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Playlist Suggestions for Your Summer Road Trip

Whether you're taking a day trip or a road trip across the country it’s always wise to have your favorite tunes ready for your time in the car. Music makes everything better! Songs are powerful. They inspire, elevate our moods, and simply put us in the state of joy. If the song causes you to sing along with passion, chances are that’s a good choice to be blasting in your car! Cars and music play well together.   Which Songs would make that ideal playlist for your road trips?   The team at AutoPro Auto Service has 10 suggestions:   “All Along the Watchtower” - Jimi Hendrix "Ramble On" - Led Zeppelin “People Get Ready” - Curtis Mayfield "Feeling Good" - Nina Simone “California Dreamin” - The Mamas & The Papas “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” - Crosby, Stills & Nash "Why Don't We Do It in the Road?" - The Beatles “Jumping Jack Flash” - Rolling Stones ... read more

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Five Fun & Inexpensive Day Trips For Families In Brooklyn Park, MN

Five Fun & Inexpensive Day Trips For Families In Brooklyn Park, MN

If you’re looking for a fun and inexpensive day trips for you and your family near Brooklyn Park, you’re in luck! There are so many options near our area that will only take one day and at the right price. Here are 5 suggestions: Lake Pepin Lake Pepin is known for stunning scenery and even great eats. In Red Wing, pick up some sandwiches and pastries at Rabbits Lake Bakery and then go to Barn Bluff for a picnic with a view. If you head to the north end of town, take a cruise on the Pearl of the Lake Paddlewheeler. The kids will love Nelson Cheese factory because they're ice-cream has become a must stop for families coming through the area. The experience at Lake Pepin assures natural beauty, good family bonding time, and a full stomach!   Minnesota Aquarium   See ... read more

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The Importance of Preventive Car Maintenance

The Importance of Preventive Car Maintenance

Of the items that you’ll purchase during your lifetime, an automobile is one of the most expensive. Taking care of preventative on your car offers a sense of relief because you can rest easier knowing that you and your family are safe. To make sure that your vehicle has a long lifespan and to protect your investment, it’s important for responsible car owners to have their car inspected from time to time. To ensure your safety and your car’s dependability, manufacturers specify preventative maintenance that needs be addressed and inspected to keep the warranty intact.   The team at AutoPro Auto Service encourages responsible car owners to make sure that their cars get preventative maintenance so you can have some peace of mind. Here are just a few things to be on top of when it comes to preventive maintenance. Keep all fluids clean and at the proper levels Oil cools and lubricates the engine of your car. The engine overheats and puts out pollution when the mo ... read more

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Road Trip to the Twin Cities

Road Trip to the Twin Cities

  Perhaps it’s time to consider a little getaway from Brooklyn Park and take a road trip to Twin Cities. We’re lucky to live in a stunning part of the country that is so rich in culture, arts, and natural beauty. There are a multitude of compelling options for people of all ages to enjoy and bask of the magic of Twin Cities. Should you decide to hop in your car with friends, family, or take a solo trip, you will not be disappointed at what awaits you a short car ride away. Here are a few recommended places to visit: Minnehaha Falls Park One of Minneapolis’ oldest and most popular attractions, Minnehaha Falls Park, is a stunning 193-acre park and home to a 53-foot  waterfall in the wilderness. The park attracts over 850,000 visitors every year and contains native and prairie woodland wildflowers, basswood, cottonwood trees, hackberry, and limestone bluffs, and e paved trails to walk or a ride a bike along the Minnehaha Creek. Their are 4 outdoor picnic sit ... read more

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What’s The Big Deal With Timing Belts?

You can think of your car’s timing belt as a domino. Once it breaks, many other aspects of your car’s engine start to crumble. To say the least, the timing belt is imperative to the overall operation of your vehicle, which is why we want to talk about your car’s timing belt.   First off, what is the timing belt, and what exactly does it do? The timing belt is basically a rubber belt, but its simplicity can be deceiving. This piece of machinery controls the timing of our car’s internal combustion engines. It ensures the crankshaft, which in turn controls the pistons, and the camshaft, which in turn controls the valves, rotate simultaneously.   What happens when the timing belt stop working? The valves need to open and close at the right moment. If the valves are opening and closing at the wrong time, your engine may not potentially be able to burn fuel correctly, which is a big problem. Without a properly working timing belt, you are also pron ... read more

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Best MN Destinations for Winter Recreation

With winter upon us, it is time to break out the snow boards and skis. The team at AutoPro Auto Service wants you to take advantage of the beautiful winter landscape we have in Minnesota. We have compiled a list of the best MN destinations for Winter Recreation:   Buck Hill, close to the Twin Cities, is the perfect place to ski and snowboard. Not only are you able to enjoy your favorite winter activities, but you also are able to enjoy the lovely scenery. Hyland Hills has impressive terrain for both the skiers and snow boarders in your family. An academy is located close by, which provides lessons and equipment.  Hyland Hills is a great place if you are looking to learn how to snowboard or ski. Lutsen Mountains boasts an impressive 95 runs over a total of 4 mountains. This expansive landscape is one of the best destinations in MN for winter recreation. Welch Village is only 40 minutes from the Twin Cities, so it is a fun and convenient option, especially if you are l ... read more

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