Upgrade Your Motorcycle Safety Gear
If you’re like most other motorcycle riders, you look forward to getting out on the road at the first sign of spring. So you dust off your bike,…
10 Things You Should Know About Gasoline
Do you think premium gas is free of ethanol and the best choice for small engines? Do you ever treat your car to an occasional tank of premium…
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4x4 Smarts: Safe Driving Tips for How to Use 4-Wheel-Drive
Chances are you bought a four-wheel-drive (4WD) vehicle to avoid getting stuck in snow and ice, mud and sand. But do all the drivers in your…
Top Auto Mechanic Tools
Pro mechanics reveal their top automotive tools, the ones that they keep close at hand and work best for them, including a battery-powered…
How to Splice Automotive Wires
Use a professional crimper and electrical moisture sealant to make quick, solid connections in auto wiring.
Retire Your Old Automotive Test Light
Invest in a computer-safe test light and retire the old incandescent test light. The old one can damage sensitive electronics in your car.
Car Accessories: DC/AC Inverter
Charging a laptop or other electronic device on a car cigarette lighter works differently than charging from an outlet. Here's what you need to…
Repair Damaged Nuts and Bolts
A rethreading kit is an important part of any automotive toolbox. Use it to restore stripped threads on old, rusty nuts and bolts when you…
Using a Vehicle Diagnostic Code Reader
Diagnose car problems without going to a mechanic with an auto code reader. Simply plug it into the car's computer system, then interpret…