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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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10 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Vehicle

Are you looking to extend the life of your motor vehicle? Cars are an investment. Like any form of investment, it’s important to provide care and attention to ensure optimal protection of your assets. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to promote longevity in your car’s engine and auto body. To get the most out of your investment, here …

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Protect Your Car Paint from the Sun

Why Do You Need to Protect Your Car Paint From the Sun? Summer is great for a lot of reasons, especially if you’re living in Vancouver. The pools are open, the beaches are sunny, and the BBQs are lit, however, with the summer heat comes the increased risk of sun damage. Vancouver gets some strong UV rays in the summertime, …

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What to Do When Collision Damage is NOT Repaired Properly?

As vehicles grow in popularity and use, the need for repairs also increases. This has led to the decline of quality in some car repair shops. In some cases, insurance companies promote quick repairs at low costs, resulting in rushed, imperfect work. When having work done on your car, it’s important that the repairs are done properly. The first step …

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How Often Should You Polish Your Car?

If you’re anything like us, you want to keep your car looking as beautiful as possible for as long as possible. One of the most important ways to ensure that your car is always looking like new is to keep it polished. However, there are a lot of misconceptions out there that make it hard to know how frequently you …

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Do Cars Need Paint Protection?

We all want to do whatever it takes to keep our cars in tip-top shape. After all, that is probably how you have landed on this article — frantically searching high and low on the internet for the best ways to protect the integrity of your beloved vehicle. Chances are that within your research on the topic of ways to …