Comments Off on Jeep Liberty: Traction, Maneuverability, Ground Clearance
The Jeep Liberty is a vehicle that is able to handle driving on many terrains and can even handle off-roading. It was built with many features that allow it to handle such conditions, such as traction, maneuverability, and ground clearance.
What is traction? Traction allows the transfer of engine power into forward motion. Between the part-time Command-Trac tube or the full-time Selec-Trac systems, the Jeep Liberty gives the driver maximum traction in most any condition. One of the other features of the Jeep Liberty is the brake lock differential which uses the brake pressure to redistribute torque when it is needed.
Comments Off on Useful Apps to Use When Buying a Vehicle
Check out some of these apps to help you when searching for a buying a vehicle: CarBUZZ: This app has car news, reviews on cars, and relevant information for car shopping. Some of this information is fuel efficiency of cars and base prices.
Car Calc Pro: this app helps you with financial information. It can help calculate monthly payments based on the loan amount you input, the number of years, and the rate. It can give you the cost of your car after everything is factored in. It will also let you compare buying and leasing.
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Comments Off on Part II: staying safe in rainy conditions
FUN FACT: A 1″ rainfall equals 22,651 gallons of water per acre, weighing over 100 tons.
Whether in a smaller sedan like your new 2012 Dodge Journey or 2012 Dodge Avenger, or a larger vehicle like a 2012 Dodge RAM truck or a 2012 Jeep Liberty, it is important to stay safe when driving in rainy conditions.
To start, ensure that you have the following:
Quality tires and windshield wipers
Awareness of driving conditions
In a down pour, the pavement often becomes slippery and visibility becomes reduced. Use these tips to help:
Check your tires and windshield wipers for wearing on them. Keep your tires in proper condition.
Replace your windshield wipers every year
Buy new tires when tread grooves reach less than 2/32″ deep
Treat your windshield with a rain dispersant
Pay attention to changes in driving conditions during rainy conditions, as traction and visibility will [...]
Comments Off on Taking Roadkill Off the Menu – Car and Driver
This article provides some pretty modern and creative ways to try and keep animals off the road or at least alert drivers when an animal may be close. Investigations of dangerous crossings for animals, done by state officials, have shown specific spots in which overpasses or underpasses may be used to limit collisions with animals. Also infrared sensors may be used to alert drivers of animals nearby on roadsides.
I was most amazed with the different states legislature regarding what citizens can do with their road kill. Some states allow you to take anything you hit, while some make you give the road kill to charity in order to eat. And in Illinois you can only keep your hit road kill if you are not delinquent on your child support payments.
Further down in the article they provide a recipe, yes a recipe, for how to prepare a venison meal if you happen to hit [...]