Sorted by Archive: December, 2014 ( 4 post/s)

  • Custom Wheels and Tires For Your North Kansas City Ride

    Thursday 25 December 2014

    It seems like everywhere you go in the Kansas City area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans – it doesn’t matter, motorists are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Missouri motorists want smaller tires and wheels – some want larger – and some want them enormous. So where do you start if you want new wheels? At Northtown Auto Clinic, we suggest you start with your budget. We know, that sounds so practical. But if the look you’r... read more

  • A New Battery In North Kansas City

    Tuesday 16 December 2014

    Hello North Kansas City drivers, let’s talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in North Kansas City, here’s some auto advice to help you. There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a new battery: cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. The power required to... read more

  • Northtown Auto Clinic Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

    Wednesday 10 December 2014

    Welcome to the Northtown Auto Clinic automotive blog. Today, let’s talk about the effect of tire tread depth on braking. When talking about stopping power, most North Kansas City and Parkville drivers tend to focus on our brakes. But our tires are where the rubber meets the road. So having good brakes isn’t enough. Safe Parkville drivers need to have tires with enough traction to translate braking power int... read more

  • Differential Service At Northtown Auto Clinic: Viva la Difference

    Saturday 06 December 2014

    Every SUV on Missouri expressways has a differential, and it is critical to the proper operation of the vehicle, but most North Kansas City motorists don’t have a clue what it is. The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a much shorter distance than the outside wheel. So the inside wheel of the SUV must move at a slower speed than the outside wheel. Without a... read more

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