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4 Wheel Parts Goes Green with Green Performance Products & Tips for Truck, Jeep, & SUV Enthusiasts

4 Wheel Parts Goes Green

Although most people wouldn’t consider off-roading a “green” activity, 4 Wheel Parts is trying to make it as eco-friendly as possible. The newly launched Going Green section on 4 Wheel Parts provides their customers with more eco-friendly products for their truck, Jeep, or SUV. The Going Green section also includes tips for achieving better fuel economy, reusing products, and getting the best performance from their truck.

4 Wheel Parts Goes Green

Louis Minette, Internet Brand Manager at 4 Wheel Parts says, “Off-road enthusiasts have always had a strong connection with the outdoors, taking some of the roughest terrain that Mother Nature has to offer and conquering it! As the years have passed and legislation has gotten more stringent off-road enthusiasts have had to change with the times to protect their rights to use off-road areas. They realize their impact and work to leave their playgrounds in the same condition as they found it, leaving as little impact as possible. As a friend to off-road enthusiasts, 4 Wheel Parts is taking similar steps to offer our customers the same performance products they crave while reducing their effects on the environment.”

4 Wheel Parts gives their customers useful tips that go beyond the obvious. They don’t just tell you to clean out your car so that you get better gas mileage; they actually go in-depth and provide you with information on how to find your preferred engine operating range (RPM), as well as other useful information.

Even though large pickups and SUVs have taken longer to catch up with the automotive Going Green trend, domestic automakers are making a concerted effort to make these vehicles more earth-friendly and fuel efficient. In concurrence with this movement towards environmental awareness, 4 Wheel Parts is bringing in new performance efficient products to their website and their 4 Wheel Parts stores.

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Switch to Winter Tires for Better Road Traction

Discount Tire Advises Motorists to Switch to Winter Tires for Better Road Traction this Season: Choosing the right tires is important for safe road travel especially when driving in temperatures below 45 degrees

Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) December 22, 2009 -- The fall and winter seasons usually usher in thoughts of chilly air, snowy-white landscapes and the holidays. However, the severe winter weather makes for dangerous driving conditions in many parts of the country. Discount Tire, the world's largest independent tire and wheel retailer, reminds motorists to prepare their vehicles for winter by replacing their all-season tires with winter season tires before the mercury drops below 45 degrees. Winter tires deliver much better traction as well as improve handling and control in cold temperatures making them the best choice for winter driving.

All-season tires are not designed for severe winter weather. Their tread designs are less effective at helping drivers maintain control in winter conditions because they can accumulate material like snow and ice in the treads and they lose their flexibility in temperatures below 45 degrees. These factors can negatively affect tire traction, vehicle handling and braking distance.

According to Discount Tire, it's best to use tires that are specifically designed for the road and weather conditions that motorists will be driving in. Today's winter season tires are much more technologically advanced and safer than "snow" tires of the past. Chemical compounds in the tire help them maintain flexibility in temperatures below 45 degrees and special tread designs channel away materials keeping more rubber connected to the road.

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Garmin GPS with Built-in Wireless Announced

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Garmin nüvi 1690 and nüLink! Connect Drivers with Relevant, Online Information

OLATHE, Kan./September 3, 2009/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today the nüvi 1690, a portable navigation device (PND) with a built-in wireless module that lets customers tap into Garmin’s nüLink! service that provides direct links to certain online information like Google™ local search, traffic, weather, fuel prices, movie listings, flight status, local events, white page telephone listings and Ciao!™, Garmin’s exclusive location-based social networking system that connects multiple networks into a single portal for Garmin users. The U.S. version of the nüvi 1690 comes with two years of free Garmin nüLink! service, which makes it the first PND to offer an extended period of online features included in the purchase price of the device.

“Our customers want and need accurate, up-to-the-minute information that they can access quickly and without hassles,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide sales. “The nüvi 1690 meets these expectations by combining the power of Google’s local search and other compelling online services with preloaded maps and points of interest for the ultimate navigation experience.  And best of all, the nüvi 1690 includes two years of Garmin nüLink! service out-of-the-box, eliminating any hesitation that customers might have about paying for these premium services.”

The nüvi 1690 with nüLink! has the most comprehensive set of POI search capabilities offered by any PND thanks to the implementation of Google local search and white page telephone listings. Google’s local search brings online points of interest (POIs) to customers’ fingertips and lets them search for destinations by name or key words just like they are accustomed to doing on their personal computer. In addition, Garmin has created a “quick search” feature that lets users search via categories like food, lodging and fuel, rather than typing a word or phrase into the search box. Detailed search results are displayed for many POIs including a location description, business address, phone number and popularity rating. Customers can also use the nüLink! white page telephone listing feature to search for a person’s street address by their first name, last name or phone number.

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All-New Diesel for 2011 Ford Super Duty

An all-new 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V-8 turbocharged diesel engine – debuting in the 2011 Ford F-Series Super Duty® – will deliver significant improvement in torque, horsepower and fuel economy, enhancing productivity and further strengthening its position as the class leader for towing and payload

DEARBORN, Mich. – A new era in Ford diesel technology arrives with the Ford-engineered, Ford-tested and Ford-manufactured 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 turbocharged diesel engine.

Debuting in the next-generation F-Series Super Duty truck, the new diesel engine will deliver significant improvements in torque, horsepower and fuel economy while adding more fueling flexibility and easily meeting stringent new emissions requirements.

The new diesel 6.7-liter engine also shares the Super Duty's legendary reliability and durability while delivering best-in-class towing and payload.

"This all-new diesel engine has been so extensively tested both in the lab and in the real world that we're confident we're giving our customers the most reliable and productive powertrain available today," said Derrick Kuzak, group vice president of Global Product Development. "Our Super Duty customers demand reliability and durability in their trucks so they can deliver the best results for their business and their customers. That's exactly what this engine delivers."

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Rough Country Announces 5” Lift Kit for 00-05 Ford Excursion

Dyersburg, TN (Aug 25, 2009) – Rough Country’s new 5” lift kit for the 2000-2005 Ford Excursion is hitting the market with full force. Offered at a market leading price, this simple bolt-on design allows consumers to run 35” tires. The front of this Excursion lift kit contains 5” luxury ride leaf springs, a track rod relocation bracket, sway-bar brackets and a pitman arm. For the rear, Rough Country includes their exclusive heavy duty anti-axle wrap rear blocks and u-bolts.

For more information about the new 2000-2005 Ford Excursion 5” lift kit, please contact Rough Country Suspension Products or call 800-222-7023 today!About Rough Country:Formed in early 1970’s, Rough Country Suspension Products was one of the founders of the off-road industry and today is one of the fastest growing manufacturers and marketers of lifted suspension packages and off-road accessories for both 2wd and 4wd trucks and SUVs.

 

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