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Evolution of Iconic American Cars–Then and Now

There are just some cars that are so iconic that any fan will turn their heads for when they drive by. Some disappeared for a while only to return with a vengeance and others have been staples in car culture throughout the ages. Let’s take a look at some of the old classics and what [...]

Wand Wash Wizardry

If you haven’t got the tools or facilities to hand wash your car at home, you’ll probably be inclined to driving to a self service car wash. Used correctly, you can get a professional quality wash for less money than going to an automatic or full service car wash. Though they may not seem particularly [...]

Red Flags to Look For When Buying Used Cars

Don’t get your pockets picked and your savings drained buying a lemon. There are a great many things to keep your eyes open for, some are obvious and others aren’t. Here’s The Mac James Family’s Red Flag Checklist to buying a used vehicle.   No credit? Bad credit? Get approved today with Mac James Motors [...]

Mechanics Buy These Cars–Here’s Why.

  Unless you are looking to step into the specialty classics market, where you refurbish vintage vehicles and sell them at auction, it would only make sense to buy used vehicles with little need to fix-up before selling. It prevents cutting into your profit margin. So buying more reliable vehicles that hold up past their [...]

Five Used Cars That Retain Their Resale Value

Depreciation is inevitable and hits every car as soon as you drive it off of the lot. If you are like most people who buy a car with the intent to resell or trade in for a deal on their new vehicle, here are a couple selections from Mac James Motors lots that do pretty [...]

Truck Nuts — a Sordid Past

  Though the story of who first invented the fleshy sack that hangs from some people’s vehicles is a little fuzzy, the Truck Nuts Industry was created by two men attempting to assert their dominance over one another. What started as a niche market novelty in the late ‘90s, the plastic package exploded in the [...]

5 Things You Need to Know About Financing a Car

Navigating the auto-financing language barrier can be tricky. Just saying yes at the dealership can be your greatest mistake when financing your new or slightly used automobile. There are a few things that you need to understand before committing to one of the most important purchases you can make. What methods to use to pay [...]

‘Tis The Season (or is it?) — When is best to buy a car from the dealership?

It’s in your budget, you’ve been itching to drive it, and the model you are looking for is ready to roll off the lot. Why not save a bit of money while you’re at it? Your best friend and negotiating tactic is Time. When is it the best time to buy a vehicle you’ve been [...]

Six Cool Cars Remodelled for 2019!

Although Mac James Motors specializes in used models ranging from 2-10 years old, it doesn’t mean we can’t be excited for the remodelling of some of the worlds coolest production line cars. > No credit? Bad credit? Get approved today with Mac James Motors << Audi A8 Fairly reminiscent to the original Quattro, the A8 [...]

Looking For Affordable Car Insurance? Some friendly tips

While car insurance is a legal necessity to driving, not all coverage is the same. Any quote you get will differ by some degree, depending on the driver’s experience, the car being insured, the company providing the coverage and the city you live in. Doing some research online and calling around to get quotes are [...]