Keep Your Car Looking New — Protect Your Paint from the gas pump

– Posted in: Car Care Tips

Gas prices HAVE come down…but that’s still no reason to slosh any on your automobile. Accidentally letting gas overflow onto your car is a sure way to damage automotive paint. Sure, you want to keep your car looking good, but keeping that automotive paint undamaged also protects your automotive body. If you do happen to [...]

Report: Apple Car Could Arrive as Early as 2020

– Posted in: Automotive News

The rumors are heating up around the alleged electric-car project being undertaken by tech giant Apple. According to a new report, the Cupertino fruit stand wants to have its first cars on the road as early as 2020. Bloomberg Business cites unnamed sources “with knowledge of the matter,” who say that the top-secret electric-car project is [...]

Tips for Getting Your Automobile to 200,000 miles

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It wasn’t that long ago that hitting the 100,000-mile mark on the odometer was a major milestone. That’s just not the case today. Automobiles regularly hit the 200,000 mark…and much higher. Here are some tips for getting more from your auto. Avoid short trips. The difference between driving short distances and longer distances – and [...]

Keeping Your Car Looking New — Protect Your Paint From Tree Sap

– Posted in: Car Care Tips

Beyond enhancing it’s resale value, your car’s paint job is your only line of defense against damage to the automotive body. And while the gorgeous Live Oaks and Longleaf Pines enhance your HOMES resale value; they can do serious damage to your car. The problem? Tree Sap. Trying to just wipe the clingy sap off [...]

What to look for in Bumper Repair

– Posted in: Auto Body Shop, Collision Repair

Ah, you’ve had a fender-bender. Does your bumper need replaced or simply repaired? And don’t procrastinate–the longer a repair goes untended the more expensive it gets. Car bumper repair is an extremely common body shop repair. Many bumper repair jobs can be saved with reconditioning techniques which can cost significantly less than replacing. A lot [...]

Car Accident Tips: What do you need to know?

– Posted in: Tips

Stay calm If anyone is injured or the nature of the accident dictates it, call 911. Call the police to report the accident. If possible, move your vehicle to a safe location or otherwise indicate a disabled vehicle with flashers or flares Take photos of the accident scene and the condition of all vehicles and [...]

Keep Your Car Looking New – Protect Your Paint from Wildfires

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The 2014 Orange Blossom Fire in Florida. Flick- USDAgov, photo by USFS

Keeping your car’s paint job looking good isn’t just a matter of enhancing its resale value, although that’s important too, it’s also your car’s only line of defense between the sheet metal and the elements. You already know parking lot dings, gravel roads or an angry ex can ruin your car’s paint in the blink [...]

When Choosing Collision Repair, You Have Freedom of Choice

– Posted in: Collision Repair

You have the legal right to choose where your vehicle is repaired regardless of what your insurance company may suggest. Being in an accident is never easy, but getting your vehicle repaired can be. Wilde Automotive’s Bodyworx facility can get you back on the road quickly, safely and looking as good as new. Wilde Bodyworx [...]