Bouncy Bouncy ? Are My Shocks Bad?
November 29, 2020
When Royal Oak drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Royal Oak drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes because shocks ... More
Have a Ball! Know your Ball Joints (Ball Joints)
November 22, 2020
We all have joints in our own skeletal system, but did you know your vehicle has some joints of its own? One of the most important is called a ball joint. One of the interesting things is that it's somewhat similar to the ball and socket joints we have in our hips and shoulders. A ball joint all... More
Make Your Battery Last
November 15, 2020
Today's report from TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of ... More
Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Royal Oak?
November 8, 2020
There is a clear and vocal demand in Royal Oak and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Michigan market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Royal Oak area roads today, and many more being de... More
See the Light (Automatic High Beam Dimmers)
November 1, 2020
It's happened to all of us. We're driving down a highway at night and over a crest appears a car with its high beams blazing. You are momentarily blinded, hoping the other driver will switch them to their low beam setting and restore your vision. Not only do we not appreciate being blinded, fac... More