Gimme a Brake!

Of all the parts on a car or truck, the ones most closely connected to the safety of the driver are, in my mind, the brakes. The braking system is what we rely on to not only stop the vehicle, but slow it down as well.… Read the rest “Gimme a Brake!”

Cooling System (Engine)

There are two cooling systems in a car or truck. One has to do with the driver and we call that one air conditioning. The other is to keep the engine cool and that is the one that is the topic of this post.… Read the rest “Cooling System (Engine)”

What to Buy

I am often asked what type or make of car/truck would I recommend, and my answers are not always the same. Much of the decision rests with who it will be driving the vehicle, for what purpose the vehicle will be used, and of course, how much money will be spent and how much is available to make repairs and keep the vehicle serviced.… Read the rest “What to Buy”

Air Conditioning Alert

Air Conditioning Alert: I recently found out that the cost of freon 134a has doubled since last year. Nobody really knows why, other than the fact that the industry has a history of raising prices without good reasons. Rarely do we see a price decrease for oil, antifreeze, and other petroleum based products in the automotive repair and maintenance industry.… Read the rest “Air Conditioning Alert”

Who is Givan Fox?

Who is Givan Fox? Givan is a young man living in Fort Collins and working in Loveland at the Medical Center of the Rockies (MCR). MCR is the only Level II trauma center in Fort Collins and is a regional Cardiac Care and Surgery Center as well as Neurological Center.… Read the rest “Who is Givan Fox?”