1. 4×4 Maintenance Tips

    Have you been overtaken by the allure of off-roading culture? There's a wide world to explore, but to do it right, you'll have to ensure that your vehicle stays in optimal condition — "good" doesn't cut it for this type of extreme vehicular recreation. This is because many of the physical stresses…Read More

  2. Why It’s Important to Wash Salt from Your Brakes

    Here in Colorado, we get some tough winters. That means that most of our roads are covered in salt from late November to late March. While salt can prevent accidents by making ice less slippery, there’s a bad side to salt too. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) has foun…Read More

  3. How to Clean Your Car Like a Pro

    Getting your car detailed will set you back a few hundred dollars, and not everyone has the budget at the start of each season to put down that much money on cleaning up a car. But, leaving those salt stains and other debris from the winter season isn’t good for your car either. The best solution …Read More

  4. Looking to Finance Your Car? Do it Now.

    A new report in Time Magazine suggests that the best time to finance a car is right now. In the US, financing a car has never been so affordable, but that might change if you wait too long. According to the article, the cost of borrowing will skyrocket by the same time next year. The Cost of Owning …Read More

  5. Quick Child Safety Car Tips

    Have you ever noticed how many “Baby On Board!” stickers there are on cars these days? That’s largely because parents often worry about road safety when transporting a child of any age. It’s one thing to drive yourself around, but it’s another thing to make sure that any child you are driv…Read More

  6. Mountain Driving Guide From Fort Collins Foreign Car Service

    Mountain driving is a completely different experience than cruising through Kansas or traveling down to Texas.  Because of curves, changing altitudes, and driving through areas rich with wildlife, mountain driving in Colorado requires lower speeds, greater caution, and some knowledge regarding pu…Read More

  7. Safe Driving Tips From Your Car Service in Fort Collins

    Driving is never guaranteed to be completely safe and accident free. Your local auto shop would go out of business if none of us ever had accidents! Year round, we all need to remember that we are putting ourselves in a large piece of metal that is traveling at high velocity. Should we hit another d…Read More

  8. Common Brake Problems And A Guide To Brake Repair

    Your Fort Collins Auto Repair shop will service quite a few vehicles that need brake repair. Most cars use disc brakes, and they are not a terribly complex system. They are composed of a brake fluid filled hydraulic system, a set of padded clamps known as calipers, and a disc known as the rotor. Add…Read More

  9. Fort Collins Automotive Mistakes To Avoid

    Treat your car with car, and it can last a very long time, up to 200,000 miles. Also, a well and properly maintained car will perform better, experience less mechanical breakdown and failure, and cost the owner much less in upkeep. If you want to keep your car running efficiently and well, there are…Read More

  10. Get Your Car Ready To Go Watch Wildlife

    Enjoy watching our bountiful Colorado wildlife this fall without even having to leave your car if you don’t want to. This is a great time, before snows get deep and weather gets too frigid to watch our elk, bighorn sheep, antelope, moose and other animals. Our smaller creatures, like chipmunks, be…Read More

  11. Night Driving

    Your Fort Collins auto repair has seen plenty of banged up and damaged vehicles come into the shop as a result of accidents that occurred at night. What is it about night time that alters safety for driving? It’s not the cars. There are numerous factors which require us to be more alert when drivi…Read More