Monday, January 16, 2017
Tips/Advice

Tips/Advice


It May Be More Than Just a Fender Bender

If someone bumps your car from behind, be advised - it might be more than just a fender bender. It could be the prelude to something much worse. Apparently, there has been...

What Might That Leak (or Puddle) Mean?

It's a little odd to think of it this way, but cars and people are both machines, with systems (circulatory, cooling, hydraulic)  . . .  and when either leak, it's cause...

The Rat Bike

The worse the economy gets, the more popular motorcycles become. They're a cheap - and fun - way to get around. "Rat bikes" - older models that maybe don't look showroom-new...

Asleep At The Wheel . . .

If you dislike driving - or just aren't very good at it - you may like the idea of the autonomous car. In it, you become a passenger - as involved in...

To cheap out – or not cheap out?

People are understandably edgy about the Obama Recovery - not - and trying to avoid as many unnecessary expenses as they can. When it comes to your vehicle, there are some...

The Ticking Time Bomb in Your Dashboard

Air bags - driver and front seat passenger air bags - have been mandatory in cars since the mid 1990s. That means there are now millions of older cars on the...

Worst Car Design Trends

Looks may be in the eye of the beholder - we can argue about the aesthetic appeal of the Pontiac Aztek all day long without anyone proving they're right - or...

Car Smells – And Tastes

What can your car tell you just by the way it smells - or tastes? A lot, actually. Let's put on our chef hats and see what's cooking... * Car smells like maple syrup...

Event Horizon

Here's perhaps the single most important thing to know about any modern car (computer-controlled and fuel-injected; so mid '80s and newer) no matter the make or the model: It will probably last a long time...

Don’t Depend on Just Gas…

Having a generator for back-up power is great - unless you don't have the fuel to run the generator. The irony of the portable back-up generator - most of them, at...
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