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Daytona Beach Auto Repair

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Monthly Archives: September 2016

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Honest-1 Auto Care

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Honest-1 Auto Care

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Daytona Beach and at the same time are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better understanding of why that is, let's talk bicycles. You've probably seen plenty of cyclists on Daytona Beach roads. Perhaps you ride yourself. Then you know that a cyclist's cadence is the number of times per minute he or she pedals. The ideal pedal speed is the zone where they can most efficiently generate power over a sustained period of time. The experienced FL cyclist uses her gears to keep her pedal speed in the ideal zone whether she's climbing a hill, cruising on a flat stretch or killing a downhill. Think of it this way: if you have a 1-speed bike, you really have to pump hard to get up to speed. Your top speed is limited by how fast as you ... read more

Suspension Service in Daytona Beach at Honest-1 Auto Care

Suspension Service in Daytona Beach at Honest-1 Auto Care

When they hear the word suspension, many drivers in Daytona Beach may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your car's suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your car up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around Daytona Beach. Its job is to keep your wheels firmly planted over bumps and through curves. Your suspension system has many parts. If you look under your car, it's basically everything that connects your wheels to the vehicle's frame. These are heavy duty parts that do a lot of work. They need to be inspected for damage and excessive wear at least once a year. A good time for this is when you get your annual alignment service at Honest-1 Auto Care. Here are some warning signs of suspension problems: the car pulls to one side it wanders the steering is erratic you see uneven tire wear you experience a poor ride or handling you see oil leaking from shocks Basically, you just don't feel in control when you ... read more

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Talk to Honest-1 Auto Care About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

Talk to Honest-1 Auto Care About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

Custom wheels are one way that Daytona Beach folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have to be made to the vehicle, how the new wheels and tires will affect the operation of the vehicle, your driving habits, and, of course, the style of the wheels. Most Daytona Beach drivers start with the last factor: the style of the wheels. But that should be the last thing we choose. When considering custom wheels, you should first carefully consider your budget. Some wheels may require adjustments to your vehicle suspension system, brakes, or traction systems. You need to know what you can afford before you start shopping or get your heart set on a particular type of wheel. There are three basic ways you can change your wheels. First ... read more

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