Archive for July, 2015

Timing Belts

Monday, July 27th, 2015
when should I change the timing belt on my Honda Civic

How Often Does The Timing Belt or Chain Need to Be Changed in a Honda Civic

We all know that we have to get our oil changed and check other fluids in the vehicle from time to time, but there are a lot of long term maintenance necessities for vehicles that you don’t often hear about. Specifically questions like, how often does the timing belt or chain need to be changed in a Honda Civic. The answer to this question is a bit different for each vehicle. (more…)

Honda Pilot Towing Capacity

Thursday, July 16th, 2015
2016 Honda Pilot safety rating

What Can The Honda Pilot Tow

We’ve had a lot to say about the 2016 Honda Pilot over the last couple months. From the five trims to the new powerful engine, we’ve covered just about everything. One stone we’ve left unturned until now is a better description of the towing capacity and what it allows you to tow. So just what can the Honda Pilot tow?* A boat, ATV or a camper? It most certainly can, along with quite a few other things. (more…)

How Do I Keep My Brakes Cool In The Mountains

Sunday, July 12th, 2015
steep grade driving, braking on hills, downshifting

Tips To Save Your Brakes When Driving On Steep Grades

With many mountain passes opened up throughout the west now that most of the snow has melted away, many of us will be a little more adventurous with our drives over the front range. For those of us that don’t commonly find ourselves on a mountain road, there might be a need for a refresher on tips to save your brakes when driving on steep grades. (more…)

The Future of Transportation

Monday, July 6th, 2015
fcv, honda, fuel cell, autonomous

Autonomous Vehicles, Fuel Cell Vehicles And High-Speed Vehicles

A lot of changes are coming to the automotive and transportation world. In the last few years we’ve already seen the rise of hybrids followed by electric vehicles. And now we have autonomous vehicles, fuel cell vehicles and high-speed vehicles on the way, at least Honda would like to make it so. There are other ideas for high speed public transportation, but Honda wants to mix all of that into one big awesome idea that could get you from L.A. to San Francisco in just two hours, a 383 mile drive that usually takes more than 5 hours. (more…)