How to Cover a Broken Car Window (4 Methods)

how to cover a broken car window

How did your car get broken into? You left it in covered parking at your apartment complex, you wake up (coffee in hand) and reach for the handle only to realize your entire passenger seat is covered in broken glass. Someone has just tried to steal from you, so hopefully, you don’t keep anything of … Read more

How Long Does Clear Coat Take to Dry (and Cure)?

Unbeknownst to many motorists, a vehicle’s paint job is multifaceted, showcasing a number of individual coats and treatments. When combined, these coats culminate to enhance a vehicle’s appearance, with a rich, vibrant look. Like pieces of a puzzle, the absence of any particular coat of paint leaves something to be desired. Of these individual paint … Read more

Water Leaking Into Your Car When It Rains? (4 Causes)

water leaks in car when it rains

We usually envision our vehicles as a safe haven from the rain, where we can seek cover during a rain shower, or drive from place to place without fear of becoming soaked. When equipped with functional wipers, and a quality set of tires, one can generally expect to travel about in their vehicle, relatively unaffected … Read more

How to Use a Floor Jack Like a Pro (Step-by-Step)

floor jack safety

Most car owners are well aware of the importance surrounding thorough vehicle maintenance and upkeep. After all, the purchase of a vehicle serves as a substantial investment and should be protected at all costs. From changing a vehicle’s oil to swapping out brake pads, there is plenty of periodic maintenance required of the average motorist. … Read more

Is It Illegal to Drive Barefoot? (or Just a Myth?)

is it illegal to drive barefoot?

Somewhere along the line, this rumor got started that it’s illegal to drive barefoot. While we can’t track down any laws in the United States that make it illegal, that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea. Just like driving with both feet can lead to problems, driving barefoot brings its own host of concerns that … Read more

Ants In Your Car? (7 Ways to Get Rid of Them)

how to get rid of ants in a car

Creepy crawlies have no business being in your car—we can all agree on that. But the question remains: why the hell is there an infestation in the first place? Was it the peanut butter cup you dropped in that crevice in-between the driver’s seat and the center console? Or was it the soda-covered bottle cap … Read more

Riding the Clutch (Is It Really That Bad?)

don't rid the clutch

“Man, that footrest feels amazing,” your buddy says with a grin, driving your mint-condition 1969 Porsche 911. You continue observing the open road until the thought hits you “this car doesn’t have a footrest.” He was RIDING THE CLUTCH! Your heart stops. Imagine all the damage he could be doing! Fear not, dear reader, for … Read more

9 Best All-Wheel Drive Cars With Good Gas Mileage

AWD cars with good gas mileage

We’re getting closer each day to having it all. In today’s automotive climate, there’s the option to get a car that gets good miles-per-gallon (MPG), has power going to all four wheels, has some cargo capacity, and is easy and safe to live with. This is a pretty recent situation, and we think it’s really … Read more

How to Dispose of Old Gasoline (6 Methods)

how to dispose of old gas

Gas. It’s on everyone’s mind these days, and for good reason. Prices are going up and there’s no end in sight, from what I can tell.* So, let’s say you have an old beater that’s been collecting dust in your front yard, but it gets slightly better fuel economy than your Toyota Sequoia (ha), so … Read more