Our Ford Repair Guide: Planning for the Basics

Ford Repair

Ford has been on the market since 1908 with the Model T and has built a strong name for itself over the last 119+ years. As a domestic company, their cars are well-built and easily repaired. Their entire business model was formed around the assembly line, so a simple design that was easily put together…

Reliable Aftermarket Parts: Are They Real?

reliable aftermarket parts

Automotive parts can be very expensive. All kinds of parts coming from all over the world, some with complex manufacturing processes, some with high material costs, and others with an expensive logo on them. The idea of someone else making a generic version that you can get for upwards of half-price is tempting, and there…

AC Refrigerant System Service (Gas & Diesel)

mechanic doing AC refrigerant system service

AC Refrigerant System Service (Gas & Diesel) Summer’s arrival means your vehicle’s air conditioning system is going to be under a serious strain. If you have not had your A/C system serviced in a while, now’s the time. While most newer vehicles may simply be able to get away with having their A/C recharged, older…

Prepping Your Vehicle for Fall & Winter Weather in the PNW

Prepping Your Vehicle for Fall & Winter Weather in the PNW

An improperly set up vehicle can cause more difficulty, or even danger, when driving, especially with the added risks of inclement weather. In fact, an average of 156,164 car collisions occurred on icy roads each year between 2007 and 2016 in the United States. Many of these crashes were likely preventable. One of the primary…

7 Must-See Destinations on Your Oregon Road Trip

Oregon road trip

People travel from far and wide to experience Oregon’s diverse terrain, world-renowned produce, infamous counterculture and plethora of natural wonders. In fact, more than 29 million overnight visitors came to Oregon in 2018, and tourism has grown continuously in recent years. With a mild climate, no sales tax, campsites galore, and generally well-maintained roads, Oregon…

How to Find an Honest Mechanic

how to find an honest mechanic

Starting Your Search: How to Find an Honest Mechanic When you’re driving down the road listening to your favorite playlist, and a little oddly shaped yellow light blinks on in your dash, you may want to take it to a shop to check what it means. Do you know the correct thing to do with…