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  • Truck Equipment Parts That Turn Your Truck Into A "Luxury" Vehicle

    Trucks generally are not considered "luxury" vehicles. They are viewed as working vehicles. However, that does not mean that you cannot add various truck equipment and parts that will transform a typical working vehicle into a luxury vehicle. Here are some of the truck equipment and parts you can add that really give your truck some panache.  Automatic Running Board Extension Steps This after-market addition creates a convenient and easier way to get into your truck without needing an upper body workout first.
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  • Common Hot Start Problems in Chevrolet Trucks and SUVs That Aren't Failed Starters

    If your Chevrolet Silverado  is having a problem starting when the engine is hot but starts perfectly fine when its cold, then a starter replacement might not be the best fix for the problem. While replacing a starter is typically the first step in the troubleshooting process for an engine starting issue, replacement may not solve the grinding, bumping, and clicking problems you are experiencing. To troubleshoot your truck's starting problem, consider each of these other common causes of hot start problems in Chevy trucks and sports utility vehicles (SUVs).
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  • Tow Truck Lighting 101

    When you're looking to start a new career as a tow truck driver, getting the truck is just the first step. Once you have the truck, you need to have it properly equipped. One of the most important factors to consider is the lighting. Since lighting regulations can be so strict and specific, there are certain things that you need to consider before you make any changes to your truck.
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  • Planning A Road Trip This Summer? Stay Safe With These 3 Vehicle Inspection Tips

    The road trip is a staple when it comes to American vacations, and the summer season is a great time to experience a road trip yourself. Whether you're a parent looking forward to a vacation with your family or a college student looking for an adventure between semesters, a summer road trip has a lot to offer. However, it's important to stay safe when you're planning a road trip and to do that, it's important to make sure that your vehicle is safe.
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  • Reasons To Go To A Specialty Shop When Your Truck Frame Is Aluminum

    Many popular trucks these days have body frames that are made from aluminum instead of steel. Aluminum alloys used can be strong and durable, weighing much less than steel does. As a result of the weight difference, trucks made from aluminum have increased fuel economy. Not only that, but you can put more weight on the truck because the truck itself is not so heavy; you can enjoy lower maintenance costs over time because the tires and vehicle components don't experience the same wear and tear as they might when the truck is made of steel.
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  • Inspecting Your Vehicle For The Summer Season

    If you plan to be on the road this summer, it's a good idea to check out your vehicle before you hit the open road. You can perform a simple inspection on your own to check basic maintenance and spot potential problems. Before you begin, you should invest in a few inexpensive items that will assist you greatly in checking out your vehicle's many components. What will you need to perform a simple maintenance check on your vehicle?
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  • Differences Between Repairing A Bull's Eye And A Star In Windshields

    As any experienced windshield repair technician knows, there are several types of windshield chips, such as the bull's eye, the star, or a combination of the two. If you're thinking about repairing the chip at home with a chip repair kit, you're probably unaware of what could go wrong and how many complexities are involved in a correct repair process. Here are a few of the technical differences between a bull's eye repair and a star break repair as completed by a reputable technician.
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  • Simple Tips To Make Your RV More Environmentally-Friendly

    From installing energy-efficient appliances to making sure to meticulously sort your recycling, when it comes to your home, you go the extra mile to protect the environment. If you are shopping around for a new recreational vehicle, you might not realize that you can enjoy the luxury of an RV without sacrificing your beliefs. The next time you are surfing the net or checking out your local dealership, here are a few environmentally-friendly RV upgrades to consider:
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  • Features To Look For In A Dash Cam To Protect Your Semi Truck

    If you are in the market for a high-end, used semi truck, then you may opt for a name brand commercial vehicle like a Mack variety. Used semi trucks are expensive, especially if you want a high-end type. Heavy duty trucks are going to be somewhere in the $100,000 range. If you end up spending this much money, then you want to protect your investment as best you can. This means finding a truck with different safety accessories or installing safety system in the truck yourself.
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