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Understand Towing and Payload Capacity

Understanding the towing and payload capacity ratings on a truck is important to preventing damage to its frame, suspension, transmission, or engine. Towing and payload capacity are two very different things and need to be respected equally.

The payload capacity of a truck refers to everything that it can carry in the cabin and bed, including passengers. This number is generally much lower than the towing capacity, which refers to the amount the truck can carry with a hitch. The type of hitch doesn't matter. Overloading either the bed of the truck or trying to tow too much can…

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Applying Touch Up Paint to a Chip on the Car Exterior

Understanding the process for touching up a chip in the car exterior paint will help you preserve the value of your vehicle. Our hope is this guide will restore the beauty to your vehicle's exterior.

Start by using a clean cloth, place in a mix of soap and water. Gently rub the chip on the paint to get as many of the contaminants out of that location. Now dip the edge of the cloth in polishing compound, rub in circular motion around the edge to soft that area and allow it to blend more evenly.

Once dry, dab a…
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Tailgating Essentials

Are you ready for some football? We here at Taggart Cars sure are, which is why we want to make sure that you have everything that you need in order to have a successful tailgating season. There are some really essential items that you should obtain before you head out for a big game.
  • You might not want to pack up a portable television, but bringing a portable radio with you allows you to listen to music and also listen to the pregame coverage in your area.
  • Make sure you have plenty of batteries on hand for your radio and…
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Types of Warranties


?These days vehicles are being manufactured at a very high quality. You can trust a lot of these vehicles to run for many years to come after you drive them off of the lot for the first time. When it comes to the specifics of a new vehicle, it is important to think about what kind of warranty a vehicle comes with. Two main types of warranties provided for the majority of new vehicles are the powertrain warranty and the bumper to bumper warranty.

Between these two warranties, you get coverage for almost everything on your vehicle. They last different…
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How to Test Your Vehicle's Battery

Knowing what to watch out for during a car battery test can be one of the best ways for you to plan ahead for your trips. These tests are vital in reducing the frequency of issues with your car's battery, especially in older models.

Begin the testing by reading the instructions carefully on your voltmeter. Once all of the appropriate connectors are set with the right terminals, take a look at how your battery reacts. A good battery will be able to hold a charge easily, and it will be able to return to service as soon as it…

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Navigating Rainy Conditions

If you are on the roads during heavy rain this summer, you do not want to be one of the 1.2 million drivers who found themselves in an accident due to rain last year. Prepare for rainy conditions by giving your car a thorough inspection before you even hit the road. Check the tire tread, tire pressure, windshield wipers and headlights before driving.

The most important thing to remember is that you should be as visible as possible to other drivers, especially at night. Even if you think it is still light enough outside, put your headlights on immediately…
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3 Tips for Interior Car Detailing


Cleaning the inside of your car can be a hassle, especially if you don't do so on a regular basis. Thankfully, there are a few tricks to interior detailing that will make the entire process a little bit easier.

Use Special Tools for Pet Hair

Pet hair can be tough to remove. There are always little strands of it left behind if you just use a vacuum. But, there are many tools you can use to ensure that every hair is removed. These include a brush, rubber gloves with a special hand, a special sponge, or a pumice stone…
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Find a great deal on a used car here at Taggart Cars

Finding a used car dealership that offers transparency, haggle-free salespeople and high quality vehicles isn’t always an easy feat. This is why you can always count on Taggart Cars to offer you the best used car buying experience around, because we pride ourselves on delivering the best customer service and selection of used cars in the greater Cary area.

Our dealership is stocked with a wide and impressive selection of used vehicles, including popular makes and models that we know Cary, NC ar

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Schedule a summer service appointment for your vehicle today

With the warmer months finally upon us, more traveling is usually a given. When you're ready to hit the road for some memorable adventures with loved ones this season, make sure that your vehicle is running safely and smoothly with the help of our expert technicians here at Taggart Cars.

Our dealership is located in Cary, NC and we proudly offer area drivers the convenience and advantage of our onsite service and repair

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Schedule a summer service appointment for your vehicle today

With the warmer months finally upon us, more traveling is usually a given. When you're ready to hit the road for some memorable adventures with loved ones this season, make sure that your vehicle is running safely and smoothly with the help of our expert technicians here at Taggart Cars.

Our dealership is located in Cary, NC and we proudly offer area drivers the convenience and advantage of our onsite service and repair

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