Whether you have a car, motorcycle or truck, keep your vehicle running smooth and looking good with these helpful auto repair and paint job tips, projects and products.

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5 Tricks to Prevent Car Break-Ins

Whether you're parked outside your home or in a parking lot downtown, theft prevention starts before you even leave your...

10 Incredibly Cool Car Finds in Barns

It sounds like something out of a movie: a dark and long-neglected barn, dust dancing in the single beam of...

Restarting Your Car Does Not Use More Fuel Than Idling, Here’s Why

You’re actually wasting money by leaving that car idle!

8 Ways to Increase Your Driving Comfort

A study by Harvard Health Watch estimated that most Americans spend more than 1-1/2 hours a day commuting in their...

Free Up Stuck Bolts in 5 Easy Steps

It seems like every repair job involves at least one stuck bolt. And over the years I’ve learned that brute...

Ice-Proof Car Windows With Stuff You Already Have at Home

Stop scraping the windshield in the morning!

Cool Down Your Car ASAP With These 5 Nifty Tricks

Dealing with a sweltering car in the summer is expected, but that doesn't mean you have to suffer! Using these...

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What Should I Do If My Car Thermostat Starts to Fail?

A car's thermostat is a simple and straightforward device. But if it fails, it could lead to serious problems. Learn...

High-Visibility Trailer

Spread a coat of white paint on your utility trailer for more visibility

The Best Weather to Wash Your Car

Whether you have a new car or you want to brush up on your car cleaning knowledge, knowing the best...

How to Fix a Car Antenna

Complete this simple fix in about 2 hours.

This Is Why You Should Never, Ever Leave a Water Bottle in a Hot Car

It has nothing to do with drinking icky warm water.

Truck & SUV Tire Buying Guide

Use this tire buying guide to learn how to buy truck and SUV tires

DIY Trailer Liner

A trailer liner will make transporting dirt and mulch much easier

12 Things You’ll Regret Leaving in Your Car this Summer

We don't have to remind you not to leave anything alive in a hot car, right? But these other items...

Make Your Wiper Blades Last Longer

When you’re behind the wheel, nothing is more crucial than good visibility. So read on to learn how to clean...

Do Airbags Go Bad? You Won’t Like This Answer

How long do airbags last? They aren't guaranteed to last the life of your vehicle! Here's what you need to...

Brake Light-Check Assistant

Stop asking people to tell you if your brake lights are working

Plywood Carrier for Compact Trucks

Turn your compact-pickup bed into a plywood-carrying machine!

10 Things You Should Always Go To a Car Dealership For

Skilled DIYers can tackle many car problems – but there are some issues that should be taken to a professional...

Insulate Your Battery

Everyone knows that cold weather is hard on a battery. But did you know that high heat is just as...