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


Drivemocion Is An Even More Lazy Way To Express Road Emotions

For when flipping the bird or giving a friendly wave takes just too much effort, one company now offers the Drivemocion, a device that mounts to the rear windshield and will display one of many differ emotions to drivers behind. Was that car nice enough to let you merge on the freeway during rush hour? Greet them with… »5/27/08 2:40pm5/27/08 2:40pm

P-Eye Tire Pressure Sensor Simplifies The Age-Old Task

Forget about the complicated tire pressure monitoring systems integrated into luxury cars, the P-eye makes the task of checking your tire's pressure simple, very simple. It's a cap for the tire that will blink red when the tire is 5-percent below its recommended pressure. The system does have a flaw, albeit a minor… »4/16/08 5:00pm4/16/08 5:00pm

And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Parts: Replacing 30 Year-Old Lights with LEDs

At least one, and perhaps more of us here at the the Jalop not only fantasize about cars on a minute-by-minute basis, but also find time to squeeze in wet dreams about transportation of the two-wheeled variety. While the world of motorcycles can seem foreign and dangerous to the cage driver (that's what we call you… »2/01/07 10:00am2/01/07 10:00am

This Totally Will Not End Well: LED Message Scroller for Cars

This is all the roadways' demonstrative arseholes need — a way to fire off literal rejoinders to fellow motorists' hand gestures. It's a new LED scroller that can convey advertising (or other) messages. The company that makes it, MobileLED, appears to be downplaying the product's use by consumers looking to "make… »3/20/06 5:34pm3/20/06 5:34pm