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Driving in the City: Top Tips

Whether you’re travelling to a city for business or pleasure, the prospect of driving around can seem daunting if you’re not used to city driving. Previously, we shared out tips on driving in the countryside, and for today’s post, we discuss driving in the city and...

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The Evolution of Cars

Cars are such a ubiquitous site that it can sometimes be difficult to imagine them looking any different to how do today. Some of the very first cars, however, were in fact made with a steam engine. Gas powered cars were introduced in 1891, making a big turning point...

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Four Signs There’s a Problem with Your Suspension

Cars are clever machines which will often exhibit various signs if there is something wrong with them. When it comes to your car's suspension, there are several signs that you may spot if an issue should occur, however diagnosing the cause of these can take up more...

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How to Tell if Your Cambelt Needs Changing

Your cambelt will need changing at some point during your cars life span. However, the timeframe that your cambelt will need changing is between 40,000 and 100,000 miles or between four and six years. Although there is no one size fits all approach, our latest blog...

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Brake Pads: How Do They Work?

Brakes are an extremely important feature on any vehicle, allowing the car to slow down and stop safely when necessary. For our latest post, we discuss everything to do with brakes, giving you the lowdown on how they work to help keep you safe on the road. How Do...

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Lowering Springs Vs. Coilovers

Lowering your vehicle can add aesthetic appeal, as well as increase its performance. Here at Griffin Autos, we have been offering a quality tuning service to ensure you get the most out of your car for many years. In our latest post, we discuss the fundamental...

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New Year, New Car

If the new year means a new car for you, there are a few things you should bear in mind, before you buy. In the latest blog post from Griffin Autos, we discuss top tips for looking for a new vehicle. Firstly, shopping for a new car should be an enjoyable experience....

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Winter Driving Tips

The winter can bring with it severe weather, which can make driving dangerous. The recommendation is to avoid driving in bad weather unless you really have to, but should you need to drive, make sure you remain safe on the road. In the latest blog post from Griffin...

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Driving in the Countryside

If you are used to driving in cities or towns, you may be surprised by how you need to adapt when driving through the countryside. For today’s post, we take a look at hazards you’ll find in the countryside and our top tips for navigating these winding roads. Light In...

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Driving in Wet Weather Conditions

Driving in wet weather conditions can cause a variety of issues if appropriate safety measures not taken. We’ve had a long summer, but now the weather is starting to change. For our latest post, we discuss our top tips for driving in wet weather conditions. Safety...

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After working at Vauxhall dealers and independent garages Craig Rumbelow and Russell Carter established Griffin Autos in 2008. Securing their unit in Ampthill industrial park with space for up to eight cars they have grown the business and become well-known and trusted mechanics for engine conversions, modifications, servicing and repairs.