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Thinking of purchasing a used car in the near future? Read this first!

On November 2nd, 2012, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         11/02/2012 Thinking of purchasing a used car in the near future?  Read this first! Be very careful about purchasing a used vehicle in the coming months! Because of storm “Sandy”, there will be a major increase in storm damaged vehicles for sale in our area.  You may be asking “Why?”  Many of the damaged..

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Maintaining your vehicle during Summer travels

On July 19th, 2011, posted in: Blog, General maintenance by 0 Comment

Well, it appears that Mother nature is holding out a little longer for the “hotter” weather this year!  She has given us a taste of summer a few times so far this year, however; not the normal we all expect by this time of the year.  I am optomistic that it will eventually get here..

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Tips for keeping your vehicle’s interior cool during the Summer season.

On July 19th, 2011, posted in: Interesting information by 0 Comment

This is an interesting article found on one of the informational sites we read.  We felt it was appropriate to pass this information on.  Simply “click” the link to get to this article. http://www.carcarenewsservice.org/articles/two-tips-cooler-cabin

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Car Care

On July 8th, 2011, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Maintaining your vehicle add’s longevity to its life, oil starts to become acidic after about 3 months, so whether driving your car on a daily basis or keeping it stored, make sure and change the oil on a regular basis. Keeping your tires at the recommended car manufacturer’s pressure setting, will help you obtain your..

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Vintage, classic and antique auto discussion

On July 8th, 2011, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

One of the things I love as a hobby is restoring special interest cars.  This is the latest project that is very close to being finished.  It is a 1971 Pontiac Trans Am 455 H.O. 4 spd car with 55k miles showing on the odometer.  This was a full restoration on a numbers matching drivetrain including paint, interior,..

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Fuel prices of yesteryear

On July 8th, 2011, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

It always amazes me how many comments we get about the gas pump in the corner of our waiting room. Customers generally comment about its age and overall conditon, but most of all, the price that is displayed $.24 per gallon!  I certainly do not remember those  prices.  If you look at the pump when you come in..

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