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Auto Maintenance: Choosing One Repair Shop

One of the things I learned from my dad is that it pays to find a good auto repair shop and stick with it. True enough, I have tried using more than one shop, based on what I needed done to my car. Every time, I found myself going back to one shop that knew my car and the car's history. I had found that shop not too long ago. They had offered help with everything from rebuilding engines to dent repair. The shop is located near my home, and they keep records that went back for years. Thanks to the long history, they always knew what to do when something was not working as it should. If you think that finding one shop to meet all your needs is a good idea, let me help. With a little effort, you'll know exactly where to take your vehicle any time it needs some work.


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Want To Start A Hauling Business? How To Choose The Right Truck For The Job

by Noelle Snyder

The trucking business can be very lucrative because products need to get to consumers in a timely manner and trucking is often the easiest and most inexpensive way to do it. If you have a CDL and are thinking about a truck purchase, it is important to make sure you buy the right truck to fit your needs. Use the following tips to ensure you invest in a truck that you will be able to use to start your trucking business.

The Size

When you are buying a truck, the size of the truck is important. Mack trucks are large trucks that allow you to haul both large and small loads with ease. The Mack trucks are specifically designed to haul large or small closed trailers and flatbed trailers. They allow you to have a variety of options readily available to you so that you can haul any size load with ease.

Gas Mileage

When you buy a Mack truck, it is important to know that the gas costs will be significantly higher than the costs that you pay in your car or SUV. While all Mack trucks are gas guzzlers, there are some that get better gas mileage than others. It is important to take this into account because the cost of gas will be taken out of the payment that you receive for hauling a load.


Buying a new Mack truck will be very costly. There are used Mack trucks for sale that are still in good condition and far less expensive than the newer models. Be sure to have the truck thoroughly inspected before you buy it to ensure that the engine and the brakes work properly. If you are traveling down a mountain, you could start traveling too quickly and need to apply the emergency brakes. If the brakes have been used often in the past, they may not work properly when you go to use them. An inspection will let you know if the brakes are in good condition or if you will need to have them replaced before you start using the truck.

Take the time to speak with the dealer of the Mack trucks to find out if there are any deals available for you. Some dealers will sell you a flatbed trailer and truck for a discounted rate because they will want to sell both items. Asking the salesman for a deal could save you a lot of money and get you everything you need to get your business rolling as soon as possible.