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Tips for Cleaning Your Tires

 Cleaning your wheels and tires will not just make your vehicle look amazing, but it also keeps the wheels from extending and pitting their lifespan. There are three significant steps of cleaning tires and wheels. Cleaning involves using some of the favorite cleaning products.
 
Wash Wheels and Tires
To avoid repetitive work, it is crucial to start by cleaning car tires. There is a need to give them a better washing.
 
If you want to clean the whole car, start by cleaning the tires and wheels. It will make the entire process more enjoyable. Wheel brush is also different from…

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Roadside Emergencies: Tips for Handling the Unexpected

You are cruising down the streets of Wintersville just fine when suddenly things start to go wrong. It could be a flat tire, empty gas tank, or worse. The team at State Park Motors Inc wants to make sure you know how to handle this situation.

The first thing should have happened before you even hit the road. Constructing a roadside emergency kit is something that responsible drivers do. At its core, it should consist of water, a flashlight, snacks, jumper cables, and a blanket. You may also want some basic tools and a cell phone charger. Check our kit…

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Driving on Winter Tires Year Round

Winter tires are great for driving on snowy, wet roads. They also make it easier for you to stop when there is snow or ice on the road. It will also be a lot easier for you to handle your vehicle. However, these tires are designed to be used in the winter months. If you use them during the summer months, then they will wear out more quickly. The heat will also do a lot of damage to the tires.

Winter tires usually last two or three seasons. However, if you use them all year long, then you will find…

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Comparing Winter Tires and All-Season Tires

If you're in need of a new set of tires before the snow flies, we here at State Park Motors Inc want to encourage you to spend some time thinking about what kind of tire you want to buy. You have a couple of different options, different price points to consider and different features. Our service department can help you choose the correct set if you're having trouble.

The main two types of tires that you can purchase are winter tires and all-season tires. The winter tire variety is used during the winter months in Wintersville. When spring…

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State Park Motors Inc's Guide to Using Jumper Cables Safely and Effectively

Jumper cables can be an excellent tool to have in your trunk when a dead battery leaves you or a friend stranded in a parking lot somewhere. However, you'll want to make sure to use them safely as there is an element of electricity involved.

First, make sure that both of the ignitions are entirely switched to each vehicle's off position. Place the first red cable on the positive terminal on the battery of the working car. You can immediately tell the difference between positive and negative terminals as the former is larger in size. The other red…

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Important Fuel Economy Tips

With fuel prices fluctuating as they do, fuel economy has become important to most drivers. Even drivers who own large vehicles and don't appear to car about fuel prices often look for ways to get the best fuel economy. At State Park Motors Inc, we have many great suggestions on things to do to improve fuel economy. Let's face it - The less you have to spend on fuel means the more you have to spend on fun things! Here are some fuel economy tips worth following. 

  • Drive responsibly and follow the speed limit. Driving fast and erratic uses…
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Popular Motor Oil Myths

When it comes to maintaining your car, motor oil is one of the utmost responsibilities. The oil will allow several parts of the car engine to smoothly and seamlessly interact with little or no friction, thus reducing wear, temperatures and lowering the chances of seizing.

When it comes to matters engine oil, there are so many myths that have invaded the general knowledge or were used to be accurate, but they no longer are. It is now time to set the records straight. Below are some of the most common motor oil myths and the facts about each of them…

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Whole Process of Charging a Car Battery

The process of charging a car battery is straightforward. You only need to have the right tools for the job. After that, you will follow detailed procedures of hooking up the battery at the charger. Cars are very different, and the process for removing or accessing the batter may be different. Some cells are placed under the offenders while others at the top.

Hooking the Battery Charger Procedure

It is essential to follow instructions for each particular charger. The most basic guidelines for the most charges include:

1. Making sure the car charger is off
2. Hooking the positive cable…

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Respect Your Tire Load Ratings to Promote Safety

The tires on your vehicle are tough and durable tools that provide you with traction, control, and comfort. Keeping them in good condition is key to safety, and here at your local dealership we can show you how to understand the various symbols that appear on your tires. By following the information contained in the symbols, you can keep your tires in top shape and enjoy the subsequent performance.

Most passenger vehicles include at least eight different types of symbols or markings on their sidewalls. Some of these are numerical, and they generally represent various

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Make Quick Work of Cleaning a Vehicle

Whether a vehicle is used for daily commutes or weekend adventures, there comes a point in time when the interior and exterior need cleaning. When short on time, there are a few techniques that help make the chore faster and less painful.

First, remove all of the loose items from the interior and dispose of the trash. Rinse the exterior top to bottom using a garden hose to loosen dirt and debris. Apply a lubricating and drying product to a microfiber towel. Dry the exterior using the towel. Use an old tire for the wheels. Remove the floor mats and…

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