Winter Automotive Fluids

Winter automotive fluids can help you and your vehicle continue moving during freezing temperatures. Winter. You can love it, hate it, or simply tolerate it. No matter which camp you fall into, when it comes to winter driving, we all have one … [Continue reading]

Synthetic Versus Conventional: Which Motor Oil is Best?

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As the lubricant for the moving parts of your engine, motor oil is widely considered to be the most important fluid you can use. It prevents excessive engine wear and tear, which makes it vital to keep your car running. So when the time comes to get … [Continue reading]

Crucial Cars: Dodge Challenger

2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat

From timeless icons to everyday essentials, Crucial Cars examines the vehicles we can’t live without. For this installment, Gearhead's Garage puts the spotlight on Dodge's long-time rival to the Camaro and Mustang, the Challenger Although … [Continue reading]

Bigger isn’t Always Better

Wheels: Bigger isn’t Always Better by Street Talk Seems that “Bigger is better” has become something of an American mantra. We’ve got Big Macs, big sunglasses, big houses, big trucks. And in the automotive modification world, big wheels. The … [Continue reading]

Tools I Want for Christmas

Truck Light Box

No one EVER has trouble figuring out what to get me for Christmas. That’s because one of my favorite places to spend time is in the garage, and like most car guys and gals who consider themselves heavy or light DIYers, or somewhere in between, … [Continue reading]

Marquee Motorcycles: Harley-Davidson Sportster

1957 Harley Davidson Sportster XL

  From timeless icons to everyday essentials, Marquee Motorcycles examines the bikes we can’t live without. For this installment, Gearhead's Garage puts the spotlight on Harley-Davidson's iconic Sportster Like the Chevrolet Corvette, the … [Continue reading]

Five Tools I’m Thankful for and Can’t Live Without

PB B'Laster

The approaching holiday season is the perfect time to reflect on what you’re most thankful for in life. At work, at home, with your friends and with your family, you’re probably grateful for many things when you stop and think about it. There’s no … [Continue reading]

Inside Jalopnik: Advance Auto Parts talks with Executive Director Matt Hardigree

“Car history is world history and the world is a strange place full of weird people.” We recently read Jalopnik’s Book of Car Facts and History Even Gearheads Don’t Know, and wanted to know more about the story behind the story – about this book … [Continue reading]

Affordable Exterior Enhancements

Custom wheels for Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ

For many car guys and gals, modifying their ride's style to make it their own is one of the most exciting and satisfying aspects of being an enthusiast. Maybe the stock wheels look rather plain and/or lost in the big wheel wells, so installing an … [Continue reading]

Crucial Cars: The Mini Cooper

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From timeless icons to everyday essentials, Crucial Cars examines the vehicles we can’t live without. For this installment, the Mechanic Next Door has some fun peeking under the bonnet of the iconic MINI Cooper and looking at how it’s evolved over … [Continue reading]