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Here Are a Few Reasons Why to Lift Your Truck

The team at Cassill Motors Inc wants to share with our audience all the reasons that you want to get your truck lifted.

The one benefit to getting the truck lifted is that you can start shopping for those monster tires you've always wanted. The lift kit helps to create separation between the truck frame and those bigger tires. There will be no need to worry about the tires rubbing on any parts of the truck frame moving forward.

The other benefit of getting a lift kit on your truck is you create more in the way of clearance…

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What are the limitations when driving with a spare tire?

Drivers should always remember that a spare tire is not the same as their regular tires. Spare tires are not rated to take the number of rotations, the internal air pressure, or the added pressures curves negotiating curves or corners that a regular tire can take.

You will find information in your owner’s manual and on the spare tire’s sidewall about the specific pressures the spare tire can take. That information informs you of how fast you can go, what distance you can cover, and how much air pressure the tire can safely absorb. Do not go beyond…

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Auto Guide: Car Battery Service & Replacement Options

Replacing a car battery is important to do before it fails. If you find yourself stuck at the store or on the side of the road with a dead battery, you know the feeling all too well. You can check your battery before this happens by going to any auto parts store and asking for a battery check. These are free and can save you from getting stuck on the road.

When you pick a new battery, you should get one that has a high cold-cranking amperage level, long battery life, and high voltage so that it will last for…

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Reasons to Monitor Your Tire Pressure Indicator

Many people assume that when their tire pressure warning light comes on, this just means that they need to put a little bit of air inside of their tires when they get a chance. In fact, a tire pressure warning will only come on when the pressure inside one or more of your tires falls below twenty-five percent of the recommended pressure amount. This is a significant amount that can make a big difference in the overall safety of your vehicle.

There are a number of other concerns that could cause your tire pressure warning light to come on. 

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Learn How to Jump Start a Car

If you need to jump start someone else’s car, make sure you know how to do it properly. If you do not perform the start right, it can damage the vehicles. Identify the positive and negative terminals of each battery. Red or plus is positive, and black or minus is negative. The cables will be color coded also.

Once you have the cables properly clamped, run the operational car for several minutes to charge the dead battery. Try to start the dead car. It may take a few turns. 

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Safe Towing Practices

With warm weather not far off, you may find yourself daydreaming about adding a boat to your vehicle collection. It can certainly add a great deal of enjoyment to your life, but there are some preliminary steps you need to take prior to towing it before it’s a reality. The first one is determining if your current vehicle is equipped to tow it.

You can check the owner’s manual for exact specifications on its towing capacity, including load and tongue weight. If you’ve found vehicle and boat compatibility, then move on to inspecting the trailer that will…

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