Author Archive: Chad Tyson

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James Bond Skyfall Roger Craig Aston Martin DB5
06 Nov

James Bond’s Aston Martins

Few pop culture connections are as strong as the link between James Bond and Aston Martin. Astons make appearances in nine of the 23 James Bond films. Bond and the Aston came together in 1964’s “Goldfinger,” but the pairing almost didn’t happen. After the success of “Dr. No” and “From Russia with Love,” the producers […]

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2012 Ford F-150 Raptor
17 Oct

Ford F-150 Raptor SVT

eBay Catch of the Day: Ford F-150 Raptor SVT “Born and raised on the grueling trails of the Baja.” Ford apparently heard the prayers of truck buyers asking for something they could race off-road. Or just maybe someone high up at Ford believed in a forthcoming zombie apocalypse — and wanted to make a truck […]

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honda civic hybrid integrated motor assist
12 Oct

Engines 101 — Hybrids and Electrics

Most of us drive gasoline- or diesel-powered cars, but we can’t ignore the ever-growing number of hybrid- and electric-powered cars on the roads. eBay Motors is your source for purchasing and equipping your alternative-energy vehicles. Gas/electric hybrids come in a couple different flavors — full and mild. Full hybrids can run solely on the gasoline […]

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internal combustion engine 101
09 Oct

Engines 101 – Internal-Combustion

What’s the first thing you think of when it comes to getting your car from Point A to Point B? Many different systems come into play getting your car down the road, but the heart of most cars and trucks is the internal-combustion engine. Gasoline engines — by far the most common on the road […]

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2013 Fiat 500 Abarth
08 Oct

2013 Fiat 500 Abarth

Fiat returned to the United States in 2011 for the first time since 1984. The giant Italian car maker brought the small, city-car Fiat 500 with them. The 500s sold well, but they were just cute, underpowered economy cars with a bit of Italian flair. But all that changed when Fiat revived the name best […]

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Ford Mustang Saleen
05 Oct

2007 Ford Mustang Saleen Heritage

When Ford launched the hot-selling, redesigned Mustang in 2005, it didn’t take very long for custom and tuner shops to churn out performance parts and kits. Saleen, a famous Mustang tuning shop, introduced several packages the first few years. The H281 Heritage edition is built on top of the base S281 ‘Stang. Saleen boosted the […]

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Red 1967 Chevrolet Impala with new wheels
04 Oct

Parts and Accessories on eBay Motors

eBay is the world’s largest parts warehouse/swap meet/garage sale with many sellers, rebuilders and manufacturers offering everything to keep your car on the road and looking good. In this part of the series, we’ll examine the different systems of your cars and highlight the newest and best parts and accessories on eBay Motors. We’ll also […]

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