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March 3, 2020
Caster, Camber And Toe…Oh My!

This Wheel Alignment Stuff is Complicated...Let's Demystify it for You. Three Main Adjustments Wheel alignments are important. Performing a wheel alignment focuses on three adjustments for the positioning of the wheels in relation to the car chassis: the camber, the caster and the toe. Camber is the left and right tilt of the wheels as […]

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February 25, 2020
What’s That Squealing Sound?

Don't neglect the most important safety feature on your vehicle. What is a Squealer? Noisy brakes are trying to tell you something...you should listen. You may have heard of brake “squealers” before? They are a simple mechanical mechanism that many (not all) manufacturers build into the brake pad. When squealers are present, they are meant […]

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February 19, 2020
Partnership With The Lung Association

We want to help people breathe a little easier. We have recently partnered with the Lung Association, Saskatchewan as one of our VIP Fundraising charter organizations. Through VIP Fundraising, it is our hope that we can provide a financial means by which the Lung Association, Saskatchewan can further their mission of improving lung health, one […]

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February 12, 2020
See How VIP Saves $$$

Savings Ahead Let’s face it...if you own a motor vehicle it’s only a matter of time before something needs to be serviced. Consider that, even if you don’t have a breakdown, routine maintenance is a certainty no matter what brand of vehicle you drive...oil changes, brake jobs, filters and alignments are all to be expected. […]

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October 23, 2019
Why Are Scheduled Oil Changes Important?

Vehicle manufacturers are increasing the recommended oil change intervals. This is in the interest of being more eco-friendly, lowering maintenance costs and to reduce vehicle downtime for their customers. This is made possible through more advanced lubricants and vehicle manufacturing processes and greatly improved mechanical tolerances. Driving habits greatly influence oil change intervals. It is […]

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October 16, 2019
The GM 2.4L Ecotec is Not What it's Cracked Up to Be

Is GM hiding a serious problem with one of their most popular engines? Pssst! GM has a dirty little secret... The 2.4L Ecotec 4 cylinder engine has a flaw that is especially problematic in the 2010 to 2015 model years. This is a popular engine and is used in many Chevy and GM vehicles. The […]

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October 11, 2019
Your Car Could Be Affecting Your Health and You Don't Even Know it!

Interior Air Quality is Greatly Impacted by the State of Your Cabin Air Filter. Many health issues are environment-related and the air quality in your ride could be extremely poor or even dangerous! Many car owners are unaware that most late model vehicles have a cabin air filter. It's purpose is the same as the […]

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September 27, 2019
Cause of Rough Running Engine May Not Be What You Expected

Engine "running rough"? Experiencing weird vibrations or rattles? Does it seem like your tires are really noisy? The all-important and oft-overlooked lowly Engine Mount. Sometimes what seems to be the "obvious" problem is not really the problem at all. Sometimes you have to look deeper...like "all the way to the bottom" deep. Engine mount bushings […]

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September 18, 2019
The Ford "BRRRaptor" Project

This customer "project vehicle" started as a simple reconditioning job on a higher mileage farm truck that needed some serious TLC. After consulting with the owner and determining what improvements could be made for the stipulated budget, we sprang to work. We turned this into an even more ferocious beast than the stock Raptor already […]

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