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How to Safely Load Cargo Into Your SUV

The entire team here at Performance Cars Niceville wanted to make certain you get the most out of your SUV. These packing tips should help you to easily load and haul all your cargo.

Be sure that you make an effort to secure any loose items that could roll or move around during your journey. Secure the items between larger cargo if you do not have anything to secure them.

Make an effort to strap down small boxes that may roll over or become damaged during transit. Group these boxes together and strap them tight.

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The Differences Between Child Car Seats

Since car accidents are especially dangerous for young children who still have bones that are growing, it's important to keep them properly strapped in and supported whenever you're taking them anywhere. Selecting the right car seat and vehicle to drive them in is important for their safety.

The smallest of babies need to be transported in a rear-facing car seat that can move along with them if there's an accident. These seats will support their backs and necks throughout an impact. As the child grows, it will need a bigger seat that faces forward. Eventually, a booster…

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How To Be Informed When Financing A Vehicle Purchase

One of the largest purchases that the average individual makes is a vehicle of some kind. This means that most have to reach out to a financing provider in order to make the purchase. Unless you personally have thousands upon thousands of dollars lying around to buy a vehicle outright, you need to know what it is like to finance a vehicle.

Here are Performance Cars Niceville, we work with customers on a daily basis to try to help them best understands the terms of any deal that they sign up for. We want every customer to be pleased when…
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The Importance of Tires When Trying to Tow

When thinking of all of the factors when it comes to towing, there is one thing that could easily be overlooked. This factor is tires. It is important to make sure that your tires are properly inflated while you are towing something with your vehicle.

Having tires that are not properly inflated can cause a lot of issues on the road. One of the issues that it can cause is a sway in the trailer. This can be very dangerous for everyone including the driver, the passengers and other drivers on the road. If you are unsure about the pressure…

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Defining the Differences of Payload and Towing

Although the terms payload and towing capacity are often used interchangeably, they actually have a few distinct differences. The most defining difference is that payload refers to what you can carry in your vehicle while towing refers to what you can pull. Regardless of the type of hitch used, if you are pulling a trailer, you are utilizing the towing function. Payload includes everything that can fit inside of your vehicle, including both the passengers and any extra cargo you haul.

The team of experts at Performance Cars Niceville can help you to understand the key differences...
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Tailgating Essentials

If you are planning a big outing with friends and family that involves tailgating before the event, make sure that you bring all of these tailgating essentials along. They will make your life easier and you will have a better time being prepared.
  • Paper products are really important. Make sure you have plates, forks, spoons, cups and napkins on hand.
  • Keep garbage bags in your vehicle. This will make short work of any cleanup that you need to do rather than trying to find a garbage can where you are.
  • Bring food with you that can easily be disposed of…
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Buying A Hatchback Is A Great Decision

Purchasong a hatchback is a great decision for a number of reasons. The first reason is that the car is nice and light. This means it is a lot easier to steer and part. This is especially true for new drivers. Unlike old hatchbacks, new hatchbacks come with all modern gear like rear cameras, navigation, and so much more.

Antoher reason buying a hatchback is great is because hatchbacks cost a lot less than other cars. In addition to costing less, hatchbacks also use less gas than other cars, and their parts are extremely inexpensive.

 

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Road Trip Games Contribute To Safe Travel

Road trips are always exciting in the beginning. However, they become boring and monotonous as the journey wears on. It becomes difficult to keep the mind occupied as the passengers travel on the roadway for miles and miles. It seems as if the hours will never end.

Children have very little patience for these circumstances. They can become a tremendous distraction to the operator of the vehicle. This is a safety hazard.

Road trip games are very effective tools that help children stay busy while the adults are tending to the operations. Games such as Tic Tac Toe, License Plate…
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Staying Safe In Your SUV

You deserve to make an informed decision when you purchase a vehicle. If you are in the market for an SUV, it is important to know that they are safe and reliable vehicles. They have plenty of room for your kids, your pets and any large items that may need to be stored.

If you encounter poor roads, your SUV will offer greater traction compared to other vehicles. Since they are larger than compact cars, SUVs tend to be safer in the event of an accident. They are also ideal in the event that you have to tow a boat…

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How Important is Getting a Vehicle's Front End Alighment?

Alignment services offered by Performance Cars Niceville help to preserve the car tires and improve handling. Here is all you need to know about the alignment in your vehicle.

It only takes hitting one pothole or curb for the alignment in the car to become misaligned. You'll know immediately when things are off because the vehicle is going to start pulling to one side of the road, making it challenging to keep in between the lane lines. The front-end alignment will immediately improve the handling of the vehicle.

Another serious issue you'll be faced...
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