Proper care for a new paint job on your car
If you have recently had a new paint job done on your car, you want to make sure it stays looking its best for as long as possible. The following are some tips to help you take proper care of your car's new paint.
Most drivers don't consider the battery danger when driving. One of the most crucial parts that can be located under the hood of your car is a battery. A car's batteries are one of its most vital parts and its beating heart. Some of the fundamental functions of a car battery include starting the engine and operating the instrument panel. The battery power is also used by radios, air conditioners, and any other vehicle accessories because they simply wouldn't function without it.
Your car may come to a complete stop or not be able to start at all if your car battery isn't functioning properly. Batteries that are too far over their expiration date may potentially put drivers in greater danger than most people realize. Under the hood of your car, old batteries can leak, generate excessive heat, and even pose a fire risk.
Undoubtedly, you can repair a car battery. But a battery can only be recharged so many times before needing to be replaced.
THE ESSENTIAL DIAGNOSTIC SIGNS
Visit your local auto shop and request to have your battery checked if you think it's time to replace the battery in your car. A thorough battery evaluation requires more than a few minutes of guesswork. You can physically find out how much of your battery life is left with a battery assessment test.
The following significant diagnostic indicators will help you determine whether it's time to replace your car battery.
Batteries that are brand new and in perfect condition are made to withstand frigid temperatures. A battery's resilience to temperature changes, however, decreases with age. In cold conditions, older batteries are more likely to fail or deplete more quickly. Batteries that are susceptible to freezing temperatures are past their prime.
Fuel Use Changes
Instead of the engine, as most people believe, problems with the battery can suddenly change how much fuel is used (typically from fine to worse). Your battery may have reached the end of its useful life if the fuel consumption of your car fluctuates too much.
The "Triangle of Death" Has Lit Up
Battery problem is evident when the battery light (warning symbol) on your car's dashboard turns red. This could indicate that your battery simply needs to be charged, but it could also be a hint that you should replace rather than recharge your battery.
A vehicle that struggles to start, or if you frequently need to jump start your car, may have a battery issue. If you can relate to several of the ideas made in this piece, this is especially true. The more frequently this occurs, the greater the chance that your battery has reached the end of its useful life. Change it.
Variations in Sound
Most drivers are perfectly aware of the sound their automobile makes when it is operating at its best. Drivers frequently describe changes in their car's sound as the first indication of a problem to an auto professional. A battery that has to be replaced could potentially be the cause of a change in sound in addition to mechanical causes.
Not a Strong Charge
You should replace your battery as soon as possible if it doesn't maintain its charge as well as it once did. A lower charge can indicate a severe fault that could cause your car motor to cut out while you're driving, in addition to being an indication of a bad battery.
Bring your friends to the La Habra Citrus Fair May 3, 4, and 5. Get special priced ride wristbands/ tickets before the pre-sale starts in March. Visit La Habra Chamber 321 E La Habra Blvd. Don't wait! 562 697-1704. The car show will be held on the 5th (Cinco de Mayo) from 9am - 3pm. Registration form is below.
WEKFEST LONG BEACHMAY 27, 2017
Started as a humbling event for grassroots enthusiasts in a small parking garage in 2009 in San Francisco, Wekfest has now reached its eight year serving the community. Wekfest focuses on working with the leading brands and individuals both within the car community and various sub-cultures to bring an event to Southern California that is one to remember.
Wekfest follows a tradition of making each exhibiting car and vendor its focal point, not to be overshadowed by other theatrics. For one day, they create an environment for all car enthusiasts, and those new to the scene to gather, commune and share their common interests.
This year’s event will feature:
400+ pre-screened European, Japanese, and Domestic aftermarket builds.
Vendor’s row consisting automotive and lifestyle brands.
Event coverage from all major automotive publications.
Local + international spectators and invited guests
Wekfest Long Beach
May 27th, 2017 1pm - 6pm
The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802
TICKETSPresale: $30 Available Now
General: $20 (available at the door)
Chucks Creations will have a booth at this event showcasing some of our customers cars and products. Please come by and say hello and maybe chat about a future project you want to work on!
The infamous Eibach meet is coming up this weekend! And its being held locally!!!! This year its being held at the Irwindale Speedway. Come out for a great meet and to see some of our cars participating. Here is some more event info for those looking to attend!!
Eibach Honda Meet 2012 – June 10th
After experiencing unbelievable growth over the past seven
years, the Eibach Honda Meet has completely outgrown its home at the Eibach
facility in Corona, CA. To accommodate more vehicles, more vendors, and more
visitors, this year’s event will be held at The Irwindale Speedway. A massive
parking lot will play host to the Honda-only event, and offer three times the
amount of space as compared to the previous events
500 Speedway Dr,
Irwindale, CA 91706
Date and time:
June 10th 11am-4pm
As with previous Eibach meets, a pre-registration process
will allow for quicker roll-in times and parking analysis prior to the big day.
We accept Paypal to reserve your spot at the event. Keep in mind; if you’re
paying for someone else, we’ll need his or her first and last name, as well as a
current mailing address. Registration is $40 and this includes a pass for you,
and one passenger.
Payments can be sent to: email@example.com
We will simply reply with “Thank You” to let you know payment was received.
Roll-in info will be posted two weeks prior to the meet.
Registration: $40 this includes a pass for you, and one
Entry fee: $5 per person (children under 5 are
Parking: $10 per vehicle – outside of the event
(for another $25 you can register your car and park inside with everybody
else. You do not need a “show car”)
--- Chucks Creations