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Tailgating Essentials

Football season is in full swing and whether or not your home team is doing well, there is still a lot of fun to be had. One of the best parts about football season is the tailgating. You get together with your friends and family to eat, drink and goof around before the big game. If you pack up your vehicle ahead of time, you can have everything that you need for a successful tailgating experience. Some of our suggestions here at Barbour-Hendrick Honda Greenville include:​
  • Paper products like napkins, plates and cups. These items are easy to dispose of…
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Respecting Towing and Payload Capacity

Whether you use your truck for work or for recreation, understanding the difference between its towing and payload capacity is critical to protecting it from damage. At Barbour-Hendrick Honda Greenville, we'll be happy to answer any of your questions about the differences between the two ratings.

The towing capacity of a truck is much higher than its carrying capacity. It refers to the weight that a truck can tow behind it with a hitch. It doesn't matter if the hitch is attached to the bed of the truck or the back of it. The carrying capacity includes any…

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Don’t let rust destroy your car! Applying touch up paint made easy

Here in Greenville, there are a myriad of things that could scratch paint job. Eventually, it’s going to happen, and when it does, it needs addressed right away. Severe enough scratches can result in rust, which can spread throughout your vehicle like cancer. Thankfully, applying touch up paint is very easy to do!

The first thing you need to do is to clean out the scratch. All you need to do is rinse it out with warm water and soap. Next, if the scratch isn’t very deep, simply sanded smooth with 220 grit sandpaper. If the scratch has…

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Why Buy a Crossover?

Crossover vehicles are becoming increasingly popular for many reasons. Many people choose them when they desire a vehicle that offers extra space but still drives like a car. When you purchase your next vehicle, we want to know your purchase was an informed decision. Stop at Barbour-Hendrick Honda Greenville and get all the facts on the benefits of crossovers.

Some of the benefits of crossovers include:

• Drivers experience better fuel economy than with SUVs.
• Crossovers provide an excellent ride that’s similar to a car
• Crossovers are offered at competitive prices that are cheaper

 

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Clay Bar Treatment with Car Detailing: 101

The clay bar treatment has been around for years, but it's just starting to get noticed more as car detail specialists offer it as part of the full service. Clay bar treatments can help your paint look better and last longer. There are a number of reasons why paint tends to fade, but some of them can be prevented. Most people think it's just wax that can help, but the clay bar is actually better at protecting against rust and harsh chemicals that can cause your paint to fade and break down.

If you want to get the…
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What You Need to Know to Avoid a Tire Blowout

If there are things that you can be doing to keep your vehicle working well and to avoid having emergencies come about while on the road, don't you want to do those things? There are ways that you can avoid a tire blowout, and Barbour-Hendrick Honda Greenville wants you to know all about the things that you can be doing to look out for yourself.

You can help your vehicle avoid going through a tire blowout by making sure that your tires have the proper amount of air in them before you hit the road. You do not want…
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Breaking Through Several Common Motor Oil Myths

It’s sometimes hard to determine fact from fiction when it comes to motor oil. Many motor oil myths have been circulating for so long that a majority of drivers simply take them as facts. Below is information that’s intended to clear up some of the most common motor oil myths.

Vehicles may be able to go up to 7,000 miles between oil changes instead of the universally indicated 3,000 mile interval, and oil filters should always be changed along with the oil. Modern synthetic oil doesn’t cause shrinkage of internal...

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The Reasons to Own a Hatchback

When you are out shopping for a car, you have the choice between a sedan or a hatchback model. Each of these vehicles have their pros and cons. Hatchbacks certainly do have a lot going for them.

One of the best reasons to buy a hatchback is the fact that they have more storage space. In most hatchbacks, the back seats will fold down, so you can haul items home for the grocery or hardware store easily and conveniently. Hatchbacks are also very stylish. They aren't quite as square looking as many sedans are. Also, hatchbacks tend to have…
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Reasons to Consider a Car Cover

There are different things that you will do to look out for your vehicle, and the team here at Barbour-Hendrick Honda Greenville wants to help you understand how you can keep that vehicle in the best shape. A car cover can help you protect your vehicle and help it stay in good shape for a long time.

A car cover is important to use when you are parking your vehicle beneath a tree. The cover will keep small branches, leaves, and pollen from making the car dirty or messing with its finish. A car cover is important if you are…
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Understanding the Basics of Car Differentials

Thousands of different mechanical components must work in perfect harmony for your car to run smoothly. That includes a unique and complex device known as a differential. Here is a closer look at how differentials work and some steps that you can take to keep yours running smoothly.

The primary job of the differential is to allow each of a vehicle’s wheels to spin independently of one another. That job is extremely important when turning or driving over bumps. When a differential is broken or worn, it can force a vehicle to veer to the side. Broken differentials also…

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