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Top 4 Winter Driving Tips For ‘Snow’ Worries

Winter driving is not as bad as it seems. Sure, there are some ice patches on the road and we all have to deal with those frustrating hills and potholes in the pavement, but once you get used to it you’ll find that driving in the snow just requires a few tweaks here and there. And since we’re about halfway …

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How to Inspect and Fill Your Engine’s Oil

If the heart of the car is the engine, the blood-life is the oil. It provides the right lubrication so that your vehicle runs smoothly and doesn’t grind to a halt unexpectedly. However, after a few thousand kilometres, it’s normal for any vehicle’s oil to get dirty and need replacing. Below we’ll list out the exact steps you should take …

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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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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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How to Tell If a Car Has Been in an Accident

If you are in the market for a car, there’s a good chance you are not going to be the first owner. Unless you are buying directly from the manufacturer, you are going to have to navigate the world of private sales. With this, there is always a risk that someone is going to try and take you for a …


Does Richmond Have Bad Drivers?

If you think about it, driving is an extremely complicated and complex skill. It requires the body and mind to perform multiple tasks simultaneously: planning where you’re going, anticipating what other drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are going to be doing, remembering rules, steering, shifting gears, switching from the gas to brake pedal… and on and on. It’s a miracle anyone …


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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Preparing Your Car for a Road Trip

Going On A Road Trip? Sunny skies and warm weather means that road trip season is officially here! For a lot of people, there is nothing better than taking a fun road trip with good friends or the family. In the excitement of making your travel plans however, it can be easy to neglect some of the basic car maintenance …


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!