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Understanding Synthetic Oil And Whether Your Car Needs It

When you bring your vehicle to the mechanic or dealer, the multitude of different oil options can be somewhat overwhelming. Perhaps the least understood of the options is synthetic oil. What exactly is synthetic oil, and do you need to use it in your car?

Put simply, synthetic motor oil is a distilled and purified form of oil that is specifically formulated and tailored to maximize the performance and fuel economy of the modern engine.

If you do not know whether your car requires the use of a synthetic motor oil, your first step should be to take a look…

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How to Jump-Start Another Car

Jump-starting another vehicle may take some basic understanding and a little practice, but then you’ll realize how straightforward the process is. The first thing to learn is that each end of the cables has one positive clamp marked in red and one negative clamp marked as black. The next thing is to realize that once you’ve started connecting them to a battery, you need to use caution and not let them touch another metal surface.

Start with the dead battery and connect the positive cable to the battery terminal marked with a plus sign. Follow that with the…

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5 Reasons SUVs are More Romantically Resourceful

Sedans and sports models are so passe, especially when it comes to creating the right mood and vibe to manifest a romantic day, night or even a whole week if that's your fancy!

1. Impromptu Overnight Trips – are so much more romantic if you get stuck anywhere or decide to just get away for a weekend with no particular place to go.

2. Camping – if you don’t have or don’t like tents, an SUV is the most romantic alternative.

3. Planned Trips & Travel –SUV provide way more room for everything & everyone, whether you’ve decided to plan…
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FWD and RWD: Why Drivetrain Matters

Did you know that there are actually four types of drivetrains? These include all-wheel drive (AWD), front-wheel drive (FWD), four-wheel drive (4WD), and rear-wheel drive (RWD). The differences between each are most particularly to how and where you drive.

If you live in areas where roads can be slippery, then FWD and AWD offer better traction. However, FWD cars and trucks place all of the engine's power on the two front wheels. This drivetrain pulls forward and allows the car to get more traction. This creates a better driving experience overall with more dependability. 

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Why an SUV May be a Better Choice

Have you been upset by the lack of options or abilities in your sedan or coupe? Many drivers are, and one solution is to upgrade to an SUV. Here are a few reasons this might be best for you:

  • Passenger comfort: Larger cars obviously have a lot more room for passengers. This means that not only will be able to fit more people in your SUV, but they will also be much more comfortable. 
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Getting a grasp on an oil viscosity rating

An important element of proper car maintenance is regular oil changes, as recommended by the vehicle's manufacturer. If you are like many people, you actually have contact with motor oil viscosity rating, but not really know of the connection. Like many people, you may not really understand what is meant by an oil viscosity rating.

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