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Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight And Your Florida Driving

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from here to Eastern Pasco County knows this makes sense. Some of us in the Eastern Pasco County area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I’m not talkin’ what you see in the mirror. Guys; sports equipment and tools. Ladies; well, just take a look around the passenger compartment and trunk. …

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Emergency Items For Your American made car

Local Tampa roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip. Your close-to-home kit for around Zephyrhills would have some basic items to …

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Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

Bad air quality while you’re driving around Dade City is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they’re fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don’t know about them yet. These filters clean the air in the passenger compartment, or cabin, of your car or …

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Following Recommended Intervals For Your American made car

If you’re reading this article in Zephyrhills Florida, then you probably care about your car and how it runs. Even though you care, there is still that moment of dread when your service technician tells you the manufacturer recommends some additional service. Your heart beats a little faster, your blood pressure rises. You worry about spending more money than you …

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The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Tampa area shoe stores? When buying a running shoe, is quality important? Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous? Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price? Is the warranty important when buying tires? …

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Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Getting enough fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean. Today’s production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in order to deliver the fuel with the correct pressure, spray pattern and …

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Fuel Filter Replacement

You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your car feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter’s job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to your engine. A clogged fuel filter …

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Tire Rotation and Balancing

Tires do a lot of work. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passengers. With such critical work to do, you want your tires to do their job well. And since replacing …

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Odometer Rollback On Your Zephyrhills Florida Auto

How do you know if an odometer is telling the truth? Well, back in ’86, Congress passed the Truth-in-Mileage Act to protect Florida consumers against mileage fraud. It says a Florida seller must certify the mileage reported is the Actual Mileage. To have your odometer checked in Zephyrhills Florida, stop by Bob’s Auto Repair: Bob’s Auto Repair 37959 State Road …

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Fuel Saving Tip: Zephyrhills Tune Up

Have you ever gone to Tampa to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That’s why they tune up together. Now this is no surprise; I’m going to relate the …

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