Category: Wheels

4WD & AWD: Is there a Difference?

October 29th, 2014 by

4WD, AWD, potato, poTAHto, it’s all the same thing, right? Well, the main function for both is to create traction, but there are differences between 4WD and AWD. As a way to advance or military, 4WD was invented so that we could drive through rough terrain in order to infiltrate Nazi territory. 4WD was the primary traction

About ABS Systems: Why do we need them?

October 13th, 2014 by

It seems like one of the biggest car debates we hear about is existence of ABS brakes. Do we need them? Do we not need them? History Originally designed in 1929 for airplanes needing to land in extreme weather conditions (snow, ice, rain, etc.). It wasn’t until the early 70s when automakers began adding ABS systems to

High Performance Brakes: Pros & Cons

October 8th, 2014 by

High performance cars require high performance parts. We had the above Mercedes-AMG come into our shop to replace the factory brakes with high-performance brakes (and rotors). These brakes certainly make a high-performance vehicle look high-performance-y, but is there an advantage to having them? Does it make sense for all owners of high-performance vehicles to use high-performance brakes? Let’s take a