Articles:

The Benefits of LED Light Bars For Vehicles

LED lighting is becoming more popular as a household item across the board. They're eco-friendly, energy saving, and more durable than traditional lighting-and now the auto industry is taking note. LED light bars were designed, originally, for large diesel trucks to improve their visibility on the highway at night. These types of lights are more reliable than traditional light bulbs and they provide a wide array of benefits. What Are the Benefits for Installing an LED Light Bar?Improved visibility Installing an LED light bar on your Subaru can exponentially improve your night driving visibility. When placed on your vehicle, the light emitting diode or semiconductor diode will project light outward using electroluminescence. Light will extend to a wider range allowing you to clearly see the road and its periphery. Instantly, you'll be able to see the road easier and protect yourself from night creatures like deer. Eco-friendly LED lig ... read more

Categories:

featured

How Often Should You REALLY Change Your Oil?

Do I really have to change my oil every 5,000 miles?! You probably think this to yourself each time your Subaru dealership alerts you it's time to come in again for a service appointment. Don't just go with the motions. Ask questions about your service-and bust myths about how often you need to service your vehicle. Here, we'll discuss how often you should actually get the oil in your Subaru changed. How Often Should You Change Your Oil? Typically, car owners follow the 5,000 mile rule when changing the oil. Older cars may still follow these guidelines to be considered well-maintained. If your car is newer or runs on synthetic oil, you may not need to change your oil but every 7,500 to 10,000 miles. While miles matters, they're not the only factor. Over time, the oil can break down and become a less effective lubricant for your engine-so, if you don't drive your Subaru often, you'll still want to think about changing the oil before you hit the recommended mileage ... read more

Categories:

featured

How to Avoid Buying a Flood-Damaged Car

Heavy rains and flooding can do some serious damage to a car-but that doesn't always mean that those cars come off the market. Flood-damaged vehicles show up at junkyards and salvage spots all the time; unfortunately, they also show up at used car dealerships. Before you purchase a used car, do your research and know how to avoid a lemon. 4 Ways to Ensure You're Not Buying a Flood-Damaged Car Don't want to get stuck with a flood-damaged car? We don't blame you. Here, we'll discuss four sure-fire ways to ensure you're not buying a lemon (or at least avoiding a flood-damaged vehicle!). 1. Check the vehicle history. The easiest way to avoid buying a flood-damaged car is to check the vehicle history. More often than not, flood-damaged vehicles are reported to insurance agencies and that data will end up on record. Go to CarFax and pay for a report yourself or ask the dealership for a copy. 2. Look for discolored carpeting. Have a hun ... read more

Categories:

featured

Why Dog Lovers Love Subaru

When you become a dog owner, your life changes a little bit. You start thinking less about you and more about Fido. Will your dog like this backyard? Will she have enough room to roam this neighborhood? Does this backseat fit her crate? Will this vehicle keep her safe? In 2007, Subaru spent time reevaluating the brand. Executives and marketing professionals asked themselves over and over again: what makes Subaru unique? Words like reliability, all-wheel drive, and safety came to mind. Then, they asked themselves: what makes the Subaru customer unique? Who drives a Subaru? From their research, Subaru executives found something interesting: 67 percent of car owners had a pet. The company, in turn, decided to market to dog owners-and dog owners responded quite positively. Why Do Dog Owners Love Subaru? In late 2008, Subaru executed commercials featuring driving dogs. It was funny, creative, and appealed to dog owners. Subaru's advertising efforts were "dog-tested, dog-a ... read more

Categories:

featured

The Top Things to See and Do Inside Mount Rainier National Park This Fall

Fall is the perfect time to get outdoors and connect with nature. What's the best way to do just that near Seattle? Make a trip to Mount Rainier National Park. With so much to see and do, your entire family is sure to love this weekend trip up the mountain. Here's our list of the top things to see and do inside Mount Rainier National Park this fall. Top 6 Things to Do in Mount Rainier National ParkOhanapecosh by Mount Rainier National Park is licensed under CC BY 2.01. Go camping. Mount Rainier National ... read more

Categories:

Community