Fuel Economy & Refuel Records

With many options for keeping track of your fuel use, there shouldn’t be a reason not to. Some of the popular methods are the use of personalized spreadsheets, downloadable forms, tracking applications, and websites. There are also already so many reasons to keep a record of your fuel spending such as tax, calculating MPG, budgeting, keeping track of miles driven, etc. Reasons to Record Taxes – You may already be a receipt saver for all your other purchases so why not add this into your procedure. If you’re not this would be a great way to start and allow you to...


What Are Tire Rotational Patterns?

When dealing with different types of tries and drivetrains, various rotation patterns are required for even wear on the threads. Tires can vary in size, and direction whereas drivetrains come in front-wheel, rear-wheel, all-wheel, and four-wheel. All these factors come into play when building a tire rotation schedule. Rotational Patterns The five main patterns used are x-cross, forward cross, rearward cross, side-to-side, and front to back. X-Cross – As the name implies tires are rotated in an X pattern where the tires are switched from one axle to another and switched to opposite sides. The front left goes to the back right...


What is a Tire Rotation Schedule?

Tires allow the vehicle to remain glued to the ground at all times and similar to soles of a shoe, they experience wear. Did you know parts of the shoe becomes more worn than others? Tires are similar in the same aspect, they wear unevenly. Rotations are performed to control the wear of the treads, evening them out. This allows the tread to last longer and makes driving safer. Note some warranties require tire rotation at defined intervals. But what exactly is tire rotation and why is it important? Tire Rotation Defined Tire rotation is the act of moving the tires on a vehicle...