Ceramic Vs Semi-metallic Brake Pads (What’s the difference?)

ceramic vs semi metallic brake pads

When it’s time for me to change the brake pads on one of my cars, I always spend way too much time looking at all of the available options.  Do I go with original factory spec? Or do I upgrade to a better performance pad? The options are endless. The most obvious option is whether to choose … Read more Ceramic Vs Semi-metallic Brake Pads (What’s the difference?)

Best Shock Absorbers (With Buying Guide and Tips For 2019)

best shock absorbers

Best Shock Absorbers – The Top 7 Shock absorbers are a key component of the suspension system. Using the best shock absorbers is crucial to prevent wear on your tires, break suspension components but most importantly, a good quality shock absorber can save you from a car accident. Bad, defective or inappropriate shock absorbers have a negative … Read more Best Shock Absorbers (With Buying Guide and Tips For 2019)

Wheel Balancing vs Wheel Alignment (What’s the difference?)

wheel balancing vs wheel alignment

Wheel balancing and wheel alignment are two very important wheel related procedures that are often confused with one another. Wheel balancing involves the addition of small weights to the wheel to ‘balance’ out any small imperfections in the wheel shape.  Wheel alignment is the adjustment of specific suspension parts that align the wheel to the vehicle … Read more Wheel Balancing vs Wheel Alignment (What’s the difference?)

Steering Wheel Shaking? (5 Possible Causes and Fixes)

Steering Wheel Shaking

Why Does My Steering Wheel Shake While Driving?A shaking steering wheel is usually a symptom of something wrong with your car’s front wheels, tires, suspension or bakes.  It’s important to figure out what’s causing the shaking as the problem is likely to get worse over time and will adversely affect the handling of your car. Table … Read more Steering Wheel Shaking? (5 Possible Causes and Fixes)

How to Clean Chrome Wheels (and Wax them too!)

clean chrome wheels

There’s nothing like a set of gleaming chrome wheels on a car to set a car enthusiasts’ pulse racing. I love to clean chrome wheels because it’s easy to get a great finish. It’s also important because chrome wheels can degrade quickly and permanently lose their shine, without proper care and regular attention.  Cleaning wheels can be … Read more How to Clean Chrome Wheels (and Wax them too!)