Advantages and Disadvantages of a Washable Air Filter

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Nothing beats the feeling of driving a new car. The brand-new engine accelerates with just a tap on the pedal, and it runs like a beast on the road. Unfortunately, the engine adds more mileage over time, and the air filters become clogged. Depending on the usage, the engine may … Read more

4 TLC Tips for Your Car

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For many people, their cars are their pride and joy. For an even smaller group, they are also a cherished hobby. Unfortunately, for many of us — even those of us who do take a serious interest in all things automotive — our cars may become neglected, especially if they … Read more

How to Improve Your Truck From Inside Out

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If your truck has been with you a while, it might be time to give it a bit of a makeover. Everyone wants to own the coolest truck on the block. However, spare parts cost plenty and maintenance can be tricky. Sometimes, it’s hard to figure out where to begin … Read more

6 Tips for Mounting a Laptop in a Car

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Many people utilize laptops in their cars for a variety of reasons. From typing up work reports to listening to music to checking commercial project progress while on the road, there are always reasons to stay connected. But this can quickly become a major problem if you do not have … Read more

Should You Paint Your Vehicle?

The challenges, cost, and complexity of painting a vehicle. If your vehicle’s patina looks dull, chipped, or scratched, painting it is a popular way to improve its appearance and increase its value. But painting a car goes beyond applying a few rounds of spray paint. Although these kinds of tasks … Read more

How to Safely Remove Car Battery Corrosion

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Without proper attention, your car’s battery can corrode, possibly leaving you without a working car. Corrosion can drain power out of a battery and shorten its life. Battery corrosion is typically apparent at the terminals, a problem that can be resolved by careful cleaning. How to Remove Corrosion From a … Read more

Care Tips for Your New Vehicle

How to keep your vehicle running smoothly for years to come. You have just driven off the dealer’s lot and are in possession of your first new car in some time, perhaps in many years. Likely, you will own this vehicle for the long haul, perhaps keeping it for a … Read more

America’s Crumbling Infrastructure and Your Car

Americans shell out an average of $300 for each pothole-related vehicle repair. Time to fix the infrastructure! America’s infrastructure of roads, bridges, and highways is in serious need of a major investment. Roads are in such disrepair in some areas that consumers are paying for it in personal repairs to … Read more

Should I Repair or Replace My Car?

You slip behind the wheel of your car, turn the key and…nothing. You’re not sure what’s wrong with your car this time and it really doesn’t matter whether it is the starter, alternator or the battery causing the problem. You’re facing repairs for the second or third time this year, … Read more

Summer Dreams and Your Cross-Country Adventure

I have never driven cross country, but would seriously consider doing so if I had the time and the right car to take me there and back. From coast-to-coast, your trip would easily add more than 5,000 miles to your car’s odometer and put it through a test it likely … Read more

5 Car Dangers That Come from Cold Weather

There’s more to winter than bigger heat bills. In the automotive world, frigid temps may lead to unique problems that don’t show up at other times of the year. Look through these five dangers that come from cold weather and make sure your car is ready to deal with the … Read more

4 Tips To Help You Decide Whether To Buy a Hobby Car

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You catch yourself drooling over the old VW Super Beetle pulled up beside you at the fuel pump. Your neck is sore from repeatedly craning it at every Jeep Grand Wagoneer you pass. You spend hours online reading articles like this one about getting a hobby car. The $2,500 you’ve … Read more

How to Inspect Your Wiper Blades for Winter Wear

A working pair of car wiper blades are a must for any vehicle. When blades are worn, they’ll streak, smear and skip, and won’t adequately clear your windshield. You need to have maximum visibility when driving – worn blades should be replaced immediately. Winter can present challenges to your wiper … Read more