Nesmith's Chevy Dealership Resources

History of The Hood Ornament

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Aug 29, 2017 3:08:24 PM

Many important cosmetic finishes on a vehicle’s body are overlooked, but none so much as the hood ornament.  While today it serves as an extra add-on to a car or truck, a closer look into its history reveals that the hood ornament was once an essential part of a vehicle’s mechanism.

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The Best Service Department in Southeast Georgia is Here at Nesmith

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Aug 22, 2017 1:06:33 PM

You may not know that we've been voted the best service department in the Southeast and that title is holding steady due to our great team of service staff. We wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some of the great people working with your vehicles every day, what they do to help every customer, and how they make sure you get the best service possible. Let's get to it! 

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What is RPM?

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Aug 17, 2017 12:40:39 PM

RPM is an acronym standing in for “revolutions per minute,” and is a standard measurement for the frequency of rotation in most modern vehicles. An RPM meter is almost always included on a vehicle’s dashboard and can be used to assess a variety of different things under the hood.

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Surviving the School Pick-Up Line

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Aug 7, 2017 3:06:59 PM

School is starting back all over Georgia and that can only mean that it's time to combat the pick-up line once again. If you feel overwhelmed every time you go to pick up your child from school, we've got a few tips to help you get through the line as effortlessly as possible.

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Emergency Vehicle Etiquette

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Jul 31, 2017 10:38:01 PM

When you see an emergency vehicle approach or you come across one on the road, they have the right-of-way. But what does this mean. How do you know where you should go or what to do when you hear an emergency vehicle siren? Here are the laws regarding emergency vehicle etiquette that will keep everyone safe and on track to their destinations. 

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3 Reasons to Visit Your Local Dealership for Car Maintenance

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Jul 25, 2017 10:41:47 AM

It’s tempting to try to save a few bucks here and there by DIY-ing your car repairs. However, unless you’re a licensed mechanic, you can end up doing more harm than good and costing yourself more money down the line. Here are a few reasons why the average person should take their car into their local dealership for maintenance and repairs.

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Passing Safely on Two-Lane Roads

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Jul 21, 2017 3:17:00 PM

Two-lane roads are everywhere in our small towns and it can seem like an easier route than a highway if you want to avoid traffic. But we've all come up on that slow vehicle going below the speed limit on a two-lane. Passing a slow vehicle on the road can seem like more of a hassle than following along at the slower pace, especially for inexperienced drivers but there are some useful tips that can help even young drivers pass safely every time.

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What Does Tire Rotation Do?

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Jul 18, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Full-time drivers should never underestimate the importance of the routine tire rotation. It’s included in every standard vehicle check-up for a reason - a few important reasons, actually. Rotating your tires every once in a while increases their longevity and saves you money in the long run - and it does that in a number of ways.

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Your Guide to Dealership Add-ons

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Jun 26, 2017 2:17:06 PM

When purchasing a new vehicle, you may be presented with additional options before you sign the dotted line. Dealerships offer a wide variety of “extras” for customers, including warranties, appearance upgrades, and accessibility options. So which ones should you say yes to and which ones may not be ideal for you? 

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How a Torque Converter Works

Posted by Nesmith Chevrolet on Jun 26, 2017 1:16:50 PM

If you are not familiar with the inner workings of a vehicle, you may not understand torque converters. The torque converter is an important part of your vehicles transmission. The transmission takes the energy your engine produces and converts it to motion. The torque converter is composed of the impeller, the turbine, and the stator.

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