Summer season has a arrived and I don't know about you, however I am itching to travel and see fun new places. I personally am a gypsy (traveling over 35,000 miles a year in my normal every day life). The question I always ask myself is.. do I drive or do I fly? My brother John always says a few things to me... 1. What car am I driving? I tend to drive older vehicles (because I put so many miles on them) and they may not be the best option for cross country travel. So consider the vehicle. Is it comfortable to be in for 8 hours a day? Is it fuel efficient? Do you think it may break down somewhere in the middle of no-where? If this is a possible scenario -- is this part of the adventure you are willing to have? I personally have had many, many crazy adventures of tracking down parts in small town USA. If you are driving your European car... this can be a real challenge as most small shops across th ... read more
Here are seven car care tips that you must implement to get through the rainy season without any car damage. 1) Keep track of tire pressure Roads start to deteriorate during the spring snow and rainy season drastically. To ensure that your tires do not fall flat due to potholes and other highway hindrances, you must always keep track of the tire pressure. Check your tire pressure every two weeks. 2) Wires and battery care Another important car care tip is to get your wires and battery checked. Electronics never do well anywhere close to wet or damp conditions. Therefore, it is desirable to get your electric connections as well as your battery recharged before you take your vehicle out on a rainy adventure. During the rainy season, you tend to run out your battery faster since the wipers and lights are constantly working. It is important to have your battery charged fully before parting for a short or long-term journey so as to avoid g ... read more
Oil is the "lifeblood" of your vehicle. Not only does it provide the lubrication that allows the mechanical elements inside your car's engine to move freely, but it also helps with heat dissipation and cleaning. With so many responsibilities, it's no surprise oil changes are the most common vehicle maintenance procedures. Despite being so common, there’s a lot of mystery surrounding the oil change, including how often you should get one, the different types of oil, and more. Below, we'll clear up some of these confusing topics and help you better understand engine oil and oil changes. How Often Should You Get an Oil Change? At European Motor Cars Inc, we recommend every 5000 miles or 3 months. Why is this our recommendation? Well, think about it... We have extreme temperatures, we have fires, we have the brown cloud, we have dirty roads. As a European Motor Cars Inc customer, we know you have invested in a top quality vehicle ... read more
Our New Sign! Drive by, better yet come by and say hello! See our new sign! Every year we look a little better. Do you like it? As a small business, everyday is filled with having to make millions of little decisions about what to and how to do it. The look of our building is an ongoing project. We have more plans in the hopper. When you need service for your European Car... we are here to help. Call or schedule your appointment today
Do you ever wonder about our season's here in Colorado? Well, we think about it a lot. Don't get fooled into thinking that winter is over, done, kaput. Our heaviest snows generally happen March -April and somtimes into June. Remember.. it snows on Mother's Day quite a bit.