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Summer Road Trip Prep

Summer Road Trip Prep

Summer is here, meaning it's time to experience new things, make memories, and hit the road with your family & friends. One thing many people do not consider when they are making their travel plans, is the need to do summer road trip prep for their vehicle.  More often than not, many drivers underestimate the importance of getting your car checked out by a technician before an important trip or family vacation, leading to problems such as a broken down car on the road, coolant problems, a malfunctioning engine, to name a few. That's why getting your vehicle looked at before any big summer vacation plans is essential to keeping you and your vehicle safe. Step 1: What You Can Do Before bringing your car into an auto shop, simple maintenance checks can give you a rough idea of your vehicles condition, example ... read more

Summer or Winter Tires vs. All Season Tires

Summer or Winter Tires vs. All Season Tires

Summer or Winter Tires vs. All Season Tires: Which tires would be the best for my car? This is a question we get quite often at DJ Foreign Auto.  It may come as a surprise to you, but we believe it is beneficial to get a pair of summer tires and winter tires. In the following blog, we at DJ Foreign Auto will provide you with the pros and cons of summer tires, including handling, temperature ranges and how summer tires manage heat. We also cover the appropriate weather conditions for each type of tire. What Makes a Summer Tire a Summer Tire? Summer tires, also known as performance tires, are called that for a reason. Performance tires are invented to produce excellent dry and wet traction along with precise handling. They are intended to be used during warm summer months, or all year in regions that don’t get a true winter (unlike us lucky folk up north). Why Summer Tires Perform Better in Heat and Rain ... read more

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