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12 Reasons to ALWAYS Keep a Roll of Duct Tape in Your Car

“Houston, we’ve had a problem.” In 1975 the infamous Apollo 13 mission was in trouble. After an an oxygen tank exploded, the crew was forced to abort their planned moon landing, and return to Earth. The problem was that they only had enough oxygen for two days, and the trip would take four. So, how […]

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Car Resale Value: BEST + WORST Color Choices

The Best Car Colors for Resale Value: Blue, black, and red may be the most popular colors for first-time car buyers, but when it comes to maintaining value, these popular colors aren’t at the top of the list. When it’s time to upgrade your vehicle and get a brand new one, there’s one pesky little thing that you need […]

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Power Steering Fluid: How to Check + Flush Yourself – DIY Video

What is power steering fluid, and how do you check it? Most people rarely think twice about the power steering unit they have in their vehicle, mainly because it’s not a maintenance issue that commonly gets brought up. However, power steering might be one of the most important functions of your car, because if you’re not able […]

How Long Do Car Batteries Last? How To Tell If It’s Bad + When to Replace

How to tell if car battery is bad, how long it should last: Your car’s battery is one of those things you don’t think about much until something goes wrong. If you’ve ever left your lights on accidentally and drained your battery, you know what an awful feeling it is to be stranded with a […]

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Top 10 Ugliest Cars of the 1970’s: So UGLY They’re Iconic!

Who would have thought that a decade that produced beauties like Farrah Fawcett and Cheryl Tiegs would produce a list of such ugly cars! Actually, it seems like the cars of the 70’s were largely influenced by the culture around them. There was an ugly hangover from the Summer of Love that produced domestic turmoil including protests […]

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How Long Do Car Brakes Last? Maybe An Extra 20k Miles w/ These Tips

You know that you can’t afford to have unreliable brakes, but this begs a very important question: how long do brakes last? Automotive engineers have not defined a firm lifespan for our brakes, presumably because there are a lot of variables involved. Evidence of this frustratingly vague guidance is evident in a study from Toyota, estimating their brake pads […]