Category: Automobile

New Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

The  Chevrolet Camaro convertible, however, is different. This forward-thinking vehicle offers easy operation: With the touch of a button you can release the safety latches that hold the convertible top in place. With another touch of the button, you can put the roof back in place, so you no longer have to race to park […]

Toyota Corolla Makes for a Great Ride

Canadians spend a lot of time in transit: Between the work commute, driving to the gym or volunteer activities, and visits to family and friends, a good chunk of the week is spent in a car. That’s why it’s crucial that your vehicle be a good fit for you and your lifestyle. Choosing the Toyota Corolla or […]

Why Don’t All Cars Have Gas Tanks on the Same Side?

The position of a car’s fuel door (if you can actually remember where it is) remains one of the greatest unsolved motoring mysteries. Do car company engineers draw straws to decide what side of the car the fuel door goes on? No—but they might as well. If you’ve ever been stuck in a long line for gas and spent […]

7 Car Cleaning Accessories That Will Restore Your Ride

Automatic car washes can only do so much. Invest in these seven car cleaning accessories or a vehicle that looks like it just rolled off the lot.No matter what kind of car you drive, an orbital polisher is indispensable tool for polishing and waxing—two essential strategies for keeping your vehicle looking shiny and new. If this […]

Easy Car Maintenance: Loosen a Rusted Wheel

Follow our do-it-yourself car maintenance tips to remove a rusted-on wheel using rust penetrant, a hand maul and a block of wood. Then prevent future rusting with anti-seize lubricant. Apply Penetrating Fluid You were all psyched up for a quick tire rotation-until you found a rusted-on wheel. Here’s how to “unstick” a wheel: you’ll need a block […]

8 Ways to Get Better Gas Mileage and Fuel Economy

Why spend more at the gas pump when you can easily spend less? Follow these simple tips and you’ll see a noticeable difference in your fuel costs. Save Money on Gas by Driving Slower Hard acceleration in stop-and-go driving costs you 20 per cent in gas mileage. If you live your life in rush hour […]

How to Replace a Broken Taillight

Your teenage driver used the car and returned it washed and with a full tank of gas. Isn’t it great that he’s become a responsible adult? Oh, wait, you notice that the taillight is broken, and he has “no idea how that happened.” Time to head off to the body shop? Nope-this is a job you […]

How to Repack Trailer Wheel Bearings

We show you how to repack trailer wheel bearings to prevent the most common trailer breakdown. This DIY vehicle maintenance trick is an easy and cheap chore that will save you money in the long run. Repacking Trailer Wheel Bearings: Step-by-Step Instructions You know you’re supposed to repack the wheel bearings on your boat, horse or utility […]

How to Transport Things Safely in Your Truck

Learn the art of hauling lumber and other building materials safely, even in a short-bed pickup truck. With proper loading, you can eliminate loss or breakage – as well as the chance of accidents. Here’s how to transport things safely in your pickup truck. Safety Comes First According to AAA’s Foundation for Traffic Safety, poorly […]

How to Restore Your Car’s Interior

Restoring your car’s interior is the simplest way to command a higher price when selling. Whether you’re planning to sell or just want to spiff up your daily driver, here are some ways to restore the interior of your car-without making a costly trip to the repair shop. Refreshing Your Car’s Interior You can recondition the […]