Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

June 26, 2018

At TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires we get a lot of Royal Oak drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Michigan, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't ... More

TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

June 18, 2018

Today's TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires service advisor will know the proper c... More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

June 14, 2018

Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For this reason, they... More

Below 45 Degrees in Royal Oak: Consider Winter Tires

June 6, 2018

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Royal Oak drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Michigan drivers ran out a... More