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Ford Creates Specialty F-22 Themed F-150 Raptor to Benefit Youth Aviation Programs

Ford Motor Company always finds ways to give back to the community. This year, Ford Performance found a way to raise $300,000 for youth aviation programs while also being awesome.

The F-22 F-150 Raptor is a one-of-a-kind version of the off-road racing F-150 Raptor, based on inspiration from the U.S. Air Force's similarly-named fighter jet, the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor. It was built by Ford...

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BLIS Takes Human Error Out of Blind Spot Checks

Ever since you first got your learner's permit, you have always been taught to look over your shoulder to make sure there's nothing in your blind spot before changing lanes. With years of experience checking your blind spots, do you really need a computer to do it for you?

A Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) doesn't replace the need to use your own eyes to confirm your blind spot is clear—but it does help remove human error.

How many times have you checked your blind spot and been surprised to find a truck there? You expected…

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How to Identify You Have a Failing Car Battery

The batteries in the cars of today have to power so much more than in years gone by. The car battery not only cranks the engine, it runs the stereo, all the lighting, navigation system, and charging stations. To be able to identify the warning signs of a failing battery will help you to get the problem resolved before you are stranded.

Failing battery signs:
  • There is a strong odor emitting from the car battery compartment.
  • The engine appears to be weaker when turning over.
  • Headlights are dim when the engine turns over each morning.
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Important Tips to Address Before Embarking on a Road Trip

It doesn't matter if you are driving cross state to a wedding or across the country on a vacation, safety tips addressed before you leave will have a huge positive impact on the journey.

Our service station has found these to be the most common safety issues drivers neglect before any road trip.

Bring a roll of duct table, it can be used to patch leaking hoses or repair damage to the exterior.

Put a box in the trunk with a flashlight, road flares, socket set, water bottles, and empty gas can.

Change the wiper blades so you can…
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