What You Need to Know About Hydroplaning That Can Help Prevent It

Our team at The Car Store would like to share these tips on hydroplaning to keep you safe behind the wheel. The best defense when dealing with risk is understanding what is involved and taking preventative measures.

While sometimes you cannot avoid driving in bad weather, it is best to wait a while because the first 10 minutes after it rains is the worse time to get on the road. This period is more dangerous because the oils on the pavement have mixed with the rain to produce a slippery surface. You should take extra caution if you are required…

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Applying Touch Up Paint

If you've ever had to touch up paint on your car, you know that it can be a daunting task. You want the job to be done right, but you don't want to spend hours trying to get it perfect. In this quick and easy guide, we will teach you how to touch up paint like a pro!

The first thing you need to do is identify the area that needs to be touched up. Once you have done this, you will need to clean the area thoroughly. This can be done with a mild soap and water…

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Ford F-150 Upgraded To the Latest Technologies

The trailer theft alert system is one of many cutting-edge features that come standard on the Ford F-150. You'll be warned immediately if someone attempts to break into the trailer, thanks to this cutting-edge security system. The instrument cluster's 4-inch productivity screen makes it simple to monitor travel time, mileage, and other relevant information while driving.

Additionally, it has an 8-inch touchscreen display in the center console that can be used as a terrific entertainment center while driving. 

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Ford Super Duty: Capability On and Off the Road

Ford trucks are popular for a good reason, they deliver when you need them. The Ford Super Duty was engineered for commercial towing and hauling with several convenience features to make it easy to handle. When equipped right, the Ford Super Duty can tow up to 37,000 pounds with a payload of up to 7,850 pounds. Ford has several features to help you get the most out of your Ford engine.

The base engine is a gas V8 that generates 385 horsepower. This engine gives you what you need for an every-day truck. 

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Mufflers And Exhausts

The muffler acts as a soundproofing device for your vehicle. It is made up of a pipe or chambers with holes. It is a part of the exhaust system. The exhaust system is also made up of sensors, clamps and pipes. Your mufflers and exhausts have to work properly in order for your vehicle to function the way that it should. You may notice that the check engine line is on. Your vehicle may also get fewer miles per gallon. When there is a problem with the exhaust, your vehicle has to work harder. That is why it will consume…

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Tire Damages and Performance Issues: When to Replace Tires

The treads on the tires should not go below 1.6 millimeters. If your tires are worn down below that, they will not offer you the traction you need on any road. Such tires are also at risk of blowing out and need replacement. You can use a gauge to measure the depth of the treads. This will happen after the sixth year in most cases, but tires can last for up to ten years.

You need to keep an eye on the wear indicator bar common in most new tire brands. If you can see wear indicators, then your…

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Spring Car Care Tips

Spring time is the relief your car needs from the icy conditions, cold temperatures, sand, and road salt of the winter season. How do you take care of your car to ensure that it is back on track? Let’s delve into some of the basic spring car care tips below:

Change the Filters and Oil

To keep your engine healthy, it is imperative that you change your filters and oil regularly. As oil gets old, it’s effectiveness for lubricating your engine, cooling off the engine, and picking up any impurities reduces significantly. 

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Protecting the Car from Salt Corrosion

Never take for granted the importance of cleaning your car during the winter months. This is the most critical time when it comes to preventing the car from salt corrosion. Always make sure that the car is clean and does not have any debris or dirt.

If you’ve not been waxing your car regularly, it is time to start doing so. Applying car wax just before winter ensures that your car is protected from the road salt.

Don’t forget to clean the car underneath. This is one part of the car that is normally forgotten when cleaning the…

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The Ford Escape's Futuristic Edge

For an elite technological advantage, prospective SUV owners are turning to the Ford Escape. The Car Store knows the surge in popularity is related to the extraordinary digital equipment onboard. Let’s take a look at why this ride is so popular.

The sophisticated Head-Up Display seamlessly synchronizes with the Ford Co-Pilot360 security package. This electronic apparatus accurately tracks convenient features in use including Adaptive Cruise Control, Navigation and Lane-Keeping Assist. Furthermore, it meshes with 

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Ram 3500 - Durability Features to Get the Job Done

If you’re in need of a heavy-duty pickup truck that’s durable and reliable, you won’t have to look further than the Ram 3500. The Ram 3500 has a lot to offer in other areas as well. It comes in three trim levels: regular cab, crew cab, and mega cab. The Ram 3500 offers about 1,075 lb-ft of torque when equipped with the diesel engine.

There is very little the Ram 3500 can’t tow, pull or haul. Imagine owning a truck that can tow almost 15,000 pounds. 

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