What is It Like to Daily Drive a Classic Sports Car?

Driving an old car in modern traffic is a unique experience, one that can be fraught with anxiety. 

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Top 5 Ways to Get the Best Car Dealership Experience

Buying a vehicle new or used usually requires a visit to a dealership of some kind. It may end up being a short and sweet relationship or a long and difficult one, but either way, there are ways to make the relationship worthwhile.

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3 Warning Lights That Mean 'Stop Driving RIGHT NOW'

Technician Paul Kennaley witnesses something frightening almost every week: customers who ignore warning lights in their vehicle instrument cluster but fail to take proper (if any) action. Frequently, this results in expensive problems.

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What Costs You Can Expect When Buying a Used Luxury Car

Luxury cars are fancy, which makes them awesome. Even better? Thanks to the magic of depreciation, you can buy a used luxury car for a steal of a deal at just a few years old and with highly reasonable mileage.

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So You Need to Sell Some Car Parts? Try Here

Selling stuff online can be a huge pain.

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Top 5 Most Popular Christmas Songs for Drivers 2017

Whether you’re a fan of Christmas music or not, it’s basically inescapable this time of year.

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These Are the Best Days and Times for Traffic During the Holidays

Traffic can be bad in certain areas not only during Christmas, but through to the New Year as well.

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These Are the Worst Days and Times for Traffic During the Holidays

Traffic during the holidays can be a serious drag, especially if you live in a major metropolitan area.

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5 Things You Learn Driving an Old Car On the Track

Several years ago, I decided that I wanted to head in a very different direction when it came to participating in high-performance driving events and time trial competition. I parked my modern, 400-horsepower sport sedan and picked up a 1978 Datsun 280Z with the goal of transforming it into a reliable and fun track car.

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How to Care for Your Car If You Live in a Condo

If you live in a condo, apartment, or anywhere that space and infrastructure to clean, maintain and care for your car is limited, it’s still possible to give your beloved car the TLC it deserves, provided you’ve got the right products and tools for the job.

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New Technology Easily Diagnoses Engine Issues in Seconds

What if you could accurately detect engine problems in just seconds without disassembling a single component? This sounds like the purview of a superhero or clairvoyant, but nearly anyone can do it, no cape or special powers required.

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How to Prepare Your Car Battery for the Winter

Batteries are not exciting things. They store power. They make our stuff work. You have to replace or recharge them sometimes. You can get new ones almost anywhere.

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How to Get Rid of Smoke Smell in Your Car

A car that reeks of smoke smell and cigarettes can lead to a host of problems. Those issues can range from small inconveniences such as dealing with uncomfortable passengers in your vehicle to major ones such as consistent exposure to third-hand smoke, which can be dangerous to your health.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Car's Expiring Warranty

When you buy a new vehicle, you’re paying for a lot more than just steel, glass, plastic, tires and an engine.

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Do You Suffer From New Car Addiction? Here's a Cure That Will Save You Money

Most car collectors whose collections don’t reside on blocks in the yard have a lot of money. But having a fun car doesn’t have to be the exclusive purview of the financially well-endowed.

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Why is Engine Coolant Important?

As with the other fluids in your car, engine coolant plays a big role in how your car is running and should be monitored consistently. The frequency of checks will depend on the type of vehicle as well as its overall mechanical condition and driving history.

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What's Leaking From My Car?

Is there anything worse than your car leaving a puddle on your driveway? OK, maybe if you leave a puddle on a friend’s driveway instead — but still, a mystery leak is stressful as you try to figure out just how serious the repair is going to be, and whether it’s safe to drive your car.

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5 Reasons Audi is Winning the Budget Luxury War Against Mercedes

The Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz CLA have been at loggerheads in the booming subcompact luxury segment since the very beginning, but Audi is quietly pulling ahead. 

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7 Easy Ways to Tell If You Need to Buy New Tires
How To Choose the Right Motor Oil for Your Car: 5 Things to Consider

You don’t want to make the wrong choice. Choosing the wrong oil for your ride can wreak havoc on the engine. But fear not! Below we take a look at four — OK five — things to consider when choosing your motor oil, no matter your vehicle or driving situation.

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What Are Fill For Life Fluids?

Car shoppers are getting savvier by the minute and considering long-term costs in their new vehicle purchase decisions more than ever.

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Top 10 Expert Detailing Tips on Keeping Your Car Looking New

Want to keep your vehicle shining like the day it was built? If not, what’s wrong with you?

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5 Best Car Diagnostic Tools to Save You Money

Having a car (or truck or minivan or crossover) means electronic issues popping up every now and then. Here’s how to avoid the heavy costs.

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What to Expect When Buying Out a Lease and How to Avoid Getting Scammed

Buying out your leased vehicle shouldn’t be a hassle, but some dealerships seem to make it as difficult as possible.

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10 Tools You Need For Working on Old Cars

Most old cars can be maintained with basic hand tools for not a lot of cash, and they can be used to turn your junk from bad to rad.

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What Are Good Alternatives to Leather Interiors?

Leather upholstery and trim is often found on high-end vehicles and offered as optional upgrades, but in some cases, there are better alternatives available.

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5 Dumb Mistakes I Made Buying Used Cars

Buying used cars is an experience that can be tricky to navigate for someone who hasn’t done it before. 

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5 More Bad Driving Behaviors That Must Be Stopped

Bad drivers are everywhere and even good drivers make mistakes from time to time, but there are certain driving behaviors that must be stopped to make roads safer and less maddening for everyone.

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What to Check Before Buying a Used Turbo or Direct Injection Vehicle

Most new cars are turbocharged, direct injected, or both, which means that these fuel-saving and performance-enhancing technologies will soon become even more common in the used car marketplace.

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What Does That Mean? We Decipher Those Complicated Insurance Terms

Insurance can be a complicated aspect of car ownership. 

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What is Hill Descent Control?

Of all the modern driver assistance systems out there, none is more self-explanatory than hill descent control.

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What Is Torque Vectoring?

Torque vectoring is a system that allows cars to control how certain wheels get power. It’s designed to improve handling, stability, and performance and it’s a feature that is becoming more and more common.

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10 Best Sports Cars Under $30,000

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5 Expert Tips for Buying a Used Sports Car

Spring is finally here, and with sports car season in the air, thousands of shoppers are hitting the used car market in search of an exciting new ride.

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8 Useful Tips and Hacks for Spring Car Cleaning

Spring is super busy for most folks. You probably already have a to-do list that’s ready to burst like a vigorously shaken soft drink.

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Off-Roading 101: What Are Approach and Departure Angles?

When researching an off-roader, you will inevitably run into the terms approach and departure angles, which are also sometimes called ramp angles. And while you might be susprised to learn what trigonometry has to do with mud flinging, these are terms that can help you make a smart purchase.

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Why Should You Use Paddle Shifters?

Paddle shifters used to be found exclusively in high-performance sports cars, but these days, they’re featured regular cars like the new Ford Escape and even the Honda Odyssey minivan.

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Own a Truck and Trailer? You'll Need These Accessories

Towing takes a lot of equipment. Whether it is a single-place personal watercraft trailer or a triple axle fifth-wheel, there are a ton of accessories that come along with a towable that all work together to make the job safe and secure.

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Old Car, New Stuff: Power Inverter - Energizer EN180

Even if your car is equipped with a built-in power port or two, it may not have enough outlets to support all the electronic devices and habits of you and yours, or said ports may be inconveniently located or accessed. Maybe you want a configuration your car doesn’t have, like a 120V outlet to power a laptop or portable DVD player. Or maybe whatever ports your car has just haven’t been quite right since that last Big Gulp incident.

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8 Tips for Getting a Car Ready for the Spring

Another dreary — but mostly mild — winter is almost behind us, which can only mean one thing: We’re that much closer to football season.

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5 Bad Driving Behaviors That Must Be Stopped

For many, the automobile is the paragon of independence.

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Is Having a Transmission With More Gears Really Better?

The new Ford Mustang is offered with a 10-speed automatic transmission, and so is the new F-150 and Lexus LC500. 

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5 Simple Ways to Show Your Car Some Love This Valentine's Day

People are caught up in impressing their significant others on Valentine’s Day, but why don’t they pay any attention to their cars on this holiday for celebrating love?

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5 Tips For Being Less of a Jerk While Driving This Holiday (and Always)

With a new year fast approaching, it’s that time of year to kick those nasty habits, however temporarily, in an attempt at self-improvement.

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Why You Absolutely Need Winter Tires, Even If You Have All-Wheel Drive

Like many of you, I wasn’t always a believer in the magic of winter tires.

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What to Look for When Buying a New Truck

A pickup truck can get you to and from work every day, but first and foremost, a pickup is a tool.

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8 Tips for Properly Storing a Car for the Winter

It’s December, a dreaded time of year for classic and sports car owners living where the mercury drops and the white stuff falls.

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5 Safety Features You Probably Didn't Know Existed

Over the past hundred years, automakers have taken many steps to advance safety technology, making sure you get where you need to go safely.

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What to Look for When Buying Used Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Imagine how the auto industry was decades ago.

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4 Cheap Ways to Prevent Pricey Problems With Your Car

Are you stupid rich? Do you like writing big cheques?

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Have Mold in Your Car? Here's How to Get Rid of It

On the scale of gross things that can happen to your car, mold ranks way up there.

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5 Tips When Making the Switch to Winter Tires

Here’s a cold, hard, and undeniable fact about winter tires: If temperatures stay below about 45°F (7°C) over the winter where you live, you need them.

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Never Forget Which Side Your Gas Tank is On Again

You get a new car and it’s your first time filling up, or maybe it’s a rental. You’re pulling into the pump, but a thought crosses your mind. Which side is the gas tank on?  Almost all of us have been in this position at least once. 

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Leaving Your Car for a While? Here's One Mistake You Should Never Make

If you’re planning a vacation or looking to get away and perhaps escape a frigid winter, there’s one thing you should never forget to do to your car before you leave. If you do happen to forget, it could result in a costly repair.

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Here's Why You Should Never Drive Your Car On Empty

Some drivers see their car’s fuel gauge as a nagging parent; it lights up urging you to refuel like your mom or dad would remind you to clean your room. But don’t ignore your car’s insistence on refueling, because you can damage your car by running it on empty.

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The Best Advice on How to Test Drive a New Car Like a Pro

New car shoppers choose their rides based on an array of factors almost as numerous and unique as shoppers themselves.

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8 Things to Know Before Upgrading Your Wheels and Tires

There’s no quicker way to transform the look and feel of your ride than adding a new set of wheels and tires.

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Should You Replace or Fix a Cracked Windshield?

We’ve all been driving along, minding our own business when a rock the size of a melon comes flying like a targeted asteroid and smacks right into your windshield, leaving a chip or crack in your car’s visor and ruining your day.

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What Happens If You Put the Wrong Fuel in Your Car?

Does your car need regular fuel or premium? Gas or diesel? What happens if you put the wrong fuel into your car?

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