Should you undercoat or rust proof your vehicle?

It’s back. Let’s just call it rust. Beginning in the 1980’s Auto Manufacturers launched a focused effort to reduce the warranty costs of corrosion and to build a marketing story around those efforts. Using improved processes, technologies and components they made great advances. The use of zinc coated steels and electrostatic primers and the expanded use of seam sealers greatly reduced corrosion concerns. We also saw an evolution of the metals used, from mild steel to high strength steel, ultra Read more […]

Buying Your First Motorcycle: 5 Things to Consider

Getting a new motorcycle is a big deal – you can’t simply go out and pick up the first one you see. Indeed, choosing a motorcycle is not only an investment of money, but also time. What happens if you purchase a motorcycle that is older and needs constant upkeep? This could take a hit on your wallet and schedule. Not only that, but older model motorcycles can be expensive in the insurance department as well – purchasing a policy for an older model motorcycle can cause your premiums to go through Read more […]

Avalanche Safety

During the winter months, mountainous areas provide breathtaking scenery and an excellent opportunity to enjoy recreational activities.  Although wintertime in the mountains can be beautiful and exhilarating, it can also be extremely dangerous.  Those who live and travel through mountainous regions have always reckoned with the deadly force of avalanches.  Each year, there are over 150 fatalities directly attributed to avalanches; this number has drastically increased since the 1950s due to the Read more […]

Benefits of Using a Professional Car Wash

These days, owning a car is more than just a luxury; it has become a necessity for many people.  One of the greatest concerns associated with owning a car is maintaining a proper schedule of care and maintenance.  Since our cars are one of our largest investments, it is important to keep them running and looking their best. Regular washing minimizes oxidation and maintains your car’s finish, which is even more prone to damage in areas that experience harsh winters.  While many people prefer Read more […]

5 Overhead Crane Driver Safety Tips

Overhead cranes are used in a variety of industries to accomplish all sorts of tasks. They may be used in the construction of buildings, bridges, and all manner of structures or they can be used to move large, heavy objects around shipping yards, including onto and off of boats, trucks, and other means of transportation. And they are often employed when other means of lifting and moving such items simply won’t meet the needs of a business. However, as with all heavy machinery, overhead cranes can Read more […]

Upgrades of the a Classic Car

A classic car has the ability to provide memories from past decades. Whether the classic ride is equipped with a monstrous V-8 engine or an efficient six-cylinder motor, it is destined to make a lasting impression as it cruises down the street. Unfortunately, most classic cars are only driven on special occasions. Here are a few modern upgrades that can help transform a classic car into a daily-driver. Power Steering Most classic cars are equipped with a manual steering rack, which means that Read more […]