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Introduction to Diesels for Royal Oak, Michigan

Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Royal Oak, Michigan, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Michigan are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Europe h... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Royal Oak drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maint... Read More

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Royal Oak

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Royal Oak can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up a... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

Is your vehicle sometimes hard to start early in the morning? When you turn the key, does it hesitate or stutter? If so, the problem could be the result of a dirty fuel system. Your vehicle's fuel system starts with the air filter and... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas in Michigan has got people in Royal Oak talking. It seems that Royal Oak folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would... Read More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine in Royal Oak, Michigan

If the fuel system in your vehicle is dirty, you will be hurting your engine and losing performance as you drive around Royal Oak, Michigan.Unless they drive a vintage car, Royal Oak auto owners have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your vehicle owner's manual has ... Read More

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

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Royal Oak

Royal Oak drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the Royal Oak area, but it does add quit... Read More

Direct Fuel Injection Update from TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

For those of you in Royal Oak, Michigan who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 ... Read More

TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Royal Oak residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and pre... Read More

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