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Dealing With the Studded or Studdable Tires

When you hear about studded tires, you think about the vehicles with the metal items sticking out of the treads. However, not all tires that are studdable are studded. While there is a chance that the studdable tires are going to cause problems on the road, the good news is that it does not have to be the case with studded tires.

One thing that you will notice about these tires is that you can run them without studs. As a matter of fact, some states have put limits on the tires. There are also states that prohibit the use…

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Tips on How to Make a Winter Survival Kit

Packing the right items in your winter survival kit can make all the difference when it comes to getting help in a timely manner. Our team at Ruxer Truck Center wanted to pass along a few of these essentials that need to be in your vehicle this winter.

Slick roads could instantly disable any vehicle on the road, and the more desolate the location, the more you need to make your car visible to other motorists to get help quickly. Be sure to have road flares and safety triangles in your kit.  

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How to Correct a Slide on Icy Roads

Have you ever been on an icy road or in snowy conditions when your car began to slide and drift? You don't want to slide on icy roads as it can lead you into more dangerous situations. However, most cars won't hydroplane unless they are going slightly. Most cars are thought to enter dangerous zones at 45 mph, but you don't have to drive fast to start sliding on an icy road.

The icy road conditions can make for a difficult trip, but you can correct them. You can move the car into the slide by turning…

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What Does a Differential Do?

One of the most important components of your vehicle is the differential. It plays an important role in propelling your car forward. Needless to say, it's imperative that your differential is taken care of. We here at Ruxer Truck Center want you to be an informed vehicle owner, so here are some facts about the differential that you need to know.

The differential is a gearbox that's located between your wheels. Essentially, it works with your transmission system to deliver power from the engine to the axle. If you have a front-wheel-drive vehicle, you have one differential. 

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