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SAVE YOUR TIRES: Bunkerwall Ramps

We have been blocking cars since our inception in 1968. That used to mean stacking wood blocks or using metal stands to lift the car off of its tires to prevent flat spots. We often recommend it for cars that will be stored for 1 year or longer. But generally modern tires hold up well in a storage environment, even without the blocks. However for those customers who want it, we have been moving away from that old method and…

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Vendor Highlight: Ace Radiator

There are many people and business we depend on to be able to deliver value to our customers. One of those businesses is Ace Radiator in Barrio Logan. Ace Radiator has been around since 1921 and has served us well for many years! They offer gas tank and radiator restoration for almost all applications. Their services are very useful for older cars whose radiators have become calcified and repro’s aren’t made or just don’t look as good under the hood….

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Be VERY Careful Who You Choose To Transport Your Car

Since we store cars, it’s only natural that we interface quite often with transport companies. Sometimes customers self select transporters to have their car retrieved and sometimes we receive them for short or long holds. We also do business with a fantastic transport company out of Connecticut called A-AAA Auto Transport. Send Ian a message for a transport quote if you need a solid broker! Auto Transport can be a nasty business. Lots of brokers and truckers and only a…

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Don’t Waste Your Money On An OEM Trickle Charger

Many of our customers will want to bring in their own trickle chargers so that we can actively charge their car’s battery rather than disconnecting them. This is important for higher-end cars as they have more computers. Those computers need constant flow of the proper voltage. Choking that voltage by battery disconnect COULD cause warning lights and the car to misbehave in minor ways the next time you drive it. However, you don’t need to break the bank to ensure…

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