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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Anti Lock Braking System

The purpose of an anti-lock braking system (ABS) is to allow the driver of a vehicle to retain control while applying maximum braking force. It achieves this by preventing the wheels from locking completely, avoiding a skid. Without ABS, under emergency braking the wheels lock, and the tires slide. When …

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Car Reviews 2009 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai has built a good reputation for manufacturing well-made and economical automobiles, and the 2009 Hyundai Sonata GLS should take it up a notch or two. A roomy and comfortable sedan, the 2009 Hyundai Sonata holds it’s own well against the stiff competition of Honda and Toyota, and is a …

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Tips for Teaching a Teenager to Drive

When a teenager hits that special age where he or she can legally drive a vehicle and passes the required tests, many parents fear the worst. Obviously teenagers lack the many years of driving experience of older drivers, and tend to cause more wrecks when alcohol or drugs are not …

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A Guide to your Vehicles Tire Pressure

A vehicle’s tire pressure is important for several reasons not the least of which is safety on the road. A correctly inflated tire will get better mileage due to less rolling resistance, provide the traction needed in both wet and dry conditions and last longer. Usually the manufacturer will have …

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Porsche 911

Porsche fans have long agreed that the 911 is fantastic but that the last generation styling really didn’t score all that well on the emotion meter. Impeccable engineering of course, but sharing headlights with a Boxster was too much for some. And to style them after something you’d find in …

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Winterzing House and Car

Sometimes a winter storm can catch you unaware, and the worse possible scenario is to be caught in your car between two points of safety. A heavy winter ice or snow storm can be devastating if your are unprepared. Knowing that winter is just around the corner and you have …

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How to tell when Brake Pads need to be Changed

It’s much easier to tell if your brake pads are worn, than it was with the old drum braking systems. With the drum brakes everything was hidden from view inside the brake drum. Modern disc brake systems have everything right out in the open, where you have better access. Whenever you have …

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Car Reviews 2007 Nissan Altima

The 2007 Nissan Altima is a stylish great performing mid size Sedan. The Altima is a great choice for family when considering room and safety. The Nissan is well designed with top of the line features and handling. Aside from handling the 2007 Nissan Altima comes equipped with the Intelligent …

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