If you've ever ridden down a rough road on your bicycle, you know how hard a ride it can be. Yet drive down the same road in your car, truck or SUV and it miraculously will smooth out the ride. That's because it is equipped with shock absorbers. They are built to dampen impacts from road irreg...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on December 27, 2020
There are some boots that don't come in a shoe box and aren't worn on your feet. They are called axle or CV boots, and they can be important parts for many vehicles.That CV stands for constant velocity. CV axles are mainly used in front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles. They're also us...
Posted in Suspension
on December 20, 2020
There is a clear and vocal demand in Lake Orion 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 Lake Orion area roads today, and many more being ...
Posted in Drive Train
on December 13, 2020
Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Lake Orion drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on December 06, 2020