few tools, and it’s a sure way to save some money while you avoid going out to a public with the current situation. Pro-tip: order your supplies online. More than

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March 20, 2020

Inside and out, even the toughest vehicles need a little spring cleaning from time to time. That also includes engine oil and fuel systems. As we switch from winter into spring, take the time to care for your engine. To fully clean your engine, both the fuel and oil systems must be considered. Hot Shot’s

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February 28, 2020

With the calendar starting to turn over to March, it’s time to think about spring and getting back into the garage. Now is the time to start planning for your vehicle’s maintenance, but what are some important systems you might be overlooking. It’s easy to neglect a few important vehicle systems, but the best vehicle-maintenance

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