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Off-Road Capabilities in the Ford F-150

In the market for a new full-size truck that has the ability to go anywhere your extreme lifestyle takes you, then the all-new Ford F-150 is the truck you have been looking for. Below are two reasons the Ford F-150 is one of the most popular full-size trucks on the market:

  • Raptor- The Ford F-150 comes available in an all-terrain model named Raptor that has the ability to take you anywhere on or off-road life takes you.
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What is the Sport Appearance Package for the Ford Explorer?

The Ford Explorer has a Sport trim level. However, you are limited to selecting that trim level to get the “Sport” look you crave. The Sport trim level is the fourth trim level for the Ford Explorer. You can get the same look and feel at a lower trim such as the XLT by adding the Sport Appearance Package.

The Sport Appearance Package includes many of the preferred features found in the Sport trim. 

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Timing Chain Replacements Can Prevent Expensive Damages

The engine in your car is a finely tuned machine that includes a multitude of moving parts. To keep the motor running, the movements of these parts must be synchronized. Several of your engine parts help out with this timekeeping task, including the part called the timing belt.

Timing belts form a special link between the engine crank and camshafts. 

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Know the Difference between Front and Rear Wheel Drive Vehicles before Your Next Purchase

Have you ever wondered about the differences between a front wheel and a rear wheel drive vehicle? Perhaps, you’re even trying to decide on which type to purchase!

A front wheel drive vehicle has a lower cost to manufacture and a combined drivetrain that includes the engine and axle, which is considered easier to install on an assembly line at the factory. 

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What Do Those Ratings Mean On Oil Cans?

We all know that without the proper amount of motor oil, the engines in our cars, trucks, or SUV's will certainly seize and quit functioning to work - possibly sustaining permanent damage. You can find a vast selection of motor oil to add to your engine almost anywhere. It is readily available at gas stations, auto parts stores, big box stores, and even grocery stores. But how do you know which one you need? 

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Checking If It's Time for Brake Service

It can be difficult to tell if you need to have your brakes looked at. You might know when you need to change the oil, but it's harder to know when it's time to have a look at the brakes. If you notice any of the following symptoms, then you'll want to have them inspected.

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Routine Transmission Maintenance

Have you noticed your car shifting gears when you speed up or slow down? This is the work of your transmission. Like every other part of your car, your transmission needs periodic service to make sure that it is working properly.

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Learn All About Horsepower

In the eighteenth century, before all of the modern conveniences we know today, horses did a tremendous amount of manual labor. They were used to work farm fields, as transportation, and they hauled heavy coal from the mines. They were effective at their jobs, but just as all living creatures, they had their limitations. Weather conditions, hunger and thirst, sickness and fatigue were all factors that influenced a horse's performance.

James Watt, a Scottish engineer, invented a new steam engine that could do the work of the common horse and do it more efficiently and reliably. 

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Let Belk Ford Inc. Inspect Your Tires

Many cars and trucks that are on the road today are driving around with inadequate tire tread on their tires. These unsafe vehicles could cause accidents which could lead to bodily injury or death. A growing number of Oxford, MS residents are understanding this and are realizing that we here at Belk Ford Inc. can perform a safety inspection on their tires to see if the tread depth is thick enough to ensure that their chances for their vehicle to stay on the road in slick or icy conditions are the best that they can be.

 

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