Goodyear Assurance ComfortDrive Touring Tires Outperform Expectations
For my epic road trip and Expedition around Canada, I chose the 18″ Assurance ComfortDrive tires from Goodyear. As an Instructor with the ILR Car Control School, we have a special relationship with Goodyear because we truly believe in their products (and they believe in us). So when my van Moose needed some new shoes … Continue reading
My Van “Moose” | What’s in a Name?
Some people may be curious how my van got the name “Moose”. Well, I’ve never really been one to name my vehicles, although a couple did have some sort of nickname. In this case though, I knew that this van would certainly have a significant role to play in my life in the near future. … Continue reading
Stranded in Minden – Won’t Start Due to Blown Starter
Once again, my van “Moose” started showing his age. While up in Minden, Ontario Moose refused to start. At first, it seemed like a battery issue, and after getting a boost from one of the locals, I went and bought a new battery. The battery was only 3 years old, but I replaced it anyway … Continue reading
Gut Wrenching News – Timing Chain Fail Puts Trip at Risk
Not a good way to start the 2022. Just two days into the new year and disaster strikes. The timing chain on my van failed and I was stranded. With no choice, I had my van towed to my mechanic. I knew this would be a huge ordeal and I knew I would have to … Continue reading