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Monthly Archives: November 2019

A Special Project

A Special Project

It's not often we get to work on special projects. A lot of years ago I learned that having a love of cars and having friends that also have a love of cars is great, but can at times lead to some people who might take advantage of that love of cars. But once in a while there comes a customer that understands the value of what you do, and how much effort it takes to do such a job. Marvin is such a customer and we were thrilled to put a big brake kit onto his 2002 Toyota Tundra. Not only did he put a 340mm 6pot big brake kit on the front of his rig, he also put a rear disc conversion on it as well. And the silver Stop Tech brake calipers are beautiful cast/machined aluminum pieces as well. We worried with the huge amount of work that we put into this vehicle that it wouldn't please the end user, but one test drive proved that this brake kit will put a smile on any grown man (or woman). Well to describe it, it's not like a sports car. I've had 340mm rotors on something li ... read more

Why We are Thankful for Our Cars

Why We are Thankful for Our Cars

As we head into this holiday season, there are so many things to be grateful for and to find gratitude in, but we often leave out our cars. It’s easy to take owning and driving a car for granted, and it can even sound a little materialistic, but in reality, car ownership affords us many luxuries from the simple to the extreme. If you are fortunate enough to own a car, that means you don’t have to ride a bus or ask friends or family for rides. There is a lot to be grateful for when you own a car. Owning a car means freedom. Freedom to get to work and back on your own terms. Freedom to visit friends and family. Freedom to leave a party or other situation that makes you feel uncomfortable. They ways it offers freedom is close to limitless.  A car means not having to stand in the rain at the bus station. We can come and go as we see fit and not have to try and fit into anyone else’s schedule. We can leave when we want to leave. Driving our own car lessens the amoun ... read more

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