Though very few cars utilize the layout, a number of people use the term “rear engine” as a catch-all for any car that doesn’t have a motor in the front. The truth is that very few cars actually ARE rear-engined, which has to do with some rather esoteric, though logical, reasons. Very few actual rear Read on! →


Most drivers only know whether their headlights are working or not. But there’s interesting technology behind the glass, argues Popular Mechanics. If you know how your headlights work, you’ll be able to maintain them more effectively and perhaps avoid that moose or angry drifter in the road. From open flame to blinding flash More than Read on! →


Octane is known to have something to do with gasoline, but not everyone understands what it is. The quick version is that it’s a component of gasoline, but not the only one, and yes the octane number has something to do with how much is in every gallon. For starters, octane is a hydrocarbon Before Read on! →


Dealing with winter sucks, especially regarding one’s car, but there are some fantastic winter car “hacks” (since that’s the term people use now) that can make things easier. Employ a few of these and you should experience much less aggravation, at least until you get on the road and have to deal with the worst Read on! →


Summer is here, and for those of us who want to hop in the little deuce coupe and head for the beach, some driving on sand may be required. Hard-packed sand is a snap, but what if your tires have to take on loose, fluffy sand on a beach or in the desert? Here are Read on! →


Every driver should take the time to regularly check the oil in his or her vehicle. However, not only do too few car owners take it upon themselves to do this, even fewer understand how the oil circuit works. Here are some basics as to why the oil gauge may light up and why it Read on! →


If you’ve been following Car Deal Expert’s series on basic maintenance and care of your vehicle, you’ve learned some essential elements of car care that will help keep your vehicle running for all of its natural span. Here are some additional tips for dealing with engine oil, filters, valves, spark plugs, hoses and belts. Remember, Read on! →


Ready for more basic maintenance tips that’s make your car care routine a breeze? Here are some detailing- and maintenance-related tips for dealing with tires, wheels and brakes. If you take care of these systems, you and your car won’t be on the road to nowhere. Tires, wheels and brakes basic maintenance tip No. 1: Read on! →


When it comes to finding cheap auto parts, nothing beats the junkyard. It helps to know a few things first in order to maximize your experience and ensure your safety, however. CLICK HERE if you missed the beginning of this article. Finding auto parts Keep in mind that junkyards for auto parts are divided in Read on! →


Your car’s check engine light isn’t there merely for visual entertainment during your Sunday drive. While the “Car Guys” Click and Clack may joke that the best solution is a piece of duct tape, the truth is that a car owner should pay attention to the warning. It’s important to understand what the check engine Read on! →