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How To Fix Your Airbag Light Without Having It Blow Up In Your Face

If you’re anything like me, you hate warning lights on your dashboard because it’s your car’s way of telling you to get your shit together. One of the more dangerous lights you can have on is the airbag warning light. Here’s how to diagnose and fix it without the risk of near-face explosions. » 8/04/15 4:39pm 8/04/15 4:39pm

Get That Project Car Started: Here's What You Can Do In Just One Day

Deep down we all know a project car is a dangerous proposition. But the “ran when parked” siren song can be hard to ignore when you’re looking at a rusty version of your dream car. Let us be the devil and the angel on your shoulders here... Do it. Here’s what you’re in for. » 7/23/15 4:41pm 7/23/15 4:41pm

Painting Your Exhaust: Why, How, And What It Looks Like After

The exhaust on my sportbike was starting to look like crusty lines of crap left by a camel in the Simpson Desert. But I can’t afford new pipes, so I started looking for “preservation” solutions. That brought me to silica-ceramic coating header paint, so here’s everything you need to know about it. » 7/15/15 2:24pm 7/15/15 2:24pm

Fox & Friends Hosts Attempt To Change Tire, Step On Own Genitals

The hosts of the Fox morning show that’s named like it should heavily involve puppets, Fox & Friends, aren’t exactly the sort of people that instill any sense of, oh, competence. They tend to have more of a gleeful bedshitter quality about them. So when two of them tried to change a tire, the results were predictably… » 5/26/15 9:20pm 5/26/15 9:20pm

Here's How To Upgrade Worn Rubber Bushings In Your Car's Suspension

If you've ever driven down a straight road and felt a huge dead spot in the response of your steering wheel, or have had to correct constantly to do something as simple drive in a straight line, you may need new front suspension bushings. Fortunately, I'll tell you how to replace them quickly, using nothing but… » 4/23/15 2:16pm 4/23/15 2:16pm

Carmakers Want To Use Copyright Law To Make Working On Your Car Illegal

You know what a pain those plastic engine covers are? How they get in the way and hide your own car’s engine from you? Well, consider that black piece of molded plastic a metaphor for something much worse: the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Automakers are trying to use the DMCA to say you can’t work on or modify… » 4/21/15 12:05pm 4/21/15 12:05pm

How To Take Spectacular Driving Pictures Inside Your Car, By Yourself

For those of you following my escapades, a short while ago I drove Matt Farah's Million Mile Lexus LS400 from New Jersey To Los Angeles. Here's a secret: Driving through most of America can get mind-numbingly boring. Here's how to take some great pictures in the meantime and curb the monotony. » 4/16/15 2:06pm 4/16/15 2:06pm

Amazing Dad Builds Kids Working Bulldozer, All Other Dads Shamed 

The other day I used a pair of scissors to turn a block of packing foam into a Baymax toy for my son. He liked it, and for a few moments there I felt like a pretty cool dad. Then I saw this dad's astounding 942 lb working 18 HP bulldozer he made for his kids, and I realized that, really, I'm a big pile of crap. This… » 3/16/15 4:00pm 3/16/15 4:00pm