by Lori Straus Windshield wipers cost so little to replace and yet when they start to break down, they can create some serious trouble by not properly clearing windshields. In this blog post, we’ll cover a few maintenance tips for windshield wipers and then quickly explain how to replace them when the time comes. How... Read More.
by Lori Straus Changing the air filter in your engine is perhaps one of the quickest and cheapest DIY maintenance tips you can do to extend your car’s life. In this blog post, we’ll explain why your engine’s air filter is so important and explain how to change it. Why Does Your Engine Need an... Read More.
by Lori Straus Navigational rallying requires mathematical know-how, problem-solving skills, and interpersonal abilities that would floor an HR department. You and a navigator need to show up exactly where you need to be, exactly on time. In this blog post, we’ll cover the basics of navigational rallying. What Is Navigational Rallying? “It’s a bit of... Read More.
by Lori Straus Autocross lets you challenge your driving skills without raising the vast amounts of money needed to race professionally. Purists may not categorize autocross as racing because each car drives around the track alone. On the other hand, autocross drivers race against the clock, hoping to have the best time in their class.... Read More.
by Lori Straus Long gone are the days when you needed to use a telephone, the Yellow Pages, a map the size of your windshield, and a travel agent to plan a road trip. The following road-trip apps will help you plan your trip and save money just by using your smartphone. Apps for Directions... Read More.
By Lori Straus Leveling your truck is the most important step you can take to safely towing a trailer[LS1] . Not only does it ease the wear and tear on your back tires and axle, it also greatly improves your steering. Next in line are accessories that make towing much easier. We’ll cover these towing accessories... Read More.
by Lori Straus A first aid kit for your vehicle will come in handy for a wide variety of situations, from a simple scrape on your kid’s knee if they fall climbing out of the car to a major accident on a remote road. In this blog post, we’ve collected information From The Red Cross,... Read More.
By Lori Straus When I was a kid, my only genuine memory of camping is constantly looking out the back window to make sure our camper was still attached to the car. If I’m ever driving along in a vehicle that’s towing something, I still get heart palpitations. If only I’d written this blog post... Read More.
by Lori Straus What person didn’t collect rocks at some point in their childhood? Heck, I have two bags of rocks from the shores of Lake Huron. I’d planned to use them for Christmas creations, but that hasn’t happened yet. However, you don’t need to have crafts planned to do your own mining. Options abound... Read More.
by Lori Straus No one wants their cargo flying off their truck bed. Although straps may be necessary to anchor down large, heavy items, a tonneau cover (often called a “truck bed cover” or misspelled as “tonno cover”) lies or rolls over the top of your pick-up truck’s bed. It keeps your cargo under wraps,... Read More.