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Take Care of Your Vehicle During the Hot Seasons

Take Care of Your Vehicle During the Hot Seasons

Photo by Rajiv Bajaj on Unsplash   Take care of your vehicle during the hot seasons.  Driving during the hot summer months can cause a little stress to your vehicle, and to prevent it from breaking down in the middle of the road or getting damaged due to the hot weather, we will share some tips on how you can take care of your vehicle during the hot season.    Whether you’re just driving to the store down the road or taking a trip, you’re risking the possibility of breaking down if you don’t follow the instructions below.    Tips to take care of your vehicle   Test the air conditioning from your vehicle before it gets too hot outside: There can’t be anything worse than driving in th ... read more

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Get Your Vehicle Ready for Spring Break!

Get Your Vehicle Ready for Spring Break!

Photo by vitavalka on pixabay   Get Your Vehicle Ready for Spring Break  Here are Brookside 66, we love a good road trip. The great American spirit of Route 66 inspires us. That’s why it’s our namesake and the energy we hope our shop embodies. Spring break is just around the corner, and Spring weather is (hopefully!) here to stay. With warmer days making that weekend get-away possible, you’ll need to make sure your vehicle is ready.  Check Before You Go  Filling up at the gas station is just the tip of the iceberg for vehicle preparedness. When you’re headed out for a road trip, you need to check: Your tires. Check for tire pressure and traction. If you’re headed somewhere that has snowy April, or if we’re expecting some snow in the forecast (as Missouri tends to surprise us sporadic ... read more

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A perfect date with your vehicle

A perfect date with your vehicle

Photo by Karsten Winegeart on Unsplash   This Valentines Day, make sure to show all the love you have to that special someone. In this month's blog, we will share some ideas on having a perfect date with your vehicle!    We all have created dates at the park, at home, or even in a different country, but have you ever thought about making a date with your vehicle? If you haven't, here are some ideas on having an effective date for this valentine's day.    Grab takeout and pretend it is a night out: Do you always go out to dinner for a date? This time try out something different! Take your food to go, eat it in your car, put on some movies, and enjoy the time with your special someone.  Watch the s ... read more

The importance of creating a New Year's resolution

The importance of creating a New Year's resolution

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash   Creating a New Year's resolution can help you become the person you aspire to be, and on this month's blog, we will explain to you the importance of having a New Year's resolution. It is hard to believe that Christmas is over already, and we have to focus on the year ahead!    Have you thought about what habits you want to cultivate this new Year in order to become a new and better person? Here are three reasons why creating a New Year's habits resolution is essential.    It will help you become who you want to be: Maybe you want to become a healthier and active person? Then setting up a new resolution of walking every day or eating more vegetables can all ... read more

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Holiday Events in Kansas City

Holiday Events in Kansas City

Photo by Tyler Delgado on Unsplash   With the holidays coming soon, we are often too busy thinking about spending time with the family and enjoying these times. In this blog, we will share with you some ideas for holiday events in Kansas City.    During these special days, Kansas City is an unforgettable city to get away from during the holidays. Below are some ideas of the activities that you and your family can do together during these seasons. Make sure these must-see holidays events are on your list!    Dazzling lights and stunning sights:  The most iconic events in Kansas City begin on November 25th, where the Country Club Plaza is adorned in thousand twinkling lights.   Stellar Shows:  Th ... read more

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