2006 ford gt gulf heritage race car
25 Mar

Good Buys: Cars that Became Instant Collectibles

The phrases “instant classic” or “instant collectible” are some of the more widely abused expressions in the classic car world. Slow-moving inventory or cars that are in the last year of a model cycle are often dressed up as “farewell editions” or some other special edition and touted by dealers as instant collectibles.

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chevrolet ss
06 Mar

The Sun Sets on 6 Cars Ending in 2015

Cars come and cars go — it’s just the life cycle of vehicle models. As the needs of the driver change and evolve, and the automaker flirts with different offerings, some models just don’t have what it takes to keep up. Here are some of the most notable cars getting the axe after 2015.

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1990 mazda miata
09 Feb

First Car Buying Tip for Teens

Many people put pen to paper when the time comes time for their first car. That first car should be safe, practical, reliable, fuel efficient, and yes, boring. Did we mention that safety is crucial? To the chagrin of teenagers everywhere most parents choose something extremely bland and safe. And while that is fine for […]

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engine belts
06 Feb

Avoid a Breakdown with a Belt Check

You may not see them, or know much about them, but engine belts are always working to keep your vehicle moving. Losing a belt can mean immediate trouble for the engine and a breakdown for you. The Car Car Council recommends motorists “be car care aware” and review the owner’s manual to ensure that belts […]

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valentines day gifts for the gearhead
28 Jan

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Gearhead

If you find yourself frequently competing with a hunk of steel for your significant other’s attention, don’t worry—you’re not alone. There are a lot of us who know exactly what you’re going through, especially this time of year when you’re trying to figure out what, if anything, to get your gearhead for Valentine’s Day.

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Custom 1968 Dodge A100 Pickup - Orange Crush
19 Jan

How to Throw a Successful Tailgate Party

Now the two conference title teams have two weeks to prepare for their big matchup in Arizona and it also means that you have two weeks to prepare for one more over-the-top, raucous tailgate party. Don’t let a minor obstacle like being unable to drive to Glendale stop you. By carefully considering a few key factors and fully committing, you can still have one more great tailgate party before the off-season begins. When planning one last blowout tailgate party, consider the following:

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automotive gifts for the non-enthusiast
20 Dec

Automotive Gifts for the Non-Enthusiasts

Everyone knows that buying gifts for a car enthusiast is easy. If they don’t bother to tell you exactly which part they want out of which catalog, you can usually buy them a gift card from their favorite parts website or tire store and hit a home run. But what about gifts for people that […]

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