The World’s Favorite Toy: The History of Cars

The history of the automobile is the history of man’s obsession with innovation, precision, and, moving really, really fast. From the invention of the wheel to the creation of the internal combustion engine and beyond, there have been gearheads who have dreamed of all the places we’d go. Of course, one doesn’t have to know the intricate history of the car in order to rely on it for the entirety of their lives — [...]

By |2021-10-10T00:32:08+00:00October 7, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on The World’s Favorite Toy: The History of Cars

The Wheels of Innovation

The story of human development is the story of innovation, creating something new from something old, whether that be an old idea or an old invention. Civilizations that weren’t able to innovate past their trials, (or at least past their competitors), found themselves thrust into dark ages and — at the very worst — extinction. At Master Muffler, we are drawn to man’s spirit of progress, manifesting spiritually as a dream and physically as [...]

By |2021-07-12T16:23:56+00:00July 12, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on The Wheels of Innovation

Back to Basics: Learning the Emissions System

The last few decades have seen a tremendous leap in green living sensibilities. Not only are people investing in renewable energy sources and beginning to be more environmentally minded, but corporations are also beginning to understand the impact that they have on nature. In the automotive industry, significant leaps have been made to innovate on electric and hybrid vehicles with a more eco-friendly design. This isn’t necessarily a new trend, however. While the technology [...]

By |2021-05-10T21:52:10+00:00May 13, 2021|Automotive Info, Safety and Emissions|Comments Off on Back to Basics: Learning the Emissions System

DIY Car Tips

Owning a car is not unlike owning a house; some repairs require a professional to come in and take care of, while others you can do on your own. While there will always be a need for professional auto care technicians (and our Riverton shop has proven repeatedly to be one of the best in the entire state), some people want to try their hand at fixing their car’s issues themselves. Learning a few [...]

By |2021-03-24T15:43:14+00:00March 24, 2021|Auto Repair, Automotive Info|Comments Off on DIY Car Tips

What Makes a Car Good in the Snow?

According to the Department of Transportation, over 70 percent of the nation’s roads are located in snowy regions. Because of this, more than 116,800 people per year are injured in vehicle crashes due to snowy road conditions while millions of dollars are spent to repair damage due to the same. Although some of these figures are a result of driver negligence or poor winter driving habits, it is safe to assume that, at least [...]

By |2021-01-29T00:54:02+00:00January 20, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on What Makes a Car Good in the Snow?

Are You Ignoring Your Car’s Important Warning Signs?

At Master Muffler, we understand that the times we live in can be tricky financially. Sometimes our scheduled plans like car maintenance are put on the backburner when funds are tight and every penny saved is important. We get it! But we also realize the important role your vehicle plays in your daily life. Whether it’s driving the kids to a place where they can get out while safely socially distancing, or taking a [...]

By |2020-10-02T20:07:08+00:00August 15, 2020|Auto Repair, Automotive Info, Driving Safety, Preventative Maintenance, Safety and Emissions, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are You Ignoring Your Car’s Important Warning Signs?

How to Find the Right Mechanic

Mechanics, unfortunately, have the bad reputation of charging much more than is necessary to get your car back in working order, but the truth is that there are highly professional and trustworthy mechanics out there for you to do business with. Finding the right car repair specialist can be difficult, however, and the decision you make could either save you or cost you thousands of dollars. Here are some tips for choosing the right [...]

By |2019-12-11T17:03:31+00:00December 11, 2019|Automotive Info|Comments Off on How to Find the Right Mechanic

How to Make Your Car Battery Last Longer

Replacing your battery is something you’re going to have to do from time to time as part of caring for your car. You can save some money by extending the life of your battery as long as possible so it will have to be replaced less often. This will also decrease the number of batteries that are in landfills and help the environment. There are a few easy things you can do that can [...]

By |2019-10-08T20:32:35+00:00October 8, 2019|Automotive Info, Batteries, Preventative Maintenance|Comments Off on How to Make Your Car Battery Last Longer

Are Your Aftermarket Vehicle Upgrades Legal?

Adding aftermarket parts to your car can increase horsepower, improve performance, and give your car an individual look, but it’s important to be aware of local modification laws before you get started. Making unlawful vehicle modifications can result in a citation and you will have to undo all of the work you’ve done. Before adding a high-performance muffler, window tints, or any other aftermarket vehicle upgrades, check to make sure they are legal in [...]

By |2019-07-15T22:44:40+00:00July 15, 2019|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Are Your Aftermarket Vehicle Upgrades Legal?

How to Get Ready for a Test Drive

Shopping for a new car soon and want to get behind the wheel of the cars you’re considering in order to help make your final decision? Here are some things you’ll want to do before the test drive so that you’ll make the best choice in the car you invest in. Know the Car You Want Rather than approaching the dealership without a mind for which particular car you’ll be looking at, it’s best [...]

By |2019-03-10T17:27:05+00:00March 10, 2019|Automotive Info, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Get Ready for a Test Drive
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