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Brake replacement & upgrade options

It doesn’t get all the press that technologies like big engines, turbos and free-flowing exhaust systems do but the brakes on your car are a performance item too. After all, all that “go” isn’t going to be of much use…
How did automobiles become the dominant form of transportation?

The automobile is essentially synonymous with modern American life.  Look around and just about every structure you see, office buildings, suburbs and shopping malls were all built automobile transportation in mind. Yes, America is defined by the automobile but did…
High Tech Shock Absorbers

The lowly shock absorber is the unsung hero of any car’s suspension system.  Although they have been used for decades, engineers continue to improve them with things like gas pressurization, friction-reducing seals, electronic valve, and even magnetic repulsion technology.  Today,…
The Delorean is back!

Thanks to the newly passed Low Volume Vehicle Manufacturers Act of 2015, the DeLorean Motor Company is making plans to revive the DMC-12 and has released new details about their new model ahead of mid-2017 production. What is the DMC-12?…
What to do in a flash flood?

Have you ever watched the news and seen some unlucky driver caught in a flash flood and wondered what you would do in the same situation?  First, it could happen to you some day because flash floods are very common…
All about Car Crushers

The swan song for almost every new car is a trip to the crusher – a massive machine whose purpose is to compress a car into a flattened slab of metal.  Car crushers are an important part of the automotive…
An Overview Of The 2016 Ferrari 458 MM Speciale

The new Ferrari 458 MM Speciale was established on the same standard as 458 Speciale, but has a number of unique differences and fundamental that is extreme beyond the 458’s normal preference list. This unique coupe was finished in Bianco…
Do Car Alarms Really Work?

Car alarms, it turns out, do very little of what they’re intended to do. Presumably, when they designed the first car alarms, it seemed like a good idea.  Today they seem to always be going off for random reasons.  Recently,…
The History of the Dodge Power Wagon

With all of the popular focus on the Jeep and its importance during World War II, it’s easy to overlook another wartime vehicle that played a major role during the war: the Power Wagon. Built by Dodge, the Power Wagon…