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Spark Plugs: Problems and Solutions

Out of all the moving parts that make a car run, it’s safe to say that spark plugs are one of the most important. After all, it’s the spark that ignites the fuel in a combustion engine and without it you’re going nowhere. So, understanding how your spark plugs work and how to maintain them, is pretty crucial. To help

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5 Reasons Why the Automotive Industry Might Be for You

When you were 7 years old, you tried to put wheels on your sister’s Easy-Bake Oven. By the time you were 10, you were disassembling her blow dryer and taking the vacuum cleaner apart. At 14, your dad was asking you to fix the motor on the lawn mower. Which you did. Yes, it’s safe to say, that some people

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World’s Fastest Cars

A love for fast cars might not always make sense to the average driver. Especially when you consider the maximum speed limit around the world averages around 75 mph, with only two no speed-limit areas in the entire world;

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Introducing: J-Tech Veteran’s Group

We are proud to introduce J-Tech’s Veterans Group! This group was established to allow those that have served this country to be recognized and to lend a hand to the surrounding community of Jacksonville, FL. Charity events, workshops, speaking engagements, etc. will be held throughout the year to help support our local community and Veteran student population. Possible events include

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Why More Women are Joining the Transportation Industry

The transportation industry is evolving. What was once a primarily, boys only club, is turning into an industry with room for everyone, and it’s about time. Especially since women make the majority of vehicle purchasing decisions and outnumber male drivers on the road. But there’s a difference between buying or driving a car and joining an industry. Let’s take a

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Top Tips to Save Gas

Filling up your gas tank every week can really take a toll on your wallet. Especially if your commute to work is not right around the corner. Even if it is, you might sit in 30 minutes of traffic to get there. To help keep your wheels turning without breaking the bank, we’ve rounded up some great fuel-saving tips that

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Changing Brake Fluid: How and Why

Proper maintenance on your vehicle’s brake system is essential to keeping you and your passengers safe behind the wheel. Most people know that having your car’s brake system regularly inspected is recommended. It’s equally important to have your brake fluid changed periodically. We’re braking it down to help you keep one of your car’s most essential functions – functioning. Why

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What are IIHS ratings and why are they important?

The average consumer has a lot to think about when it’s time for a new vehicle. Sedan or SUV? 4-cylinder or 6? What is the most important question to ask about your new ride? How safe is this pile of metal and rubber? Sure, the salesman says it’s safer than a baby-bird wrapped in bubble-wrap. But how do you find

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Safety Features to Look for In Your New Car

Safety doesn’t happen by accident. This is especially true in the automotive industry. Safety is a driving force for both auto manufacturers and consumers. How safe a vehicle is can be the deciding factor for many car buyers. If you’re shopping for a new ride, here are some safety features you’ll want to look out for. Must have features Most

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Headlights 101

If you’ve ever driven on winding country roads without street lights, you understand exactly why good headlights are so important. Let’s face it, driving comes with enough hazards already. So, the last thing you need are poor headlights limiting your visibility. To shed a little light on the subject, we decided to take a look at the world of headlight

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