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Fun Costume Ideas To Dress Up Your Car For Halloween

Fun Costume Ideas To Dress Up Your Car For Halloween

  Photo by Amber Avalona on Pixabay Before we jump into fun costume ideas for your car this Halloween, we want to address something even scarier:  Disruption in the auto repair supply chain!  There is a shortage of workers, a shortage in parts, and, unfortunately, a lack of patience. Remember when COVID began in 2020, and there was a shortage of toilet paper? Well, the supply chain eventually worked itself out, and we finally got what we needed. However, the dominoes of the global pandemic continue to fall, including delays in getting the parts we need to repair vehicles. For the supply shortage to be less scary, here’s what we recommend. If our team informs you that your vehicle needs a specific service, it will benefit you if you move forward with that repair or service. Why? We see many parts go into backorder, and if you delay that repair, it could create a situation where you have to wait longer to drive your vehicle.  We are not saying this to scare ... read more

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How To Reduce Your Vehicle’s Effect On Mother Nature

How To Reduce Your Vehicle’s Effect On Mother Nature

Photo by andreas160578 on Pixabay    Every time we put out more waste than the environment can withstand, we build up our 'carbon footprint' of toxins on the planet. Unchecked industrialization in many countries is primarily the problem, and the U.S. is one of the biggest violators. What can anyone do to change that?   The common misconception about global warming and pollution is that the human race is killing Mother Earth. This isn't accurate, as the Earth will shoulder on for millions of years after we are gone and eventually right itself again. What we're doing is killing ourselves by making the planet inhospitable for human life. It will be a long time before we can find a way to turn our situation around.    Although we love getting in our cars and heading to new places, the ... read more

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How To Prepare Your Vehicle For Emergencies

How To Prepare Your Vehicle For Emergencies

Photo by ardito Ryan Harrisna on Unsplash   Accidents and breakdowns can happen to anyone. There is no course of action that is 100% certain to avoid these events, outside of refusing to drive an automobile. If you drive regularly, sooner or later, it is statistically probable that you will either have a breakdown or become involved in an accident.   The worst part about dealing with emergency situations that happen unexpectedly is not being able to predict when they will happen. However, always staying prepared is a good idea to make sure that you are ready to deal with whatever situation comes your way.    Here are a few things you can keep in handy to prepare your vehicle for an emergency situation: First-Aid kit - these can be purchased from office supply places. It’s not a bad idea to supplement it with a trip to ... read more

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Our Favorite Summer Road Trip Playlists

Our Favorite Summer Road Trip Playlists

Photo by Helen Varetska on Unsplash   Welcome to the new Blog! We hope summer in Aliso Viejo is treating you and the ones you love very well. Now, as we hot the peak holiday travel hours, we’re looking at some of our favorite playlists for summer traveling on Spotify!   Road trips sure can be long and tedious, but nothing pumps up a long journey and breaks up turnpike hypnosis like a perfect playlist, provided that everyone can get along with the music. Grab some snacks, load in your luggage and your family, and load up a great mix of tunes so that everyone gets a little bit of their favorite along the way!   If you find yourself against the wall for some music planning and need some ideas, here’s a selection of great playlists from Spotify that can bop along to these summer road trip playlists on the way to your next d ... read more

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What Goes Into Your Car’s A/C Refrigerant & Maintenance?

What Goes Into Your Car’s A/C Refrigerant & Maintenance?

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Unsplash   Welcome to June’s blog! Summer has finally come, and COVID-19 appears to be on the wane, so it looks like vacations and road trips are back in vogue. It’s an excellent time for finally getting out of the house and having an adventure or two.   With summer here, your car’s air conditioning system is about to be working overtime. If it’s been a while since a mechanic last serviced your A/C, it may require a little extra attention. Here is what to expect in your car’s A/C maintenance service:   Measuring the amount of pressure in your system. The pressure levels in your car’s air conditioning system can help you determine if your system is working correctly. If the pressure is too high or too low, then there is a problem.   Recharging. If the A/C in ... read more

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