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Products that will kill the coronavirus inside your vehicle

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Q&A, Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 at 4:35 PM
What cleaners should I use to deep clean my vehicle with spray bottles and brushes in background

What cleaners should I use to deep clean my vehicle?

During this strange and uncomfortable time, you might want to think about giving your vehicle a deep clean since there is not much else to do. If you have been thinking about this already, and questioning, “what cleaners should I use to deep clean my vehicle?” you have come to the right place! Check out our tips below!

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Remain safe on the road while carrying everything you need in your truck!

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Q&A, Tips and Tricks on Friday, March 21st, 2020 at 8:15 PM
Remain safe on the road while carrying everything you need in your truck!

What happens if you exceed payload capacity?

Pickup trucks are made for carrying items and pulling things in trailers. Even when you decide to purchase a smaller pickup truck, it still usually has the ability to carry at least 2,000 pounds. However, even powerful trucks have their limits. What happens if you exceed payload capacity? Great question and you are in the right place! Learn more about payload capacity below.

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Keep rust away from your vehicle with these 5 easy tips!

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Tips and Tricks on Monday, March 16th, 2020 at 3:40 PM
Rusty vehicle with leafless trees in background

How to keep your vehicle rust-free

Rust is not a pleasant thing when you see it on your vehicle for the first time. It seems as though when that first spot appears, there is no stopping it. The earlier you can implement a few easy steps, the more likely you will avoid having rust on your vehicle altogether. Curious about how to keep your vehicle rust-free? You have come to the right place! Check out our brief guide below!

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Accidents happen, here is what you should do after!

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Q&A, Safety, Tips and Tricks on Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 at 12:59 PM
Accidents happen, here is what you should do after!

What do I do if my Uber driver is in an accident?

In today’s society, it seems as though owning a vehicle is a thing of the past. With company’s like Uber, Lyft, and others popping up all over the place, you simply click a button, and you will be picked up and taken to your destination. However, as convenient as these companies are, have you ever asked yourself, “what do I do if my Uber driver is in an accident?” If you have or have not, you are in the right place! Let’s take a look at the way you should handle this situation.

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What exterior color should my next vehicle be?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Q&A, Tips and Tricks on Friday, February 28th, 2020 at 5:04 PM
Is a black or white car easier to keep clean?

Is a black or white car easier to keep clean?

If you are someone that really values having a clean car, then car color is going to play a large role in the car purchasing decision. A while ago, we wrote a general post about the easiest exterior colors to take care of. Today, we are going to answer the question is a black or white car easier to keep clean?

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These habits can cause longterm damage to your vehicle

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Thursday, February 21st, 2020 at 6:34 PM
Car driving close to a pothole in the road

Driving habits that damage your car

Have you ever been driving somewhere, ran over a bump, and noticed that your vehicle did not run the same after? We think that everyone has done this at some point. As a result, we put together a brief list of driving habits that damage your car. Hopefully, if you avoid the items on this list, it will help improve the longevity of your vehicle!

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How long is too long to let my vehicle idle?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Q&A, Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 at 2:40 PM
Many vehicles on traffic

Is it bad to leave your car running while parked?

Sometimes, you arrive somewhere, and you will only be there for a quick minute or two. In this case, is it bad to leave your car running while parked? This is actually quite a complex question that we are about to jump into! The short answer is no, it would not be bad to leave your car running while parked. But, it also depends on how long your car will be running! Keep reading to learn more!

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Avoid getting stranded!

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Q&A, Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 at 3:16 PM
Avoid getting stranded!

Is towing insurance worth it?

We recently had someone ask us a question about towing insurance. The individual was wondering, “is towing insurance worth it?” Luckily, we know of someone that dealt with this very question only a few days ago. The short answer is, yes, towing insurance is worth it. Check out the story below!

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Stay focused when behind the wheel!

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Q&A, Safety, Tips and Tricks on Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 at 4:20 PM
Stay focused when behind the wheel!

Is it illegal to text and drive in Texas?

In today’s day and age, it is rare to see someone without a cell phone. Sometimes, it seems like even little kiddos know how to operate a cell phone better than adults! While this technology is meant to be good and help us stay connected to family and friends that live far away, sometimes it can be a hindrance. People can now call you at 4 am with a problem that needs to be fixed immediately. Individuals can also now expect you to respond instantly to their text or email. This begs the question if you are on the road, is it illegal to text and drive in Texas? The short answer is yes. Keep reading as we learn a little more about the texting and driving law in Texas!

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Get the right insurance policy for you!

By Product Expert | Posted in Q&A, Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 at 2:02 PM
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What are the different types of insurance I can get for my vehicle?

As you are thinking about purchasing a vehicle, have you thought about insurance yet? Do you know what policy would best fit your needs? Did you know that there are many different types of insurance as well? Maybe you have been thinking, “what are the different types of insurance I can get for my vehicle?” Keep reading as we explore the different kinds of insurance and what they cover.

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