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If you’re a fan of cars and trucks, pull into The Pit Stop blog for all-things auto! From car DIYs, to model reviews, to tips and tricks, The Pit Stop auto blog will fill your tank with good reads.

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The History of Dodge Ram Trucks

by Wes

Dodge Ram’s history is, to put it simply, fascinating. 

It doesn’t matter where you’re driving in this country, you’ll come across a pickup truck at some point. They’re literally everywhere. Among those trucks, there are a specific few that set themselves apart from the others. I call them the “big hitters” and boy, are they big.

Articles, The Pit Stop, Adventure Destinations

Adventure Destination: Lincoln Square, Chicago

by The Pit Boss

About Lincoln Square, Chicago, Illinois

If you could marry Old World heritage with modern charm, their offspring would be Lincoln Square. Located on the north side of Chicago, Illinois, this charming area is heavily rooted in German ancestry. To discover Lincoln Square is to experience a piece of Deutschland without hopping on a trans-Atlantic flight. 

Articles, The Pit Stop, Cars

The Most Practical Sports Cars for Commuters

by The Pit Boss

Get Your Everyday Need For Speed Without Hitting The Track.

Don’t let others dissuade you - sports cars can be great for commuting.

When it comes to commuting, I’m fairly certain we can all agree on one thing: it plain stinks. Unless you live within a 2-mile radius of your job or spend less than ten minutes on your morning and afternoon commute, there’s no escaping the beatdown that is rush hour. But, think about this: what if you could honk your horn and flip the bird to the people who don’t use their turn signals in a slick and stylish sports car? 

Articles, The Pit Stop, Cars, Trucks

Is the Jeep Grand Cherokee Really a Luxury SUV?

by Wes

Jeep Grand Cherokee is one of the best luxury SUVs. Wait, what?

When I think of luxury SUVs, the Jeep Grand Cherokee isn't one that comes to mind in terms of being classically luxurious. That title goes to models like the classic Land Rover and Range Rover: the first SUVs I tend to picture when I think of a luxury vehicle. 

But, lately, Jeep has been trying to break the Grand Cherokees into the market of luxury vehicles and I can’t stop thinking about it. 

Articles, The Pit Stop, Trucks, Reviews

Model Overview: 2015 Ford F-250 Reviews and Specs

by The Pit Boss

Review of the 2015 Ford F-250

The first generation of the F-250 was produced in 1999 as a Super Duty truck that utilized a distinct chassis from the lighter F-150, with heavier-duty chassis for more towing capacities. The 2015 F-250 is the second generation heavy-duty truck for Ford and comes in dozens of variants to meet specific driving and work needs.

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