Truck Tips: Summertime Fuel Efficiency

May 21st, 2015

 

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Do you roll down your windows or turn on your air conditioning?

When temperatures start to climb higher, the great debate between windows or air conditioning is reignited. Some people think that it’s better to keep your air conditioning on, while others are certain that it’s best to cool their truck by keeping the windows rolled down. Which option will lead to more fuel efficient Truck adventures? What causes the change in fuel efficiency? These truck tips will keep you and your truck running comfortably and efficiently all summer long. Read the rest of this entry »

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A Guide to Truck Lift Kits

May 14th, 2015
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With truck lift kits, your truck can become the adventure

Most truck owners appreciate the towing and transportation abilities of their trucks, but lift kits are becoming very popular truck accessories to further enhance a vehicle’s capabilities. From desert racing to crawling over rocks, trucks are now showcasing their off-road capabilities. Trucks have always provided transportation to outdoor adventures such as fishing and camping, but now the vehicle itself is creating adventures for owners. What are some of the basics behind truck lift kits? Read the rest of this entry »

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Truck Tire Tips to Try

May 8th, 2015
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Pay attention to the signs your tires are sending you so you know when to replace them.

When it comes to keeping up with your truck’s maintenance, it’s easy to let little things like oil changes and tire pressure slide in favor of major projects and useful accessories. Unfortunately, your truck won’t be running long or running well without healthy tires. Mechanics usually give you a helpful sticker that lets you know when you will need your oil changed again, but how do you know when you need new tires? The best way to determine the health and longevity of your tires is to manually inspect them. You can do this at home, and you’ll be able to get a pretty good idea of the status of your tires. Read the rest of this entry »

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Things to Know About Back-Up Cameras

May 4th, 2015
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Back-up cameras aren’t just cool, they’re useful.

While adding back-up cameras may have seemed like a fad, truck owners are finding back-up cameras to be a very helpful accessory. Whether you have to squeeze into a tight space or your neighbor’s kids like to jump out of nowhere, a back-up camera can help protect the safety of yourself, as well as those around you. Even the best drivers benefit from a back-up camera, and it can pay for itself by preventing accidents. Read the rest of this entry »

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Extending the Life of Your Truck Battery

April 23rd, 2015
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With a little extra thought, you can extend the life of your truck battery.

Batteries have a certain life expectancy, but proper truck maintenance can help your vehicle reach its peak performance. Whether your battery receives heavy or light use, you will still need to replace it at some point. With proper truck maintenance, however, you will be able to get the most out of your truck battery. What then, are some of the steps to make your better work better for you? Read the rest of this entry »

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A Guide to Grill Guards

April 17th, 2015
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Grill guards protect your truck from unnecessary damage.

Tax refunds will be making there way to your bank account in the very near future, and while you could save it, you could also use to give your truck an upgrade in the form of a new grill guard. This exterior accessory won’t just make your truck look tougher; it’ll actually make it a sturdier vehicle. If you enjoy taking your truck off road, grill guards are the best way to make sure that your lights, paint, and engine, don’t have any damage when the day is done. Read the rest of this entry »

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Adding a Tonneau Cover to Your Truck

April 13th, 2015

 

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Tonneau covers are great additions to your truck, especially in the spring!

Spring is a time of enjoying the sun after a long winter, household projects, and new growth. For truck owners, it is also the perfect time to invest in a Tonneau Cover to protect the bed of your truck. You’ll be filling the back of your truck with everything from picnic baskets to tools to two by fours, and without a cover, you risk a lot of unfortunate issues. Spring might be one of your favorite seasons, but without a Tonneau Cover, it could be one of the worst for your truck bed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Spring Cleaning Tips for your Truck

April 6th, 2015

 

at the car washWith winter behind us, your truck should no longer be neglected, and it deserves some spring cleaning to showcase it for the summer. During the colder months, Mother Nature tends to keep us inside, and vehicles can turn into a chaotic mess. While it may seem daunting, starting spring cleaning for your trick can be made easy with a few helpful tips. Read the rest of this entry »

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Protect your Head, Get a Headache Rack

March 27th, 2015

Illustration of man sitting in pick-up truckYour truck is more than just a vehicle that gets you from point A to point B. You chose to become a truck owner because they look great on the road, but more importantly, they are an incredibly useful tool in so many ways. Whether you use your truck for commercial projects, or you just like to help friends and neighbors move a lot, you probably make good use of your truck bed. Whether you are hauling heavy materials, or using it to keep your tools close at hand, you need a little bit of protection. A headache rack is the perfect piece of equipment to give your truck a classic look, and improve its performance and safety as a work vehicle. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Many Wonders of Window Tinting

March 20th, 2015

tinted-windows-truckTinted truck windows may seem like a purely aesthetic addition, but this added layer of shade could do a whole lot more for a truck than you may think. Spring and summer are finally in sight, and that means a whole lot of sunshine. While window tinting adds a bit of privacy for any truck owner, it can also provide you with some serious benefits as a driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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