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Manufacturer Versus Third Party Parts, Is It Worth It?

In either situation where you are trying to do an automobile repair yourself or at a garage you are faced with one simple question.   Do I use manufacturer made parts of those from a third party?  To me, the answer is truly quite simple.  Nothing beats a manufacturer part when trying to repair your vehicle.  Let me show you why saving a few extra dollars up front may not be worth the headaches in the long run.  Read more


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The 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT

When driving around your family over long distances, nothing beats a technology filled and comfortable ride such as the Dodge Grand Caravan SXT.  With its long-standing experience in the minivan class provides the implementation of the most requested features and above industry standard reliability. Not to mention the power that is inside of this vehicle is very responsive for its vehicle class.  Read more


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The 2017 Kia Cadenza Technology Package

The Kia Cadenza is a high-end luxury vehicle has both style and grace without the overbearing price of the brands typically thought of in the luxury class.  Introduced a few years back, the Cadenza has proven itself as a reliable and highly available standard for the Kia line.  With the addition of the technology package, an already excellent vehicle has been pushed that much closer to perfection. Read more


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Extra Information For The First Time Antique Car Buyer

It’s finally time to purchase your first antique vehicle to start your collection.  You go down to a reputable dealer like the Talbott Collection at Greenbrier Motor Company and find the vehicle of your dreams.  You set your eye on a perfectly restored vehicle, and the price is perfect for its condition.  Now that you have made the purchase what should you do about insurance and licensing the vehicle?  You may be surprised to find out that standard automobile policies could be costly compared to other options. Read more


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What To Do Immediately Following A Car Crash

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Car crashes are never pleasant affairs, and sometimes they are absolutely the direct opposite as opposed to simply mildly distressing. However, if the crash is less than severe and you are able to respond to the situation, you should follow these upcoming guidelines for the best tips and tricks to help you overcome this difficult, painful situation. Read more


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Make Your Car Work Harder For You

 

These days, when every cent counts, each purchase we make becomes more scrutinized. And when it comes to big purchases like home improvements and cars, it’s essential to make sure it’s affordable and value for money. You might discuss it at length with your partner, and you probably shop around to make sure you’re getting the very best deal? But is there any more you could do to make that purchase work even harder for you? Read more


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Should You Buy a New or Used Car?

 

When you’ve decided to replace your old car, you have another decision in front of you; new or used? There are many advantages to both, so it can be difficult to decide what’s the best for you. Unlike any other kind of appliance we use, we tend to become a little attached to our cars. We often go for the ones that look the best or the one’s we believe make us look the best. We form a kind of bond with our cars, likely because we spend so much time in them. So, when you need to decide between new or used, ask yourself these questions first. Read more


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How a Car Accident Endangers Your Career

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When we think of car accidents we’ve walked away from, we understandably focus on the fact that we didn’t die. We also focus on the physical pain we suffered, but only as it directly affects our body. What else can a car accident affect? Read more


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My Favorite Automotive Research Resource

Researching is one of the most important aspects of preparing to purchase a vehicle.  The research continues as you move to purchase your vehicle and are looking for non-biased information that the owner’s manual just will not provide.  The automobile industry has a notoriously bad reputation for not being honest about the sale of the car and the repair.  Therefore, when it is time to perform that research, it is important to recognize what information is biased or not.  This is the reason that I frequently visit Cars.com.  It is much more than an automotive encyclopedia, but a living community of owners. Read more


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2017 Ram 1500 Big Horn Truck Quad Cab

The perfect towing vehicle is available today in the 2017 Ram 1500 Big Horn Truck Quad Cab.  This mix of work and pleasure vehicle provides the toughness to haul anything with the comfort and features to please the pickiest of individuals.  This four-wheel drive beauty provides an eight speed shiftable automatic transmission paired with its 5.7L HEMI V8 motor.  In this configuration, it can produce 395 horsepower with 410 ft.-lb. of torque. The fuel economy is fifteen miles per gallon in the city and twenty-one miles per gallon on the highway. Read more


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