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Fuel for Thought: What to Know About Gasoline

It’s estimated that there are over 1.4 billion vehicles in operation worldwide—the overwhelming majority of these vehicles are powered by gasoline. Though alternative fuels are on the rise, gasoline is still on top, by a considerable margin. Each of us as car owners have pulled up to a fueling station and injected this substance into our vehicles on a number of occasions. But what exactly is it? How does this substance helps to propel [...]

By |2021-03-16T16:11:04+00:00March 16, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Car Engine Basics and Common Issues

Utah mechanics see all sorts of engine issues on a daily basis.  There are a few simple things to pay attention to that can save your engine and preserve its life.  This article will address some car engine basics and common issues.  Here are some things to remember. Change Your Oil If you are only going to choose to do one thing to care for your engine, changing your oil is potentially the most [...]

By |2021-01-29T00:06:00+00:00January 19, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Are You Ignoring Your Car’s Important Warning Signs?

At Master Muffler, we understand that the times we live in can be tricky financially. Sometimes our scheduled plans like car maintenance are put on the backburner when funds are tight and every penny saved is important. We get it! But we also realize the important role your vehicle plays in your daily life. Whether it’s driving the kids to a place where they can get out while safely socially distancing, or taking a [...]

How to Find the Right Mechanic

Mechanics, unfortunately, have the bad reputation of charging much more than is necessary to get your car back in working order, but the truth is that there are highly professional and trustworthy mechanics out there for you to do business with. Finding the right car repair specialist can be difficult, however, and the decision you make could either save you or cost you thousands of dollars. Here are some tips for choosing the right [...]

By |2019-12-11T17:03:31+00:00December 11, 2019|Automotive Info|0 Comments

How to Make Your Car Battery Last Longer

Replacing your battery is something you’re going to have to do from time to time as part of caring for your car. You can save some money by extending the life of your battery as long as possible so it will have to be replaced less often. This will also decrease the number of batteries that are in landfills and help the environment. There are a few easy things you can do that can [...]

Are Your Aftermarket Vehicle Upgrades Legal?

Adding aftermarket parts to your car can increase horsepower, improve performance, and give your car an individual look, but it’s important to be aware of local modification laws before you get started. Making unlawful vehicle modifications can result in a citation and you will have to undo all of the work you’ve done. Before adding a high-performance muffler, window tints, or any other aftermarket vehicle upgrades, check to make sure they are legal in [...]

By |2019-07-15T22:44:40+00:00July 15, 2019|Automotive Info|0 Comments

How to Get Ready for a Test Drive

Shopping for a new car soon and want to get behind the wheel of the cars you’re considering in order to help make your final decision? Here are some things you’ll want to do before the test drive so that you’ll make the best choice in the car you invest in. Know the Car You Want Rather than approaching the dealership without a mind for which particular car you’ll be looking at, it’s best [...]

By |2019-03-10T17:27:05+00:00March 10, 2019|Automotive Info, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tips to Get Better Gas Mileage

Owning a car and being able to drive isn’t necessarily a cheap luxury, yet it’s one of necessity for many people. Aside from actually buying a vehicle and insuring it, one of the ways that these costs add up is by having to pay for gas. Americans, on average, pay around $2,000 every year on gas, and if you need to drive more than average, you might be paying closer to $3,000. However, by [...]

By |2017-06-01T02:58:51+00:00June 1, 2017|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Muscle Cars vs. Sports Cars

To auto enthusiasts, unless you are willing to fork out for a supercar, there are two main types of vehicles that are ideal for individuals who are looking for more performance and satisfaction out of their vehicle: muscle cars and sports cars. There are benefits to both, and neither is inherently better than the other. Here are some of the differences in the traits of sports cars and muscle cars… […]

By |2017-04-01T01:19:40+00:00April 1, 2017|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Dealership Laws in Utah

Although Utah prides itself as being a state that is friendly to upstart businesses, that isn’t entirely true in every industry in the state, particularly if your business is selling cars. Utah is home to a set of uniquely odd regulations that make it difficult to start an auto dealership. These regulations, aside from dissuading new businesses, seems to go against the business friendly climate that Utah’s legislature has worked hard to preserve in [...]

By |2017-01-01T15:17:10+00:00January 1, 2017|Automotive Info|0 Comments
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