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Patty Says: What's Your Dad's Automotive Type?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 8th, 2018 8:00am

Patty Says: What's Your Dad's Automotive Type? According to the Car Care News Service, there are two types of Fathers...those who work on their own vehicles and those who don't. Whether your dad is a do-it-yourselfer (DIY) or a Do-It-For-Me type (DIFM), consider an automotive gift for Dad this Father's Day. 69% of male drivers work on their car, truck, mini van or SUV, according to the Car Care Council. Whether it's light maintenance, like changing the ...


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AskPatty's Father's Day Car Care Gift Guide

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 17th, 2013 1:16am

Most of us car gals learned about cars at the hip of our fathers while they were working on their own cars. Some of us learned to appreciate cars because we had brothers or boyfriends or husbands who were into them. With Father’s Day around the corner, it’s a good time to show some appreciation to the men who shared their automotive knowledge with us. According to the Car Care Council, almost 70 percent of men do some kind ...


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Great Gifts for Car Guys from the Busted Knuckle Garage

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 9th, 2008 2:52pm

Dad already got grease on the tie you gave him for Father's Day? If he'd rather spend time in the garage than at the Nordstrom haute couture department, check out the Busted Knuckle Garage for some unique gifts for "wrench-twisting car guys, bikers, and wannabe's." Best known for their line of herbal skin care products, close to 65% of their web customers are ladies buying for their father, hubby, ...


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AskPatty Expert A.J. Pierce featured in the Ketchikan Daily News

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 29th, 2007 5:13am

As a young girl growing up in Ketchikan, A.J. Pierce enjoyed “turning wrenches and talking hot-rod shop” with her Coast Guardsman father. Over time, her interest in cars and auto mechanics became a passion. She completed the General Motors Automotive Service Excellency Program and an associates degree in automotive science in 2002. Now, Pierce, 26, is the assistant service manager for a Toyota dealership in ...


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Dad a car nut? Rev him up this Father's Day with these unique gifts

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jun 5th, 2007 1:16pm

Father's Day is coming up and gift givers everywhere are thinking about what to get Dad. We're pretty sure he doesn't need another tie, so our colleagues at TireRack.com have compiled a range of ideas that those Dads passionate about cars might actually find useful. Hate watching Dad cringe every time he fills up the tank? The Accutire Air10 Gauge with built-in LED flashlight will help him save money by ...


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10 Automotive Lessons My Dad Never Taught Me

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 2nd, 2006 5:52pm

by Kim Walker, Owner of Peak Automotive As many young girls did, I grew up trusting my father to take care of all of the automotive issues for our family. As a responsible adult now I sometimes reminisce on the automotive lessons I learned from my dad – or those I didn’t actually learn. My dad subscribed to the less-than-proactive belief of “fix it when it breaks.” Needless to say, that is not the ...


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