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A Beginner’s Guide to Off-Roading Basics

A Beginner’s Guide to Off-Roading Basics

For the beginner, getting into off-roading can seem complicated and intimidating. But, equipping your vehicle for optimal off-road capability isn’t as confusing as it may seem. To help you hit the dirt trails — or make some new ones — here is the Olathe Ford guide of off-roading basics.   The importance of traction control As soon as you leave the paved road, tire slippage becomes a serious problem for most vehicles. Because of this, traction control is one of…

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2019 Ford Ranger: It Lives Up to the Hype

2019 Ford Ranger: It Lives Up to the Hype

After years of anticipation and development, the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger mid-size pickup will finally arrive at Olathe Ford in early 2019. Featuring a bold design, some seriously impressive engine options, and plenty of next-generation technology, the 2019 Ford Ranger has delivered on all the hype and expectation. That’s why 2019 Ford Ranger Pickup reviews are raving about it.   Bold contemporary style Returning to the USA for the first time since the 2011 model year, the all-new 2019 Ford…

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Tips for Keeping Your Car Clean

Tips for Keeping Your Car Clean

They say a cluttered desk is a cluttered mind, but you might not realize that the same applies to your car. According to a study by the Harvard Health Watch, the average American spends 101 minutes a day driving. Here are three simple tips to make sure you spend those minutes in a clean, tidy car. Regular Vacuuming Dust and dirt add up. Help keep these small messes at bay by vacuuming your car once a month. A small hand…

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Kansas City Day Trips

Kansas City Day Trips

The last days of summer have arrived. Before you know it, cooler temperatures will keep your family indoors until spring arrives. Enjoy the warmer weather while it lasts by going on these family-friendly Kansas City day trips. Powell Gardens Just 50 miles east of Olathe Ford, Powell Gardens in Kansas City offers the perfect day trip for those looking to unwind and enjoy nature’s miraculous beauty. From the indoor conservatory to the Rock and Waterfall garden, this 915-acre paradise is…

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Ford Eagle Squadron Mustang GT Soars High

Ford Eagle Squadron Mustang GT Soars High

The Ford Eagle Squadron Mustang GT was specially created to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the Royal Air Force, and this impressive aero-inspired muscle car debuted for auction on July 26. Featured within the Goodwood Festival at a gathering for the Experimental Aircraft Association’s youth education programs, the Eagle Squadron Mustang GT is truly impressive. The Royal Air Force is the official aerial warfare branch of the UK military. Started at the end of WWI, the RAF is perhaps best…

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Camper, Mobile Office, or Second Home: The Ford Transit Design

Camper, Mobile Office, or Second Home: The Ford Transit Design

Ford Transits have recently become popular for camping and staying outdoors, as these large vans offer plenty of space, surprisingly impressive capabilities, and easily customizable designs. Owners can effectively create their ultimate camper using the Ford Transit as a foundation. According to Ford, there’s been a notable spike in the number of drivers using the Transit for camper-vanning—a form of vacation camping in a large vehicle. “Now, I can live out on the road for extended periods of time,” says…

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Ford Invests in the Future by Looking to the Past

Ford Invests in the Future by Looking to the Past

In communities all across the Midwest, there are old, forgotten buildings that were once treasured. This is especially true in Detroit, where you’ll find forgotten gems like Corktown. Thankfully, Ford has stepped in to help revitalize the Corktown community. Recently, Ford purchased the iconic Michigan Central Station and has plans to transform it into part of its new campus in the community. This campus will play a key role in how Ford invests in the future. It will be the…

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How to Maximize Your Car’s Air Conditioning

How to Maximize Your Car’s Air Conditioning

We are in the full heat of summer now, which means air conditioning is a necessity wherever you go. If you are tired of sweltering car rides with an air conditioner that isn’t doing its job, it might be time for a check-up. Otherwise, here are a few tips on how to maximize your car’s air conditioning. Don’t Start It Early. Many people try to cool down their car faster by starting it up a few minutes early. Unfortunately, this…

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The Best Kansas Road Trips to Check Out This Summer

The Best Kansas Road Trips to Check Out This Summer

What better time for a road trip with your closest friends or family than summertime? If you’re looking to discover the best drives in Kansas, you’re in luck. Check out our favorite Kansas road trip routes and get ready to fall in love with the open road. Small Towns Route There are so many picturesque small towns throughout Kansas that it would be hard to find a route that takes you through them all. This road trip route navigates through…

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Best Driving Apps That Will Improve Your Daily Commute

Best Driving Apps That Will Improve Your Daily Commute

Let’s face it: even if you absolutely love driving, undertaking the same commute every day can become a chore. Fortunately, there are some awesome apps that can quickly breathe some fresh air into your daily drive. Check out our picks for best driving apps that are sure to revitalize your commute. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay These apps share a spot on our list because they essentially do the same thing: they pair your smartphone with your vehicle for simplified…

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