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Wiper Blades....What's the Deal?

Ok so seriously what is the deal with wiper blades and why are there so many kinds out there?? Well I guess that could be said about anything really, there are so many different kinds of tires, wipers...oh washer fluid. How do you know you are getting the right thing or getting ripped off? Very good question and we could talk for days about all of the items listed above, but today we are talking wipers.

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The First Sign That The White Stuff Is Coming....What Should I have Done To Be Ready For Big Dumping of Snow?

Ok ok…it is only October and in most Provinces other than Alberta they are still enjoying the season everyone calls FALL!!
But today here in Cold Lake Alberta we just got our first snow fall. Now really what has landed on the ground today is nothing compared to previous years around this time, that’s why the joke is…we only have 3 seasons here Spring, Summer…..Winter!!

It is important to prep yourself -- and your car -- for what's ahead.

 

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How Do I Get The Most For My Trade In? – 10 Easy Steps To Ensure You Don’t Get Screwed!

Navigating through the vehicle buying process can be exhausting, and ensuring that you receive a fair deal can be tricky when other parties are not playing by the same rules. One of the most common fears from my clients that I have encountered, day-to-day, is their trade-in value expectations. Now I am definitely not saying that we do not want to profit off your vehicle, as we most assuredly do. However, there is a fine line between profiting fairly, and outright taking advantage.
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Your Ultimate Spring Prep Checklist – Is Your Vehicle Road Trip Ready?

Spring has sprung! Summer is just around the corner and guess what that means? Vacation time! So whether you are just planning a quick day trip down to Edmonton or a cross-country gallivant, there are a few things that you must go over to ensure it all doesn’t end in disaster. A simple quick inspection is the difference between the best summer you have ever had or a National Lampoon’s film. First up, check everything on the outside! Do a walk around of your car nice and slowly. Take a peek at
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Quiz: New or Used - What Should I Buy?

Buying a vehicle can be very exciting. However, not knowing what you want, or even need, can make for a really confusing buying experience. There are pros and cons to every individual vehicle, but it all comes down to what you value most. Let’s pretend you have narrowed it down to you make, model and even trim level. Now should you buy it brand spankin’ new, or maybe a few years older? Both decisions are legitimate, however either choice have a few advantages over the other. 
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Am I Cut to Own a Jeep? – The Dos and Don’ts of the Jeep Wave

Jeep People are awesome! Nothing makes us here at Cold Lake Chrysler happier but welcoming a new Jeeper into the Jeep family! However you should know that just like with family, there are a few particular rules you must know. The most important thing a new Jeeper must know about is “The Wave”. Read below to learn the ins and outs of their salute! Definition: The Jeep Wave  “An honor bestowed upon those drivers with the superior intelligence, taste, class, and discomfort tolerance (exception
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'What is My Car Leaking?' - A Guide to the Different Colours & Smells of Your Vehicle

  You pull out of your parking spot, and there it is: a big colourful splat. Yup, your vehicle has a leak. Now thanks to the many systems of your vehicle it could be a vast array of things. Nearly every colour of the rainbow is inside your vehicle, and it could either be very minor, or quite serious. Here is an easy picture guide to the many smells and colours of puddles that appear underneath your vehicle. 
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8 Perfect Valentine's Day Date Nights

Love is in the -30 air! Yes it is cold, but there is warmth in all of our hearts for Valentine's Day is upon. Of course the key to a wonderful relationship is to celebrate love every day instead of just once a year, this one is a little extra special. However you need not break the bank to make this one a memorable date. Here are a few ideas for those of us who didn't quite make the reservation in time!
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7 Sure Signs That You Can or Can’t Trust Your Salesperson

When it is time make an exciting new purchase there are a few steps we take. First you discover your need. Whether it be for an awesome vehicle or even a time-saving household appliance, something has occurred that has made you realize: 'I need something better!'.   Maybe you would like to renew your vehicle warranty, or perhaps your family has a cute new member and you need just a little bit more space. You have done your research on the web, checked out a few dealerships and made your way the
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