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How to Safely Install Your Child's Car Seat

Even when you are diligent about placing your child in a car seat, if it isn't installed correctly, then it won't be an effective way to keep them safe in the event of an accident. Our team at Specialty Auto Sales & Service in Suamico, WI wants to help you keep your child safe, which is why you should read our car seat installation tips below.

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Why You Should Use a Dash Cam

There are different accessories that you can pick up for your vehicle and there are different reasons why you might want to use those accessories. Specialty Auto Sales & Service wants you to understand all that a dash cam can offer you when you put one to use in your vehicle.

A dash cam can help you record everything that happens when an accident takes place.

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Put the Right Tires on Your Vehicle

Your tires are some of the most important parts of your car, and they may need regular replacing. Make sure you're replacing old tires with ones that are the proper size.

On a tire's sidewall, you'll see several markings. The first letter indicates class. Most likely, you'll need a P for a passenger car. The next number indicates the tire size as measured by width; it could say 245mm or 215mm, for example.

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Summer Tires vs. All-Season

When it comes time to select new tires for your vehicle there will be a few different options to select from. The type of tire that you choose really depends on your location, the season and how often you drive that vehicle. Summer tires are considered to be performance tires. They perform well in a few different conditions, but summer tires are absolutely recommended for the warmer weather months. 

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Keeping Your Vehicle Clean and Pristine

If you're like many car owners, you want to keep your vehicle clean but don't have a lot of time to spend on the details. Unless there is a lot of mud or dust on your car, then you usually won't need to use a lot of tools to clean the exterior.

Rinse your car until the exterior is wet. Apply a small amount of paint lubricant on a microfiber cloth. Use the cloth on the vehicle until you notice that the cloth is dirty. 

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Pack Your Bags: Taking a Budget-friendly Summer Road Trip

The summer is the perfect time to hop in your car and take a road trip, but don't worry if money is tight and you can't spend much. There are plenty of ways that you can take a road trip on a budget and have an adventure you'll always remember.

Start by determining places you'd really like to visit, how much you can afford to spend, how many days you can travel, and how far you're willing to drive, then go from there and plan in advance. Look into if you have any hotel rewards…

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Use These Tips for Traveling With a Roof Rack

Roof racks are a useful solution when you have more stuff than space. A camping trip or cross-country road trip involves hauling a lot of gear, and the roof rack adds space. Be sure to lock up the roof rack when traveling in order to prevent thieves from taking off with your stuff.

If you are taking a canoe or kayak with you, get the right tie-downs and ropes for securing the front and back ends of the item. The canoe or kayak needs to be secured at the front, back and middle in order to prevent the wind from…

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Here is Why You Should Consider Buying a New Truck

Our team at Specialty Auto Sales & Service wanted to help make buyers aware to some of the benefits of owning a new truck this year.

The new trucks on the lot today all are packed with safety features you have come to expect in a car. Each passenger is protected inside the cabin by way of an airbag, and the construction of the truck is designed to absorb the majority of the impact in a crash.

Getting your car off-road is near impossible, something you will have little trouble doing in a truck. Tow a camper deep into the woods…

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Car Detailing Tips to Help Protect Your Investment

If you are not detailing your car weekly, you are not getting the maximum value for your investment when the time comes to sell your vehicle. Each day that it remains dirty, more is happening to your car to diminish the value than you could possibly know.

The car might not look that dirty, but weeks and weeks of dirt accumulating on the surface is acting like a mild abrasive when mixed with the rain. The end result, tiny scratches that grow and get deeper if the car is not cleaned properly.

These are many things on the surface of…

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Why You Should Consider Lifting Your Truck

Our crew at Specialty Auto Sales & Service wanted to share with our audience all the reasons to consider getting your truck lifted.

These lift kits will not affect the way the truck rides, but they do allow the driver to add bigger tires. These bigger tires will help the truck make its way off the road, and the lift provides the clearance needed so there will be no rub. The bigger tires have bigger treads, making short work of all those challenging adventures in the woods.

Another reason to consider getting the lift kit if you are taking your truck…

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