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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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Ron Capps Denver 2014 NAPA AUTO PARTS Funny Car NHRA Mile-High Nationals chutes

MORRISON, Colo. (July 20, 2014) – Ron Capps knew his NAPA AUTO PARTS crew chief Rahn Tobler and assistant Eric Lane had his Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car loaded for their semifinals match in the Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway near Denver. The NAPA team badly wanted its second NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing…

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enjoyillinois.com 300

Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet, won Saturday night’s EnjoyIllinois.com 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.  It was his third victory in an outstanding rookie campaign that is only 18 races old.  With the win, Elliott now leads teammate Regan Smith by seven points in the season-long drivers’…

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Ron Capps Norwalk 2014 NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger RT Funny Car Office-001

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (July 15, 2014) – Ron Capps and the NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car team led by crew chief Rahn Tobler are coming off a successful stint of four NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events and are eager to begin the annual NHRA Western Swing this weekend near Denver. Ron…

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Chase Elliott NAPA AUTO PARTS Loudon NASCAR Nationwide garage-close

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 15, 2014) – With the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on its final bye weekend of the season, the Nationwide Series takes center stage in one of the hotbed areas known for its big stages, bright spotlights, and launching pads for historic careers – the “Windy City,” Chicago, Ill. The same town that…

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