What is an extended vehicle warranty? In essence, an extended warranty is an insurance policy for vehicle repairs, a safeguard against unexpected future expenses. An extended warranty lengthens the term of your original factory warranty and sometimes supplements it. New vehicles come with factory warranties covering defects for a few years, typically a minimum of Read on! →


Basic maintenance of an automobile is something anyone can do. It’s not merely function, however. Form has a great deal to do with it. Here are some tips for keeping up with both exterior care care and interior car care so that the whole vehicle shines. Basic maintenance tips – Interior car care Borrowing from Read on! →


Nighttime driving is more dangerous than driving during the day. According to the National Safety Council, traffic death rates are three times greater when the sun is down. Don’t leave yourself in the dark when it comes to the kind of defensive driving techniques you can use to make driving in the dark or at Read on! →


Think that cars and trucks are the only vehicles on the road that need to occasionally be detailed? Think again. Motorcycle care has evolved to the point that there are numerous techniques and specialty products that help clean, protect, maintain and accommodate a motorcycle’s unique needs. Here’s how to detail a motorcycle like a pro, Read on! →


Biodiesel fuel is an arguably more environmentally friendly alternative to the “petrodiesel” most diesel cars run on. Some forms of biodiesel are already manufactured and sold commercially in the United States, while others are do-it-yourself specials. Is biodiesel a legitimate alternative to petrodiesel, or should you keep the vegetable oil out of your gas tank? Read on! →


There’s an old wives’ tale that claims that if you shift an automatic transmission into neutral while the car is in motion, the engine will explode, or at least become a screeching, bellicose little person. But as experienced driving instructors can attest, a shift to neutral at speed will not only not destroy the engine, Read on! →


A number of relatively cheap and relatively easy upgrades for performance are out there, and one of the more common suggestions is the cold air intake. The principles behind how it works are relatively sound, on paper, but do they actually work? Cold Air Intakes Boost Horsepower…For Science! The general principle behind how cold air Read on! →


Many Americans tread cautiously around the metric system. It seems like a foreign language to many, and some get confused by the utter lack of fractions and the reliance on decimals. There have been many attempts to raise metric awareness in these United States over the years, and never with much success. There is a Read on! →


The components of an oil filter work to remove impurities and cycle cleaned oil back into the engine, for maximum engine efficiency. CLICK HERE if you missed the beginning of this article. What’s in an oil filter? You’ve been very patient, so here you are. These are the key components of an oil filter: Oil Read on! →