Keeping Your Car Young in Abilene

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As Abilene consumers, we live in a disposable society. It’s amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast in TX, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids in Sweetwater, our parents were real sticklers… Read more »

Keep Your Cool In Abilene

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/> Abilene drivers rely on their car’s coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your truck engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it’s cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there the coolant/water mix circulates back through the… Read more »

Maintaining Your Diesel in Sweetwater

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Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven’t been as common in Sweetwater because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Abilene auto owners driving diesel-fueled vehicles… Read more »

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Procter Automotive

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A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the TX news. Abilene people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better MPG and receive a government rebate. A lot of Abilene motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They’re good commuters, Abilene grocery getters or toy haulers. They enjoy… Read more »