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Is the Winter Worse For Auto Body Damage?

Winter weather can wreak havoc on your car, from the paint job to the engine, especially if you live in Vancouver. Taking a few extra steps to protect the auto body of your car from the elements will help keep it running smoothly all winter long. Here are a few tips from our auto body shop in Vancouver on how …

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7 Ways to Take Care of Your Tires Before Vancouver Winter

Even after this year’s gorgeous autumn, Vancouver winter still looms! As the season’s shift, the temperature drops and the rain begins, it’s important to be on top of your car’s tire health to avoid hydroplaning or getting caught in an accident. Whether you’re new to driving or a seasoned driver, here’s what you can do to prepare for the rainy …

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7 Most Common Auto Body Repairs in Vancouver

It’s hard to avoid auto body repairs as a car owner. Even the best drivers can’t escape accidental dents to their cars. Vehicles may also require auto body repairs as they age. As the best auto body shop in Vancouver, BC, our team at Grandcity Autobody completes many repair projects each year. Here are seven of the most common repairs …

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The 6 Most Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Car Painting

Whether you’ve been involved in a motor collision or are just looking to upgrade your vehicle, a visit to your local auto body shop is in order and the option of car painting will almost certainly come up. Once you’ve fixed the dents, replaced the broken parts, and all other problems have been resolved, the option of repainting will be …

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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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How to Safely Navigate a Roundabout in Vancouver

You probably don’t dedicate too much thought on the “how tos” of navigating a roundabout. In fact, it likely doesn’t cross your mind until you’re staring one down through your windshield, blinkers flashing and foot hovering the brake pedal. That’s when the panic seems to set in for most Vancouver drivers. And since roundabouts only came to the Lower Mainland …

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How to Remove Tree Sap from Your Auto Body?

Spring is upon us which means blooming flowers, warmer climates, and sprouting leaves on treetops. But this also means an excess of environmental hazards. While trees are integral to our ecosystem – providing us with oxygen and stunning views – they can be detrimental to your car’s auto body. When you park your car under a tree, you may come …

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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 …