Autos: Ownership

This Is How Much Money Your Turn Signals Cost to Use

Thursday  11:39,   05 october 2017
MSN

<p>Long story short, use your signals already.</p>Some erroneously claim it not to be necessary, in spite of the above data, while others cite laziness, forgetfulness, or time constraints. Some may even think that the additional current draw[...]

Who Gets Speeding Tickets and Why?

Thursday  11:39,   05 october 2017
Road & Track

While we can't guarantee you won't get a ticket, here's what you can do to try to avoid getting pulled over.First off, of the 224,915 speeding tickets issued during the time in question, only 37 were for doing less than 5 over. So if you [...]

Will Someone Else’s Dashcam Impact You?

Thursday  11:39,   05 october 2017
Road & Track

Dashcams could put law enforcement in the hands of the everyman and set a troubling precedent.“Mr. Jones,” he says, waving the paper in your direction, “you have been reported to the State Aggressive Driving Registry by five separate drivers. I’m[...]

How To Repair A Flooded Car

Thursday  11:39,   05 october 2017
MSN

<p>Water damage is a lot more complicated than you realize.</p>Odometers that can be rolled back with either a computer or basic tools. Replacement body parts that are made out of cheapest of metals, plastics, and fiberglass. We even have[...]

Gumshoes: Five Sticky Summer Performance Tires Tested

Thursday  11:38,   05 october 2017
Car and Driver

<p><em>A congressional-grade independent investigation into five summer performance tires.</em></p>You’ve likely heard the timeless wisdom that tires are the most important component on your car. It’s true. Assuming your car is equipped[...]

How to Touch-Up Rock Chips On Your Car

Thursday  11:38,   05 october 2017
Road & Track

With a fine painting pen and some touch-up paint, you can get the front of your car looking fresh right at home.To follow Kosilla's method, you'll need some touch-up paint, rubbing alcohol, and an extremely fine painting pen, like this Loew-Cornell[...]

Why Stiff Suspensions Have Less Grip

Thursday  11:38,   05 october 2017
Road & Track

The science of spring[...]

Here's How Transmission Shifters Work

Thursday  11:37,   05 october 2017
Road & Track

They seem simple on the outside, but automatic transmission gear selectors actually contain a bunch of complex[...]

Tempted by budget tires? Watch this video first

Thursday  11:37,   05 october 2017
Autoblog

Which is the better value? Tyre Reviews' Jonathan Benson puts them to the test.This time around, he's testing costly name-brand tires against budget tires, comparing a set of Continental Sport Contact 6s against what he calls a "good for the[...]

How To Pick The Right Motor Oil For Your Car

Thursday  11:36,   05 october 2017
Popular Mechanics

There are many choices when it comes to picking the appropriate oil for your car's engine. Our guide breaks down your choices to help you in the quest to change your oil.Understand the[...]

How Windshield Wipers Work

Thursday  11:36,   05 october 2017
Road & Track

Hey, who knows, maybe this is something you've wondered.Yes, you flip a switch and the wipers go on thanks to an electric motor. That's a very basic description, and if you don't actually care about how wipers work and want to complain about us[...]

7 Things You Must Do Now to Prepare Your Car for Fall and Winter

Thursday  11:36,   05 october 2017
MSN

There are some simple -- but too often overlooked -- steps you should take to make sure your ride is ready to get you through winter and into spring. Have your mechanic inspect hoses, belts and fluidsWinter temperatures can be pretty brutal on your[...]

5 DIY Tricks That Will Make Your Car Smell Delightful

Thursday  11:35,   05 october 2017
MSN

These tips will leave your ride smelling swell without breaking the bank. Some are also chemical-free.Fortunately, there are many potential fixes for the problem — and some of them are inexpensive and[...]

Oil Doesn't Matter at All, Except When It Does

Thursday  11:35,   05 october 2017
Road & Track

And then it matters a[...]

If a 5 year old can change a car's oil, so can you

Thursday  11:35,   05 october 2017
MSN

If you're the DIY-type and happen to have purchased a 2004 - 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo, you may need to complete your first oil change very soon. It's not a daunting task, nearly anybody can do it, including five-year-old Marcus, proclaimed[...]