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5 Tips to Save on Fuel

Although gasoline prices have remained somewhat consistent in the recent years, the overall cost at the end of year can often be much higher than one would think.  Preserving fuel can save hundreds of dollars throughout the course of the year.  Being conscious of your fuel consumption is the first step to saving money on your yearly gasoline bill.  Just …

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What Is The Difference Between 4WD and AWD?

The question regarding the difference between four-wheel-drive (4WD) and all-wheel-drive (AWD) systems comes up quite frequently. When shopping for a new vehicle, car buyers have a few different options available to them when it comes to purchasing a vehicle that can incorporate all four wheels for added traction. Although the overall purpose of both systems is for increased traction, the …

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How To Properly Check Your Engine Oil

Preventative Maintenance is crucial for the longevity of vehicles.  Ensuring your fluids are changed regularly and that your vehicle is inspected often are the best ways to ensure you have done everything in your power to keep your vehicle running long and strong.  Changing your vehicles engine oil is the most common preventative maintenance done to a vehicle and for good reason. …

CVT Transmissions – The Pros & The Cons

The CVT Transmission A CVT or Continuously Variable Transmission is an automatic, single speed, and gearless transmission that can shift through an infinite number of gear ratios.  This ability to seamlessly shift through these different gears provides a number of benefits including extremely smooth shifts and exceptional fuel economy.  However, it can also come with many disadvantages that should be …

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Car Safety Supplies Checklist

Any trip can encounter unexpected road trouble, from the occasional flat tire to the flat-out, scary, white-out, northern blizzard and the difference between inconvenience and danger can often be as simple as having the right supplies on hand. Check your trunk and be sure your spare tire is aired up and in good condition and then assemble the items on …

How Do I Know if I Need New Brakes?

How Do I Know if I Need New Brakes? Brakes are one of the most important safety features on your car.  Maintaining your vehicles braking system, which includes regularly changing your brake pads and rotors in a timely manner helps keep you safe on the road and save you money. Driving on worn out brake pads can make it difficult …