• New School: Automotive Ace Performance Automotive Technician Training

    Monday 19 June 2017

    GILBERT consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have made significant improvements in reliability and performance over the last few decades. They also deliver more power to GILBERT drivers more efficiently than ever before. For example, some of today's... read more

  • Ace Performance Automotive: Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

    Sunday 11 June 2017

    Most GILBERT auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Ace Performance Automotive, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can GILBERT drivers actually save?In today's Ace Performance Automotive article, we're focusing on the things you can do to improve your vehicle’s economydriving around AZ. We'll tell you the potential savings per gallon of gas at... read more

  • The Ace Performance Automotive Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

    Monday 05 June 2017

    The team at Ace Performance Automotive in GILBERT, and AZ car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. GILBERT drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—or should know—that preventive maintenance will help maximize fuel economy. But is there something more people in GILBERT can do? After all, some of us folks can't cut back on our driving, and others would like to do more to economize.Weight is one major... read more

  • Below 45 Degrees in GILBERT: Consider Winter Tires

    Thursday 01 June 2017

    Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and GILBERT drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. AZ drivers ran out and bought some and we thought we were done with snow tires forever.Tires have come a long way since then. Modern winter tires sold in the GILBERT area are much better designed for the wide range of... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Ace Performance Automotive: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

    Monday 22 May 2017

    Repair or Replace? That’s a question GILBERT drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shoulders may not be able to be repaired. And sometimes there is internal damage revealed on inspection that indicates the tire should not be repaired. Run flat tires should not be... read more

  • Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Ace Performance Automotive in GILBERT

    Monday 15 May 2017

    With GILBERT gas prices being what they are, many of us in AZ are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. GILBERT area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in AZ. But there are things all GILBERT drivers can do to save fuel: We can improve our driving habits and stay on top of preventive maintenance at Ace Performance Automotive. These things make small s... read more

  • Busting Automotive Myths in GILBERT, AZ

    Sunday 07 May 2017

    Myths passed around our GILBERT, AZ community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehicles of yesteryear and declare their modern decedents to be virtually maintenance free and that anyone who says otherwise is out to rip you off. To get the truth about auto myths you hear around the GILBERT area, come over to Ace Performance Automot... read more

  • Professional Fuel System Cleaning

    Monday 01 May 2017

    Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in order to deliver the fuel with the correct pressure, spray pattern and volume.GILBERT drivers can buy fuel system cleaners that you pour into your gas tank to help maintain an already clean fuel system; however, th... read more

  • Will Proper Auto Maintenance at Ace Performance Automotive Really Save Gas?

    Monday 01 May 2017

    Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But GILBERT drivers don't always extend those good habits into the garage. Our vehicles need regular maintenance just like our rugs need vacuuming. We may not notice a difference in the feel or appearance of the vehicle, but just as cleaning a carpe... read more

  • What to Do In Case of an Accident

    Monday 01 May 2017

    If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around GILBERT, AZ, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in GILBERT, AZ:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving the scene of an accident is considered a crime in AZ, even if it's not your fault. And hit-and-run penalties are fairly severe, possibly resulting in steep fines, loss of your dri... read more

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