Friday, October 28, 2016

Favorite Halloween Candy | Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane


Happy Halloween! What is your favorite Halloween candy? The team at Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane had a great variety of favorite treats along with some entertaining answers! See what they said in this short video!

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NADA Dealer Candidate Academy with Keena Lindberg


Keena Lindberg is currently attending National Automotive Dealer Association Dealer Candidate Academy. Current and future operators of dealerships can attend the programs at NADA Dealer Candidate Academy to learn the newest developments of the industry and to reinforce important practices of running a successful auto dealership. As an enrolled student at the Academy, Keena is required to complete six week-long classroom sessions. In addition, between classroom sessions, candidates work in different ares of the dealership to learn through hands-on experience. The six major areas include, financial management, parts, service, pre-owned vehicles, new vehicles, and business leadership. Keena is excited to be graduating on November 18, 2016. Along with all the great information she's learned, Keena has enjoyed the friendships she's built with other next-generation car dealers. She said, "My class has a group chat where 44 of us can ask questions to each other and get advice." She noted that they interact daily. Keena has put a substantial amount of effort and energy into her work at the Academy, and has taken away knowledge that will benefit her and the dealership for years to come.


Thursday, October 27, 2016

How to Use the Rearview Camera Washer on a 2017 Ford Explorer Limited


Vehicles like the 2017 Ford Explorer Limited can come equipped with a rearview camera washer to keep your rearview camera clean. Simply twist the inner ring on the wiper stalk to spray the rear window and the rearview camera. The washer will continue to spray for as long as you twist the stalk.


Wednesday, October 26, 2016

2017 Ford Explorer XLT 4x4 SUV in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

This is the 2017 Ford Explorer XLT.

This Magnetic colored four-wheel drive SUV is powered by a 3.5 liter V6 and comes with 20" polished aluminum wheels. This Explorer comes with 10-way power adjustable, leather heated front seats, 2nd row bucket seats, and 3rd row seating. This SUV is equipped with a leather wrapped heated steering wheel, a voice-activated touchscreen navigation system, bluetooth, SYNC 3, push button start, and remote start. It also has a rearview camera, a twin panel moonroof, and a remote power liftgate.

Come test drive the 2017 Ford Explorer XLT at Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane today, or find more SUV's in Eau Claire at EauClaireFord.com.

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Trick-Or-Treat in the Oakwood Mall Neighborhood 2016 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin


Trick-or-treating is coming to Oakwood Mall on Monday, October 31st from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Kids, accompanied by an adult, can enjoy all-kinds of treats from participating stores while dressed in their favorite costumes. Participating stores will display a pumpkin sign in their storefront. Join Oakwood Mall in celebrating Halloween at this family-friendly trick-or-treating event!

When: Monday, October 31, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM



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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Recap of the 12th Annual Trunk n' Treat 2016 Hosted by Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane


For the 12th year, Trunk n' Treat brought families to Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane for a fun-filled evening with decorated trunks and free treats provided by some great businesses from around the Chippewa Valley! About 2,400 people came to Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane for the annual Halloween trick-or-treating event on Monday, October 24, 2016. With free treats and 28 decorated vehicle, it was a fun-filled evening for all! Thank you to all of the participating businesses and volunteers for helping to make this event possible each year!

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Friday, October 21, 2016

GMME Y2 // A Celebration of Music in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin


The Greenhalgh Memorial Music Endowment Event and Fundraiser is coming to the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds on October 29, 2016. Musical performances will be featured at the event, including several local artists, the Chippewa Falls Community Band, and Troppo Big Band. Guests can also enjoy food, beer, wine, raffles, and a silent auction. Enjoy great music and a great time, during this event to support music programs at Chippewa Falls High School.

When: Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 11:30 PM

Where: Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds at 225 Edward St, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

Cost: FREE Entry


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Thursday, October 20, 2016

How to Remove the Hitch Cover on a 2017 Ford Explorer XLT


To remove the hitch cover on the 2017 Ford Explorer XLT equipped with the Class III Trailor Tow Package, find the groove on the underside of the cover on the rear bumper. Use the groove to pull the bottom of the cover up and outward. Next, pull one side of the cover outward until it pops out and pull the cover off. Pull carefully to avoid damaging the tabs on the cover. To put the cover back on, insert the tabs on the top of the cover first. Then, make sure all the tabs are inserted on the bottom and push the cover until it pops firmly back into place.


Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Meet Doug Carlson


Doug Carlson was born and raised in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, has lived in Rochester, Minnesota, and now lives in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Doug joined the team at Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane as a Sales Manager in October of 2016. He said, "What a beautiful store! Filled with great employees and guests. It is so good to be back in Wisconsin. The dealership is owned and operated by a man of integrity. That's why I came to work here!" In his free time, Doug enjoys fishing with his wife, deer hunting, and going to classic car shows. Doug also enjoys spending time with his eight-pound Toy Aussie, Pippen, that he considers his third child! Doug said he's a Packers fan that married a Vikings fan, which gets interesting after the start of the season. He also noted that his favorite food is his wife's chili.

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Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Eau Claire 2016


The annual Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Eau Claire is on Monday, October 31st from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Businesses will be handing out treats along Water Street, West Grand Avenue, Graham Avenue, North and South Barstow Street, North and South Farwell Street, and the Phoenix Park area. Enjoy a fun afternoon of costumes and treats at this family-friendly trick or treating event in Downtown Eau Claire.

When: Monday, October 31, 2016 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Where: Downtown Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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Monday, October 17, 2016

2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT Crew Cab 6.2L V8 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

This is the new 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT Crew Cab.

This four-wheel drive pickup features an all-new high strength, military-grade, aluminum alloy body, an all-new fully boxed frame that's 24 times stiffer than the previous frame, and a 6.2 liter V8 producing 385 horsepower, and 430 lb.-ft. of torque. This Super Duty comes with a heated, 8-way power adjustable drivers seat, a heated passenger seat, and front and rear bench seating. This truck also comes with power adjustable pedals, SYNC 3, navigation, bluetooth, an integrated trailer brake controller, PowerScope tow mirrors, and a rearview camera. This F-250 also has 18" chrome PVD aluminum wheels, a 5th wheel hitch prep package, the Snow Plow Prep Package, and the Chrome Package.

Come test drive the 2017 Ford Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT Crew Cab at Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane today, or find more great trucks in Eau Claire at EauClaireFord.com.

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Friday, October 14, 2016

Meet Dwayne Johnson


Dwayne Johnson began working in September of 2016, and is a new member of the service team at Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane. Since joining the team, Dwayne has grown to enjoy working alongside the great team of service specialists at the dealership. In his free time, he enjoys giving motivational pep talks, lifting and moving large objects, and trying on various Ford apparel in the Parts Department. Dwayne is the type of hardworking guy that arrives early, and leaves late. In fact, we don't think we've ever actually seen him leave the dealership. One thing's for sure: we're happy to have him on our team.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Haunted Hustle 5K Walk/Run in Eau Claire, Wisconsin


The 2016 Haunted Hustle 5K Walk/Run is coming to Owen Park on Saturday, October 22nd. In addition to the 5K run/walk there will be a Spooky Sprint half-mile fun-run for kids, costume contests, a kids game area, a silent auction, onsite vendors, and other family-friendly entertainment. Registration fees from this year's event will benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentors in Motion program.


When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Where: Owen Park at 1st Ave, Eau Claire WI 54703

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October 2016 'Making The Difference Award' Winner


Congratulations to Shawn Springer for winning the 'Making The Difference Award' for October 2016!

Congratulations for winning the award for your second consecutive month! Thank you for your dedication to Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane! Your hard work is part of what makes Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane an exceptional dealership! Keep up the great work, and thank you for 'Making The Difference!'

How to Use the Front 180 Camera on a 2017 Ford Explorer Limited


Vehicles like the 2017 Ford Explorer Limited can come equipped with a front 180-degree camera that gives you added visibility while driving at low speeds. While in Park, Neutral, or Drive, press the camera button, located to the bottom left of the touch screen, to see a normal front view. Press the camera button again to see a 180-degree split-view, which can be helpful when driving your vehicle out of a spot with low visibility. Press the camera button again to return to the original screen.


Tuesday, October 11, 2016

2017 Ford Transit-250 Medium Roof Cargo Van in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

This is the 2017 Ford Transit-250.

This Magnetic colored, rear-wheel drive, medium roof cargo van has a 130" wheelbase and comes with a 310 horsepower, 3.5 liter EcoBoost V6. This cargo van has a 10-way power adjustable driver seat, a six-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift, a reverse sensing system, a trailer brake controller, a keyless entry pad, and a rearview camera. This Transit comes with a sliding passenger-side cargo-door, a passenger-side running board, and front and rear vinyl floor covering. It also comes with the Heavy-Duty Trailer Tow Package, and fixed rear-door glass.

Come test drive the 2017 Ford Transit-250 at Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane today, or find more great vans in Eau Claire at EauClaireFord.com.

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Friday, October 7, 2016

12th Annual Trunk n' Treat 2016 hosted by Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane


Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane presents the 12th Annual Trunk n' Treat on Monday, October 24, 2016. Thousands of kids and adults come dressed in Halloween costumes to trick or treat passed decorated vehicles at this FREE family-friendly event each year. Enjoy FREE treats from over 20 decorated vehicles provided by guest businesses and volunteers from around the Chippewa Valley. Get your costumes and get ready for another great year of Halloween excitement!

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When: Monday, October 24, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM


Thursday, October 6, 2016

Meet Parinda Edirisinghe


Parinda Edirisinghe is a new member of our sales team, and began at Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane in September of 2016. Parinda was born and raised in Sri Lanka, went to college at North Dakota State while in Fargo, North Dakota, and then moved to Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Being around all the new cars and trucks is one thing Parinda enjoys about the dealership. He also enjoys helping people make good decisions when they're buying a vehicle. Parinda's interests include fishing, road trips in his car, music, and rugby, which he played in high school and college.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

How to Use the Front 180 Camera Washer on a 2017 Ford Explorer Limited


Vehicles like the 2017 Ford Explorer Limited can come equipped with a front 180-degree camera washer to keep your front camera clean. Locate the button on the end of the wiper stalk. Press the button to spray your windshield, and your front camera. The washer will continue to spray for as long as you hold the button.


2016 Ford F-150 XLT Special Edition SuperCrew Cab EcoBoost FX4 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

This is the 2016 Ford F-150 XLT Special Edition SuperCrew Cab.

This Ruby Red, four-wheel drive truck features a high-strength military-grade aluminum-alloy body,  a high-strength steel frame, the XLT Special Edition Package, unique bodyside and hood decals, the FX4 Off-Road Package, and is powered by a twin turbocharged 3.5 liter EcoBoost V6 engine, producing 365 horsepower, and 420 lb.-ft. of torque. This F-150 comes with 10-way power adjustable, heated, driver and passenger seats, and front and rear Unique Special Edition seats with red accents. This Ford truck comes with a leather wrapped steering wheel, power-adjustable pedals, SYNC 3, bluetooth, a rear view camera, and remote start. It also comes with a twin panel moonroof, 20" Unique Premium Tarnished Dark painted wheels, and a tailgate step.

Come test drive the 2016 Ford F-150 XLT Special Edition SuperCrew Cab at Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane today, or find more great trucks in Eau Claire at EauClaireFord.com.

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Results of Volume One's Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll 2016


Thank you for your votes! Our fantastic customers, team, and supporters are what help make Eau Claire Ford Lincoln Quick Lane great! As a locally owned business, and as proud members of the Chippewa Valley, we're honored to be recognized in this year's Best of the Chippewa Valley ReaderPoll. Thank you for voting, and we look forward to next year!

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Monday, October 3, 2016

The Oxbow Hotel Ribbon Cutting in Eau Claire, Wisconsin


The Oxbow Hotel Ribbon cutting will be held at the newly renovated destination in downtown Eau Claire on Thursday, October 13th. Join the celebration, and enjoy live music, prizes, tours of the new facility, and more. Be sure to stop by and check out this beautifully designed addition to the downtown community.

When: Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 4:00 PM


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