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How Often You Should Be Rotating Your Tires and Why

How Often You Should Be Rotating Your Tires and Why

What Happens When You Rotate Your Tires? A tire rotation meaning moving your tires from their current position to another—usually switching out the front tires and rear tires. You may also have the tires change sides of the vehicle. There may be a pattern outlined in the owner’s manual of your car. Why You Should Be Rotating Your Tires Rotating tires ensures that your tires wear down evenly. It can help to extend the life of your tires and save you the money of investing new tires. Some tire manufacturers may require tire rotations for your warranty to be valid....

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New product development updates

New product development updates

Hi everybody this is Ryan, owner of RKX. We are starting up a blog and will regularly update it with news and articles. I am not a man of many words so I will keep my posts short and to the point.   In the past few months RKX has been growing faster than we had ever expected. You may have noticed we have not been posting new products, videos, or pictures. This is because we have been busy working on "boring stuff".  We found our internal inventory tracking / kitting systems was not scalable with our growth. As a result...

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Signs Your Transmission is Going Out

Signs Your Transmission is Going Out

The transmission is a very vital part of a car—it is the mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the wheels, propelling the car forward. Transmission repairs can be costly. If you are noticing any of the following symptoms in regard to your transmission, take your car into the shop. Acting sooner rather than later may help you save your transmission. A complete transmission replacement can be pretty pricey. Having your transmission go out on your completely can be very dangerous. If your car cannot accelerate or shift gears, driving will be impossible. Learn the warning signs to avoid...

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How To Replace Your Wiper Blades

How To Replace Your Wiper Blades

It’s easy to overlook the need for good windshield wipers. You often don’t notice then need replacing until you need them most. Wipers a simple part of the car, but they can be a major safety risk when they aren’t in good shape. Without proper windshield wipers, it can be difficult or even impossible to see the road through rain, snow, or other hazards. Replace your blades regularly to ensure maximum visibility and safe driving. Your wipers may seem okay in the light of day, but when you face bad weather and tough driving conditions, they may not hold up...

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5 Signs Your Brakes are on the Fritz

5 Signs Your Brakes are on the Fritz

When it comes to brakes, you shouldn’t take any risks. There are few things more dangerous when it comes to driving than your brakes going out. If you see any of these warning signs that your brakes may need some attention, take your car. Don’t risk it! Having reliable brakes is extremely important for your own safety and the safety of those around you. 1. Brake Light  If your brake light comes on, that is a sure sign that something is wrong. Your dashboard light is a good indicator, you should take your car in. A dashboard light could just...

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