Archive for April, 2014


The Continuing Evolution of Shuttle Buses, Church Vans and Other Passenger Vehicles

Starcraft bus

It’s nearly summertime, which means if you’re part of a church group, a youth organization or some other kind of recreational gathering, you’re likely starting to plan out your next field trip. And unless you’re affiliated with a local school, you’re not likely to have a school bus at your disposal to help you reach your destination. Of course, there are plenty of other ways to get to the water slide park (or the national park, or the science museum, etc.), but the question is: are they affordable on your organization’s budget?

  • Planes: Seeing as how the average ticket for airfare is currently just under $500, plane travel doesn’t appear to be a particularly youth group-friendly means of getting from Point A to Point B.
  • Trains: Though train tickets are significantly cheape

Ultimate in Customization and AffordabilityThe Motorcycle

Aftermarket honda motorcycle parts

While technology and design advances have really changed the landscape for motorcycle dealers, customizing motorcycles is available with options for pretty much everything to suit your needs. These days, finding more choices for buying your next bike can seem difficult with so many different choices. It helps to have some insight from a couple of different perspectives.

Motorcycle websites, especially those with aftermarket motorcycle parts are an excellent source for in depth looks at new bikes and their features, and they provide a listing of current inventory. Curious as to what others think of your potential next motorcycle? You can put it to the experts that


Information on Auto Auctions

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For many of us, buying a car can be a fun but stressful activity. We know that there are deals to be had and we also know that it is possible to be ripped off. Many of us look for different ways to find the best possible deal on a high quality automobile. Dealer auto auctions have become popular with those trying to find the best deal.

Online auto auction software enables dealers and auctions sites to manage and facilitate auctions for the general public. Finding the right car auction software can be key to enabling an efficient and effective process. This online auto auction software can be purchased from licensed dealers who w


How Motor Oil Can Keep You and Your Engine Safe

Best motor oil

If you want to take good care of your car, you know that making sure the engine works properly not only ensures that your car will last you for years, but will also keep you and your family safe. And whether you’re starting to learn about proper auto care or think of yourself as an expert, there is one easy step that can help your car: knowing when and where to get oil changes, or how to change your oil yourself.

The best motor oil can help your car in many ways, because motor oil is designed to perform many functions: it helps your engine start easily, lubricates engine parts, reduces friction, protects against rust and corrosion, keeps engine parts cleans, minimizes combustion chamber deposits, cool


Your Quick Guide to Buying a Motorcycle Online

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Did you know that the front tire of a motorcycle provides 75% of the bike’s grip? There are over six million motorcycles registered in the U.S. Now that people can buy everything from phones to DNA tests online, many are turning to the internet as a source for affordable bikes as well. Are you interested in buying a motorcycle online, but unsure of how to go about it, and what hazards to look out for? Here is a quick guide to help you out.

What You Should Keep in Mind While Comparing Options

  • Once you know the make and model of a motorcycle you’re interested in, find out what the average going rate is. Use comparison sites like Kelley Blue Book or Edmunds.
  • Every motorcycle has a 17 digit VIN number, and this is your key to getting its past history. This is importan

3 Auto Part Shopping Tips That Will Save You Money

Discount auto parts

It would be great if the car you buy lasts you a lifetime, and you never have to worry about replacing any parts, or purchasing another one ever again. But this is not the reality. In fact, after about 5 years, normal wear and tear take their toll on cars, and one by one, you will have to start repairing or replacing parts.

Car parts can cost thousands if you need to replace the transmission, while new brake rotors cost less, but can still set you back a few hundred dollars depending on how many need to be replaced. Luxury cars, like the Jaguar XK and the Land Rover Range Rover, cost at least $1,600 on average to repair. But for car owners, there are ways to cut corners and find advanced discount auto parts.

  • Online Shopping. There are several online stores that sell advanced <

Safety Talk 15 Passenger Vans vs 15 Passenger Buses

Glaval bus

One quick Google search of the term “15 passenger vans” will yield dozens of articles decrying the vehicle’s safety flaws and even more documents recommending that church groups, summer camps and other organizations avoid them at all costs. The problems of the 15 passenger van have been well documented, and most trained drivers understand that the vehicles pose a great risk of rolling over should they travel at excessive speeds or lose control around a turn. In fact, nearly a third of all the 15 passenger van accidents that occurred between 1994 and 2004 were rollover crashes.

But the other side of the story, the one that doesn’t often make it into the media, is that there’s a viable alternative to 15 passenger van safety problems — and it’s a lot simpler than you’d think. Instead of opting into 15 passenger


15 Passenger Van vs Minibus Which is the Better Investment?

Church bus for sale

When it comes to bus sales in the United States, about 60% of the market is comprised of vehicles that seat 15 and 26 passengers. But in the realm of passenger vehicles, there’s an even more fundamental choice that must be made: 15 passenger vans or minibuses? The short answer is that is depends on what you need the vehicles for. The long answer, as it turns out, involves a lot of weighing different automobile features against each other.

That’s why we’ve compiled this list of the top three match-ups between 15 passenger vans and minibuses. If you’re on the market to purchase one for your church, youth group, jazz band or some other large gathering of people, here’s what you should


You Can Help the Environment and Make Sure Your Car Is Running Properly By Picking the Right Motor Oil

When should i change my oil

Making sure you have the right motor oil can be a major help for you and the environment. It is important to realize that not all motor oil distributors are created equal. Motor oil for cars can vary greatly depending on which company is manufacturing it. Here are 3 reasons why it pays to pick motor oil from motor oil manufacturers that do things the right way. Picking the best motor oils can only be a good thing.

1. The best motor oils will make your car run healthier and longer. It will reduce friction in your engine and make your car run smoother. This increases and extends the life of your engine. It will also keep your engine from overheating and keep the parts of your engine free from debris and gun


3 Reasons to Buy a New Shuttle Bus

Passenger van

Shuttles and buses are two of the most convenient modes of transportation. Buses often run throughout a city, offering residents and visitors a low-cost option to get from one part of town to the other. Often times, shuttles are free and transport students, travelers, and others to and from a particular location, and provide services such as airport transit and inter-campus transportation.

Finding a good used bus, new shuttle bus for sale, or minibus for sale is a crucial part of ensuring that passengers reach their destination safely, securely, and on time. You might think that you can save money by finding a good used bus, but there are some definite advantages to buying a n