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Defensive Driving in Royal Oak, Michigan

Video:   There was a man in the Royal Oak area who learned that most car accidents occur within a mile of home – so he moved. (Just kidding!)When we think of defensive driving, we often focus on our local Michigan highway situations. The fact of the matter is we need to be just as careful close to home... Read More

TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Advice on Buying New Tires

Video: Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Royal Oak driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Michigan seasons.Royal Oak off-roaders should be excited about the options... Read More

Hey Royal Oak Drivers: How Do You Save Gas?

Video: Higher Royal Oak fuel prices aren't going away any time soon. That's not good news for our wallets. A lot of Royal Oak drivers are trying to find ways to cut down on fuel consumption and hang on to some of their hard-earned money.North Americans drive billions of miles less during months of high ... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Video: Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Royal Oak residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technology and... Read More

When You Hear the Crash in Royal Oak: What to Do After an Accident

Video: Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen every year. Unfortunately, if we're going to drive vehicles, there are going to be accidents. Knowing what to do... Read More

Hey Royal Oak Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?

Video: So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around Royal Oak?Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that all but the gummy bears are in the top ten most distracting foods when you are driving. But if you chose 'cof... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

Video: If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Royal Oak. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better underst... Read More

The TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Video: Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Royal Oak drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Royal Oak. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hill... Read More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, Royal Oak

Video: Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in Royal Oak, Michigan, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered by the engine. Contact the automotive professionals at TLC Cus... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Royal Oak, Michigan?

Video: No one in Royal Oak, Michigan, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Michigan fuel prices, however, have spurred Royal Oak drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilometers less each month during times of high f... Read More

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