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Can you drive a car with bad brake rotors?

July 18th, 2018 by

   Short answer, I don’t recommend it! We have discussed the basics of brake physics and operation in a couple of previous blogs to which I will leave links at the end of this article, But in a nut shell your brakes convert kinetic energy into heat through friction and dissipate this heat in order

5 Common Clutch Related Failures

September 15th, 2017 by

  I have been asked the question recently “what causes the clutch to slip” and also “what causes the clutch to burn out” These are just a few of the questions we receive concerning “clutch repair” and “clutch replacement” I have tried to answer 5 of the most common clutch issues. 1. Master or Slave

Top Safety Tips When School’s In Session

September 1st, 2017 by

Top Safety Tips When School’s In Session — make sure your car is well maintained, make sure the brakes are working properly, don’t text and drive, etc. For the grade-school children, high school students, and their families around here, September means back to school week! Driving to drop off kids, especially the first few weeks,

Road Trip Ideas for Scuba Divers

August 4th, 2017 by

At London’s Automotive our specialty is, of course, providing great automotive repair. However, the owner, Bob Thayer, and his wife, happen to be experts not just on the gears that run your car, but also scuba gear! The Thayers are to be avid scuba divers, and regularly embark on road trips along the coast to

Summertime Car Shows

August 4th, 2017 by

Summertime Car Shows Near Corvallis, OR — we love car shows, and here are some of the top auto shows going on in the region.  If there aren’t a lot happening in Corvallis, look for car shows in Oregon, Northern California, and Washington. People are still talking about the New York Auto Show, and for

Why Is it important to be a NAPA Auto Care Center?

February 5th, 2015 by

Here at London’s Automotive in Corvallis, Oregon, we’re proud to be a Napa Auto Care Center. But what does that mean, exactly? Well, for starters, becoming a NAPA Auto Care Center is the standard for automotive repair shops. London’s Automotive has had to meet many qualifications to earn membership into this organization. Any NAPA Auto