7May

Q&A: Can I Buy Generic Tires?

Q: "When I was shopping for tires, I saw "OEM" tires and generic third party tires. Can I safely choose a 3rd party tire or do I need to buy original replacements?" - Confused in Vic

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30Aug

Round-Up: Automatic Transmissions

We have been busy over the last month writing articles that address many of the questions and concerns we are faced at the shop regarding automatic transmissions. Below is a quick round up of our latest work. Spend some time digging around, we think you will like what you find.

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10Aug

Myth or Fact: I Should Coast In Neutral to Save Fuel

There is a ton of false information out there. Some of it is misguided, and some of it is just left over from when vehicles were made in a different way to completely different regulations. This week we decide if coasting in neutral to save fuel is a fact or myth.

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14Jun

Manual Transmission as Theft Deterrent: Fact or Myth?

By Parkside Motors / June 14, 2016 / Fact or Myth? / 1 Comment

Does having a manual transmission make your vehicle harder to steal? We asked the experts and this is what we found, in this week's "Fact or Myth?"

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8Jun

Manual Transmission gets better milage: Fact or Myth?

By Parkside Motors / June 8, 2016 / Fact or Myth? / No Comments

There is a ton of false information out there. Many people think a manual transmission will get them better fuel economy, but is this still true today? We test it out and dive into the details in this week's "Fact or Myth?"

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25May

Replace a belt with pantyhose: Fact or Myth?

By Parkside Motors / May 25, 2016 / Fact or Myth? / No Comments

As with most old wives tales and myths, they are rooted in at least a bit of truth. The question is, how much truth are we talking about here? This week we examine the adage that you can replace a snapped belt with pantyhose in a pinch...how much truth is there?

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17May

Fix a Leak With a Raw Egg: Fact or Myth?

By Parkside Motors / May 17, 2016 / Fact or Myth? / No Comments

There is a ton of false information out there. Some of it is is partially true, some is completely misguided. But what about cracking an egg in your radiator to stop a leak? Get the skinny from our technicians as we put this myth to the test.

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11May

Don’t Run Your Tank Empty: Fact or Myth?

By Parkside Motors / May 11, 2016 / Fact or Myth? / No Comments

Should you run your tank on empty, or will it ruin your fuel pump? There is a ton of false information out there. Some of it is misguided, and some of it is just left over from when vehicles were made in a different way to completely different regulations. This new post format is going to pose these questions to our top tier technicians to find out once and for all if they are FACT or MYTH.

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