European Brakes Recalled for 2006 or Newer Land Rovers

Posted 9/30/16

Own a Landrover 2006 or newer? There might be a recall issued for your european made brakes. According to Car and Driver, 99,327 Range Rover models dating back to 2006 are being recalled due to faulty brake hoses that can rupture, citing filings with the...

Should You Flush Your Brakes Every 2 to 3 Years?

Posted 9/19/16

Should you have your brakes flushed and the fluid replaced periodically? The short answer is yes. Volkswagen suggests as a regular part of its repair to flush the brakes every two years, regardless of mileage, as does BMW as a bi-annual repair job. Chevrolet, on...

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...

Finding a Great BMW Technician

If you own a BMW, work with a mechanic who specializes in them. Ask to see their ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification and see if they graduated from the BMW Step program. Remember to verify their specialty with friends and family and other BMW owners. Not every shop has the tools to perform all BMW repairs. Nor do they have the knowledge of the special care BMWs require. And make sure the shop is looking for a long term relationship. Look into the loyalty of their customers. Ask around and consult friends and family. If they care about their relationship with you, they won’t gouge you for unnecessary work.