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Get Ready for Your Next Road Trip

Posted at Wed, Jun 28, 2017 12:00 PM

No matter what the season, there’s nothing more exciting than heading off on a road trip!. And there’s nothing worse than having your vehicle break down, leaving you stranded in the middle of your trip. At #TimsTruckCapital in Epsom, NH, we want to make sure your trip is your best ever, from beginning to end. Here are a few tips to ensure your vacation is a great one.

Before Your Leave Check the Following:

-Oil and filter, including your air filter

-Change your spark plugs

-Check tire pressure and tread, looking for signs of strain, bulges or other damage

-Check your spare tire and make sure you have supplies to fix a flat tire

-Check wipers and wiper fluid

-Check coolant

-Flush the radiator if you haven’t done so in a while

What to Bring Along

-Fire extinguisher

-Cloth towels for cleaning dirty windshields, spills, etc.

-Spare key for your car. Make sure to keep it on you, not in the car!

-Plastic funnel to add water or other fluids

-Water bucket in case you need to get water from a river or lake

Pack A Car Survival Kit With These Items:

-Chain or thick towing rope


-Screwdrivers and wrenches of different sizes, pliers and a hammer

-Bungee cords

Tips For A Safe and Successful Drive:

-Know your limits. Stop when you’re tired.

-Drive at a steady speed to see more and get better gas mileage.

-Stay away from the Red Bull and coffee. If you get tired, pull over and rest.

-Stay away from trucks. Never tailgate. Pay total attention to the road.

-Always fill your gas tank when it is half full. Don’t risk trying to find a gas station in a remote area.

Let Tim’s Truck Capital Help You Prepare For Your Trip
Our service technicians at Tim’s Truck Capital would be more than happy to check our your vehicle before you take it on a long trip. It’s easy to schedule an appointment online. And, while you’re here, you can check out our inventory of used pickups for sale. To learn more and to schedule a service appointment or test drive online, visit our website at We have the best selection of used trucks for sale in NH.

Tim’s Truck Capital

904 Suncook Valley Hwy

Epsom, NH 03234

Phone: 888.659.1537


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