Here Are Five Performance Mods That Are Utterly Useless 

If you’re anything like the countless youths and youths-at-heart learning about how to make their cars accelerate faster, stop quicker, and corner harder, you may have come across some mods that don’t quite live up to the hype—because they don’t actually do anything. Here are five of the worst offenders. »Yesterday 2:30pm11/25/15 2:30pm


Hyundai’s Virtual Owners' Manual Lets You See Inside Your Engine Bay With A Tablet

For years, big plastic engine covers and the owners’ manual have teamed up and conspired against us, the enthusiasts, to prevent owners from actually taking a peek under their own hoods. But now Hyundai has blasted through that evil notion with the first mainstream augmented reality virtual owners manual. »11/11/15 4:50pm11/11/15 4:50pm

Here Are Ten Cheap Mods That Will Transform The Way Your Car Drives

Unless you went dumpster-diving outside SEMA or your uncle is Stacey David, you probably don’t have unlimited resources to throw at car modification. Thankfully, you friendly neighborhood Tavarish is here to help you frugal modders make your cars into something truly deserving of a voided warranty. »11/11/15 3:57pm11/11/15 3:57pm

The Dude Who Built His Own Steampunk Gatling Gun Just Built A Railgun

Firearms tinkerer and car nut Alex fascinated the internet with his do-it-yourself steampunk gatling gun and now he has upped the ante significantly to what he says is his own homemade railgun. The contraption looks like a weapon right out of the movie District 9 and appears to work incredibly well in the test videos… »11/10/15 6:03pm11/10/15 6:03pm

Yes, You Can Fix Your Car With Nothing But The Power Of Hot Water And Fists

I’m usually bad at fixing things, but that’s only because I don’t have the proper tools on hand. I don’t usually just carry around a wrench, a hammer, or anything resembling a lift. But it turns out you don’t need those things. All you need is some hot water, and your own beautiful fists. »9/16/15 5:13pm9/16/15 5:13pm

Here's How To Clean Your Dirty-Ass Engine Bay Without Screwing It Up

I have a cluttered bedroom. To me, it’s a place where I lay down to check if there’s a new episode of Roadkill on my laptop and not much else. But my cars - they have to be damn near spotless. To help with that, here’s how to clean one of the most forgotten places on a car’s body without screwing it up.
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I Doubled My Hatchback Space With A False Floor And Here's How You Can Too

My Honda Logo, which is a so-called “Super Mini,” is small. Really small. Despite the car having four doors, it’s honestly a struggle to fit four full sized adults in the GA3. I’ve done it twice, and nobody enjoyed the experience. I almost always had the seats down. So, I decided to double my hatch space and reduce my… »9/02/15 3:30pm9/02/15 3:30pm

Should You Swap Your Headlight Bulbs For LEDs?

LED headlights throw extremely intense light with very little draw on your car’s electrical system. Now that they’re trickling down to the aftermarket, you can buy a simple plug-in “LED retrofit kit” that straight swaps your halogen bulbs. We installed a set to see if that’s actually a good idea. »9/02/15 1:58pm9/02/15 1:58pm

Mad genius creates a crazy super drone flying machine using 54 propellers

Man can’t fly but with the help of 54 drone propellers and an umbrella to protect the ol’ noggin, man can kind of fly. This mad genius made what he calls, The Swarm, which is essentially a lawn chair strapped to some metal bars and 54 counter-rotation propellers and six grouped control channels with Hobbyking… »9/01/15 10:07pm9/01/15 10:07pm