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Mid-Race Accident Ends Strong Daytona 500 Run for Elliott, NAPA Team

6 hours 4 min ago
Chase Elliott’s impressive showing in the 60th running of “The Great American Race” was cut short after a mid-race accident that ultimately ending the No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS team’s day. Elliott had...

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6 Maintenance Tips for Young Drivers

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 19:00
When your teen sets out on the road alone, it can be nerve-racking. You'll worry less if you prepare them with these tips for young drivers. The post 6 Maintenance Tips for Young Drivers appeared...

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5 Winter Towing Tips for Safe Trailering in Ice and Snow

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 17:46
Winter towing doesn't have to be dangerous if you follow these five safety tips. The post 5 Winter Towing Tips for Safe Trailering in Ice and Snow appeared first on NAPA Know How Blog.

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How Does a Portable Jump-Starter Work?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 22:06
A portable jump-starter is your ticket to escaping the frustration of being stranded by a dead battery. Here's how it works. The post How Does a Portable Jump-Starter Work? appeared first on NAPA...

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Elliott Wins Second Consecutive Duel at Daytona

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 19:01
For the second consecutive year, Chase Elliott has found Victory Lane in a Duel at Daytona International Speedway. The lone Hendrick Motorsports driver in the second Duel, Elliott started fifth and...

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Winter Oil Viscosity: 3 Things You Need to Know

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:47
Driving in the winter means paying attention to the right oil viscosity in your car. The post Winter Oil Viscosity: 3 Things You Need to Know appeared first on NAPA Know How Blog.

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Valvoline Garage Tours 401: The Petersen Automotive Museum

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 19:12
Our friends at Valvoline and Team Valvoline have been touring some of the coolest shops in the nation. In this episode they visit what is widely regarded as one of the most important car collections...

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4 Tips for Driving on a Spare Tire

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 19:10
Driving on a spare tire usually means using a donut. Here are some tips for safely getting to your destination on a donut. The post 4 Tips for Driving on a Spare Tire appeared first on NAPA Know How...

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Elliott, NAPA Team Post 10th-Fastest Time in Daytona 500 Qualifying

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 00:46
Chase Elliott and the No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS team posted the 10th-fastest time in Daytona 500 qualifying Sunday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway.     “Everything is okay if your...

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Ron Capps Races to Semifinal Finish at 2018 NHRA Season Opener

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 22:55
Ron Capps kicked off his 2018 NHRA campaign with a vengeance, racing his NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger R/T to the top of the Funny Car pack during the first qualifying session of the year. His...

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BMR Drivers Start Year Strong in NASCAR K&N East Season Opener

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 20:31
Two Bill McAnally Racing drivers got a great start to their 2018 campaign on Sunday night, as the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East kicked off its season as part of NASCAR’s Speedweeks in Florida. Cole...

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Elliott Collected in Late-Race Incident, Finishes 13th in The Clash at Daytona

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 18:07
In Chase Elliott’s second appearance in The Clash at Daytona International Speedway, the No. 9 Mountain Dew driver led three times for a total of 17 laps before being collected in a multi-car...

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What Is a Car Battery Heater?

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 17:04
Your vehicle's battery struggles on the coldest winter days, but a car battery heater can help it work at optimal performance — what exactly is it? The post What Is a Car Battery Heater? appeared...

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Creating a Car Maintenance Schedule

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 19:14
Sticking to a car maintenance schedule can simplify your efforts to care for your vehicle and extend its life. The post Creating a Car Maintenance Schedule appeared first on NAPA Know How Blog.

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Know-How Notes: Automotive Wiring Guide

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 17:19
Automotive wiring is probably the most maligned aspect of automotive mechanics, the pitfalls of wiring repairs are many and tracing down bad connections, broken wires, and intermittent problems is...

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Why Is Changing an Oil Filter So Important?

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 15:51
Changing an oil filter has always been recommended along with every oil change, yet some suggest doing so less often could save money and time. The post Why Is Changing an Oil Filter So Important?...

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2009-2014 Ford F-150 Common Problems Guide

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 23:33
The Ford F-150 is one of the best selling vehicles of all time. With millions of units on the road, there is no doubt that over time some problems will happen more often than others. While not...

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Dirty Jobs: How to Pack a Wheel Bearing

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 23:42
Time to get your hands dirty! Learn how to pack a wheel bearing, and extend the life of your axles. The post Dirty Jobs: How to Pack a Wheel Bearing appeared first on NAPA Know How Blog.

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Spot Car Battery Issues in Cold Weather Before They Freeze You Out

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 23:41
Winter got you down? Don't let it slow your roll. Learn to spot car battery issues in cold weather before they leave you stranded. The post Spot Car Battery Issues in Cold Weather Before They Freeze...

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Tips for Plowing With a Personal Vehicle

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 23:16
Plowing with a personal vehicle is a quick way to clear your space or start a business, but there are a few things you should know first. The post Tips for Plowing With a Personal Vehicle appeared...

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