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A Few Do's And Don'ts Of Buying Used Fuel System Components

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The fuel system is directly responsible for housing regulating, and distributing fuel to allow your engine to run, so if something within the system fails, you will most definitely be left with a car or truck that won’t get you anywhere. Whether you determine you are having issues with the fuel tank and lines, filter, or otherwise, you may be tempted to skip off to the local salvage yard for some used auto parts to make the necessary repairs and get back on the road. Read More»

Three Ways A Flatbed Tow Can Better Meet Your Vehicle Needs

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When the average person thinks about hiring the services of a flatbed truck, they typically think about business needs (such as transporting large equipment across long distances). They don’t necessarily consider the fact that they too can benefit from this type of service. This is especially the case if you have a vehicle that you need to have hauled. If you are faced with this scenario, there are a number of reasons why a flatbed truck can better meet your needs than a traditional dolly tow option. Read More»

DIY Car Maintenance: The First Signs Of Brake System Problems And Their Solutions

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If you aren’t taking your car into the shop for routine servicing, it is vitally important for you to educate yourself so you can recognize any potential issues – especially brake system problems. Below is a list of common brake system problems, their causes, and how to rectify each issue: Noises When You Brake A healthy brake system on a car will not make any noises. If you step on the brake pedal in your car and hear squeaking and squealing noises, then you need to determine if the sound is coming from the brake pedal or from the brake pads. Read More»

Where To Buy Your Next Set Of Tires

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When buying new tires, there are many places you can shop from, which can make selecting a repair shop a bit of a challenge. Rather than select the first tire shop you come across, be sure that you take the time to find opportunities that will allow you to get more for your money and better quality services with your purchase. So, when selecting a tire shop, consider a shop that offers the following things. Read More»

3 Things To Consider When Purchasing Running Boards For Your Truck

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Owning a truck can make hauling heavy loads more convenient, but it can also mean that you might experience more difficulty climbing into your vehicle. Trucks tend to sit higher than traditional passenger vehicles, and lifted trucks can require an even higher step to enter. Adding running boards to your truck will make your vehicle more accessible in the future. Here are three things that you should take into consideration when purchasing running boards for your truck. Read More»

Four Tips For Reducing Greenhouse Gases

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In 2014, there were an estimated 214 million licensed drivers in the United States. More than four tons of greenhouse gases are circulated into the air each year for each car on the road. The problem with this is that too many greenhouse gases in the atmosphere can cause the planet to heat up. In return, you may see more flooding, melting of ice caps, wildfires, and droughts. To better offset how much greenhouse gas your vehicle is emitting, you can choose to change your driving or purchase an eco-friendly vehicle. Read More»

Should You Purchase A Utility Trailer For Your Next Camping Expedition?

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If you and your family enjoy spending summer evenings tent camping under the night sky, you may have your packing list down to a science. However, loading up all the gear that can make your camping trip easier can be a challenge, even if you have a truck or SUV with cargo room. When should you purchase a towable utility trailer (from an outlet such as TRSC) to haul your camping supplies? Read More»

Getting Aftermarket Parts On Your Pickup: What You Need To Know

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Placing aftermarket parts on your pickup can help customize it to fit your needs. Whether you want a custom truck bed that is durable for heavy loads or you need a hitch placed on your vehicle for hauling, there are many parts you can place on your truck to improve its function. Before you go about placing any aftermarket parts on your truck, here are a few things you should know. Read More»

3 Things To Look For When Searching For A Semi-Truck

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Purchasing a used semi-truck is a major investment.  A major investment that you want to decide upon wisely. If you’re in the market for a used truck, there are several factors you don’t want to overlook while on your search; here are just a few of them. Maintenance Log The truck’s maintenance log will tell the vehicle’s story. Make sure you don’t forget to look this record over, thoroughly. The maintenance log will list all the repair and service information that the semi has undergone while in possession of its previous owners. Read More»