Category: Automotive

The Three Basic Methods of Car Pinstriping

Before we talk about the different auto pinstriping methods we need to cover a couple of basic points : 1) Pinstripes are usually done in two colors: one that compliments the body color, and another, thin line, which contrasts to make the stripe stand out. There are no rules: color choice is a matter of […]

Top Ten Reasons For No-Start Vehicles

The top ten reasons that I see vehicles coming to Ace Automotive for no start problems Electric fuel pump failure /fuel filter restriction One of the most common no-start problems I have seen in recent times is the failure of in-tank electric fuel pumps, primarily due to lack of proper scheduled maintain on the vehicle […]

Changing Oil and Filter

If you live within a city-limits, be sure to check with the city manager’s office to see if they have any regulations about working on your own vehicle in your yard or driveway. Thanks! Park your vehicle on a level surface and put blocks of wood or bricks behind the rear tires. Jack the front […]

Researching a Car That is Right For You

Researching your new vehicle is a daunting task in today’s world. Once you have narrowed your next vehicle down to 2 or 3 choices it is time to research. Take out a sheet of paper for each vehicle and write down pros and cons for each one. Also on each sheet of paper list the […]

Confidence is King of the Road

Confidence is more than just sexy. It can save you a ton of money on your next car or truck. Lots of people hate buying cars. When you get right down to it, the root causes of this fear and loathing aren’t hard to pin down. 1) Fear of the unknown. 2) Buying a car […]