Should You Change Your Own Oil?

Posted 10/13/16

The Pros and Cons of Changing Your Own Oil Whether or not you should change your own oil is a question that will launch many die-hard repairmen off their barstools. There are several ways to approach the answer, but the bottom line is that it...

The Porsche 911: More Than 50 Years of Quality

Posted 10/10/16

The Fascinating History of a Classic Sportscar Rooted in the original 1959 sketch drawings of Ferdinand “Butzi” Porsche, the Porsche 911 was introduced in 1963 as the more powerful but comfortable alternative to the Porsche 356 Speedster, the company’s first production automobile. The original model...

Breaking in Your Land Rover with an Off-Road 4WD Adventure

Posted 10/5/16

Going Off Road with Your Land Rover SUV You haven’t really owned a Land Rover until that beauty has been covered head to toe in mud. Unless you’ve driven that land beast off road, you don’t really understand the power that’s stored in your garage....

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...

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What You Need to Know about Porsche Brakes

One common braking problem we’ve seen on Porsches is a squeaking or squealing sound. This is a good sign your brakes need replacing. That irritating sound is metal on metal, which means your rotors are likely getting scraped. Cayenne Porsches also tend to have premature brake wear and need replaced every 25,000 miles. And if you can avoid it, don’t upgrade to ceramic brakes. They may look pretty cool, but unless you’re Formula One racing on your commute to work, they just aren’t worth the expense. No brake job should cost $8,000 plus, unless you’re driving a $100,000 NASCAR trophy chaser.