Ready Your Car for the Long Haul

Ready Your Car for the Long Haul

Help Keep Your Valuable Investment Prepared for the Road


–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – CONTEXTO LATINO)–September 25, 2007–With millions of motorists taking to the road during peak travel weekends according to AAA, it is important for each traveler to keep the vehicle running at its best. Drivers should pay proper attention to maintaining each component of the interior and exterior of their car. Keeping the car prepared can help save motorists time by keeping it on the road, and can also save them money by helping to avoid potentially costly repairs that regular maintenance could have prevented.

“Whether it’s for a big race or taking your family on a vacation, preparation and car care are key,” says 2003 NHRA Funny Car Champion Tony Pedregon. “Friction is one of the toughest enemies of an engine; it is important to prepare your engine for vacation or holiday seasons to keep it running in top form.”

Motor oil is the lifeblood of a car; regularly changing a vehicle’s oil with a quality motor oil such as Quaker State(R) Peak Performance(TM) motor oil can provide the essential protection against engine friction. “High mileage” motor oils offer a great option for vehicles with over 75,000 miles. Quaker State(R) Higher Mileage Engine(TM) motor oil is specifically formulated to help restore engine response, prevent engine leaks and protect worn engine parts.

“It is also important to pay attention to the interior and exterior of a vehicle,” continues Pedregon. “Just as an engine is faced with challenging enemies, so are the surfaces of each and every automobile on the road. Interior and exterior car care products help prevent the vehicle from damaging effects caused by sun exposure, bugs, road grime and paint oxidation.”

Protective car care products are critical in helping to maintain the look of and value of a vehicle’s interior. UV rays can be very harmful and lead to fading of the vehicle’s paint and fading or cracking of the interior dash. Protection is critical to maintain the pristine look and value of a vehicle’s interior. Black Magic(R) Anti-Static Dust Guard Protectant is specially formulated with anti-static agents to minimize dust accumulation. This unique spray contains Fadeblock(R) – an exclusive component that provides protection against the sun’s harmful rays by diffusing UV radiation.

To keep the exterior shining and protected, products such as the Black Magic(R) Express Spray Wax can protect a vehicle’s surface, and renew the paint’s finish to its original luster and deliver the ultimate shine. The wax’s formulation is easy to apply, and leaves a high-gloss finish to keep the exterior looking its best. The wax can be applied to wet or dry surfaces for convenient application after washing, providing the vehicle with true wax protection in a simple-to-use aerosol formulation.

Following these tips and performing regular maintenance on a vehicle’s exterior and interior, as well as under-the-hood, are critical steps in helping to extend the life of any car or truck. For more information on products to help keep your vehicle looking good, visit

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Ready Your Car for the Long Haul