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Hauling a Trailer in the Winter

Posted by Zane Winberg on

Trailers generally get the most use during the spring and summer months. You might be hauling your boat, wave runners, camping gear, camper, bikes, mounds of pruned trees & bushes, furniture for a big move, or any other number of activities for which decent weather is necessary. That doesn’t mean that your trailer is getting absolutely no use during the winter, or that you shouldn’t set out on a new adventure just because i’t snowing!       You actually might need your trailer more than ever during the winter months, especially if you like to go snowmobiling, winter camping...

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HOW TO SPRING CLEAN YOUR VEHICLE

Posted by Zane Winberg on

Now we just might be getting ahead of ourselves, here. It’s still mighty cold out there, and we’ll have a few more snowstorms to deal with before those flowers start to bloom. But the good news is that the little groundhog did not see his shadow, so we should expect a spring sometime in the near future, and it’s never too soon to prepare, right? We’ve created a good, comprehensive list here for spring cleaning your car or truck, and since it is such a developed list it may take you some time to complete. There isn’t a better time...

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5 TOP WAYS TO INCREASE HORSEPOWER

Posted by Zane Winberg on

Horsepower is an important measurement, whether you’re a racer, a tower of trailers, or a soccer mom hauling kids all over the town. Horsepower indicates the power and strength of your engine overall. It translates into acceleration, speed, towing capability, maneuverability, and fuel economy. Increasing your horsepower is absolutely necessary if you’re looking for a vehicle that is faster, stronger, or more durable over the long run. A lot of people think horsepower only matters if you’re looking for the fastest speed coming off the starting line or if you’re towing a huge trailer full of heavy equipment. But horsepower...

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5 TIPS TO PREPARE YOUR CAR FOR SPRING

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Preparing your car for each season is a healthy and responsible habit of serious car owners. If you are aware of the demands of each season and keep your car carefully prepared you can prolong it’s life, boost performance, and increase fuel economy. Springtime is very different from the winter season we are leaving, and your car has probably taken a bit of a beating during that long, long winter. We’ve compiled five solid tips to help you transition your car to spring: Remove Winter/Snow Equipment. If you have snow tires, you can safely remove those now. If you were...

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GASOLINE GRADE & PERFORMANCE: ARE THEY RELATED?

Posted by Zane Winberg on

For most of us, the option at the fuel pump is automatic - we choose the lowest octane grade gasoline. It’s the cheapest option and it works well for our cars to get us around town. We aren’t overly concerned with optimal performance or the inner workings of our engine. But maybe we should be. Your engine and the fuel grade you choose can have a big impact on the performance of your car, and affect things like wear-and-tear and fuel economy.         What is Gasoline Grade?         Gasoline grade is determined by a...

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