Driving With Both Feet? (You’re Doing it Wrong)

driving with two feet

When you were learning to drive, your parent or driving instructor probably told you to only use one foot between the brake and gas pedals. Back then, chances are good that most vehicles you saw came with a three-pedal manual transmission (which is why it was known as a “standard transmission” back in the day). … Read more

4 Common Oil Change Scams (and How to Avoid Them)

oil change scams

With the exception of electric vehicles, all cars will need many routine oil changes throughout their lifetime. For many people, the most convenient way to accomplish this is to take the car to a shop and have it changed for them. Unfortunately, putting the car in someone else’s hands doesn’t free the user of all … Read more

9 Reasons Your Project Car Pays for Itself

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Trying to convince the wife to let you buy a Miata? Does the phrase “built not bought” sound like a pipe dream? Allow me to help. Buying a project car was one of the best financial decisions I’ve ever made. A few years ago, a friend of mine happened to be selling his 1994 Mazda … Read more

10 Essential Car Accessories Worth Investing In

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Whether you’re the proud owner of a brand new car or thinking of buying one soon, there are a few “must have” car accessories you should definitely consider investing in. They range from safety features to small knick-knacks to make your car the sanctuary that you’ve always desired. Some of these accessories may be obvious, … Read more

Branded Title vs Salvage Title (What’s the Difference?)

When you purchase a vehicle from an auto dealership, especially if it is new or certified pre-owned vehicle, then you can expect to receive a clear title on the vehicle after all your payments are made. A clean title means the vehicle has never experienced major damage from an accident, vandalism, or weather. This indicates … Read more

5 Common Types of Fuel for Cars

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Until we are all driving 100% electric vehicles, the need for car fuel will always be in great demand. Every internal combustion engine is designed in a similar way. It needs a mixture of air and fuel to ignite and create the power needed to move the wheels of the vehicle. However, some of the … Read more

The Average Depreciation Rate for New and Used Cars

Cars are not considered to be good investments. Unless you are purchasing a vintage car that has some historical value to it, any new or used car that you purchase is immediately going to lose value as soon as you drive it off the lot. Cars are not typically considered to be good investments because … Read more