Monthly Archives: April 2018

7 Tips to Keep Your Subaru from Looking (and Smelling) Like a Kennel

Calling all dog lovers! It's common, especially in the Pacific Northwest like Seattle, Washington, to see countless cars traveling with their beloved pets. Up here, they're viewed as family! Rain or shine, you can count on seeing owners with a little extra cargo in their Subarus. Our community loves the outdoors: the sea, mountains, coast, hiking - nothing is out of our reach. So, as you most likely are very well familiar, bringing your pups means there's a huge likelihood for a mess, or even a not so pleasant smell. What's the solution? We have some tips to help keep your car clean, smelling nice, while still including the entire (pet) family Tip #1 Heavy Duty Rubber Mats If you have pets, you want to be sure you not only have mats (*ahem* to those of you who don't have ANY), but you want heavy duty rubber mats. This will protect your floors from dirt, mud, rain, slobber, claws, fur, and "accidents". When they are dirty, you just pull them out, spray them down, and start fresh a ... read more

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Washington Waterfall Roadtrip: Our Top 5 Waterfall Destinations

It's finally Spring! Which means, for the Subaru family, it's time to explore. It's time to get back out into nature, and take full advantage of our beautiful Pacific Northwest. With your Subaru all tuned up, dewinterized, and ready to go - you only have to decide the destination. Washington has endless options, but have you ever explored the waterfalls? They're are so many, it would take days to track them all down! However, a great place to start, is around the Olympic National Park. Take a day or weekend waterfall road trip and check out these five waterfalls to kick off your new season IMG ... read more

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5 Ways to Avoid Getting Your Car Stolen

Have you ever walked out of a store, walked to where you thought your car was, only to feel completely disoriented as to why you don't see your vehicle? Do you instantly have the fear creep up that maybe someone stole your car? But then, you turn around and realize you parked somewhere else, and you were looking at last weeks parking spot. PHEW. Even though we live in the Pacific Northwest which tends to have a friendly, down to earth human vibe, we are not exempt from crime. Whether you're in Seattle, or out toward Mountlake Terrace, there's the possibility for something to happen at any time. Now, we don't want you to walk around in fear of your car being stolen...however, a little wise precaution never hurt anyone. In fact, it could very well deter the crime from happening. What precautions are we talking about? Below are our top 5 ways to avoid getting your car stolen Lock Your Vehicle and Take Your Keys With You Sound like common sense? It is. However, you would be surpri ... read more

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What do I do if I put Diesel in my Car Gas Tank?

So, you did it. You made the mistake you thought was never possible. The mistake you used to look at others in shock wondering "how in the world does someone do that?" But now, as you stare at the gas pump with eyes wide open, panic begins to creep in as you realize you accidentally filled your tank with diesel. Somehow overlooking the different color handle, different pump size, different smell, and different location on the pump - okay, so you had a complete brain dead moment - you managed to do the unthinkable to your Subaru. Don't waste time wallowing, what's done is done! Instead, take a deep breath, remind yourself that everyone makes mistakes, and recall our instructions. What do I do if I put diesel in my car gas tank? 4 things... #1 The Most Important Thing to Do Is NOTHING Once you realize your mistake, do not drive your Subaru. Don't even turn your car on! At this point, the damage is not permanent. However, if you turn on your vehicle, or even worse, try to drive ... read more

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