Posts tagged storage tips
Be Careful Who You Store Your Car With

Last week we took a vehicle in from a customer who had originally stored his prized Mercedes 380 SL with one of our competitors. His initial phone call to us was a distressed one. He had been storing his car for many years with these people through several ownership and name changes. The current owners left his car sitting for over 3 years without starting! …this is not conjecture, the company’s own documentation left in the car before it was…

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State Farm’s Recommendations for Vehicle Storage

State Farm had a very appropriate blog post on their website about car storage. We posted it to our facebook page (follow us by the way!). There is lots of good information here. Some of which we echo on our own blog. The article specifically talks about the reputability of the car storage facility you pick. More specific than that, however (and something we’ve harped on before) is to pick a place that has been around for awhile.  Most auto storage…

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How To Put Your Vehicle On a PNO Status

We get a lot of questions about suspending registration with the DMV. This is called ‘Planned Non Op Status’ or PNO . This will hopefully provide some answers on when and how to go about doing this. ***note that this is for the CA DMV only *** If your car isn’t going to be on the road for a while and you want to completely cancel your insurance, you need to put the vehicle on a PNO status with the…

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Go to the South OC Cars and Coffee!

I decided to wake up at the buttcrack of dawn, clean my car and park it at the Outlets in San Clemente this past weekend. I am really glad I did. This is the cars and coffee for people who love everything. New Ferraris, Armored Cars, Off Roaders, Imports…everything. Best of all the owners are all super approachable and love their vehicles…no pretense, no snobbery. This is a weekly show on Saturdays from 7-9.

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How To Properly Check Your Oil (3 ways)

One of the most important things to do on your car is to check your fluids. This is especially important for cars that we store! However with the mix of old and new cars out there, even something as simple as checking your oil can be annoying and confusing. Here are 3 of the most common setups that we run across to measure how much oil is in your engine… Old School-The Dipstick The tried and true way (that is…

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