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Teens Steal 707-Horsepower Dodge Sports Cars, and Crash Them

It's easy to find your pick of used Dodge vehicles at Blue Knob Auto Sales in Duncansville. But of all the powerful models that come through our pre-owned inventory, you would be hard-pressed to find a Hellcat.

The Dodge Charger Hellcat and Challenger Hellcat are the pinnacle of Dodge's muscle-car lineup, boasting a jaw-dropping 707 horsepower. Each costs over $60,000. They are rare, even at dedicated Dodge dealerships.

Perhaps it was the lofty MSRP...

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What You and Your Pup Have in Common With Mesolithic Travelers

About 7,000 years ago, toward the end of the Mesolithic era, a man and his dog made the journey from York, England, to an encampment near Stonehenge. In total, this human-canine team traveled over 250 miles, according to isotopic evidence.

The dog's tooth, unearthed by archeologists earlier this year, is the earliest evidence of long-distance travel in Britain.

Much has changed between then and now, but clearly, a lot has stayed the same...

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Semi-Autonomous Safety Features Found at Blue Knob Auto Sales May Help Retired Duncansville Drivers Stay on the Road

There are a few stereotypes about aging that need to be addressed. One is that older people can't drive, and the other is that they hate technology.

The truth is, the first Baby Boomers -- a generation that helped shape modern technology -- will be turning 70 this year. While getting older can take a physical toll on the body that makes driving more difficult (like trying to make a blind-spot check with arthritis), aging drivers...

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How to Remove Wax from Fabric Car Seats

There are few things more destructive to the upholstery of a car than the seemingly-harmless back-seat coloring book. Drawing with crayons keeps kids occupied on long car trips (if it doesn't give them motion sickness), but if those wax-based pigments get scribbled on your seats, you may be stuck with them for life.

Fortunately, there's a way out. If you are prepping to sell your car to Blue Knob Auto Sales, one simple trick will get the seats looking like new again.

Autoblog provides the following car hack:

  1. Put a piece of blank paper over the crayon marks…
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Unbelievable Jump Over Dog Shows Why It Pays to Be Careful on Backroads

Backroad warriors who live for getting mud on their fenders know BKA Off-Road custom trucks always deliver the quality and capability they need. Yet even with the most capable four-wheel drive vehicles, anything can happen when you're cruising at high speeds over dirt trails, as a nail-biting video from this year's Rally De Santa Cruz shows.

Rallying is a dangerous sport, even for spectators lining the roads. Vehicles misjudging turns have been known to lose...

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Are You Protecting Your Personal Information When You Rent a Car?

If you have ever been in a collision, or needed to leave your vehicle for a long service visit, chances are you have needed to reserve a rental car. If you're used to all the bells and whistles of Bluetooth on your regular car, the first thing you do when you rent a car is pair your phone with it for hands-free calling, music streaming, and navigation.

But did you know you could be putting…

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6 Do's and Don'ts for Mixing Pokémon Go & Driving

A smartphone app has taken Duncansville by storm by feeding off 90's nostalgia, and implementing exciting new augmented-reality technology. Pokémon Go is designed to get gamers to, well, go. A critical part of the game is moving from place to place, theoretically by walking, or biking.

Of course, thousands players worldwide have found ways to cheat the game's physical-fitness aspect by taking a car instead of walking. There are even special Pokémon chauffeuring services cropping up as entrepreneurial individuals take advantage of the craze.

Using any smartphone application behind..

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Did You Know You Can Sell Your Car, Motorcycle, ATV, Dirt Bike, & More to Blue Knob Auto Sales?

As a modern American car-shopper, you are probably well aware of the concept of trade-ins. You go to buy a car, you bring in your old car, and the dealership will probably give you some amount of money for it, paid toward your new purchase.

At Blue Knob Auto Sales, our customers can plan on getting the fair market value for their trade-in -- but you might not be aware we also:

  • Buy cars even if you don't buy from us
  • Accept vehicles other than cars

Have a dirt bike you're looking to sell? We'll buy it! How…

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Bertha Benz Inducted into Automotive Hall of Fame... And It's About Time!

Bertha Benz, wife of engineer Karl Benz -- inventor of the first functional "horseless carriage" -- was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame on July 21, 2016, to join nearly 800 other men and women who have been honored since the hall of fame's founding in 1939. It's about time, too!

Her husband was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame back in 1984, and while you may say, "That's fair. He's the one who built the cars, after all…

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The Problem with Tow Rating Standards

You're browsing Blue Knob Auto for some of the best used trucks in Duncansville -- maybe even thinking of upgrading with our famous BKA Off-Road custom packages. As you search for the perfect pickup, one spec you may be comparing model to model is the tow-weight rating.

While this rating is great for making comparisons between models, it should never be taken as a hard-and-fast rule of how much a truck can tow in the real world.

Since the early 2010…

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