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So you are cruising down the road, just minding your own business when all of a sudden, the rear view comes to life with cherries and berries. Yup, you are getting pulled over. You weren’t speeding, rather a burned out headlight. You can save yourself some hard-earned cash by taking care of that bad bulb…

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how to care for high-mileage vehicles

On average, our vehicles are getting older. Even though automakers sold more than 15 million new vehicles in 2013, the average age the cars, pickups and SUVs in our driveways is about 11.4 years old. That translates to plenty of high-mileage vehicles on American roadways. To find out more about how to care for high-mileage…

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safe towing tips NAPA KNOW HOW hitch coupler

My father-in-law never brags about his towing prowess, but get him talking and he’ll soon reveal his pride. He pulls a fifth-wheel RV trailer with his big diesel pickup, and as with most things he does, he relies on careful maintenance and procedures to keep his truck and trailer performing properly. He says his long…

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skipping an oil change - NAPA Know How Blog_add oil

“I didn’t have time to get it done before my trip.” “I’ll do it next month.” “I just forgot.” These are a few of the many excuses drivers give for skipping an oil change. In some cases, no harm will come from exceeding the recommended oil change interval by a few hundred miles. But because…

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Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet, finished 12th in Saturday’s Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  Elliott remains in the NASCAR Nationwide Series points lead by four points over teammate Regan Smith. Starting fifth, Elliott was shuffled to eighth by the time the first caution flag waved on lap…

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NAPA Funny Car Ron Capps NHRA Sonoma Nationals 2014 prep

SONOMA, Calif. (July 27, 2014) – It wasn’t a perfect homecoming for Ron Capps but the veteran racer who grew up near Sonoma Raceway knows that you can’t win every time at your home track. Ron, who has left Sonoma with the Funny Car trophy four times, was upset in the opening round Sunday when…

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Ron Capps winner 2013 NHRA Sonoma Nationals NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger Funny Car

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (July 22, 2014) – Ron Capps is 49 but doesn’t look his age and he certainly doesn’t feel it. The driver of Don Schumacher Racing’s NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car only feels his age when he looks at his daughter, Taylor, and son, Caden. “My daughter will be 18 on…

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At 18, Chase Elliott is taking a stab at rewriting history. MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 22, 2014) – What were you doing when you were 18?  Chase Elliott is winning NASCAR Nationwide Series races. It was only fitting last week at Chicagoland Speedway that the 18-year-old rookie and star of NAPA AUTO PARTS’ “When I Was…

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