Buying A Truck Is This The Right Choice For You?

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Choosing a car is a more important decision that many people realize. After all, it’s not as if you can easily undo the decision if you’ve made the wrong one. Once you have a car, you won’t find it easy to trade back in if you dislike it. And for that matter, selling it soon after buying often means that you’ll be taking a loss in the long term. This is especially true for those who buy brand new cars. At first, buying a new car might not seem like a bad idea — what’s the worst that could happen? It’s new, nothing can be wrong with it, it doesn’t have any mileage or wear and tear for you to worry about… The issues that come with buying new vehicles have more to do with the financial aspect of doing so. As soon as a new car leaves the lot, it begins to lose value. This is why (more…)

22 Jul 2016

Have a Chameleon Car When You Use Car Wraps!

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If you’re thinking about ways to protect your vehicle and keep it from being devalued as much as it gets older, you may want to consider car wraps and window tinting as possible options. Employing a window tinting service may also have additional health benefits for you, as it can protect you and your family from harmful UV rays. Car wraps are a great way to advertise for a business or a service without ruining your vehicle, but can also be used to replace a paint job and are often cheaper than even the shoddy paint jobs that you’ll have to get replaced in a few years anyway. Car wraps tend to last longer and look high quality (more…)

17 Jul 2016

Gain More Freedom and Flexibility with Travel When You Own an RV

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One of the most popular American pastimes in the summer is that of camping. However, camping has certainly evolved since our ancestors did it for necessary survival. Today, we have all matter of gadgets, outfitted vehicles, and camper accessories to ensure that our weeks in the wilderness aren’t quite so wild after all. It’s not uncommon for trips to an RV superstore or a visit to Triton boat dealers to occur if an individual or families are thinking about taking a camping trip. If you’re camping near a body of water, looking at Triton boat dealers might be just the thing — the Triton boat dealers will ensure that you get a fun watercraft to take fishing or otherwise just enjoy the water. You may also look at new pont (more…)

17 Jul 2016

Check the Tires Things You Can Do to Help Boost Your Fuel Economy

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If you are wondering how to get the best MPG in your car, there are a number of things you can do or pay attention to. Improving your fuel economy is important, because not only is it good for the environment to conserve gasoline, it also will save you money.

One easy way to boost your fuel economy is to take good care of your tires. Tires that are properly inflated and have tread that is in good shape will help your car get better gas mileage. Checking your tires every month or so with a tire gauge and then filling them with air if they are low will help with proper inflation. To keep your tread in top condition, have your tires rotated on the sc (more…)

13 Jul 2016

Should You Buy New or Used? Advantages, Disadvantages to Both Options

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When you are looking to buy a car, you have a couple of options. You can buy either a new or used car or you can lease a new car. There are advantages and disadvantages to any of these choices.

There are plenty of advantages to getting a new vehicle, whether you buy or lease. With a new vehicle you are less likely to have problems that will cost you money to fix, and even if you do have problems, the car will be covered by a warranty for at least the first three years or so. Another advantage to getting a new car is that you will get the newest safety and entertainment features, such as remote start, keyless entry, in-car wifi and automatic braking systems.

Of course, a big drawback to buying a new car is the price. Most new cars and trucks these days, except for compact cars, cost $30,000 or more. And if you wa (more…)

03 Jul 2016

The Unique Benefits of a Spray Bedliner

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If you were to take a peek into the back of almost any truck there would be a sturdy layer of polyurethane protecting the bottom and sides of the bed. Have you ever wondered why? Truck bedliners come in two types: drop-in and spray bedliner. A drop-in bedliner is installed as its name implies; the polyurethane liner is ‘dropped’ right into the back of the pickup truck. It is easy to remove for cleaning and replacement. A spray bedliner is a little different.

What is the Purpose of a Spray Bedliner?

A properly applied spray bedliner can actually add years to the life of your truck. Whe (more…)

20 Jun 2016

Hybrid Car Battery Replacement Should Involve Research

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The luncheon was about ready to begin when you pulled in just a few minutes before noon. Even though you were arriving a little later than you wanted, you could not help but pause and notice the contrast in vehicles that were parked in the driveway and on the street. One other guest, like you, had arrived in a family mini van. the other three cars were Honda Insight hybrids. You knew that two of the teachers who were attending today’s lunch had been driving a hybrid, but you did not realize that a third had joined the Honda crowd. You looked forward to the days when you time of hauling small children and their friends were behind you and you could get rid of the mini van for good.
Not surprisingly, when you entered the luncheon the whole group was talking about Honda hybrid batteries and the dif (more…)

20 Jun 2016

What is the Key to Car Repair?

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Nearly 12.8 million cars sold in the U.S. last year, and most people who made those purchases know that having a car is a lot like having a baby — it’s a lot of work. If you have a used car especially you are likely to be in and out of the automotive repair shop on a regular basis.

The secret about car repair is the same as for your own health: practicing regular maintenance is the only sure fire way that you will avoid making a lot of costly repairs on your car.

Indeed, car breakdowns really can be avoided by periodically checking vehicle belts and hoses and replacing them when worn. At least one belt was reported as unsatisfactory in nearly one-fifth of the vehicles inspected (19 percent) and 17 percent of the vehicles required at least one new hose.

Getting a transmission checku (more…)

17 Jun 2016

3 Tips for Choosing the Right Auto Shops

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Finding the right auto body shop for you can be a difficult task. There are so many out there and each one has varying levels of employee experience. Some are only in business to fully take advantage of you, not perform high quality work, and get make a quick buck. Some auto body shops, however, are truly there to help with all your vehicle needs.

There are many things that you can do during your search to find quality auto body shops, but here are a select few that should really help.

Surf the Web

Looking online for quality auto body shops can help at least narrow down your search. If a company has a horrible website and only offers one or two services, you might be better off finding another body shop to take your vehicle to. You’ll be able to read plenty of online reviews about body s (more…)

15 Jun 2016

Tips to Insure Your Party Bus Isn’t a Party Bust

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Imagine this, you are leaving your wedding ceremony, getting ready to head to the reception in style. Outside, there is nice white stretch limo from the limousine service ready to take you to the reception venue. One of the chauffeurs opens the door and lets your party in, you sit down and notice that the interior of this seemingly gorgeous limo is filthy. The cup holders have half finished drinks, the floor has odd stains on it and the at first seemingly clean cut chauffeurs smoking what you can only hope is a cigarette while driving. As you can imagine, this experience would probably detract from the luxury appeal of hiring from a limo rental service. While this may seem like a horror story, this actually h (more…)

06 Jun 2016