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  • Below 45 Degrees in HURST: Consider Winter Tires

    Tuesday 18 July 2017

    Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and HURST drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. TX drivers ran out and bought some and we thought we were done with snow tires forever. Tires have come a long way since then. Modern winter tires sold in the HURST area are much better designed for the wide range o... read more

  • Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

    Tuesday 11 July 2017

    Welcome to the Honest - 1 Auto Care - Hurst, TX automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear.  Let's focus on stopping in wet HURST conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move the water, the tire will actually ride on top of a thin film of water. That's called hydroplaning. If it's really bad, HURST drivers can actually spin out of control - endanger... read more

  • Make Your Vehicle Last

    Monday 03 July 2017

    We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, TX folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they had to do without. Most HURST drivers couldn't afford new vehicles very often, so they had to make them last as long as they could. It's a good thing that vehicles are more reliable these days. Th... read more

  • When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

    Tuesday 27 June 2017

    June 26, 2017 There are several important factors that go into how often HURST drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out – especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether it’s a lot of bugs and road grime from TX freeway driving or lots of wet weather – your blades get a work out and start to wear. But your wiper blades break down even when they aren’t used frequently. They... read more

  • New School: Automotive Honest - 1 Auto Care - Hurst, TX Technician Training

    Thursday 22 June 2017

    HURST consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other. Today's vehicles have made significant improvements in reliability and performance over the last few decades. They also deliver more power to HURST drivers more efficiently than ever before. For example, some of today... read more