Be wary of used cars after a flood

Greetings from The Hemet Car Guy, Car dealerships in southeast Texas have been devastated by Hurricane Harvey’s torrential rains. Mitchell Dale, co-owner of McRee Ford in Dickinson, Texas, just south of Houston, told Automotive News that he experienced a total loss of inventory from flooding. Photos of his dealership in Harvey’s aftermath show cars on…

Economical back to school rides

New or used, these vehicles give the most bang for your scholar’s buck Greetings from The Hemet Car Guy, Parents and students have been visiting the dealership to look for back to school vehicles, and I’m often asked my opinion about the best cars with low sticker prices, low associated insurance premiums and minimal operating…

Top 10 police vehicles

SUVs surpass sedans as the most popular law enforcement vehicle Greetings from the Hemet Car Guy, As I do every year I will be volunteering for the biannual “Battle of the Badges,” an amateur boxing event that our first responders compete in to raise money for youth programs. It’s a great event for a great…

Amazing automobile facts

Did you know that whale oil was used in some transmissions until 1973? Greetings from the Hemet Car Guy, At my house we have and use an Alexis Echo, an intelligent, voice activated speaker that is similar to the Suri on your smartphone. I’ve used it to check the local weather forecast, and get interesting…