When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Royal Oak drivers often associate our wheels being "knocked" out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object....
Posted in Automotive News
on January 29, 2018
Today's TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Royal Oak drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Michigan who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awa...
Posted in Maintenance
on January 22, 2018
Just like your skin can burn from too much sun, so can the paint on your vehicle. It can turn dull, oxidize and fade the more ultraviolet rays beat down on it. One solution is to park in a shady spot, or you can buy a cover for your vehicle and put it on when you know it's going to be sitting in...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on January 14, 2018
There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be easy to remember because it is a long list, but your servi...
Posted in Fuel System
on January 08, 2018
It seems like everywhere you go in the Royal Oak area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Michigan auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on January 04, 2018