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Enhance Performance Stability with a Suspension Upgrade

If you are like most drivers, you enjoy the occasional burst of speed. It is always nice when your suspension participates in the action. Unfortunately, time and tide take a toll on even the hardiest suspension system equipment, and suspension repairs and upgrades are inevitable. But, even though repair time is as certain to come around as tax time, you can turn this occasion into a source of happiness by including performance-ready suspension parts in your next replacement plan.

You can replace or upgrade a number of components that are critical to performance and handling. 

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Is it Time to Consider Service of Your Exhaust System?

Some people are handy when it comes to working on their vehicle themselves, and when something is going wrong, they typically can pick it out before the problem becomes a major issue. If you aren't someone who can pick these things out regarding your vehicle, we here at Royal Chrysler Jeep Dodge are happy to help. When it comes to your muffler and your exhaust system, there are a few signs that you can pay attention to that indicate something is potentially going wrong on the underside of your vehicle. This can include:

  • You may notice that when you…
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Make the Transition to Winter Wiper Blades

If you've become fed up with your vehicle's windshield wiper blades messing up your visibility on the road by leaving streaks on the glass, then you'll be glad to know there is a solution. You most likely didn't have this problem in the spring or summer, which means that your wiper blades have trouble because of the colder weather.

The solution is to get rid of your original wiper blades and install winter wiper blades, which are made specifically to handle the icy, snowy weather. Their rubber shell casing prevents the buildup of ice, and it…

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Do Oneonta Drivers Really Need Winter Tires?

Despite the fact that it can get brutally cold in Oneonta, and many of our backroads never seem to be quite plowed, still many drivers balk at the expense of dedicated winter tires. First you have to buy a set, and they typically cost over $100 per tire. Then you have to have them put on in fall and taken off in the spring.

Isn't using all-season tires just easier?

If you drive a Ram truck that you take off-road, then you know all-terrain truck tires handle almost as well in the snow as they do in the mud…

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Regular tire rotation great low cost investment

Rotating your tires roughly every 6,000 miles is important to both your pocketbook and safety; and will keep your tires in top condition longer. Failing to do so could end up costing you in parts, and in gas.

Everyday driving causes wear and tear to your tires, and when you drive in extreme conditions, your tires can wear out more quickly. Having them rotated regularly will allow your tires to wear more evenly and increase their lifespan.

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What you Need to Know About the Ram Trucks Safety Recall

Royal Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram believes there is nothing in this world more important than your safety. If you haven’ already heard about the September recall of various Ram truck models, we urge you to scan the bottom of this post to make sure yours wasn’t affected. If it was—don’t worry—we’ll give you all the information you need to know.

 

 

 

 

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Time Travel Chrysler-Style

If you could time travel, what period of American history would you visit? Would you love to be an explorer in the time of Lewis and Clark? Perhaps a pioneer like Laura Ingalls Wilder or a flapper visiting a speakeasy in the 1920s?

Maybe you would choose the childhood of your parents or grandparents and visit the 1940s and 1950s. There was so much to love about this period of time: the fashionable clothes, the beautiful dishes and home décor, and of course, the classic lines and curves of the cars.

We recently came across this Chrysler commercial from…

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Preventing Rust from Road Salt

 

Salt is used on sidewalks, driveways and streets to melt ice and prevent the surfaces from being slippery. While salt helps people walk and travel safely, it does have its drawbacks. Since your vehicle is made from metal, the salt can cause major damage on the body and undercarriage of the car. Salt that remains on the car for any length of time can cause corrosion and rust. It can also interfere with the mechanics…

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Fall Car Care

The month of October was Fall Car Care Month, a time for people  to begin thinking about the condition of their vehicles and how prepared they are to handle the harsh winter weather. As we roll into the month November, the temperatures are getting colder and the days are getting shorter. Being safe on the road is more important than ever as you don’t want to suffer a breakdown in subzero temperatures. Below are…

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