Rust is Not a Hidden Cost

Rust is costing us a fortune in Fairbanks. Listen to what our data says. It speaks loudly. We see customer cars an average of three times per year for regular maintenance and repairs. From the car you just drove off Kendall’s lot to the 200K-miles, loved-up commuter your high schooler is now driving, we have…

seasonal vehicle no-start

Seasonal Vehicle No-Start

It’s a beautiful summer day and you own a pretty little convertible. ANNNND…you live in Fairbanks so it’s one of the THREE days you can legitimately drive with the top down. You climb in and turn the key to the deafening sound of silence. Disappointed, yes, but you’re handy so you pop the hood and…

innovation and kite flying in Fairbanks, AK

Kite Flying and Innovation

We ordered a dragon kite from Amazon and I don’t know about everyone else, but is Prime not so SPEEDY now?? It took almost two weeks to get here. But no matter, it is ALWAYS windy on Murphy Dome. We grabbed the halibut pole and set out for the top. Halibut pole? ABSOLUTELY! If you’ve…

Calcium Chloride buildup

Drive Alaska’s Dirt Roads? Read This

Let’s talk about dirt. In Fairbanks we make it through seven months of ice and snow and then comes Spring and the Mud Season. Vehicles are never able to relax in this climate. Mud seems innocuous enough compared with ice and -40F, but to suspension, brakes and wheels, it’s just the next pestilence to navigate.…