How to Pick a Car for a Restoration Project

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Sick of your old wheels? Up for a challenge? Automobile junkie? Or simply looking to invest? Have you thought of trying your hand at car restoration? It’s easier said than done, believe me. This is not for the weak of heart. Car restoration projects can quite possibly eat up your time, money and energy. But if done right, the rewards far outweigh these costs. Imagine taking your new baby out on its first drive with its newly painted cherry red coat. Listen to its engine purr like a kitty having a good stretch. Picture yourself waving at your neighbors while they admire your new ride as you cruise along. Now snap out of it. It’s time to get your head out

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Is it Time to Replace Your Windshield?

It is common for most of us to neglect a small chip or crack on our car’s windshield. What we don’t realize is that leaving them unresolved can lead to more problems in the future. Not only do we risk further damage to our windshields, it’s also aesthetically unappealing. On top of that, we are also compromising the safety of the driver, passengers and pedestrians. Our car’s windshield is designed to provide protection against the elements and also works as a support for our car’s frame. Windshields in the past were more prone to breakage and fell apart easier as compared to today’s counterparts. Modern windshields are sturdier, composed of two layers of outside glass with an inner liner of

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What Happens to Your Car in an Accident

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Have you or a loved one been in a recent car accident? If you are in the process of filing for insurance, then you are probably going through the tedious process of assessing the extent of damage to your car. While some damages are easy to spot, there are others that go beyond the surface and can only be seen with a trained eye. We recommend that you consult a professional mechanic when assessing these damages.

Michigan March Madness – For Your Car!

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Spring is arriving and it’s time to wash off all traces of winter from your car. If you followed our winter care tips, your car should be in good shape. With just a few tweaks, it should be ready to hit the road again. To ensure that everything is running smoothly, you may want to follow these tips geared towards the coming spring and summer seasons. Nothing will put a damper on your plans quite like an unscheduled visit to the auto repair shop. Prevention is always better than cure so make sure to follow these March auto care tips and tricks.

Keeping Your Children Safe in the Car

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Cars and children don’t always go well together. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that more than 30,000 car accident cases involved children ages 14 years and under between 2008 and 2011. These were non-traffic cases, meaning they occurred in driveways, garages and parking lots.

2017 New Year Resolutions For Your Car

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If there is one resolution you should stick to this year, it’s paying more attention to your car. Ultimately, it’s you who benefits from a properly maintained vehicle because you rely on your car everyday. Let’s face it—your routines will fall apart without your car; and you won’t be as free to go to places on a whim. So let’s take care of your whip, and don’t slack off on the following resolutions this 2017.

Driving in the Michigan Snow – What To Know

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Once snow and ice cover the roads, even good drivers can become prone to making rookie mistakes. Just because you’re a speed racer in the summer doesn’t mean your skills will cut it in slippery and snowy terrain. To avoid becoming another road accident statistic, and to protect your driver’s cred, you should heed advice on driving in the snow. You should also share these winter driving tips to other drivers to ensure everyone’s safety during this season. Stop thinking that your four-wheel drive is invulnerable. One of the most common misconceptions about four-wheel drive vehicles is that they’ll be able to plow through the snow with little to no difficulty. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Your all-wheel

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Michigan 2016 Winterizing Your Car – 5 Steps To Take

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Extreme winter conditions can affect your car’s performance, so it is your responsibility as a car owner to ensure that your car is winterized. Winterizing is simply what you call the process of taking the necessary preventive maintenance so your car remains in good condition throughout the season. We’ve put together a basic list of the steps you need to take to keep your car in tiptop shape. The last thing you want to worry about is having a car that won’t start the next time you need to use it. Here’s what you need to do to prevent your car from inconveniently breaking down, whether you’re taking it out for a ride in the snow or just keeping it

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Things To Know About Accidents and Car Insurance

Every car owner must be familiar with at least the basic terms of auto insurance coverage. You won’t escape it—you will get sold insurance when you buy your vehicle, and you’ll be asked to get more to ease your burden in time of accidents. Just how much coverage do you need for your vehicle? Below is a list of the most useful things to remember when considering auto insurance. King Brothers Collision is ready to answer any questions you may have regarding car accidents and insurance.

An Updated Michigan Fall Vehicle Checklist

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Most car owners believe that preventive maintenance for their vehicles is only important during the winter season. However, the most seasoned drivers know that fall is the best time to get your car checked and prepped. Not only is the weather less harsh and more permitting, your favorite auto repair shop will also be less busy and will be able to attend to your car’s need better and faster. Beat the winter rush and have your car before the cold season begins again. Always check your oil level. After adding oil as necessary, you can also get lubricant. Remember that colder weather calls for a multi-grade viscosity oil! If you don’t know about this, be sure to ask your trusty

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