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Which CB radio channels can I use?

Popular CB Radio Channels and What They’re For

CB radios are great. While most people have cell phones nowadays, cell phones can run out of juice or have spotty service. You don’t have that problem with a CB radio. Not only that, CB radios are great for finding out if anything’s happening on the road ahead of you or asking for help from other CB radio users or emergency lines.

But which CB radio channels can you use? And what do they do?

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What to do to get my vehicle ready for fall?

The Autumn Auto Tune-up Checklist

When it comes to fall, it’s important to make sure your car or truck is ready for it. And while we here in the Southwest may not get as cold or have as much rain or snow as our northern neighbors, it’s still important to make sure that your car is ready for the season.

Here’s how to get your vehicle ready for fall and winter.

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Popular trucks not available in the US?

4 Cool Trucks that We Wish were Available in the States

It’s long been a fact of life that the US doesn’t always get the same vehicle options as the rest of the world. A lot of times this has to do with market research done by auto makers and the expected success of particular models. Sometimes, that means we miss out on really cool stuff.

Today, we’ll take a look at four popular trucks that aren’t available in the US.

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2021 RAM 1500 TRX doing a burnout in sand

Is the RAM TRX better than the Ford Raptor?

RAM 1500 TRX vs Ford F-150 Raptor: Which has More Power?

The 2021 model year is shaking things up in the auto industry. With Ford introducing the Bronco to compete with the classic Jeep Wrangler, both companies are fighting to tap into a specific market. The same goes for the performance pickup segment. For a long time, the F-150 Raptor was the only serious racing-ready truck. However, on August 17th, 2020, RAM officially revealed the 2021 RAM 1500 TRX performance truck.

That begs the question: is the TRX better than the Raptor? Let’s take a look.

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How to fix the A/C in my truck?

Broken A/C? Here’s How to Diagnose and Fix It.

Summer can be brutal, especially in places like our home state of Arizona. The last thing anyone wants on a hot day is to get into their 100° F (or more) vehicle and find out the A/C is busted.

But what if you’re already in that unlucky position? How do you deal with? Here’s how to fix a malfunctioning A/C system in your vehicle.

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Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept

Is there a Jeep Wrangler model with a V8 engine?

Fiat-Chrysler Auto Reveals New Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept with Powerful V8

The Jeep Wrangler has gone uncontested for decades by the auto industry, letting the American icon rest on its laurels. With the introduction of the 2021 Ford Bronco, however, Jeep has been spurred into action. And oh boy, is it some major action.

Let us introduce you to the new Jeep Wrangler concept with a V8.

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2021 Bronco parked on sand dune

How much horsepower does the 2021 Ford Bronco have?

2021 Ford Bronco Powertrain and Performance Specs

The wait is finally over. Ford revealed most of the specs for the 2021 Bronco. They’re impressive. The 2021 Bronco is unabashedly intended to be a Jeep killer. The Wrangler has been the only vehicle on the market to provide its brand of off-road fun and customizability for a few decades. The Bronco is here to challenge that. And it starts with the engines.

Let’s take a look at the powertrain options and see just how much horsepower the 2021 Ford Bronco has.

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