How to Save Money As Gas Prices Increase

July 16th, 2021 by

As gas prices fly past $3 a gallon, here are some tips to think about to make you a little less stressed as you’re at the pump. Look up the cheapest gas prices in your area. You can even get a gas card. It includes deals for almost all gas stations and can even save…

Summer Care Tips For Your Car

July 15th, 2021 by

It’s road trip season. Summer is here and people can’t wait to travel. With the ups and downs of this pandemic, why not take a road trip?  The heat is back, but it can also take a toll on your vehicle, so make sure it is up to par. Here are a few tips for a…

When To Replace Your Timing Belt

June 21st, 2021 by

Your timing belt is like a conductor, it helps synchronize numerous vital engine processes to ensure smooth driving. Unfortunately, timing belt wear is difficult to spot and typically the belt just breaks if left unattended. The recommended maintenance schedule for timing belts is every 60K to 100K miles. It’s a good idea to check your…

Torque vs. Horsepower – What’s the Difference?

June 18th, 2021 by

Torque and horsepower are very similar measurements but with one key difference – the time factor. Torque primarily measures force output, for example the amount of force required to push a given vehicle forward. This measurement is helpful for comparing vehicles’ raw power. However, an arguably more practical variable to note is horsepower. Horsepower combines…

What Is Hydroplaning and How Do I Avoid It?

June 15th, 2021 by

As a driver, knowing how to handle hydroplaning is essential to keeping you and your Honda safe on the road. Hydroplaning happens when your tires encounter more water or liquid than they can dispel. The water basically creates a barrier between your tires and the road causing you to lose control of the vehicle. The…

When Should You Check Your Tire Pressure?

June 11th, 2021 by

Did you know improperly inflated tires can make them wear faster as well as lower gas mileage and handling? Those are just a few reasons it’s important to keep your tire pressure in check. Here’s how to regulate your tire pressure to keep your Honda running smoothly: Locate the your vehicle’s tire pressure information, this…

Which is Best: FWD, RWD, or AWD?

June 8th, 2021 by

Your car’s wheel drive makes a difference. In this blog post, we’ll break down the pros and cons of driving with FWD, RWD and AWD according to Jalopnik. FWD (Front Wheel Drive) Pros: Efficient with cost, mass, space and fuel. Good traction. Improved safety. Cons: Tires wear faster. Below average handling. RWD (Rear Wheel Drive) Pros: Superior…

Does Car Air Conditioning Burn Gas?

July 25th, 2020 by

Does car AC use gas? In short, yes. Everything you use in your car needs the energy to run. If your car doesn’t have a hybrid drive system, that energy is coming from your gas tank via your engine. Keep in mind, though, the energy it takes to run your air conditioning is far less…

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Tips for Traveling with Pets

May 17th, 2019 by
Family Traveling with Dog

Most of us consider our pet a part of the family and prefer to take them with us when embarking on a long road trip. Traveling with a pet can present some unique challenges, but if you follow these tips you can ensure you have a safe road trip in your new or used vehicle…

Go Apple Picking at Soons Orchard!

July 3rd, 2018 by
Picking an apple

Contact Us If you’re looking for something fun to do in the Warwick area a, stop by Soons Orchard in New Hampton. They have 30 acres with more than 55 different types of apples and 20 different types of peaches and nectarines to choose from! What Other Activities Are at Soons Orchard? You could always…

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