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At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, we know how much efficiency matters. When it comes to your truck, it’s equally important. Obviously, a huge chunk of your operating cost is fuel consumption, which is largely dependent on the truck's design. Fortunately, there are ways to greatly increase the efficiency of your truck, regardless of shape or size.

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Your drive belts run everything - your AC, power steering, alternator, and water pump are all dependent on the belts that turn them. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, our goal is to keep your truck maintained, so you’re never stuck out on the road. Drive belts are a critical part of that goal.

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At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA, we understand the intricacy and complexity of your transmission. That’s why we always treat it with the same attention to detail as the engineers that designed it, no matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive.

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If your car, truck or SUV is experiencing major engine issues, the technicians at R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, LA have you covered. Do you hear the engine knocking when it decides to start? Is there smoke pouring from your truck’s exhaust pipe? Whether you’re burning oil, your engine is on its last leg, or has simply given up altogether, we can help. And if you’re not sure what you need, we can help with that too.

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Do you need new brake pads? Most of the time, if you think you do, the answer is yes. While a lot of auto parts stores sell brake pads with lifetime warranties, don’t be misled...brake pads will still wear down.

Jasper 5.4 stock engine

Has the day finally come to replace your engine? If your engine is tired, worn out, and problematic, we can help at R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc. First, let's take a look at remanufactured engines; what they are, what ‘remanufactured’ means and why they’re a great way to give your car a new life.

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When you run a company that uses fleets, the safety of your fleet and drivers should always be one of your top concerns. There is always room for improvement when it comes to safety and reduces accidents.

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Ride quality is an essential part of your driving experience. At R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc in Lacombe, we strive to keep your car, truck, or SUV as smooth and comfortable to drive as the day it came off the lot. Your shock absorbers play a huge role in ride quality; here’s what you should know.

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  • BF Goodrich
  • BG Products
  • Bosch Automotive
  • Bridgestone Firestone
  • Bully Dog
  • Cooper Tires
  • Cummins Diesel
  • Dunlop Tires
  • Duramax Diesel
  • Fleet Services
  • Goodyear
  • Ford Power Stroke Diesel
  • Hankook Tires
  • Hunter
  • Kelly Tires
  • Michelin
  • Mastercraft
  • Motorcraft Parts
  • Sinister Diesel
  • Sumitomo Tires
  • Tech-net
  • Tires
  • Toyo
  • Uniroyal
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R & D Automotive Specialists, Inc

31035 US-190
Lacombe, LA 70445
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