Atomic Towing 2023

It’s been a while since we’ve posted anything new, and while a lot has changed (for all of us), much has stayed the same. It’s been an interesting couple of years, but we’re still here and still towing in and around Tucson. Some things to consider as the heat of summer runs right at us.… Continue reading Atomic Towing 2023

Vapor Lock

This summer has highlighted a common issue with vehicles that most people are unaware of possibly being a problem. Vapor lock. Vapor lock is caused when fuel boils in the fuel line or in the carburetor. The vapor created from the fuel boiling causes back pressure which blocks the flow of fuel into the engine.… Continue reading Vapor Lock

Welcome to 2019

It’s been a while since we’ve posted. We can’t believe that 2019 has already completed it’s first week. Here’s wishing everyone a safe and successful year. The towing industry has already lost a couple of brothers, so we wanted to share some tips that can benefit us all. We have seen some extremely cold temps… Continue reading Welcome to 2019

2018 – A Year of Firsts

In uploading some of the exciting items we’ve been able to haul this year, I realized that it has been a long time since we have shared new content on the website.  This year has been filled with new experiences, one being the partial loss of my towing buddy.  My little guy started kindergarten this… Continue reading 2018 – A Year of Firsts

Now Hauling Motorcycles!

It took us a bit of time, but we are finally able to help those in the motorcycle community. We have had many calls for motorcycles over the last couple of months.  Looking at the rigs that are available for purchase, I just wasn’t confident in their quality, and many were really expensive. Well, with… Continue reading Now Hauling Motorcycles!

Be Aware of Your Surroundings

You may have heard this before, but the importance of the statement still rings true.  As a tow truck operator, I get to see some amazing things.  Some things are down right scary. Recently, I was dropping off a vehicle at a tire shop.  The management of the store asked me to drop the vehicle… Continue reading Be Aware of Your Surroundings

Holidays and Roadways

We are back in the madness and wonder of the holidays.  There is a mix of excitement and stress in the air, with parties and presents everywhere!  With the season in full swing, and shoppers and party-goers running here to there, we need to be diligent in our travels. AAA is estimating an astonishing 103… Continue reading Holidays and Roadways

Storing A Vehicle?

There could be many reasons for storing a vehicle:  weather change, travel, needs work, etc.  If you are planning to store a vehicle, there are several things you should consider before storing and walking away. There are many, many creatures in our desert that would find your stored vehicle to be a wonderful refuge.  In… Continue reading Storing A Vehicle?

We have moved

Hello, Tucson!  We are sorry that we have not posted for a while now.  The last couple of months have involved helping stranded Tucsonans, and moving.  I’m betting we all know how exciting and fun moving is.  (Sarcasm just doesn’t transfer through the screen, does it?) We are now located in the Ina/Thornydale area.  It is… Continue reading We have moved