Should I Flush my Radiator?

Posted 9/12/16

Should I Flush my Radiator? Radiators. Like water in the well, we never think about them until there is a problem, usually in the dead of winter or the heatwave of summer. Do yourself a favor and pay attention to your radiator before it gives...

Should You Buy a Classic Porsche Automobile?

Posted 8/26/16

Save Money with a Vintage Porsche You can own a classic Porsche roadster without blowing all of your retirement on four wheels that look pretty in your garage. Porsches are built to last, and the older models are definitely more affordable than what the dealership...

Should You Buy Premium at the Pump?

Posted 8/22/16

Does buying premium gas just flush your money down the drain? With today’s gas prices and a difference of 30 to 40 cents, it’s a serious question. Ultimately, it comes down to the quality of your car. If you drive a Jaguar, a Porsche, or...

The Cool History Behind BMWs

Posted 8/15/16

BMWs are beautiful cars. So beautiful, in fact, that their technology was used in what Snoopy’s own nemesis the Red Baron called the greatest engine in World War I, according to Thrillist, which dug up some cool history on the airplane engine designer turned car...

Fix My Jaguar: Brake DIY

Posted 8/11/16

Wondering how to fix the brakes on a 1999 JAGUAR Vanden Plas? YouTube has a handy video that walks you through it. You can save money and do it yourself for any models made from 1997 to 2003. Watch the video all the way through...

Troubleshooting the Problem When Your Car Needs Work

Posted 7/26/16

When your car doesn’t start, everything in your day is suddenly up poop creek. No matter how serious the problem, you aren’t getting anywhere. And since your car is now stranded in your driveway or some random parking lot, getting it to a car mechanic...

Car Troubleshooting Tips for Overheating

When it comes to troubleshooting your car’s overheated engine, start with the pressure cap on the gasket. Sometimes there is a leak, which allows gas to escape and the radiator to malfunction. You may also want to check the oil levels, since oil removes as much as 75 percent of the engine’s heat. Your bottom radiator hose may also be collapsing, creating a circulation problem. You may also have a problem with the accessory belt that’s connected to the water pump. It should have no more than a half inch of give. If it is loose or damaged, you may need to replace it. You may also need a new radiator. Look for leaks by inspecting under the car after it has been sitting a while.