Are You Neglecting Your Windshield Wipers? Here’s How to Make Them Last

troubleshooting windshield wipers

Windshield wipers are one of the most commonly replaced items on a car. Coincidentally, they're also one of the most neglected parts as many DIYers are unsure when to change windshield wiper blades. Wiper blades come in numerous shapes and sizes, and … [Continue reading]

Crucial Cars: The Datsun Z

Datsun Z

Yutaka Katayama. You may not have heard of him, but you've surely seen his influence on the automotive world. Affectionately known as "Mr. K" and the "Father of the Z car," Katayama is to many a hero and a legend. Source | Matthew Davis In … [Continue reading]

Road Trip: Hot Spring Havens

Winter road trip

Source | Flickr When it comes to winter road trips, you could go one of two ways. Either embrace the snow and head to mountain slopes or flee to warmer waters. But why not combine the two with a soak in a natural hot spring? These gems boast … [Continue reading]

Tools 101: Essential Tools for Basic DIYing

Tools 101: basic tools for DIYers

Source | Andy Jensen If you've decided to tackle a vehicle repair by yourself for the first time, welcome to the DIY Club! It's fun here, plus we've got awesome tools. Whether it's your first repair, first car, or first garage, we'll cover all the … [Continue reading]

The Future of Hot Rodding: Electric Cars


Hot rodders and horsepower enthusiasts tend to have a dismal opinion of electric cars. Once accurately described as slow tin cans, today's electric vehicles are the future of the muscle car and the hot rodding hobby. As you probably know, an … [Continue reading]

Car History: A Tour of Art Deco Cars From the ’30s and ’40s

Art Deco Cars

The automobiles of the 1930s and '40s were mysterious machines. They had evolved from clunky motorized carriages to comfortable, reliable forms of transportation. Yet they were still far removed from their full potential. Looking to the future for … [Continue reading]

The 6 Most Popular Posts of 2016


Happy Holidays from the Advance Team! As we prepare to spend time with family for the holidays and celebrate the arrival of 2017, we thought we'd take a look at your favorite posts of the past year. These are the stories, pieces of advice, and … [Continue reading]

Best of Speed Perks 2016


Take a look back at the all the exciting Speed Perks events we held in 2016. From Daytona Bike Week, to Coca-Cola 600 race day, to NFL Legends meet and greets, it’s been a great year for Members! Racing Several lucky members won VIP trips to either … [Continue reading]

Enjoy a Happier, Safer Road Trip With Your Pet

Traveling with pets

Source | Andrew Pons/Unsplash The holidays are a time for visiting with family and friends. When those friends live far away, many motorists choose to take their pets along for the ride. According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), … [Continue reading]

Crucial Cars: Toyota MR2

Toyota MR2

From timeless icons to everyday essentials, Crucial Cars examines the vehicles we can't live without. For this installment, we put the spotlight on Toyota's feisty sports car, the MR2. Mid-engine, rear-wheel drive, two-seater. For you trivia … [Continue reading]