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Why It is Important To Have Different Tires For Different Seasons

One thing that you are going to have to be faced with as the seasons change and the temperatures either rise or fall is that you are going to have to make sure that you have the right tires. In winter weather, you are going to need the winter tires. However, you have to remove the winter tires in other seasons.

The winter tires have flexible treads for the winter for traction and performance. However, they will wear out quickly. The summer and all season tires are designed with stiffer treads because the heat is what will keep them flexible…

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Crazy Cheap Cars is ready to get your car prepped for winter!

It seems like beautiful fall weather just started, but it won't be long before snow arrives! At the Crazy Cheap Cars service center we want to make sure you're ready to take on slick roads in Batavia NY in the coming months.

Get Winter Tires

One of the first things you can do is order snow tires if you don't already have a set. These help you grip the road better in the winter, they have a different tread pattern than your all seasons, and their rubber reacts better in cooler temps. They are more expensive, but…

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Get the Most Out of Your Used Car with These Vehicle Care Tips

When you find the right used car, it can add a lot to your life and help you save a lot of money. One of the unavoidable facts about buying used, however, is the fact that your car has already spent some time on the road. Depending on what you buy, that can add up to years with another driver.

The best way to get the most out of your used car is to put in the extra effort to keep it running and on the road. Here are a few things you can do to help it stay healthy…

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Should You Be Considering a Tire Replacement?

Whether you’re still driving with your original pair of tires or they have been recently replaced, it’s incredibly important to realize that your tires aren’t going to last forever. Prioritizing the quality of your tire tread can be just as important as getting routine oil changes and inspections.

Staying on top of the state of your tires can even work to make your vehicle more fuel efficient, so it's also important to know the signs of wear in order to properly replace your tires. If you aren't sure what to look for, don't worry…

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Cleaning Your Headlights with Home Remedies

Have you started to notice your headlights going dim?

Before you begin to worry about the cost of replacing them, start by considering one of the several home remedies for the issue. There are likely more tools at your disposal around your house to clean away the grime and bring back transparency than you think.

One of the simplest ones in the minds of our staff at Crazy Cheap Cars to do this is through toothpaste. Toothpaste has chemical properties that make it great for scrubbing off yellow discoloration on headlights. Simply grab a rag and a dab of toothpaste…

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Clear Your Engine of Pesky Sludge

One of the important factors in maintaining your car engine is changing your oil regularly. Otherwise, the engine will develop sludge. However, that should not be a death sentence to your car, because we can help you fix it.

If you don’t take drastic steps at that moment, then you might end up buying a new engine. One of the simplest solutions to engine sludge is using a chemical engine sludge remover. All you do is add it to your old oil and idle the engine for at least five minutes without driving. During this time, the chemical is…

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Don’t Forget about Your Differential During Service

Prepping your differential for servicing can be a messy job depending on the design of your differential. While some differentials have a drain plug, others only can only be accessed by removing the housing cover. Regardless of these facts, you should always have a plastic drop cloth and a wide catch pan with you. Before you start draining the old oil, warm the oil to make it easy to flow by driving your car for a few minutes.

Once you’ve changed into your grungy clothes, get yourself a face mask just in case you can’t handle the smell…

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Don't Let Your Gas Tank Get Too Low in The Winter

Sometimes we forget and let our gas tank run close to empty. We should periodically add to the fuel levels, even if it is a little at a time to keep the level at more than half-full. There are rumors that keeping your tank low will help fuel economy, but there is really nothing to that rumor at all.

In the winter when it gets colder, it is better to keep your gas tank as full as possible. When your gas tank is low, there is more air in your tank which can encourage condensation to occur. There is moisture…

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OEM Parts Compared To Aftermarket Parts

OEM Parts Compared To Aftermarket Parts

OEM parts can be described as parts of a vehicle that is exactly like the ones the vehicle came with from the manufacturer. On the other hand, aftermarket parts are those that are not made by the manufacturer but have a similar function as the original. These parts are characteristically cheaper, and are of lower quality.

 

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