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6 Tips to Help Your Car Retain Its Resale Value

Getting a new car is exciting! It’s a source of pride and freedom for many drivers, however, it’s also a serious financial investment. As such, you’ll want to start thinking of ways you can protect your new ride and its resale value. To minimize the depreciation of your car, here are 6 tips to guide you through… 1. Be Careful …

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Your Car’s New Year’s Resolutions for 2022!

It’s 2022 and our team at Grandcity Autobody want to wish you a Happy New Year! We hope this coming year brings you happiness, success, good fortune, and minimal car troubles. To help you stay safe this year, we think 2022 is the perfect time to make some New Year’s resolutions, not just for you, but for your car as …

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Debate Time: All-Season vs All-Weather vs Winter Tires

It’s time for a reality check. Winter is coming and you best be prepared for when it finally hits Vancouver. According to local forecasts, British Columbia is about to see some snowy days, making this one of the iciest winters yet. While snow has its upsides: skiing, snowman building, tobogganing, and the pure lustre of holiday cheer, driving through snowy …

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6 Engine Noises That Should Not Be Ignored

Have you ever been cruising down the highway, music blasting, coffee in hand, when an unusual sound erupts from your engine? If not, congratulations on being one in a million. However, be warned that if it hasn’t happened yet, your day could be looming. Cars are great for many reasons. From convenience to aesthetic, your car keeps you out of …

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Most Popular Car Colours in 2021

Fashionable and fleeting; that’s the makeup of any good trend. Like what you see on the runway or gracing magazine covers, cars have their own annual fashion trends. However, unlike a new style of trouser or trendy couture, cars can’t switch out their getup quite as easily. Therefore, you’ll want to take careful consideration before having a full auto body …

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What Causes Discolouration and What Can I Do About It?

Everyone loves the look of a new car, or even an older car that’s been well taken of. Heads turn when there is a shiny and sleek vehicle on the road, especially one with a perfect paint job. To keep a car in mint condition, a vehicle is usually kept in a garage. But in a place like Vancouver, not …

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What to Look for When Buying a Used Car

The last thing anyone wants is to get hustled on a used car. It can be tricky, however, to know the condition of a used car, especially for people without much experience with them. Many used cars are labeled “restored after an accident.” And while the vehicle might look like it’s in perfect condition, a person should take extra precautions …

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How To Prepare Your Car For The Fall

First comes oil – then comes rain. This creates a sure recipe for slippery road conditions. Yes! It’s true. Our customers, do love us. And, at Grandcity Autobody, you are guaranteed to receive the highest level of service, in the industry. Our hope is that you don’t ever need to use our services… good for business – not so fun, …

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Spring Time Travel Tips Part 1

As the seasons change, so do the hazards on the road! Watch out for these Spring Time travel tips while you’re driving this Spring season!