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How to Choose a Car Wash

There are several different car washes to choose from in just about any city; however, it is highly recommended for a vehicle owner to ensure that they take their vehicle to a car wash that is rated well, as the owner will not want to regret having a bad job done in the washing of it. By contacting a car wash center that has been rated well, you may be able to acquire certain discounts if they are offering any.

Although some of the benefits that exists when having a car wash done are often overlooked, a vehicle owner may…
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Taking a Road Trip With Peace of Mind

There is a lot of fun to jump in a car with a bunch of friends and taking that instantaneous unplanned road trip. Not knowing or caring really where you are going or staying. Just wanting to make ever-lasting memories and even document it on social media. The one thing that can bring everything to a halt, creating nightmarish memories, be quite expensive and even dangerous is if the car is not ready for the road trip.

To be prepared to hit the open road, it is essential to have a check-up at your local service center you trust. They…
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Squeeze Your Gas Budget

It's easy to increase your fuel economy-and no, you don't need to get a newer car to get it. All you need to do are a few simple steps and you will be on the way to improving your gas mileage.
First off, you should obey the speed limit, and not just because it's the law and you will get ticketed if you don't.
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A Roadside Emergency Kit is Essential

It is essential to your driving experience that you always travel with a roadside emergency kit. A roadside emergency kit can save you a lot of unnecessary frustration.
So, what items should you consider? First, consider your driving habits. Are you a long distance driver, or local? Do you typically drive by yourself, or do you have children?
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Splurge on What You Want

When people "splurge," it's normally on things that they actually want to spend their money on -- not on things like a new windshield. But that's exactly what you will have to do if you ignore those rock chips.

You may get away with it for awhile, but they will eventually catch up to you in the from of cracks. Those horrible lines that distort your view and ruin your windshield. Rock chip repairs only take 30 minutes or less and sometimes your insurance company is nice enough to cover the cost of the repair. Even if they're…
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Top Midsize Sedan Ford Fusion

When looking to purchase a midsize sedan, one of the options that you should consider is the Ford Fusion. While there are other cars such as the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord and Chevrolet Malibu, the Ford Fusion offers a lot of benefits to consumers. First, the Fusion provides you with some of the best fuel economy for a vehicle. You can get well over 20 miles per gallon when driving this vehicle. With the Fusion, you will have a vehicle that provides you with excellent handling and acceleration, Therefore you can move the car with a considerable amount of speed…
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2017 Ford Focus Sedan Marries Safety and Handling in Affordable Package

Are you looking for a compact car that perfectly balances performance and safety? Look no further than the 2017 Ford Focus sedan. The affordable, compact Focus sedan offers sporty handling, a comfortable ride, and a variety of high-tech options while still earning a five star crash test rating. The 2017 Ford Focus comes standard with anti-lock brakes, stability and traction control, front side airbags and side curtain airbags, driver knee airbag, and offers a back up camera...

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Stand Out by Knowing the Importance of Regular Oil Changes

The engine is one of the most useful parts of vehicles. It controls almost every activity in a car. It thus requires regular maintenance to ensure it performs the intended work. The maintenance services of the engine are many, but the most significant and consistent one is the oil change.

The oil acts as the grease in the car. It cleans the engine removing any worn out particles and dirt. It also acts as a coolant, regulating the heat produced in the engine. Moreover, it lubricates the various parts, an important function to reduce the wearing of the engine parts…

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2017 Ford Escape : Redesigned, and Smarter than Ever

The all-new 2017 Ford Escape is redesigned with you in mind. The Escape comes smarter than ever before. New technology helps you get in and out of tight parking spots, warns you if drivers are nearby in your blind spot, and it can even send an alert to you if you accidently shift out of your lane. The 2017 Ford Escape can even sense if a vehicle is too close, applying the necessary brake pressure if needed to avoid an accident. The safety technology incorporated into the all-new Escape ensures drivers are protected anytime they are on the road.
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Fulfill Your Outdoor Adventures with the 2017 Ford Explorer

The 2017 Ford Explorer is a fantastic SUV for going on road trips, camping trips, and any trip into the outdoors. The Explorer features enhanced sound deadening for all those off-road adventures you will want to take this vehicle on to some far flung camping site. With an incredible amount of seating, featuring seven seats, you will have plenty more than enough space for all of your family including the family dog. There is more than ample space in the rear to store whatever camping gear you need to bring. The 2017 Ford Explorer got a perfect five-star overall rating…
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