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Epic Car Quotes to Inspire

Epic Car Quotes to Inspire

Inspirational quotes or encouraging sayings help us focus on a positive life even when circumstances can be difficult. We all need encouragement at times, and we know of great quotes that include cars! CarLife, located in Gilbert, Chandler, Scottsdale and Glendale, is passionate about all types of vehicles, and believes in providing the best affordable automotive repair services to fit your needs. Car Quotes Life is an adventure, and everyone has their own path. A few things to help you along the way: *A muscle is like a car. If you want it to run well early in the morning, you have to warm it up. -Florence Griffith Joyner *I couldn't find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself. -Ferdinand Porsche *It's like driving a car at night. You never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way. -E. L. Doctorow *J ... read more

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The Best Family Car of 2017

The Best Family Car of 2017

There are so many different types of vehicles and it is key to find what fits your family the best. CarLife values buying a vehicle that is the best fit for you and your family, as well as one that has great automotive maintenance and repair options. Style: Cars Every car has a different style, feel and focus. The following cars were found to be the best family cars of 2017 by U.S. News. After examining the reliability, professional reviews, safety ratings, cargo volume as well as family-friendly features, the following were chosen out of a list of over 200 cars: *Best Compact Car: Kia Soul *Best Hybrid Car: Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid *Best Large Car: Kia Cadenza *Best Large Luxury Car: Cadillac CT6 *Best Luxury Midsize Car: Cadillac CTS *Best Midsize Car: Chevrolet Malibu *Best Wagon: Subaru Outback If, as a family, you ... read more

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Car Facts We Bet You Don’t Know

Car Facts We Bet You Don’t Know

There are so many things to know about cars, it would take years to learn everything. Each car has its own mechanical systems, its own unique driving experience, and its own visual appeal. CarLife (serving Chandler, Gilbert, Scottsdale, Glendale area) knows what makes cars tick and the most efficient way for them to run. We also found some great fun facts about cars for you to enjoy, just because. Check them out. Fun Facts packed into a smart car. *The average car has 30,000 parts. *The first car accident happened in 1891 in Ohio. *The inventor of the cruise ... read more

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Mistakes When Buying a Car

Mistakes When Buying a Car

A car is one of those possessions that can mean a lot to people in terms of how they present themselves to the world. Your car choice may be a representation of your personality, status, or individuality. Owning a car can give you a sense of freedom, of responsibility and maturity. When you get the chance to buy a new or used vehicle, it can be a like a clean slate. You will get to paint a new or upgraded picture of how others see you. You get to choose a new color, more technologically advanced options, or add a unique blend of your personality to the car through accessories. Whatever the reason, buying a vehicle is exciting, but it can also get some people in trouble. CarLife can give you the best services for car repair in the Scottsdale, Glendale and Gilbert areas, as well as help help educate you on some important factors to consider while car shopping. When it comes to buying a car, there are several areas people o ... read more

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BMW Beauty

BMW Beauty

The BMW is one of a kind and in a class of its own. It is a brand that is known worldwide for reliability, capability and luxury. Here at CarLife, we are privileged to get to regularly maintain, service and repair a wide range of vehicles, including BMWs. What makes a BMW stand out from the crowd of vehicles manufactured? Let’s find out. History Bavarian Motor Works (BMW) was founded in 1916 in Germany, with an initial focus on building aircraft. They moved into building motorcycles in the early 1920’s, and finally cars in 1928. After World War II they established themselves as one of the world’s top manufacturers of line engines, sports cars, motorcycles, and luxury vehicles. What is Special About A BMW? BMW is a widely known brand across the world, but why? Exquisite attention to detail from the inside to the outside is what makes them stand out. They have a ... read more

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Get Your Car In Line!

Get Your Car In Line!

Importance of Good Alignment When it comes to keeping your car maintained well, having great wheel alignment is important for your tires, gas mileage, and maneuverability. Driving on poor road conditions, hitting large bumps in the road, having erratic driving, or getting in an accident can cause your tires to come out of alignment. How to Tell If Your Car Is Not Aligned When you are driving, it is easy ... read more

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The Best Way to Deck Out Your Vehicle

The Best Way to Deck Out Your Vehicle

Owning a vehicle is not a right, it is a privilege. When we have the privilege of owning a car, we like to give it a personality that reflects our own. The many accessories available to us allow us to add our own splash of personality to our vehicles. CarLife not only works to excel at giving the best automotive repair services possible in Gilbert, Scottsdale, and Glendale but we also like to appreciate the personality of the cars we work on. Why Car Accessories? There are various reasons that someone invests in accessories for their car. Accessories can show personality through a ... read more

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The Ins and Outs of Your Tires

The Ins and Outs of Your Tires

In the heat it can be difficult to maintain tire pressure and it can get annoying when the low air light on your dash continually comes on. One of the most important aspects of your vehicle are your tires. They impact your gas mileage, your brakes, the way your car rides, and various other areas of the car. It is also highly important for your safety to maintain and have great tires. Carlife knows the value of well maintained tires. Our Gilbert, Scottsdale, and Glendale locations are passionate about giving your vehicle the best automotive services possible. Basics of Tires Each tire has it’s own specifications of how long it lasts and how many miles it can go. The life of the tire is determined by how well you maintain the tires, the design of the tire, road conditions, the weather, and the tire type itself. Driving habits and styles can also imp ... read more

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Regular Tune Ups for Your Vehicle

Regular Tune Ups for Your Vehicle

The purpose of going to the doctor for an annual health check up is to ensure your body is in the best shape possible. Likewise, regular check ups are important for your vehicle in order to prevent any unnecessary repairs, costs, or mishaps. CarLife recognizes the need for a regular tune up for our own bodies as well as for our vehicles. We are dedicated to providing the most effective and cost efficient auto repair services in Scottsdale, Peoria, Glendale, and Mesa. Why do we need regular tune ups for our vehicle? Let’s find out! What is a Tune Up? When you get a tune up, you are giving your car a boost of energy and checking it over for any flaws that could cause issues in the future. A tune up checks over your brakes, tires, fluid levels, fuel filter, air filters, and important valves. As-needed tune ups look at your timin ... read more

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Car Battery Basics

Car Battery Basics

When your engine isn’t running quite right or if you feel power leaving your car when turning it on, you may have a battery issue. Just like when a body is not being fed and it tires out, you need to ensure that your car battery is charged with the energy it needs to help run the vehicle. CarLife knows how important excellent service is for all your automotive repair needs. We are dedicated to helping the Scottsdale, Peoria, Glendale, and Mesa areas get the best car service possible. Batteries play a critical role in keeping your car running in tip top shape and, unfortunately, Arizona’s heat can take a toll on them. Let’s look at some of the basics of batteries. A Few Basics It helps to start off with the basics of knowing your battery and how it functions. For over a 100 years, the lead acid battery has been consistently used to power ve ... read more

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