Chicago Road Trip Preparation

July 26, 2016

People from Chicago, Illinois, love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than a Illinois road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road it's great! But there's nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.You can't always avoid problems, but you c... More

The Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

July 17, 2016

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Chicago drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Chicago. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hills, s... More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

July 10, 2016

Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For this reason, they... More

Blind Spot Safety for Chicago Driving

July 4, 2016

Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Chicago, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Chicago drivers' blind s... More