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Tips on Safer Driving

We have all heard “drive safe” ever since we first took off behind the wheel on our own as teenagers. Do we ever really give any thought as to what is meant by “drive safe” however? Here are some great tips on how you can drive safe every time you hit the road.

First, make sure that you make any adjustments to your mirrors, seats, steering wheel or other times before you get moving. You should always check to make sure that your mirrors are adjusted to let you see clearly the most important areas around your vehicle. Before getting…
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Are You Prepared for the Worst-Case Scenario?

Having a roadside emergency kit in your vehicle is a really great move. It can even save your life. If you're putting together your own, there are a few essentials that you should definitely include in your kit. You should always have bottled water in your car, You should also have a few nonperishable food storage items like granola bars, jerky, nuts, etc. Pack warm blankets and a First-Aid kit and don't forget to bring not only a cell phone, but a charger for it, as well. Bring a tow rope, jumper cables, and a good flashlight and…
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Don't be Afraid of Your Check Engine Light

Your check engine light is probably the scariest part of your vehicle. It’s the one thing that you hope you never see, and when you do, you immediately start to worry about everything that could be going wrong with the car and how expensive the repairs could get.

The truth is that you shouldn’t look at the check engine light this way. This is merely a way for the car to tell you that there is something not quite right about how the engine is running. This could be as simple as the need for a tune-up, or…
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Buying a new car

There are a lot of people who want to buy a new vehicle this year. With all of the changes that we are making to our business model, now is the time to start investing in this area. If you want to help other people with their purchases, you have to be in their shoes. We have helped thousands of people purchase a new vehicle over the years, and we believe that this is the way that you can walk away with a great deal on your vehicle. Come on by today to see what we can offer.

The decision…
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Ram 1500 Shocks, Struts & Suspension Satisfy


The Ram 1500 Truck rides oh-so-smoothly because of its superior shocks, struts and suspension. This beast also has a really cool set of different ride modes. All in all, these great Ram features keep you satisfied.

One of the reasons why Ram makes America’s Longest Lasting Trucks is that it is not only well-built, but it is also smart. It helps its owners customize handling to avoid problems. The “Off Road” modes improve your ride. You can use “Off Road 1” or “Off Road 2” modes to raise or lower the chassis two inches. This can prevent you from…
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The Best Ram Trucks on the Market


If you want power and durability in a truck, you've found it. The Ram lineup delivers the best performance of any trucks on the market, and they even look good to boot. If you're in the market for a truck that you can take around from work to play with ease, then you know you want to come down and test drive this truck today.

As you can see in the video, the small business owner is very lucky to have access to such a truck. It can be used to haul heavy loads for work, and also…
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IMHO RAMs Make the Best Work Trucks


If my customers are looking for a pickup, I always recommend RAM models if we’ve got them on the lot. They are seriously good trucks. I really like the Ram 1500, but all of them are pretty decent. Good engines, great road handling and some serious towing and payload capacity at the same time.

No matter what my customers have needed to haul, they’ve all told me how great their RAM trucks have been. In addition, many of my customers spend a lot of their workdays in their trucks. Some of them have to travel from job to…
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What Are Some Weights Involved in Ram 2500 Towing?


If you are new to towing, then some of the weights can be a little confusing. Each of these is important in determining the right model, hitch and trailer for your Ram 2500 Truck. Here are some of the most common weights, related to towing based on the Ram 2500 website.
  • The Gross Combined Vehicle Weight (GCVW) is the total combined weight of a fully loaded vehicle, including passengers, payload and everything in tow.
  • The Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) is the total weight of a fully loaded vehicle, including passengers and payload – but excluding all towing.
  • The Gross Trailer Weight…
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Are You Buying a Ram Heavy Duty?


Buying a truck is a process that can be overwhelming. With so many options today, it can be hard to choose a truck that meets all of your needs. The Ram 3500 is one of the highest quality trucks on the market today. Not only does it have a lot of power, but it has a smooth ride as well. There are a lot of people who are looking to purchase this vehicle in the coming year.
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Prove Yourself!

Don't let the compact size fool you the vehicle has earned the Ram's Head logo. Through the mud to the red carpet. Face it. You're a PROMASTER. Your true practicality warmly welcomes new business with a friendly smile and a handshake.

Chances are you've consciously committed yourself to doing the greatest job possible to satisfy your prospect. Getting started on time, staying on budget and delivering to your customers and clients more than expected. Yeah that's about right. You like to remain flexible nimble and able to customized to meet the need. That's it…

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