Tag Archives: Performance

Our Top Performance Upgrades

Our Top Performance Upgrades

Anytime is a great time to do performance upgrades on your vehicle - Here are our favorites (and most popular!): Brakes Replace your regular brake pads with performance pads and braided stainless steel brake lines.  ... read more

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Motorsports

BMW NCC Sponsor Highlight

BMW NCC Sponsor Highlight

Craftsman Auto Care is featured in the first article of the new series of Sponsor Highlights in the BMW National Capital Chapter's magazine der Bayerische

TRACK 101: Frequently Asked Questions

TRACK 101: Frequently Asked Questions

Are track days bad for my car? Not necessarily.  For vehicles that are well maintained (regular oil changes, annual inspections, and performing all the manufacturer’s recommended scheduled services), they do beautifully.  Vehicles were made to be driven.  Testi ... read more

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Motorsports

Track 101: Where to Begin (Part 1)

Track 101: Where to Begin (Part 1)

  Hopping onto a road track for the first time is definitely intimidating.  Those of us who are interested or curious and just don’t know where to start, I’d like to share the knowledge I’ve accumulated during sponsoring track events for our local car clubs.  There ... read more

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Motorsports

12 Days of Repairs

12 Days of Repairs

We're singing the tunes to "The 12 Days of Christmas" to wrap up your vehicle with everything it needs this season. Check out these cool video shots that are color-coded: green = good, yellow = caution and red = safety warning! 2 WIPERS BLADES Windshield wipers event ... read more

Streetcar to Racecar: Look Cool, Be Cool and Sound Cool!

Streetcar to Racecar: Look Cool, Be Cool and Sound Cool!

Turning a streetcar into a racing machine is one of the coolest things we get to do as auto care specialists. Occasionally, a car comes through that screams "Race me!" We were lucky enough to have a 2007 Porsche Cayman S brought in that was in dire need of repairs, updates, and maintenance ... read more

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Motorsports

Carbon Junk

Carbon Junk

Q: What is Carbon Buildup? Carbon buildup is mostly a problem with today’s newer “direct injection” vehicles. Think of your engine like a fireplace. When a fireplace burns fuel, it releases fumes – waste byproducts of smoke and carbon. In a fireplace these ... read more

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