Learn More About the Zimbrick Service Centers and Body Shops

By blogsadmin | Posted in Service on Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 8:14 PM
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Best Place in Madison for Post-Winter Auto Body Work

The winter is quickly coming to an end (hallelujah) and now that spring is almost here, it’s time to consider getting your car fixed up and ready for the warmer temperatures. If you have been looking for a place in the Madison area to bring your vehicle to, you will be sure to appreciate that we have more than a few service centers and body shops that you can visit. Allow us to explain what we can provide for you here. Read the rest of this entry »

Tips for Getting Your Car Ready for a Road Trip Vacation

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 7:51 PM
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How to Best Prepare Your Car Before a Vacation

The cost of flights is no joke, and with the actually-affordable price of gas right now, taking your car to your destination can seem pretty appealing. In addition to the money that you can save, having a road trip can lead to a great deal of memories. Hopefully, the memories are more good than bad, and to make sure that they are as good as they can get, you should always make sure that your car is ready to make the trip. Here are just some of the things that you can do to prepare your car before a road trip vacation. Read the rest of this entry »

Convertibles That You Can Find For Sale at Zimbrick

By blogsadmin | Posted in Dealer Information on Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 7:13 PM
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Best Place to Buy a Convertible in Madison WI

Here at Zimbrick, we stock just about every type of car that you can imagine. You’ll find compact cars, sedans, coupes, crossovers, SUVs, trucks, vans, commercial vehicles and even convertibles. Though the state of Wisconsin sort of limits the amount of time that convertibles can actually be driven, we still have a number of customers who come to us in search of new and used convertibles, which is why we ensure that our inventory of new and used convertibles in the Madison, Wisconsin area is always well stocked. Read the rest of this entry »

Schedule an Appointment for Spring Service at Zimbrick

By blogsadmin | Posted in Service on Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 5:19 PM
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Where to Get Your Car Ready for Spring in Madison WI

Believe it or not, it won’t be long before the snow begins to melt and those April showers bring us some May flowers. While we are only halfway through March, it’s never too early to start preparing for spring, and if you are looking to get your car back into shape after another snow-filled Wisconsin winter, we can help. Here at Zimbrick, we have many service centers in Madison, Middleton and Sun Prairie, and we have the team who can provide your car with the spring maintenance that it needs to run through summer. Read the rest of this entry »

The Lowdown on Soft Touch and Touch-Free Car Washes

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 4:38 PM
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Difference Between Soft Touch & Touch-Free Car Washes

When you pull your car up to most car washes, you’ll notice that you have two options. You can enter the soft touch, or you can opt for the touch-free version. Not surprisingly, both will wash your car, but there are some distinct differences between the two. You can probably gather the main difference just be reading the names, but there are some other differences that you should know about. Let’s take a look. Read the rest of this entry »

What to Know About Checking and Filling Your Tire Pressure

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 3:47 PM
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How Often Should You Fill Your Car Tires?

In the past, it was necessary to keep a tire gauge handy, so that you could periodically check the pressure of your tires. Thanks to advances in technology, however, checking the pressure and keeping the tires filled to the proper pressure is now easier than ever before. Your vehicle can tell you when the tires need air, but that doesn’t mean that you should always rely on that technology. To give you a better idea of how often you should be checking and filling your car tires, let’s dive a bit deeper into tire air pressure. Read the rest of this entry »

Get Your Vehicle’s Front End Realigned at Zimbrick in Madison

By blogsadmin | Posted in Service on Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 2:50 PM
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Car Tire Front End Alignment Service in Madison WI

Over time, thanks to pot holes, other bumps in the road and good old fashioned wear and tear, the alignment of your vehicle can shift a great deal. It’s something that may not seem like a huge deal, as the pull of the vehicle to one side or the other can be compensated for, however, it should be addressed, as a vehicle that is out of alignment can cause your tires to wear unevenly, leading to higher-than-average costs to replace them. If you need to have your front end aligned in Madison, we can help you at Zimbrick. Read the rest of this entry »

Where to Get an Alignment after Pothole Damage in Madison

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 2:33 PM

Why Are Potholes Bad for Your Car?

They say that there are two seasons in Wisconsin: Winter and construction season. When snow and ice melt when temperatures begin to warm up, the water seeps into the cracks in the road caused by the wear and tear of traffic. As that water melts and freezes over and over, it expands, causing the road to shift significantly. This is where potholes come from. As you know, potholes are annoying, but they are also bad for your car, as they can cause some major damage. Allow us to further explain why that is. Read the rest of this entry »

Zimbrick Body Shops Offer Steering and Suspension Repair

By blogsadmin | Posted in Service on Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 2:21 PM
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Steering & Suspension Service & Repair in Madison WI

When winter ends, the potholes begin, and if you’ve been a resident of Madison for a while, you likely know that those potholes can really do a number on your vehicle. In addition to throwing off the alignment of your vehicle, the steering and suspension can really take a hit. Thankfully for you, here at Zimbrick, we have a number of body shops in the Madison area that can help to get your steering and suspension back on track. We’ll tell you a bit more about those shops and dive more into your suspension system below. Read the rest of this entry »

Learn More About the Differences Between Engine Oil Types

By blogsadmin | Posted in Service on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 11:02 PM
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Differences Between Conventional and Synthetic Engine Oil

If you are a car owner, you’ve likely had to change the oil in your car—or at least we hope that you have. The age-old question that you get every time that you need to change the oil is whether you want to get conventional or synthetic oil. Most people opt for the former, simply because of the difference in cost, but there are a number of benefits of the latter that should definitely be considered, as you sort of get what you pay for when it comes to engine oil. Allow us to further explain by comparing the two oil types. Read the rest of this entry »