Archive for the ‘FAQs’ Category

What are the best seafood restaurants in Milwaukee, WI?

Sunday, October 13th, 2019
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Best Places to Eat Seafood in Milwaukee, WI

We’ve all been in that situation where we’d do seemingly anything for the taste of great seafood. Perhaps you’re in that situation right now, and that’s what’s brought you to this page. If so, never fear- we’re here to help you out! Read on for our selections of the best seafood restaurants in Milwaukee, WI. (more…)

Can alloy wheels be painted? Polished? Chromed?

Monday, October 7th, 2019
A row of four alloy wheels for a Volkswagen Arteon against a white background.

FAQs about Alloy Wheels

Alloy wheels are the most common type of wheel out on the road today. But for those who like to customize their rollers, many questions have come up. Let’s take a look at whether or not alloy wheels can be painted, polished, and chromed. (more…)

Guide to Loving Fall in Milwaukee

Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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Annual fall events in Milwaukee, WI

As the fleeting Wisconsin summer leaves as quickly as it came, autumn begins to roll in. This season is a favorite of many and can be a blast when you do it right. So what’s the best way to relish the crisp autumnal vibes in Milwaukee, WI? (more…)

Do I have to get an emissions test on my car in Wisconsin?

Sunday, September 8th, 2019

Having proper emissions is important for the preservation of the environment and the human species. Some states require vehicles registered by their citizens to pass certain emissions tests and adhere to specific standards. Do Wisconsin residents have to get an emissions/smog test performed? (more…)

Do cars have to undergo periodic safety tests in Wisconsin?

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Some states require period safety inspections on vehicles to keep their roads safe. After all, a defective vehicle can bring trouble and terror to the vicinity of even the most cautious driver. Does Wisconsin require its vehicles to undergo periodic safety tests? (more…)

Does Mazda make electric cars?

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
Electric power billows unchecked from the void.

Mazda Electric Vehicles

The automotive world is continually becoming more electrified. Mazda is one of the most acclaimed automakers out there, but you may have heard less about their electric plans than those of other manufacturers. So what’s the deal? Does Mazda sell electric cars? If not, are they going to? (more…)

Where can I find fuel-efficient used cars near Milwaukee, WI?

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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Pre-Owned Vehicles Over 30 MPG near Milwaukee, WI

Fuel-efficiency is pretty hard to argue with. A good fuel economy saves drivers time and money. It’s also better for the planet.

Luckily, new cars are continually getting better fuel economies as technology improves, especially with the addition of hybrid and electric technology. Many drivers choose to buy a used car, however. Where can fuel-efficient pre-owned cars be found near Milwaukee, WI? (more…)

Is SKYACTIV® technology worth it?

Friday, July 26th, 2019
A diagram of SKYACTIV technology on a black background.

SKYACTIV® Tech on Mazda Vehicles

The word “SKYACTIV®” gets batted around a lot in Mazda circles. Most Mazda shoppers know it has something to do with engine technology, but what does it mean, exactly? Is it just an empty label used to sell more Mazda cars? Or is there something more to it?

SKYACTIV® is actually a process that encompasses the entire vehicle in an attempt to make it as fuel-efficient as possible; it’s about more than just the engine. Mazda has reworked their design of many key parts of their models in order to improve efficiency while still delivering the incredible performance they’re known for and keeping prices reasonable.

So, enough hype- does it work? Is SKYACTIV® technology actually worth it? (more…)

When did Volkswagen stop making the Beetle?

Saturday, July 20th, 2019

End of Production for the Volkswagen Beetle

The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most iconic cars ever made. It’s been around for seven generations over the span of eight decades. The modern iteration has been continually improved, but unlike other vehicle models, has stayed true to its unique original design. It continues to be a favorite among car-enthusiasts and the casually intrigued alike.

After all these years, and all the success, when and why did Volkswagen stop making the Beetle? (more…)

Where is the transmission located?

Sunday, June 30th, 2019
Cutaway side-view of a transmission, showing it's mysterious inner workings.

Where to Find the Transmission on a Vehicle

The transmission is an important part of any vehicle- after all, it ensures that the right of power is sent to the wheels to keep speed where you want it to be, and maintain the ratio of power to efficiency in its sweet spot. It shifts gears, basically, whether you’re doing so manually or your vehicle is automatically taking care of things.

If you want to take a look at your transmission, do some work on it, or are just curious, you may be wondering: where is the transmission located? (more…)