1. What You Should Always Have In Your Car

    You rely on your vehicle to get you places without incidence. But have you equipped your car properly in the event of an emergency (or simply unforeseen circumstances)? We’ve compiled a list of what you should keep in your car at all times. If you don’t have all these things, take a moment this week to round up these items and store them in your vehicle. Auto Insurance And Vehicle Registration…Read More

  2. Autumn Prep Checklist

    Fall has well and truly arrived in the Front Range, which means we get to enjoy the crisp air, beautiful foliage, and the coziness of an overcast day. However, chances are good that, even if it's overcast and damp, you still need your vehicle to get you places. Perhaps you turned on the heat for the first time since last winter. Did it work? Are you confident it will keep running until it's time f…Read More

  3. Dashboard Lights That Shouldn’t Be Ignored

    Everyone has been there: just a casual morning, you get in your vehicle to head for work, turn it on, and suddenly you notice a light on your dashboard that is not normally there, indicating that there is an issue. Even with this light, whether it is a battery, oil can, check engine, or other indicators, your car seems to work perfectly fine, posing the question whether or not it's worth it to go …Read More

  4. 8 Signs You Are Due For Professional Brake Service

    Being able to recognize potential problems before they turn into something serious is essential to cost-efficient automotive maintenance. Since your vehicle’s brakes are one of the most critical safety components, being able to identify when there is an issue can help you avoid costly brake repair services as well as car breakdowns. In fact, being able to understand when to when to seek auto bra…Read More

  5. Winter Tires FAQ – Part 1

    Now that the weather is turning cold, snow is on its way, and Colorado snow is not to be messed with! November is the perfect time to get winter tires put on your car so you can face the winter with confidence. In the next few blogs, we are going to answer some of the most commonly-asked questions about winter tires. Do I need winter tires? Many people avoid buying winter tires because they want t…Read More

  6. Stay Safe on the Road This Winter – Part 2

    Keeping your life going when winter weather is going crazy can be a challenge. Even more than that, it can be dangerous. In our last blog, we discussed several ways for you to stay safe on the roads this winter. Today, we have a few more tips for you! Stay Safe on the Road This Winter Preserve visibility Winter weather reduces visibility. Whether you're dealing with a blizzard or sun glaring like …Read More

  7. Do You Need Your Brakes Checked?

    While you’re cruising down the streets of Loveland and approaching a traffic light, the last thing you want to worry about is your brakes not quite catching in time! Sometimes brake issues can be obvious: taking longer than normal to slow down or the pedal almost touching the floor. However, we at Metric Motors believe the best way to avoid brake issues (and accidents) is to prevent them! Listen…Read More

  8. Stay Safe on the Road This Winter – Part 1

    Well, winter has hit Colorado, and it's going to be here a while. We have been known to get major snow storms in May! Snow or not, life has to go on. Here are some of our tips for keeping safe as you keep functioning through the weather. Stay Safe on the Road This Winter Take it slow. If you want to stay in control on snowy or icy roads, you have to go slowly. Whether you're turning, stopping, or …Read More

  9. Time to Rotate Your Tires

    It’s common for people to go long stretches of time without rotating their tires. After all, each of the four tires touches the ground the same amount of time, right? That may be true, but tires feel wear and tear differently depending on where they are located on the car and how you use your car. Why should I rotate my tires? To answer plainly: tires wear unevenly! Your front tires will wear ou…Read More

  10. The Physics of Your Suspension System

    In our day and age, we rely on our vehicles for so much. Most of our recreation, career, and general survival, relies on our ability to drive ourselves to where we need to go. In this blog we will discuss the topic of car suspension systems, specifically when they were created, what they are, what they do. Also, we will add a little bit of physics in order to show you the science behind the system…Read More