2020 Jeep Wrangler driving over rocks

Highly capable four-wheel-drive systems available in the new 2020 Jeep Wrangler SUV

2020 Jeep Wrangler Four-Wheel Drive Systems 

The Jeep Wrangler is the most famous SUV in the world thanks to its ability to conquer almost any terrain and road condition. With three available four-wheel-drive systems to choose from when buying the new 2020 Jeep Wrangler, you’ll be able to get the traction control you need to take the adventure you’ve always wanted. Keep reading to learn more about all three four-wheel-drive systems that are available in the new 2020 Jeep Wrangler to see which one is right for your specific off-road needs.  Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Spotlight: Hope Equine Rescue

Adopting a Horse

Whether you’re interested in looking into volunteering or adopting opportunities, Hope Equine Rescue is a valuable resource for horse lovers near Winter Haven, Lakeland, and Bartow. They’ve been busy expressing their love of horses since 2008 and are still working hard for the cause. Read on to learn a little bit about what they do and how you can get involved.

Adopting

Hope Equine Rescue rehabilitates a wide array of horses. They cover the spectrum from horses that have been feral for the majority of their lives to seasoned competition veterans.

Educational Seminars

Because education is vital to owning horses, Hope Equine Rescue partners with equine professionals in the area to conduct public seminars that cover such important topics as saddle fitting, safety, and nutrition.

Reading with Rescues

This very special program invites kids in grades K through eight to come to the rescue and read to a horse, donkey, or mule using either a book of their choice that they’re welcome to bring from home or one that they’ve pick out of a collection of donated reading material. These sessions are supervised and last around 20 to 25 minutes. Afterwards, each child will have the opportunity to pet an equine as well as meet an experienced horse handler.

Volunteering

Horse volunteerHope Equine Rescue is always on the lookout for people to help out whether it’s to groom horses, clean stalls, assist during events, or attend fundraisers and clinics. Interested individuals must be at least 10 years of age in order to volunteer.

You can find out the latest news on what’s been going on over at Hope Equine Rescue by paying them a visit on their Facebook page. You’ll also be able to take look at plenty of pics and videos of the rescues that call this wonderful place home.

Be a Part of Hope Equine Rescue

If you live near Winter Haven, Lakeland, or Bartow and this glimpse into Hope Equine Rescue’s mission has you interested in lending a hand in some way, you can find out more by contacting them or paying them a visit today.

2020 Ram 1500 towing a boat

2020 Ram 1500 delivers serious power and capability thanks to innovative engine options

2020 Ram 1500 Power and Capability 

When it comes to choosing a new full-size pickup truck, there are a lot of things you’ll be looking for it to offer you. While technology, comfort and safety are important, power and capability are usually at the top of most drivers lists of important qualities. If you want to drive a new truck that can give you the option of choosing the horsepower and torque you need to handle the tough jobs you need to have done, the 2020 Ram 1500 is a perfect choice. With four available engine options to choose from that deliver a variety of power and capability, you’ll be able to get just what you need when buying a new 2020 Ram 1500 pickup truck.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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What colors options are available when buying a new 2019 Ram 1500?

2019 Ram 1500 Color Options 

The new Ram 1500 has been designed and built to deliver the power and capability every driver needs from a full-size pickup truck. This year, the 2019 Ram 1500 also offers a long list of innovative technology features and comfort options to choose from as well as many different engine options and body styles so, you can get just what you want and need in a new truck. You can also choose from a variety of color options when buying a new 2019 Ram 1500. View all the 2019 Ram 1500 color options here.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A hand in front of a car vent

Weird Noises? Diagnose Your Car’s Air Conditioner Problems

Air conditioner making funny noises or not working properly? Some of the noises can help you diagnose the problem. 

Of all the modern conveniences in today’s cars, the air conditioner is probably the most popular. If yours stops working, the Service Team at Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Winter Haven can help. If it’s just making noises, here are some possible causes.  Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman connecting a phone to her car

How to Connect an iPhone to the Uconnect® System?

Tips for Setting up Your iPhone on the Uconnect® System 

Automotive technology has come a long way over the last few years and new vehicles are getting smarter and more technological than ever before. With everyone having a phone these days, it was inevitable that a car company would eventually find a way for you to connect your phone to a vehicle. The innovative Uconnect® system that is available in new Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram vehicles is the most innovative infotainment system that keeps you connected to your world and it makes it easy for you to connect your phone to it. If you are looking for information on how to connect your iPhone® to the Uconnect® system, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to view the instructions on to connect your Apple® phone to the Uconnect® so, you can start enjoying all its incredible features and many of your apps while you’re driving.  Read the rest of this entry >>

2019 Ram 1500 towing a camper on a road

Three available engine options offer the horsepower and torque you need in a new 2019 Ram 1500

2019 Ram 1500 Engine Options 

If you’re in the market for a new truck that can offer you a lot of choices when it comes to horsepower and torque as well as fuel efficiency and towing power, you’ve just found the perfect pickup. The 2019 Ram 1500 offers three available engine options for you to choose from that deliver a wide range of towing and hauling power. Not every driver needs the same amount of power so, that’s why the new 2019 Ram 1500 offers you a choice of three available engine options. Keep reading to learn more about the horsepower and torque rating of each 2019 Ram 1500 engine and their fuel economy ratings and towing capacities. Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Spotlight: Wallaby Ranch Hang Gliding

Hang GlidingDo you want to feel the rush of wind flowing through your hair? Do you want to fly through the air? Do you want to feel weightless? Then you’ve got to try hang gliding at Wallaby Ranch! It’s not for the faint of heart, but thrill seekers are sure to be pleased.

Keep reading to learn why we love them, then check them out on Facebook to book your flight!

The Defining History of Wallaby Ranch Hang Gliding

If you want to go hang gliding, you have to go to Wallaby Ranch. Why? They practically wrote the book! Wallaby Ranch founder, Malcom Jones, revolutionized the sport by outfitting his tandem hang gliders with wheels for easy take-offs and landings.

Since then, he’s flown more than 30,000 incident-free tandem flights, making Malcolm one of the most experienced hang gliding pilots and coaches in the world.

What Happens When You Fly?

When you choose to fly at Wallaby Ranch, you’ll pull up to a beautiful, secluded setting in the natural Florida woodlands. During your time on the ranch, you may encounter a variety of natural Florida fauna in this picturesque setting.

Your flight will be done in tandem with an experienced hang glider as you soar 2,000 feet in the air. You’ll also free fly for approximately 15 minutes before gently returning to the Earth on a slow glide.

These Tandem Discovery Flights are safe for everyone from four to 90 years old. They fly every day starting at 8:00 AM (weather permitting).

Other Amenities at Wallaby Ranch

During your visit to Wallaby Ranch, you can enjoy so much in addition to the thrill of hang gliding. They offer a long list of activities and amenities, including:

  • RV camping
  • A screened-in pole barn
  • A swimming pool and hot tub
  • A climbing wall
  • Hiking and biking trails

They also offer Aerotow Tandem instruction for those who want to learn how to hang glide on their own. A single tandem lesson at Wallaby Ranch will give you 75 training hill flights. You’re welcome to take multiple lessons every day of the week, weather permitting.

Take Flight at Wallaby Ranch

Are you ready to feel the pure joy of flying? Book your day at Wallaby Ranch Hang Gliding and take flight!