Practical Maintenance and Repair Wisdom for the New Car Owner

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Toyota is ranked number one in the United States auto industry for customer satisfaction. Maybe that is why you chose to look at Toyota vehicles when picking out your first car? Now, months later, you are no longer a new car owner, and the reality around insurance payments and the cost of gas has taken some of the romance away. At this point, you have probably come to the realization that there is more responsibility attached to owning a car than anyone thought to tell you when you were taking that test drive. Since most things in life are better late, then having never happened, here is some practical wisdom that you can use to keep that car running and in great shape for as long as possible.

Car maintenance is like doing your laundry. You could skip it, but it’s not a good idea.

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To Keep Your Boat Seaworthy, Have Professionals Ship It

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When you decided to buy a boat, did you ever think you would need boat moving services? It might be that you are moving to a new state, or that you are bringing your vessel to a boat show, or are just planning a vacation on a different body of water this year. Whatever the case, hitching your boat up to your truck might work for short distances, but for a long haul, are you willing to put your boat at the increased risk of accident, or damage? In some situations, hauling a boat yourself may not even be an option.

Finding specialized transportation services.

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Need a New Car? Consider a Nissan

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If you are considering buying a vehicle in the near future, you may want to think about a new Nissan for sale. In fact you may be able to find Nissan car specials at your local dealership. The automobile manufacturer has long been a viable option for American drivers.

Nissan’s history in the United States is actually quite extensive. Though the brand first arrived in the country in 1958, the Datsun 1000 Sedan was first sold in the states by San Diego Datsun that same year (with a price tag of $1,695), and Nissan Motor Company officially took root here in 1961, a connection goes back to the early 20th century. In fact, the company and the name Datsun originated in 1911.

That said, what many consider to be the original modern automobile was actually the Mercedes model released in 1901. For its time it was in Continue reading

How Y’all Doin’?

AliceStrattI’m Alice, from Bristol Tennessee, and I love NASCAR. I’ve never raced myself but I grew up right there off the track, watching my dad race the #94 car and learning how to work on my own engine. Now I’m all grown up and have a shop of my own, but I still help out in the #94 pit for my old man. Want to learn more about NASCAR or auto repair? Read on!