4 Things To Remember For An Epic DIY Car Wash

Nothing is more satisfying for a gear-head than a DIY car wash and detailing a car at home. While there are people who prefer the convenience of a car wash, many of us prefer cleaning and detailing our cars painstakingly by hand to get that perfect finish. As fun as it is to maintain your car, it can get a bit overwhelming for people who are new to vehicle detailing. Therefore, to make life easier, we have put together a list of 4 things to remember for an Epic DIY…

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When To Replace Your Tires, And How To Do It Properly

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You will eventually need to replace your tires. It’s a fact of car ownership. As the tread wears on your tires, so will its grip and performance.  This affects all aspects of driving including acceleration, steering, and braking.  Effects Of Bad Tires Effects of worn tires may not be immediately evident at first, but wait too long and they’ll make themselves known in a hurry.  Your car will be slower to accelerate and slower to stop. Less grip goes both ways.  The tread on your tires is meant to create…

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How Uncool Is It To Drive A Minivan?

Let’s be honest, no car gets a bigger stigma than the minivan. People are so driven by this that an entire class of vehicle, the crossover, was invented. So how uncool is it to drive a minivan? I’m here to tell you in fact minivans are one of the coolest cars out there.  Now, if you care a lot of what people think about you, the type of car you buy will be driven by that. You won’t want a minivan because it says you’re practical, have a family, and…

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Ultimate Guide To Making Money With Your Car

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Being a car enthusiast is great, but it costs you money. Guess what though? You can reverse the situation pretty easily and have it make money for you instead. What if you could have your car pay for its repairs, upgrades, monthly payments, or even insurance? If you’ve got access to a reliable vehicle thats fairly modern, you can start making money with your car right now! If you’ve got the time and the hustle you can make hundreds of extra bucks. You can raise some spare cash, use it…

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Best Time Of The Year To Buy A Used Car

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What’s the absolute best time of the year to buy a used car? The answer isn’t as simple as a season or a month, but pretty easy to understand. A little industry knowledge on value, life cycles, and insider practices can help you narrow that purchase time to an exact moment. First, a major requisite for applying the information in this article is buying from a dealer. Private seller buying is much more nuanced and the techniques here wont apply. So for this article I’ll be talking about dealership only…

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How To Live The Van Life: The Express Guide

You’re ready to take the plunge but you need a guide on how to live the van life? Maybe you just stumbled upon this new phenomenon and want to learn more. This is the place for all of that. What is Van Life? Basically it’s the idea of converting your vehicle, usually a van because its the most practical, into your home. It has all the necessities of your house in one neat to go package on wheels. Imagine your home sweet home, and home away from home all in…

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Love Your Car – It Will Do The Same

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Love your car? Some of us might. Some are beyond love and are at obsession. Im not talking about those people here though. I’m speaking to the vast majority. Those who use and abuse our vehicles and treat them like the appliances they are. According to Fox, a OnePoll study conducted on behalf of Cooper Tire found the average American spends 18 days driving per year, that’s 8 hours and 22 minutes per week! Although some people personify their vehicles, I’m not telling you to do that. By loving your…

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Best Cars For The Apocalypse: The Ultimate List

The Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 has the world turned upside down at the moment. So if it does happen, what are the best cars for the apocalypse? The Pickup Truck This seems like an obvious choice. Pickups are plentiful. Finding one among all the chaos will be easy. Built for heavy hauling and daily duty, the pickup truck is strong. They have tons of room and have the ability to carry all your supplies. So home run right? Maybe. The pickup has some strong pros but one flaw. They’re thirsty, like…

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Rebuilding Salvage Cars: Surprise! You Probably Can’t Do It.

So you’ve decided it’s time to take on a project car. A little searching and you find a cheap one. Too cheap. It’s a salvage car that’s been in a wreck but the price is just right. Is this the one? Can rebuilding salvage cars be as easy as they make it look? Unfortunately the answer is no. It’s way harder. The Myth Youtube is filled with videos of people doing amazing car projects. Spend 5 minutes searching any car related build you’ll find super high end budget builds and…

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What Happened To Hybrid Pickup Trucks?

With the world in some what of a green revolution, I ask what happened to hybrid pickup trucks? The top 3 selling vehicles in the U.S last year, and pretty much every year, were pick up trucks. That’s a huge potential market to clean up. I want to explore why we don’t have the pickup truck version of the Toyota Prius, and whether or not it’s even possible to have a successful hybrid pickup. The Truck Market The pickup truck in America is no longer just a work vehicle and…

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