Know How & Events

  • August 12, 2019 Mathew Keegan

    If you work on your car, truck or utility vehicle, standard open and box-ended wrenches can handle many tasks. But neither of these is enough to cover every job, therefore turning to specialty wrenches and other tools will help you get the job done. We’ll examine the additional wrenches every weekend mechanic should own, as […]

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  • August 5, 2019 Brian Medford

    When you start working on cars it is common to acquire a starter tool set to cover most repairs. A set of wrenches and a socket set are great, but a few key specialty tools can be a real time saver. We’ve listed a few of our favorite specialty tools that we think should be […]

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  • July 29, 2019 Nicole Wakelin

    Do you know how to clean air vents in your car? They might not be the first thing you notice when the time comes to give your car a thorough cleaning, but your air vents need a little attention. They look better when they’re clean and removing any dust keeps that same debris from ending […]

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  • July 22, 2019 Blair Lampe

    Most batteries in today’s vehicles fancy themselves “maintenance free,” but that’s not entirely true. This just means you won’t be concerning yourself with pulling terminals or pouring electrolyte. Actually, these batteries require attention to stay in good shape. And using the right techniques and tools for battery maintenance plays a major role in the longevity […]

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  • July 15, 2019 Blair Lampe

    Anyone familiar with cars knows changing an engine air filter is an important part of routine maintenance, but why do engines need an air filter to begin with? Just why are they so important and how do they affect performance? No Filter The first engines were built without air filters, and it wasn’t great for […]

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