October 17th, 2013
It’s not unusual to find people who think of their 60s- or 70s-era cars as being superior to today’s products, but that’s debatable at best. For instance, amenities like air conditioning, power windows, power locks and power mirrors were expensive “luxury” options 50 years ago, but today it’s unusual to see even a base-model car that doesn’t have them. And cars are certainly safer than ever, with antilock brakes, traction control, vehicle stability control, airbags, crumple zones and seatbelts protecting drivers and passengers far better than 60s-era cars ever could.
Today’s cars also require a lot less maintenance. Here are some examples:& ...[more]
Tags: auto repair
Posted in: Auto Repair 101
October 10th, 2013
Designed for sedans and minivans, the BF Goodrich Touring T/A offers the best of both worlds…grand touring ride comfort and low noise, along with responsive and sporty steering and handling. The Touring T/A from BF Goodrich uses g-Grip™ interlocking sipe technology and an all-season tread pattern to resist hydroplaning and offer great year-round traction. Deep, wide circumferential tread grooves are designed for excellent road manners and straight-line stability on the highway. Rigid shoulder blocks help with crisp steering response and cornering, along with BF Goodrich’s g-Wedge™ sidewall stabilizer.
Internally, the Touring T/A is built with BF Goodrich’s ETEC (Eq ...[more]
Posted in: Tires 101
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