Texas Two Step

As of March 1st, Texas will now have both the Inspection Sticker and the Registration Sticker combined into one. They’re calling it the Texas Two Step. So now, you will only require one sticker on your windshield in Texas, your Registration Sticker. And it will serve as combined proof of both the registration and the…

Common Auto Repairs

Nothing’s worse than having expensive auto repairs pop up while you are still making payments on your car. Normal maintenance is expected when your car is new. But, anything from wheel bearings, transmission overhaul and engine replacement can be financially devastating. Like a good relationship that has gone bad. It always starts out with that…

Transmission Troubles

I once knew a Palm Reader who said she was having transmission troubles. So, when she read my palm, her predictions were that I was going to live a long life, my love line was good and strong, and I was destined to be a rodeo clown…what? Although my life revolves around clown-like behavior, of…

Types of Engine Lubricants

Lubricants keep things running smooth with less friction. Okay…get your head out of the gutter. We’re talking about automobile engines here. Motor oil is not the only lubricant that your vehicle requires, it needs several types of engine lubricants. It also needs gear lube, gear oil, greases and compressor oil. Oh, yes, and that special…

Vehicle Maintenance / AC Tuning

Vehicle Maintenance / AC Tuning Ah, vehicle maintenance, you got to love it! When do you know that your car’s air conditioning is not functioning properly? When the interior is melting like a Salvador Dali painting? It’s hard to believe that not too long ago, men wore business suits, neckties and even hats in a…

Summer Car Maintenance

Life was easier back in the Wild West when everyone rode horses. Feed, shelter and new horse shoes every once in awhile were the only maintenance and upkeep. No dipsticks, pricey fuel and thousand dollar tires every few years. Sure, there would be some negatives there too. Like when you leave your horse in the…