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Read Here to Learn how to Properly Install Your Child's Safety Seat

If you have a little one, keeping them safe when you are behind the wheel is a top priority. Although you try to keep your child safe by using a car seat, if it is not installed properly, then it can increase the risk of injury in the event of a collision. At German/Asian Concepts serving Osceola, IN, we want to help you keep your child safe, which is why we have summarized some tips about how to install your child's car seat.

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Scratches? Tips for Applying Touch Up Paint for Osceola Vehicle Owners

Scratches on your vehicle can be just like scratches in your skin – you’ll find them and often not even be sure where they came from. Unlike scratches in your skin, they can turn into far more severe problems if left alone. Let’s take a look at how to apply touch up paint to prevent rust problems and ugliness.

Regardless the severity, the first thing to do is use warm water and soap to clean up scratch. Following this, you’ll want to thoroughly dry the area..

 
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Tips for a Tailgate Touchdown

The smell of fall is in the air which means tailgate season is right around the corner. Although some might see planning and packing for a tailgate party to be a hassle, it is easy when you are equipped with the right system and gear. Keeping a tailgate kit ready and packed with essentials such as paper towels and utensils is a good idea. 

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Keep These Back to School Carpool Tips Handy

Plan for another safe school year when you plan your carpool safety tips in advance.

The kids are going to be preoccupied with wanting to see their friends and have fun at school, the last thing they are concerned about is which door they need to be getting in and out of each day. This is why it is crucial the driver reminds the children they must only enter or exit the vehicle curbside moving forward.

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Choosing Between Summer and All-Season Tires

We want to help you understand all that you need to know about picking out tires for your vehicle as the weather warms up. There are some differences to consider when choosing between summer and all-season tires.

If heat and rain are of concern to you, you might want to go with a set of tires that are going to perform excellently in those conditions. 

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Increase Your Cargo Space with a Roof Rack

Whether you're hauling kids to summer camp, taking a cross-country vacation, or moving a college student into the dorms, a roof rack can increase your available cargo space.

When using a luggage rack, you can stash smaller items in an overhead cargo case or place large items directly on the rack. Whichever you choose, be sure to secure your gear to the rack with sturdy straps.  

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Plan Ahead for Your Next Road Trip

Summer can be a great time to take a vacation if planned properly. We want you to enjoy traveling in your vehicle this summer, and want to offer you these tips to help stay on a budget.

Plan out the route. Once you have a destination set, you can see how many days you’ll be traveling and be able to plan out stops such as food, gas, lodging, and even bathroom breaks. That way you can find places with cheaper gas and lodging prices without having to stress out about it on the road. 

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Getting Your Car Detailed on a Weekly Basis

Most drivers will cringe at the idea they have to detail the car weekly because they see it as a chore. The truth is, this chore could actually be saving you money and making your car safer, check out the reasons here.

All that grime and dirt that is clouding the windows and mirrors will instantly be cleaned away so that you can see again perfectly. In addition to increasing the visual appeal of the car, it makes it safer for you to see others on the road.

The dirt on the car mixes with rain as you drive at…

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Why Buying a Truck May Be a Great Idea

If you’re ready for a new family vehicle, you may want to consider getting a pickup truck. Pickup trucks are rapidly becoming very popular not just for drivers who need to haul things but also for family vehicles, and women seem to love driving pickup trucks. Come to German / Asian Concepts and check out the many trucks we have on hand.

Buying a pickup truck may be a great idea, whether you’re a single individual or part of a family. Pickup trucks are more fuel-efficient than ever before. Their extended cabs offer seating for up to five. Their…

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Why Gaskets are Important

Blowing a gasket can be a large cause of breakdowns, and sadly most people don’t really understand what they are or why this happens. That’s nothing to be ashamed of, and we’re going to change this right now.

Gaskets keep air and liquids where they belong by providing an impassible seal. They’re made of flexible metal – often copper and steel, with a nice, rubbery coating. Of the many, the oil pan (keeping oil in where the crankshaft needs it), intake/exhaust manifold (keeping a constant temperature and air where it needs to be) and the cylinder…

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