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Off-Roading Skill Tips

Anyone desiring to learn off-roading skills has a wealth of resources at their disposal. Online forums feature conversations and Q and A sessions between experienced and novice drivers. Many communities have off-road clubs that get together as a means of sharing the common interest. Experienced drivers are often more than willing to take novice drivers out on the trails to teach the skills needed to enjoy the sport safely.

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Is Understeer or Oversteer Better?

Oversteer and understeer are terms that are frequently used in the car industry. Each term describes the physics of the vehicle under turning conditions. You may have even experienced one or both of these occurrences without even knowing it. Find out what these terms mean and whether one is preferred over the other.

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Top Tips to Prevent Car Theft

If you are concerned about your car being stolen, there are ways to keep it safe while in Lafayette. At Motor City, we want to provide you with ways to protect the investment made in your vehicle. For example, you can install an anti-theft system that will deter criminals from targeting your vehicle.

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Choose the Right Truck Bed Liner

By purchasing a pick-up truck, you’ll gain a huge advantage in having all of that cargo space in the back. When you're loading, unloading, and transporting cargo, it’s important to protect the bed from damage so that it can remain structurally sound. A bed liner is what you need to safeguard your truck.

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ASE Mechanics Help Consumers Avoid Lemons

A lemon is car that never works right no matter how many repairs its owner gives it. Even the most skilled mechanic can do little when they purchase a lemon, although they may appreciate the challenge of owning one more than the average person. The average person knows nothing of major automotive repair; they need to know how to avoid buying such cars.

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Tips to Negotiate with a Used Car Salesman

Getting the best price on a used car takes some negotiating skills. However, you can improve your position by looking up a fair value for the car that you want to buy. It is also important to not succumb to pressure to buy extra products like an extended warranty.

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Removing a Badge from Your Vehicle

Some drivers like to customize their vehicle. One of the ways that they choose to customize their vehicle is by removing a badge from the vehicle. For those that are not aware of this tactic, there are ways to do this without ruining the paint job on your vehicle.

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Why Buy a Used Car?

Our family at Motor City wanted to pass along some information that will help you to decide if the used car is the right choice for you.

Even if you are bringing your own mechanic to look at the vehicle, they may miss things that could reduce the value of the used car. You should always request a copy of the vehicle history reports, this will give you a clear look at the accident history as well as information concerning flooding of your new vehicle.

Once you decide on the right used car, then you also get to take advantage…
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The Benefits of Regular Fuel System Service

Oddly, one area of vehicle service that a surprising number of motorists overlook is that associated with the fuel system. The reality is that regular fuel system service is extremely important.

One of the benefits of regular fuel system service is that it enhances fuel efficiency. In addition, regular service on the fuel system optimizes engine performance. It also aids you in avoiding costly repair and replacement issues down the road.

The manufacturer of your car will have a recommended schedule for fuel system service. You also need to take into consideration your own personal 

 

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