Four Vehicle Fluids You May Be Forgetting

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Check your oil, coolant, and transmission fluid levels often and change them according to the vehicle manufacturer’s maintenance schedule. That message has been drilled into drivers’ heads since the days of Drivers Ed 101, and with good reason. … [Continue reading]

Crucial Cars: Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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From timeless icons to everyday essentials, Crucial Cars examines the vehicles we can’t live without. In this installment, Street Talk pays tribute to a street-racing icon in the twilight of its career: the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. As … [Continue reading]

469,000 Chevy Malibus recalled for seat belt issues

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According to the Detroit News, General Motors is recalling approximately 469,000 of its Chevy Malibus, model years 2011-12, due to seat belt issues. The article states: The flexible steel cable that connects the safety belt to the vehicle can … [Continue reading]

Grateful Dead of motorsports: lawn mower racing

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Imagine this help wanted ad: Do you enjoy motorsports (wishing they weren’t so dang expensive!) and love to tinker? Do you get into competition – and yet are the kind of person who will readily reach out a hand to help? Do you appreciate green grass, … [Continue reading]

Ultimate Beach Bum Vehicles

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With Memorial Day on the horizon and summer soon to follow, our resident Gearhead dishes on his favorite beach bum rides.  When I start talking about cars, it usually isn't long before I'm quoting zero-to-60 times, horsepower numbers and all that … [Continue reading]

Minor body damage: eyesore or easy fix?

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  It’s not a question of if it’s going to happen, but rather when. In a parking lot. In the driveway. On the road. Even from within the safe confines of your garage. Your vehicle is going to get scratched or dented, and in all likelihood more … [Continue reading]

Pro Am Kart Race Benefits Children

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Patrick Long’s Pro Am Kart Race to Benefit All Children’s Hospital. It’s a long name, for sure, but the cause is simple: to generate donations and support for All Children’s Hospital John Hopkins Medicine while creating fantastic memories for … [Continue reading]

Crucial Cars: Dodge Charger

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From timeless icons to everyday essentials, Crucial Cars examines the vehicles we can’t live without. In this installment, our man Gearhead digs deep into one of the baddest muscle cars in the land: the mighty Dodge Charger. Calling the Dodge … [Continue reading]

Volvo’s Drive-E 4-Cylinder Engines to Get a Boost from Polestar Factory Tuning Kits

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According to Car and Driver, when Volvo announced it was producing another run of its sporty S60 and V60 Polestar models to meet unexpected demand, it also mentioned that there were plans in the works to spread goodness from its racing partner … [Continue reading]

Ford produces ultra-limited run of 2015 Shelby GT350 — 137 total!

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  According to the good folks at Autoweek: It was reported last month that Ford was planning to limit production of the Shelby GT350 and GT350R in 2015 -- a few thousand were rumored to be on the build schedule. Turns out this is going to … [Continue reading]