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Are Towing And Payload The Same Thing?

Informed truck owners know everything there is to know about their truck. Yet, so many are still mixing up the terms towing capacity and payload. That is why we here at Matheny Ford located right here in St. Marys want to ensure that you recognize the difference between these two commonly mixed up terms.

First, both of these terms do have to do with weight but they interact with weight in very different ways. Towing capacity is the maximum amount that can be pulled by the truck with maximum payload is the amount of weight the truck can carry in…

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Off-Roading Tips for Beginners to Enhance the Adventures

The crew at Matheny Ford are happy to share these off-roading tips for beginners to get off on the right foot.

The off-roading journey is best enjoyed when you are hitting the woods with other riders. By joining a local off-road club, you'll gain the experience of veteran club members looking to pass on their experience to others. Riding off-road with a club ensures you will never be stuck without help close by as you attempt to increase your skills each trip.

Investing in bigger tires and a lift kit will ensure you are not left behind in the…

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How to Choose the Best Tires for Your Vehicle

Choosing new tires may seem a bit confusing, but it doesn't have to be. At our Matheny Ford service center, we want to equip your vehicle with tires that are perfectly suited to your daily driving requirements. To that end, let's dive into the three different types of tires and their respective uses:

First, let's look at Summer Passenger tires. These tires are great for drivers who will be using their vehicles in warmer climates where they don't expect to encounter any snow or ice. They provide great handling on wet roads. Next, let's look…

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Don't Leave Your Roadside Emergency Kit Behind!

 

 

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If you've ever been stuck on the side of the road without the necessary items to help you deal with the situation, you already know how stressful it can be.

If this has never happened to you, we hope it never does, but we also hope you'll stay prepared with a roadside emergency kit.

You can find premade kits available for purchase, but we find it's typically less expensive to find the necessary items and do it yourself.

But where to…

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