Every Royal Oak vehicle owner has to purchase tires at some time or another, so it's a good idea to understand what the choices are. The best seasonal performance is achieved by purchasing tires to match the season you are driving in. Summer tires are designed for hot temperatures. The tread i...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on August 28, 2016
Imagine you've left Royal Oak and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side.That would slow you down...
Posted in Automotive News
on August 23, 2016
The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance...
Posted in Drive Train
on August 14, 2016
During an inspection at Top Tech Auto Repair Royal Oak in Royal Oak, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts.Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components:First there are the springs which hold the weight of your veh...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on August 07, 2016
There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Royal Oak, Michigan, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Royal Oak streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal'. Hard acceleration just s...
Posted in Fuel System
on August 01, 2016