How to Prepare for the Cold Weather with a Winter Survival Kit

Winter is coming, and with it comes a time of year when we all need to be prepared. Whether you're taking a winter vacation or simply staying home and hibernating, many potential dangers can strike during the cold months. These include power outages, snowstorms, food spoilage, and more. The best way to be safe during the winter is with a survival kit. The following steps will lead you through the process of assembling your survival kit for winter:

1. Prepare an inventory of what you already have

Before making a shopping list, take stock of all the items in…

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Preparing Your Vehicle to Tow a Camper

Perhaps you own a truck, or sooner you are budgeting to purchase one. Moderately, it helps haul. Are you preparing your vehicle to tow a camper? There are some key highlights to know the towing capacity of your truck.

Before purchasing a camper, you should know your truck’s pulling capacity. Both vehicles must pair with each other to avoid safety complications.

Stability

For firmness, besides the hitch attached to the camper- you may also attach another to your truck's frame. For more engine efficiency, add cold air ventilation.

Truck’s hauling capacity

You might be well conversant with…

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What is ASE Certification & Why is it Important?

The Automotive Service Excellence Certification or ASE Certification is a certification that has been around for decades. It is the most widely recognized automotive service industry certification in North America and it's one of the most respected certifications in the world. This post will discuss what this certification entails, why it's important to have, and how it can help you grow your business.

ASE Certification & Master Certifications

ASE certifications are divided into two types: ASE Certificates and ASE Master Certifications. 

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Lincoln Nautilus Performance Features Are in a Class of Their Own

The Lincoln Nautilus performance features really are in a class all their own. The SYNC® 4 provides shortcuts to built-in navigation and it even a digital manual for the vehicle. It even updates over the air.

We at Fox Grand Traverse Lincoln know that you'll love the Phone As A Key APP. Everything opens and closes via Bluetooth when you get in and out. It also has remote options. Do you lose your vehicle sometimes? The Nautilus guides you to where it is via your phone. That's a handy thing if you ever lose your key fob.

 

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Some Helpful Performance Features of the Lincoln Navigator

Driving through Traverse City, you can rest assured that you're safe with the 5-star safety rating awarded to the Lincoln Navigator by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSAS). The four-wheel-drive configuration uses the twin-turbo charged engine. the 450 horsepower with 510 lbs. of torque keeps you navigating along with power.

At Fox Grand Traverse Lincoln we know you love that technology. The included system goes above and beyond. The optional Revel® Ultima audio system creates a live-music feel in your cabin. 

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Lincoln Corsair Performance Features

The Lincoln Corsair comes with eight speed transmission. This is designed to make it easier for you to shift gears. This will also make the handling of your vehicle a lot easier. The Lincoln Corsair also comes with electric all-wheel drive. This feature will improve your performance and capability. This feature will allow you to take off as soon as you are ready to.

Intelligent all-wheel drive is something else that you can use in your car. This feature helps optimize your driving during any season. It has the ability to switch from all-wheel drive to front-wheel drive

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The New Lincoln Nautilus Is A Powerful Experience

The brand new Lincoln Nautilus is one of the most dynamic vehicles in the new Lincoln lineup. A midsize SUV available in various trims and color schemes, the Lincoln Nautilus will not disappoint. 

The All New Lincoln Nautilus Performance Features

The new Lincoln Nautilus is not only a beautifully crafted SUV,  but it is packed with various features to ensure every drive is smooth, safe, and powerful. With the amazing performance features included in the Lincoln Nautilus, your driving experience is sure to be extraordinary. 

  • 8 Speed Transmission
  • Turbocharged 2.0L I-4 Engine to Twin 
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Are Summer Tires Better Than All-Season Tires?

The next time your vehicle needs a new set of tires, you will likely be met with more options than you can count. Yet, the rivalry between summer tires and all-season tires is one of the most common that you will likely encounter. Heat management, handling abilities, and temperature range preferences differ between these two types of tires.

Also referred to as "performance tires," summer tires work well in regions that do not experience intense winter elements. They perform well in geographical areas with periods of dry and wet seasons, both of which summer tires excel in. 

 

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Why Does Tire Pressure Matter?

In all the things that can go wrong with your vehicle, a flat tire can be the most demanding. After all, when your tire loses too much pressure you are forced to deal with the situation right then. By monitoring tire pressure, many flat tires and blow outs can be avoided. When the tire pressure sensor on your gauge cluster lights up, it is time to act.

When left unattended, low tire pressure can cause more damage than you might realize. When the tires on your vehicle are not inflated to the manufacturer's standards, constant wear and tear is…

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Fox Grand Traverse Lincoln Wants Drivers to Know the Difference Between a Temporary and a Full-Size Spare Tire

Almost every Traverse City driver has probably experienced a flat tire. Even if you don't change the tire yourself, you should probably know what types of spare tires there are and how each is used. Check out a brief summary of the two main kinds.

A compact temporary spare tire is what many people know as a donut. This type of spare is ideal for use in small vehicles. It doesn't take up much room, and it's lightweight. Because of its small size and construction, you will need to take special care when using it. You won…

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