This Is What Happens When You Don't Drive Your V10 Audi Hard Enough

Ask any old mechanic and they'll tell you about the 'Italian tune up,' which involves driving a car really hard as a means of maintenance. Not only is this actually true (not just a line mechanics feed dumb millionaires so they can thrash their Lamborghinis), it applies to a number of non-Italian cars. Just head over… » 3/17/15 3:34pm 3/17/15 3:34pm

Help! There's Smoke Coming From My Tailpipe! What Does It Mean?

Your car is like your body: deserving of the best while producing nothing but perfection. But just as you can catch a stomach bug from that cute cashier at Taco Bell who thinks washing hands is optional and find yourself spending three sleepless nights on the throne, your car can develop issues that are only… » 1/22/15 3:48pm 1/22/15 3:48pm

Here’s Why The Check Engine Light Is A Horrible, Terrible Thing

It happened on Thursday night. I went out to my car. I climbed inside. I turned the key in the ignition. And … nothing. Well, not quite nothing. A failed start. A check engine light. And an ominous warning message that said: TRANSMISSION FAULT: LIMITED GEARS AVAILABLE. » 11/24/14 2:50pm 11/24/14 2:50pm

Maybe You Shouldn’t Buy A Used Luxury Car For the Price of a Kia

It happens every time I hang out with my car enthusiast friends: We're sitting there, chatting about cars, and eventually the discussion turns to the fact that you can buy a wide range of iconic used performance cars for approximately the same price as laundry detergent. » 11/04/14 3:10pm 11/04/14 3:10pm

Ford Focus ST Owner Seriously Does Not Want Any Rock Chips

Car Owner Finds Most Horrifying Giant Spider Imaginable In Headlight

You know it's a good time to burn your car to the ground when you find a GIANT SPIDER IN THE HEADLIGHT. I REPEAT: GIANT SPIDER IN THE HEADLIGHT. » 6/02/14 7:00pm 6/02/14 7:00pm

Out-Of-Control Car Misses Man Changing Tire By Slimmest Margin

A dash cam video recorded an out-of-control car just barely missing a man changing his tire by thee absolute slimmest of margins. There's lucky, and then there's this. » 2/13/14 3:00pm 2/13/14 3:00pm

Ten Tips For Keeping Your Car Alive For Another Year

As someone who has to deal with a 29-years old Italian car, I can assure you that I've learnt a lot about keeping my ride alive in 2013. And with these ten tips in the hat, 2014 is going to bring even more four-wheeled adventures. » 1/02/14 11:00am 1/02/14 11:00am

What Lesson Did You Learn This Year About Keeping Your Car Alive?

With the year coming to a close, it's a good time to think back and ask yourself, how the hell is my old hooptie still on the road? » 12/31/13 11:30am 12/31/13 11:30am

The Ten Car Repairs You're Most Likely To Get Ripped Off On

As a car owner, you have two options: Find a good, honest and reliable car mechanic, or become one yourself. In the meantime, be careful when it comes to the following ten repairs. » 10/09/13 11:13am 10/09/13 11:13am

Good Lord, This Driver Is On The Highway With Two Bare Wheels

Good lord, this Hyundai driver is zooming down the highway with two tires completely blown off the wheels. Yes, this driver thinks that highway speeds are safe on two bare rims. » 9/20/13 12:36pm 9/20/13 12:36pm

What's The Nuttiest Thing You've Done To Keep Your Car On The Road?

There are some cars that you love desperately. You will do anything to keep them alive, completely ignoring social conventions, shame, and financial reasoning. » 8/29/13 5:20pm 8/29/13 5:20pm

Save A Ton Of Money On Headlight Fluid And Tire Balls With This Site

Around this time last year, the clutch belt went out on my WRX. It was well out of warranty by then so it wasn't a cheap fix. I wish I had known about KaleCo Auto back then. I could have gotten the clutch belt, a new radiator insulator and some headlight fluid for really cheap. » 8/23/13 11:56am 8/23/13 11:56am

It Took The US Government 15 Years To Realize This Brake Fluid Is Blue

ATE Super Blue Racing Fluid has been on the market for 15 years, but only now is it being banned...for being blue. » 8/16/13 11:25am 8/16/13 11:25am

These Worn Brake Rotors Are Terrifying

I'm sure all of us have let maintenance on our cars slide sometimes. I've had a fan belt that was so worn looked like it was made of woven vines break on the road, and I felt a little ashamed as I replaced it on the shoulder of the 5. But this worn brake rotor is just terrifying. » 8/14/13 1:30pm 8/14/13 1:30pm