Truck Bed Sizes and Cab Sizes (w/ Charts)

truck bed sizes

Do you need a large truck because you are a “mountain man”?  You’re just looking to get out there in the wilderness, do some 4 x 4 driving, and haul cords of lumber because you live out in the country and a truck is the only way to get it done. If you want to … Read more

Why Do Some Trucks Have Spikes on Their Wheels?

truck wheel spikes

Do you remember the opening chariot race in Ben Hur? There is a moment in the race where the camera zooms in on the wheel and you can see a bunch of daggers poking out from the centerpoint of the wheel as it gets towards our main character’s chariot. This is meant to be a … Read more

Does Running Your Car A/C Use Gas?

does A/C use gas?

Should I drive with the windows down or blast the air conditioning? Most people don’t think about it and just go about their daily drive, but chances are if you’ve found this article, you’re a bit of a thinker. So, what’s more efficient? Driving with your A/C on or with the windows down? This article … Read more

What Transmission Does My Car Have?

Have you ever been shopping for cars online and then filter your search by ‘manual transmission’ because all of the cool cars have them? If you haven’t, try it now. I’ll wait. See?? Isn’t that awesome what you find? Now, try sorting by price and start from the bottom of the barrel and tell me … Read more

Why Jeeps Are So Expensive?

why are Jeeps so expensive?

Rugged. That’s the kind of person you are. The wind in your dusty hair, crawling up some sick mountain trails that haven’t been driven in years. You like to be on your own, master of your fate, captain of your soul. That is, of course, why you chose to buy a Jeep. You were told … Read more

The Spoon Engine (Real or Just a Myth?)

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Every ‘Fast and Furious’ fan remembers this pivotal moment where we find out Hector is packing some serious heat under the hoods of his Honda Civics to DECIMATE the competition at Race Wars. For serious JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) fans residing in North America, the Spoon engine is something of a legend, but very real. … Read more

How to Do a Burnout in an Automatic Car or Truck

how to do a burnout in an automatic

Pulling up to the stoplight with your 2002 Hyundai Tibouran at midnight, you get the bright idea: “I’m going to do a burnout, there’s nobody around”. You throw the automatic transmission in “1”, hold the brake and the accelerator, then release the brake expecting to spin your tires like all the Fast and Furious movies! … Read more

How to Remove Car Decals (from Paint or Windows)

how to remove car decal

Everyone has this thought at least once through their car ownership lifetime. Maybe you just purchased that car and there’s still a dealership sticker on the window. Maybe you think:  “A window banner? That would look so cool! That way my car will look like a real racecar!” If you’re into NASCAR, maybe you’ll even … Read more

How Long (and Fast) Can You Drive on a Spare Tire?

how long can you drive on spare tire

It happens. You’ll replace your tire with a spare and drive on it to get home after a long day of work. It’ll be late by the time you parallel park a few blocks away because everyone else took the close spots. You go to bed thinking “I’ll go to the tire shop tomorrow” and … Read more

16 Best Tire Brands (Ranked by Auto Enthusiasts)

best tire brands

Tires are the most important part of your car, period. If you don’t have tires, you can’t roll down the road or move over obstacles. Your tires determine how quickly you go, stop, turn, slow down, speed up, burnout, skid, drift, and slide. In a winter storm, are you going to be happy with your … Read more