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Getting It Straight When Discussing All-Wheel-Drive Vs. Four-Wheel Drive


All-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive are often confused as being the same thing, but in fact, the applications are different for different purposes. Each application does cause all four wheels to receive power, and thus increase traction of the vehicle.

The four-wheel drive concept is familiar to most people as it has been around the longest. It provides its action by utilizing a split differential and a lower gear ration than normal. It is found in larger off-road SUVs and pickup trucks. Its primary use is off-road and rough terrain driving.

 
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Dispelling the Myth of When to Change Your Engine Oil


There’s still a lot of debate about how often vehicle owners should change their engine oil. While oil-change franchises push the 3,000-mile myth, there’s enough information now to dispute the belief that 3,000 miles is the deadline. The time for an oil change depends on the vehicle, the driver, and the conditions under which the vehicle operates. It also depends on the type of oil used.

The average mileage that warrants an oil change is 7,500 miles. All too often, engine oil-change franchises favor the 3,000-mile limit to get more customers through the front…
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The Dealer with the Great Deals and Consistent Quality Services

Just as a doctor is to a patient so is a mechanic to your car. If you reside in Beeville and are looking for the right dealership to offer service and care for your vehicle, choose Blake Fulenwider Beeville. We assure you a great lasting relationship plus the following.

Quality OEM parts- we have partnered with car manufacturers to ensure that you get parts made for your vehicle type.
  • Certified and professional Technicians- Our mechanics have years of experience and training in servicing particular vehicle models and makes.
  • Top-class facilities- We have invested in the advanced and...
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Starting Point for Holiday Season Travel Car Care


Your car is not just for the drive home. It will provide the mechanism that takes you to local eating-places, the homes of dear friends, and beautifully decorated local sites. The starting point for holiday car care is to take the time to have your car serviced by Blake Fulenwider Beeville.
  • Give trusted individuals your travel plans/if you are seriously delayed, someone knows where to start looking.
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Roadworthy Tire Tread

Tire tread can easily be ignored during a vehicle service especially when you are doing it yourself. Usually, when the treads look new, then one assumes that they are road worthy. The depth of the treads are measured in 32nds of an inch, and when new, they measure 10/32". A person is advised to replace when the tread measure is at 4/32".

Treads play an essential role as much as road safety is concerned. Below, 2/32" sure a tire is not allowed to be on the road. When driving with worn out tires, you risk to cause…

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Keeping your Car Clean when Traveling with Food

Have you ever been driving your car when you suddenly spill your drink? Has a passenger in your car ever dropped their food straight onto your car's clean carpet? If this has happened to you, you know how hard it can be to clean up spills in your car.

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What You Can Do With Your SUV


If you decide that you want to by an SUV, then you need to head over to Blake Fulenwider Beeville to check out our vast variety of SUVs. You can take an SUV out for a test drive and see why they are such a popular vehicle for so many people. SUVs are roomy, sporty, and can fit many passengers. Some even have a third row of seats and seats that fold down to accommodate extra cargo or a large pet carrier.

Modern SUVs are great on gas and have many great safety features such as anti-lock brakes and traction…
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Getting the Best Tires for How You Drive


It is getting to be that time of year, after the summer and into the chillier days of fall. Regardless of where you live, you will want to find the right tires for your car and location. There are a few more months before the snow, so some all-season tires are great for this time of year.

Getting the Perfect Set

You are in the right place. Blake Fulenwider Beeville hires only experienced professionals who have extensive knowledge in the tire business so that you feel comfortable knowing that we have your best interests in mind.

Explaining Tread and Tire…

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Halloween safety is important for trick-or-treaters

Trick-or-treating is the highlight of Halloween and is enjoyed by youngsters year after year. The night is full of spooky fun, tasty candy, and celebration. Halloween can also be dangerous, but following a few tips will ensure everyone stays safe this year.

First, be sure to plan and know which neighborhoods you will visit for trick-or-treating and be familiar with them. When you begin your outing, stay on marked sidewalks and don't walk in the roadway. If it's after dark, make sure the neighborhoods have good lighting and that your costume is bright and visible. When walking from…

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