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Monthly Archives: December 2015

10 Best TV Cars of All Time

10 Best TV Cars of All Time

According to Men's Fitness magazine, the 10 Best TV Cars of All Time include some amazing rides. Who wouldn't love to take a ride with Mr. T or Daisy Duke? Our favorite is the Gran Torino from Starsky & Hutch. Starsky’s red-with-a-white stripe Ford Gran Torino became one of the most recognized cars in America during the show’s run and in October 2014 sold for $40,000. Here's the list: The Green Hornet: Black Beauty Batman: Batmobile Night Rider: Kitt Speed Racer: Mach 5 A-Team: Van Auto Man: Auto Mobile Dukes of Hazzard: General Lee Starsky & Hutch: Gran Torino Arrested Development: Stair Case Mr. Bean: Mini Cooper

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Car Culture

7 Cars Owners Regret Buying

7 Cars Owners Regret Buying

7 Cars Owners Regret Buying 7 Cars Owners Regret Buying, according to Consumer Reports magazine, are listed below. Some cars look great but just aren't ready for prime time. And even the best car manufacturers produce a dud once in a while. Be careful if you are considering the purchase of one of these vehicles: SUV: Jeep Compass Mini Van: Nissan Quest Luxury: Mercedes-Benz CLA Sedan: Nissan Altima Sporty: Hyundai Veloster Pickup: Nisan Frontier Overall: Kia Rio How can you prevent Buyers Remorse? Before purchasing one of these USED vehicles (or any used car), you should have DRIVE AutoCare perform a 30-point, pre-purchase inspection. Our ASE Certified team of mechanics will inspect you car and provide you with a detailed report highlighting any mechanical issues

The Petersen Automotive Museum LA

The Petersen Automotive Museum LA

The Petersen Automotive Museum LA -- A Must See (Inside and Out) The Petersen Automotive Museum LA recently reopened after a 14-month, $90 million redesign. The improvements include an amazing exterior and 95,000 square feet of exhibition space. There's no question you will find the new collection of cars and motorcycles to be nothing short of breathtaking. The museum is open every day from 10am-6pm and is located at 6060 Wilshire Blvd., in downtown Los Angeles. The museum's collection contains more than 300 vehicles. However the museum only displays about 150 at any one time which means the exhibits are constantly rotating. A large part of the museum’s focus is to collect and preserve historic vehicles. A great deal of importance is placed on acquiring significant vehicles of all shapes, sizes, makes, models, and purposes. Their original donation was a r ... read more

$10 Off Your Next Smog Test

$10 Off Your Next Smog Test

JUST SHOW THIS COUPON WHEN YOU CHECK IN FOR $10 OFF YOUR NEXT SMOG TEST AT DRIVE AutoCare

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Smog Inspection

Wheel Alignment Answers

Wheel Alignment Answers

Wheel Alignment Answers to FAQs Here are some wheel alignment answers to frequently asked questions: HOW IMPORTANT IS WHEEL ALIGNMENT? Think if it this way: Driving a vehicle for 12,000 miles with a toe misalignment of only 0.34 degrees (.17 inches) would be the equivalent to dragging your tires sideways for 68 miles. WHAT ARE SOME EASY-TO-NOTICE SYMPTOMS OF A MISALIGNED VEHICLE? Excessive or uneven tire wear Vehicle drift or pull A feeling of looseness or wandering An out-of-level steering wheel HOW OFTEN SHOULD I HAVE MY VEHICLE ALIGNED? Always follow the manufacturer's recommendation but as a general rule, have your wheel alignment checked at least once a year. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF TOTAL ALIGNMENT? Reduced tire wear Better gas mileage Improved handling ... read more

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