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Why Are You Still Changing Your Oil Every 3000 Miles?

We at Hamilton Big Country Ford Inc in noticed that a lot of car owners are still following the popular myth that is believed by millions of car owners. Here is the deal. You should stop spending your money on oil changes every 3000 miles. It is totally unnecessary. Oil and engine technology has changed vastly over the last few decades. Now, modern vehicles are able to go 7,500 miles or more before requiring an oil change.

Did you know that changing the oil too frequently is a waste of money and bad for the environment? Instead, check your…

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Ford F-Series. A Long Tradition of Trucks



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What makes a truck embody greatness? Is it superior capability? How about extreme toughness and durability? Perhaps the greatest trucks are those that offer plenty of hauling and towing capabilities and can traverse through mud, sand, snow, and more, with ease, taking a beating. Or maybe the best trucks are those that combine the ultimate in luxurious motoring with an array of available safety features and technologies in addition to being off-road-ready and ready for the job, whatever that may be.


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Has the hunt for your next vehicular purchase brought you to the midsize sedan segment? Well, if so, we here at Hamilton Big Country Ford Inc. would be quick to pair you up with ours, the 2017 Fusion.

Will it be a perfect pairing for you two?

Check the clip below to figure that out. Here now to offer a closer look at the Fusion is Managing Editor Jodi Lai:

The Fusion's top-of-the-line trim -- the V6 Sport -- takes a "kitchen sink" approach to its degree of standard appointment.

Such creature comforts include a brawny, 325-horsepower turbo-V6 engine…

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Road Trip Tips for Avoiding Car Breakdowns

Road trips are the ideal activity for summer. Not only do they afford you the opportunity to see the scenery from a closer point of view, but they also prove to be economically friendly and overall, pleasant: until you have car trouble. Here are a few tips to help you avoid car trouble, or at least handle it, on your upcoming trip:

1. Have Your Vehicle Checked

Do not go on any road trip without first having your car’s functionality checked. This includes having your tires, brakes, oil, engine, and other possible troublemakers inspected.

2. Get Roadside Service

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Wash Your Car to Avoid Damaging its Exterior

Every car looks better when it is clean. Whether its an older model or a brand-new one, nothing beats a shiny, clean car. So if you don't already, be sure to keep it that way by getting your vehicle washed often -- especially of you live near the coast where there is plenty of salt in the air. Be sure to opt for extra car washes in areas where the roads get salted for the winter and be sure to pay special attention to your undercarriage, since dirt (and salt) tend to collect there.
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Get a Good Look at the Glorious 2017 Ford Explorer

If the full-size crossover class has been calling your name, we here at Hamilton Big Country Ford Inc think you may well meet your match in ours, the 2017 Explorer.

Wondering why we feel as we do?

The clip below should help spell it out. Join the good folks at MotorWeek, as they take the Explorer out for a spin:

When it comes to the Explorer's turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine option, high-octane performance is the name of the game.

The default drivetrain of the Sport and Platinum trims, this turbo-V6 makes a monstrous 365 horsepower and 360 pound-feet…

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