Here’s Exactly What It Cost To Buy And Repair An Old Toyota Pickup Truck
A year ago, I had the urge to buy an old four-wheel drive Toyota Pickup. The boxiness of the body, the square stance of the off-road suspension, the no-frills interior, and the perceived reliability of an old Toyota—it all came together to create an irresistible combination. But is the craving to own one just the result of shallow nostalgic emotions, or can it hold up to your expectations?
Brake Pads: What You Need to Know
therry/iStock/Thinkstock Subject to tremendous friction and heat, brake pads wear down and must be replaced as part of a car's regular maintenance. In disc-brake systems, the brake pads are the friction material the caliper squeezes against the rotating disc, or rotor, to slow the wheel's rotation and stop the car. In drum brakes, the pads are called shoes How do I know when to change my brake pads and rotors? Squeaks, squeals and metal-to-metal grinding noises are typical signs you're past due for new brake pads and/or rotors. Other signs include longer stopping distances and more pedal travel before you feel significant braking force. If it's been more than two years since your brake parts were replaced, it's a good idea to have the brakes checked at every oil change or every six…
Ford Service Advice: What to Know About Collision Repair
Do you know your rights when it comes to collision repair? This video will inform you on what you need to know about repair shops, estimates, aftermarket and...
Tips for buying a used car
Buying a car is exciting. The features offered year in and year out are continuously evolving to fit the needs of drivers. When buying a used car, especially if you are not experienced with purchasing vehicles, it’s important to look out for the green flags that indicate a reliable automobile. Even those who are seasoned auto shoppers can benefit from a few tips to secure the best car at the best deal. Trustworthy advice For those who are new to the process, before even setting foot in a dealership it’s helpful to talk to a family member, close friend or someone else that you trust who has knowledge and experience in regards to purchasing a new car.
How Dealers Can Use Travel to Pump Sales
Research suggests travel incentives can help boost sales an average 21.8%. But achieving numbers like that depends on how well the incentives are implemented.
How the Hyundai Ioniq Ditched Its Traditional 12V Lead-Acid Starter Battery
Every year, AAA answers 7.5 million phone calls from people whose cars are stranded due to dead batteries; these calls represent roughly a quarter of all AAA roadside assistance requests. We’ve all jumped, been jumped, and replaced batteries at $100 a pop every five or so years. Hyundai figures we’re all getting tired of it. […]
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
DIY Hardware Projects
Bookshelf made from plumbing pipe fittings #DIY
Ten Hilariously Overpriced Cars You Could Buy On eBay Right Now
In the used car market there are automotive bargains, and then there are cars priced so heavily out of anyone’s comfort zone that you wonder if they’re really trying to sell the car at all, or just look like they are to placate a furious partner who wants their garage back.
Check out these amazing tips from Digital Dealer 22
Greg and Shaun walked the convention center floor at Digital Dealer 22 and interviewed vendors and dealers. Watch this week's video for some amazing tips to help your dealership be even more amazing in 2017.