7 Tips to Help Your Vehicle Reach 200,000 Miles

Odometer

Source | Peter Stevens/Flickr Now it's easier than ever to keep your car running smoothly for thousands of miles. If your vehicle has less than 50,000 miles on it today, chances are it still has 75 percent of its driving life ahead of it. That's … [Continue reading]

Thawing Out Your Toys: How to De-Winterize Motorcycles, ATVs, and More

ATVs

Source | Allar Tammik/FlickrSpring hasn't sprung in many parts of the U.S., but it has started its slow and steady ascent from the south. That means sunnier days, warmer weather, and, more importantly, that it's time to pull those toys out of winter … [Continue reading]

Crucial Cars: BMW 2002

1972 BMW 2002

During the late 1960s, American performance cars that could seat four or five adults comfortably were big, heavy, and fast. We're talking midsize coupes like the Pontiac GTO, Chevelle SS, Plymouth GTX, and Ford Torino GT. Sure, there were the … [Continue reading]

How to Prepare for Your Motorcycle Road Trip

Stephanie McDonald Motorcycle

By Stephanie McDonald Source | Hogarth de la Plante/Unsplash Hi, everyone! Stephanie here, aka the Blonde Bandit. Spring is coming soon, and that means it's time for some long and exciting road trips. But before you set off, make sure … [Continue reading]

Forefixers: Windshield Wipers

Windshield wiper Forefixer

During the thick of rain-and-snow season, your windshield wipers are as important a piece of safety equipment as your brakes or headlights. But cars didn't always have the means to ensure our vision wasn't compromised during inclement weather. Here … [Continue reading]

ZDDP Motor Oil Additive: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Car

Engine

Source | Luke Jones Engines wear out. It's an unfortunate truth, but it's not one you simply have to accept, even if you own a classic car. There are steps you can take to keep your engine from deteriorating for a long time, the most important of … [Continue reading]

Intake Manifolds: Born To Rev

Engine bay

Intake manifolds are a fascinating part of the internal combustion engine. Their design has a great deal of influence on how the engine performs. The simplest change can drastically alter how the engine feels under power. Your engine in its most … [Continue reading]

How to Clean an Engine Bay the Right Way

Car Engine

Source | Gerard McGovern/Flickr Do you clean your vehicle? The answer's probably yes. But do you clean your engine bay? If not, that's like taking a shower but never brushing your teeth. Don't be that person; wash your engine, too. Now you … [Continue reading]

How to Choose Windshield Wipers

Rainy day and windshield wipers

Source | Jaromír Kavan/Unsplash When it comes time to choose windshield wipers, the number of options available might surprise you. While wiper blades all share the same function, they don't all do it in the same way, for the same price, or to the … [Continue reading]

A Look Back at the Truckcar

Holden Ute

Lots of people love pickup trucks but don't always have the need for a full-size truck. Way back in the '50s, manufacturers developed a solution with the car-based truck, commonly called the truckcar, or coupe utility. Whatever you call 'em, the idea … [Continue reading]