What does it mean when an engine is turbocharged?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips & Tricks on Friday, August 7th, 2020 at 12:38 PM
Turbo engine with text saying Turbocharged Engines Explained

While perusing different vehicles, chances are you have come across turbocharged engines. Like many others, you may not know exactly what it means for an engine to be turbocharged. Don’t worry, because we’ll walk you through turbochargers, what they do and how they impact performance. Continue reading below for a full rundown on turbocharged engines.

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Where can I shop for a used sedan in Grand Junction, CO?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Used Cars on Friday, August 7th, 2020 at 12:27 PM
2015 Kia Optima from low angle

Shop Quality Pre-Owned Sedans in Mesa County, CO

While searching for their next vehicle, many shoppers opt with sedans because they offer competitive pricing, impressive fuel economy, seating for five and potent, fun performance. Whether embarking on a morning commute or hitting the road for a cross-country road trip, sedans offer the reliability, handling and fuel efficiency that you’re bound to enjoy. If you are shopping for a used sedan in Mesa County, CO, check out pre-owned sedans at Carville’s Auto Mart in Grand Junction.

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Where to visit nature in Western Colorado

By Product Expert | Posted in Camping, Just for Fun, Local, Tips & Tricks on Friday, July 31st, 2020 at 2:32 PM
Colorado scenery

National forests worth visiting in Western Colorado

National forests are great places to spend time, especially when you need to get away from it all. Social distancing? Can’t get much more distant than the middle of a massive protected forest. See where all the best ones are with our list of National forests worth visiting in Western Colorado.

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Learn how to make your car shine like new both inside and out

By Product Expert | Posted in Just for Fun, Tips & Tricks on Friday, July 31st, 2020 at 2:30 PM
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Tips for hand washing and detailing your car

Cleaning your car, whether for an exterior hand wash or an interior detailing can be a point of pride for many, and we’ve discovered some helpful video tips for hand washing and detailing your car right here. Of course, if you are not looking to take care of it yourself, the team at Carville’s Auto Mart offers detailing services here in Grand Junction, CO.

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What should I pack for my dog when going camping?

By Product Expert | Posted in Just for Fun on Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 at 7:06 PM
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How to Prepare for a Camping Trip with Your Dog

Before you can kick back and enjoy nature on a camping trip, you have to pack for the trip itself. Often, the quality of your camping trip can be determined by the gear you pack and the gear you forget. While trying to gather your tent, clothes, bug spray and camping gear, it may be easy to overlook packing for your furry friend. If you are wondering how to best prepare for a camping trip with your dog, check out a few tips and tricks below!

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Check out a few lakes and swimming holes in Grand Mesa, CO!

By Product Expert | Posted in Just for Fun, Local on Wednesday, July 15th, 2020 at 11:58 PM
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Fun Swimming Holes near Grand Junction, CO

There is no denying that the summer heat of Colorado can get to be a little too much sometimes. On those scolding hot days, few things feel as refreshing as going for a swim in the lake. Last summer we talked about a few of the best public pools and waterparks in Grand Junction, but this year we are going to focus on local swimming holes and lakes. Learn about a few local spots to cool off and take a swim below!

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How To Keep Your Car Clean While Traveling with Dogs

By Product Expert | Posted in Just for Fun on Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 at 9:35 PM
Golden Lab sitting in car with tongue out

Dogs are a cherished member of many families. In some situations, dogs are treated like royalty and get to tag along on all the family adventures—whether it is a weekend trip to a local state park or a cross-country road trip. There are a few precautionary measures that you can take to avoid damaging your car while transporting your beloved four-legged friend. Let’s go through a few steps you can take to keep your car clean while traveling with dogs.

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Learn about Toyota’s line of off-road vehicles!

By Product Expert | Posted in Trucks on Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 at 9:44 PM
2020 Toyota Sequoia and 2020 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro models

Toyota TRD Pro Series Overview

When it comes to taking on the trails and embarking on off-road adventures, there is an exclusive series of vehicles you should know about—the Toyota TRD Pro lineup. TRD stands for Toyota Racing Development, and it is a branch of the Toyota brand that focuses on developing performance-enhanced parts and vehicles. The brand expanded its off-road capabilities with the TRD Pro series, which offers a roster of four vehicles that are equipped with performance-enhancing features like skid plates, TRD shocks and standard four-wheel drive capabilities. To learn more about the TRD Pro series, continue reading below!

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Check out a Review & Walkthrough of the 2017 RAM 1500

By Product Expert | Posted in Trucks on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 at 11:22 AM
2017 RAM 1500 on road

The 2017 RAM 1500 offers powerful and dominant performance, an a roster of features that help simplify the life of the driver. Do you want to learn more about the 2017 RAM 1500? Watch the video below for a quick overview of the specs and features that make the 2017 RAM 1500 a competitive pick-up truck option!

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Check out a few camping food hacks!

By Product Expert | Posted in Camping, Just for Fun on Thursday, June 25th, 2020 at 4:12 PM
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Tips and Tricks to Simplify Camping Meals

Often, camping trips are fueled by fire-roasted hot dogs, s’mores, pudgy pies or dehydrated meals. Are you interested in spicing up your camping meals with quick and easy tricks? Whether it involves crafting dishes out of tinfoil or preparing meals beforehand, there are several tips and tricks that can make your life easier while enjoying the great outdoors. Check out the video below to learn about some camping food and snack hacks!

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