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Pat’s Perspective – Frozen Bits

Don’t let this sudden warm weather fool you! It won’t last forever and if you’ve put off prepping your car do it now, because this time of year it can get very cold very quickly. That could mean frozen parts on your car and hundreds to thousands of dollars in damage. If your radiator has been

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Pat’s Perspective – The Three Types of Oil

I get lots of synthetic oil questions like, can I put synthetic in an older car? Yes, Absolutely. Most cars can be changed over to synthetic at any time. A.J says, I read on the internet that synthetic oil will keep my new car from breaking in properly. FALSE. If that were true, there would

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Pat’s Perspective – Frozen

Lately, our weather has been kinda goofy. Warm and raining during the day, then freezing over night. That cycle can create annoying car problems that might cause you to damage your car. Here are some simple Do’s and Don’ts to help avoid costly damage. Don’t ignore the rubber weather strip around your doors and windows.

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Second Location Now Open!

Second location now open! Easily located at 1101 State Route 3 (Click here for map) in Gambrills/Crofton, MD 21054. ASE Master Technician Anthony Weber has partnered with Pat Goss, to bring Goss’ Garage to your area! We’d love to see you, stop by and say hi and see the new shop firsthand! Call 410-451-4677 (GOSS) to make

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Pat’s Perspective – C-P-O’s

I think there may be more fake stories about cars then politics. Myths like, buy a used car and all you’re getting is someone else’s problems. That’s pure garbage. I don’t know if that ever was true, but I do know it isn’t true today. Sure, some used cars are dogs, but many late model used cars

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Pat’s Perspective – Commuter Mods

Not going racing, but want a more enjoyable car for commuting? Then concentrate on things that make you feel good, but use restraint. Huge horsepower for commuting makes zero sense, but a great sounding exhaust and intake system with nice tires and wheels would make most drivers feel better about their commute. But, make sure

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Pat’s Perspective – Amazingly Stupid Car Repairs

Just when I think i’ve seen it all, something more amazingly stupid comes along. Oh…Hell no…not politics, car stuff. Like the driver who hit a metal grate and gouged a pork-chop size slab of rubber out of a tire. The four inch by nearly half inch thick chunk was hanging by a small thread of

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Pat’s Perspective – Oil

Every week I get oil questions like, the guy who changes my oil says I should be using thicker oil in my car. I trust him, but I don’t know about this advice. What should I do? It seems far too many people who change oil know more than the engineers who design engines. These

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Pissed Off

Okay, I’ve done it again. I’ve pissed off a bunch of you self righteous, think you know it all car people! But then, I seem to have a knack for doing that lately. Like David who called my story about using the proper oil “pathetic”. He says and I quote “good, better and best. Are

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GLAMOUR ROTORS

GLAMOUR ROTORS   by Pat Goss   So you want some racy cross-drilled or slotted brake rotors? But do you really? After learning the pros and cons of glamour rotors most drivers decide not to spend the extra money. The positives of slotted and cross drilled rotors are mostly great looks when the car is

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