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Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Royal Oak

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Royal Oak, Michigan, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Royal Oak streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thin... Read More

Differential Service in Royal Oak, Michigan - What You Need to Know

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Royal Oak, Michigan, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel dr... Read More

Cool Running in Royal Oak

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Withou... Read More

TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires: Why Replace Your Engine Air Filter?

Just as our bodies need clean air to function properly, your vehicle engine needs clean air to operate efficiently. Let's go egghead for a minute. For every gallon of gas we burn driving on Royal Oak streets, 20 pounds of carbon diox... Read More

TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Advice on What to Pour into Your Vehicle

Changes in vehicle design and manufacture have resulted in changed fluid requirements for our vehicles. With the sophistication of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc., it's best for Royal Oak residents to always use the proper type of fluid for their vehicle. Using incorrect fluid... Read More

Budget for Maintenance in Royal Oak

Sometimes busy Royal Oak residents dream about going back to the "simpler" days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Michigan in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduc... Read More

Battery Maintenance Tips From TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your ... Read More

Sniffing Out a Problem

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention.For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... Read More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Royal Oak?

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Royal Oak?Is it:StereoWheelsAir BagDVD SystemWell, if you said stereo – you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Michigan – approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the cou... Read More

Wasteful Thinking

With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin. Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment. But is letting your vehicle idle like that ... Read More

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