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Tire Age - Are Old Tires Putting You in Danger?

For all the innovation that we see on new cars, tire technology has mostly stayed the same over the past few decades. Most drivers wait until their tires wear down to the minumum tread and then replace them with new ones. But it's not that simple - what you don't know about tires could be putting you and your family…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on February 29, 2012 at 7:12pm — No Comments

How to Make Dangerous Blind Spots a Thing of the Past

We've all run into this situation, maybe even several times a day. You look into your rearview and sideview mirrors and nothing's there. But then you turn your head to the side, and there's a car right alongside yours! Most of have been taught of the dangers of this phenomenon - called the 'blind spot' - and we've been taught accordingly to glance over our shoulder before we change lanes or merge. 

 

But what you may not know is that there is a proven way to adjust the angle of…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on December 9, 2011 at 7:03pm — No Comments

Winter Driving Tips to Keep You Safe

Winter is now in full swing across most of the country. It's the season when you have to especially careful when you hop into your car, because you'll encounter certain challenges and dangers, like slippery roads, poor visibility and below-freezing temperatures. Having the proper knowledge and adjusting your driving style will improve your chances of staying safe.…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on December 2, 2011 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Trick or Treating Time! Halloween Safety For Your Little Monsters

“Trick or Treat!” Ghosts, goblins, and monsters are not the only things to be afraid of on Halloween night.  Parents should be aware of the potential risks that can affect children who are not supervised properly during trick or treating, so it’s important for parents to keep in mind the following safety tips to make sure the only “howls” are those of fun.…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on October 31, 2011 at 7:40pm — No Comments

Do I Need Premium Gas?

Do I need to use premium gas in my car? 

 



As an auto dealer, this is a question we get a lot, and this blog post is 

intended to help clear up some of the myths and misconceptions about whether 

you need premium gas or not. By using the right kind of gas in your car,…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on October 6, 2011 at 10:06pm — No Comments

Things you never knew (and wish you did) about your phone.

 

So as useful, addicting and annoying as they are, these devices, which have become as synonymous with our everyday lives as purses, wallets, sunglasses or chapstick, are often misunderstood.  I mean how many of us know what the $%^@ all of those buttons and menus do?  Below, you will find some interesting information that might save your next conversation, or even your life...

 

4 Things you might not have known about your  Cell Phone…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on September 23, 2011 at 1:22pm — No Comments

As Temperature Drops, So Does Tire Inflation

The heat of summer has faded, replaced by cool nights and mornings. Eventually, we’ll be faced with consistently chilly, even sub-freezing temperatures.

 

This time of year serves as a reminder that a drop in tire inflation pressures corresponds with the falling thermometer readings. Air pressure in a tire typically goes down 1-2 pounds for every 10 degrees of temperature change.

 

Odds are that you haven’t checked your tire pressure since the weather began…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on September 16, 2011 at 9:11pm — No Comments

America's Safest Driving City - Fort Collins, CO!

For the second year in a row, Fort Collins was named as America's Safest Driving City by Allstate. Keep up the good work - and stay safe! 

http://www.allstatenewsroom.com./channels/News-Releases/releases/seventh-annual-allstate-america-s-best-drivers-report-reveals-safest-driving-cities

Added by Dealin' Doug Community on September 9, 2011 at 9:47pm — No Comments

Washing Your Car - Doing It the Right Way

Summer is a a great time for doing a lot of things - road trips, camping, BBQing ... and yes, washing and detailing your car. Washing your car preserves its appearance and value - and if you're like us, it gives you a sense of pride to roll around town in a shiny, clean car. But there are certain things you…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on September 9, 2011 at 9:29pm — No Comments

How to Make a Natural Disaster Emergency Kit

In the past few days, you’ve no doubt heard a lot on the news about Hurricane Irene – and how it may reach landfall on some parts of the East coast. Even though the hurricane might not reach your area, events like these serve as a useful reminder to ask yourself what you would do…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on August 26, 2011 at 9:13pm — No Comments

Tips for Staying Cool and Safe in the Heat

As the record temperatures spread across the country during the heat wave which is hitting areas across the Midwest, South and East Coast of the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials are urging people to stay cool, hydrated and informed to prevent illnesses and… Continue

Added by Dealin' Doug Community on August 5, 2011 at 8:56pm — No Comments

I’m Not Stuck! (Just momentarily experiencing loss of traction)

 

You’ve been planning the trip all week. You load your gear up in your 4x4 and hit the road for few days of camping with friends and family. On your way out to your favorite spot, you just can’t resist a little off-roading fun. So you head down a trail, throwing your vehicle into four-wheel…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on July 21, 2011 at 11:22am — No Comments

Tips for a Safe Fourth of July Celebration

This Fourth of July, friends and loved ones all across the country will gather to celebrate our nation's independence and what is for many, the unofficial start of summer. If your traditions include fireworks, barbecues, or relaxing days at the pool or beach, the American Red Cross can help you prevent emergencies and enjoy a safer holiday by offering the following…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on July 1, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Biodiesel: A Fuel for a Better World



We recycle paper, plastic bottles, cardboard boxes and other materials, but what about oil? Common oils can provide a new purpose rather than just being thrown away after being used. They can be treated to make biodiesel- a clean-burning alternative to petroleum diesel. Household renewable resources like…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on June 24, 2011 at 11:24am — No Comments

Happy Father's Day from all of us at Dealin' Doug

Father’s Day is coming soon – this year, it’s on Sunday, June 19th. First celebrated in West Virginia in 1908, Father’s Day wasn’t made a permanent national holiday until President Richard Nixon signed it into law in 1972. 



We want to take this opportunity to recognize all of you dads out there on this special day that celebrates fatherhood and the special bond between a father and his children. Gift-giving is a time-honored way of celebrating this holiday, but there are also other… Continue

Added by Dealin' Doug Community on June 17, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

4 Things That May Hurt Your Car's Resale Value

Whether you're selling your car private-party or trading in it, there are a few key things you can do to ensure you're not hurting its resale value. These 4 tips could help earn you hundreds of additional dollars on the price of a used car you are selling as well as expedite the process.

1. Messy Interiors Can Hurt a Used Car's Value

First impressions matter; especially when trying to sell a used car. If you have kids, you know it's almost impossible to keep a car clean.…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on June 14, 2011 at 12:02pm — No Comments

HOW TO PROPERLY CHECK YOUR TIRE PRESSURE



According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on tire-related crashes, the leading cause of tire blowouts is under-inflation. Aside for the potential for car accidents, under-inflation can cause negative effects on your vehicle’s handling and can reduce the overall life of…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on June 1, 2011 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Cancer League Hope Ball Honors Auto Magnate Doug Moreland

Cancer League of Colorado’s 2011 Hope Ball was profitable, fun and inviting, and many guests were there for the first time and their generosity was heart warming.

The Hyatt DTC Ballroom was filled with several tables of Young Pros, as well as those who started Cancer League 30 years ago. The celebratory mood made gala chairs Marsha Lunnon Linda Goto and honorary chair Kaye Music glow. 

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on May 23, 2011 at 2:23pm — No Comments

How Often Should Wiper Blades Be Replaced?

Wiper blades are one of the most neglected parts on a vehicle. Many wiper blades are in bad condition due to being exposed to the elements all the time. They can be broken, cracked, dried out or ripped and certainly will not do a sufficient job when the rain comes.

90% of all driving decisions are…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on May 19, 2011 at 11:47am — No Comments

Top 5 Car Chase Scenes

People everywhere are in agreement, car chase scenes in movies are just plain awesome. Car scenes are a great way to experience the thrill of the chase without the associated dangers of being involved in one. We all know we've experienced the urge to zoom down the highway at 100 miles an hour zipping through traffic, but let's face it, as exhilarating at it may be, it's also extremely dangerous. Let's leave it to the professionals and watch from the safety and comfort of our living rooms.…

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Added by Dealin' Doug Community on May 9, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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Sales Person of the week

The Sales person of the week is Donovan Muniz. He's worked for Grand since October of 2005. A native of Denver Colorado, has been in the automotive industry since 1995. Loves helping people. When asked why people should purchase from him Donovan says "I'm a very trustworthy person that will go the extra mile, I'm patient, knowledgeable and kind."See More
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"The Sales person of the week is Sam Drayton Jr. He has worked for Grand for a year and a half. Sam has been selling cars since 1999. Moved to Colorado from Mississippi in 1998. When asked why should people purchase from you Sam says" I'm…"
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June 2, 2012 from 10am to 12pm
This is a FREE Event an excellent way for women to learn more about their vehicles.  We'll give you the knowledge to maintain your car.  Join us  June 2, 2012 From 10am - Noon at Grand Buick GMC Kia!  There will be door prizes!See More
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Sales person of the week

The sales person of the week is Greg Leonard. He's a Denver native who's been with Grand for a year and a half. Greg and Lisa have been married for 20 years and have two teenagers. When asked why people should purchase a car from him he says "My customers aren't just customers, they become my friends".See More
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Top 10 Most Expensive Cars Ever Sold at Auction

These 10 make a $1.4 million LaFerrari look like chump change.

Top Five New Cars For College

No matter where you to go school, here are five cars to consider.

Buick Envision Debuts in China, Could Come to U.S.

The Buick Envision previews a model that could come to the U.S.

2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Priced at $42,385

Off-road-ready truck goes on sale in late September.

2015 Mercedes-AMG GT to Debut September 9

New video details extensive testing in 15 countries.

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Best Mexican Restaurant in the area? 6 Replies

Bennett Boothe took me to Cafe Mexicali yesterday for lunch, seriously not bad! What is your favorite Mexican restaurant in the Denver Area? Also tried Santiago's drive thru last time I was here...I…Continue

Tags: Cafe Mexicali, Dealin Doug, Mexican Food in Thornton

Started by Micah Birkholz. Last reply by Tracy K Dec 5, 2010.

What are your plans for Labor Day Weekend?

As summer draws to an end, what are you doing this weekend? BBQ? Pool party? We'd love to hear what you're up to.Continue

Started by Dealin' Doug Community Sep 2, 2010.

Number One Expectation of a Sales Person.... 1 Reply

  If you had the chance to "custom create" a sales person you would like to deal with when purchasing your next vehicle; what would be your number one expectation of your sales person? Continue

Started by Tonya ~ City Auto Plaza. Last reply by Steve Bridges Jun 15, 2010.

SMS (TEXT MESSAGING) and Referral Business - What do you think?

Text "DEALIN" to 46786 - Can you use an extra $100.00?

Tags: referrals, 46786, shortcode, dealin, text

Started by Greg Halverson May 15, 2010.

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