Owning a Ducati is a terrible experience. That’s why it’s so special.
When some people start to encounter expensive issues with their current car, something odd often goes through their minds: They seem to think that the best financial solution is to buy another car. This is a bad idea, and these people need a lesson in total vehicle cost.
Used bikes are great; their smile per dollar ratio is unmatched. You can always jump on the ‘ol Craigslist and have five bikes lined up within a 30 mile radius that are well under book value and itching to sell. The deal factor is irresistible. You look at your bank account, then back at the listing. It’s hard to…
Synthetic costs more, but has many advantages over conventional oil. Not every car needs it, however, so here are some guidelines to help you determine if it’s best for your vehicle.
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…
Southwest Airlines voluntarily grounded 128 Boeing 737-700 aircraft yesterday after they discovered the airplanes somehow managed to miss a required inspection for the backup hydraulic system for the rudder. The FAA has allowed the airline to continue to fly the aircraft for up to five days while they are checked.
Winter's fast approaching, and with the snowy season dead ahead, it's important that your headlights are as clean and clear as possible to make sure your front bumper doesn't become someone's rear bumper. Here's how to polish and restore hazy headlights the right way.
A heavy maintenance check on the world's largest passenger plane is no small task. Emirates recently completed a "3C - check" for its first A380, which took 55 days and two teams of people to complete. The airline made a great video of the process, so let's give it a look.
Your engine's timing belt is the most important maintenance item in your car. What happens when this component gives up the ghost, and how hard is it to fix by yourself?
I come from a long line of people who travel across the country because they can. From my parents and I driving to visit Mom's side of the family all the way back to "So, I hear Oregon's going to have a bunch of sweet wagon trails and a cheese factory!" we're no strangers to overland trips. My car, however, is.
Yes, that is a Dutch LeBaron in the lead image. I have no idea what a LeBaron is doing in the Netherlands. Maybe it’s Jon Voight’s car, but I digress. There are some things you can only fix when they go wrong. Then, there are other things you can fix before they go wrong and/or end up costing you a lot more…
Regular preventive maintenance is probably the single thing you can do as a car owner to keep your ride happy and save money on repairs in the future. However, not everyone agrees on what preventive maintenance is, what you should do, and when you should do it. Let's clear that up, and give you some tips that'll apply…
I love my car, but it's getting on in years. It's paid off, which is great, but even routine maintenance now runs me a few hundred bucks, and the mechanic is always upselling me on additional repairs that are hundreds more dollars. Is it time to just retire my ride and buy a new car, or should I stick…
If your travel plans for Thanksgiving involve sitting behind the wheel for a few hours until you get to your destination, there are still a few things you should do before you leave to make sure that you get to your destination quickly and safely.You can reach Alan Henry, the author of this post, at , or…
On this Father's Day Weekend, we'd like to celebrate the things fathers should teach their kids about cars — even the stuff they don't want to know. Thanks, Dad, and yes, we did flush the coolant.
Technology, along with laziness and market research, is killing the oil dipstick. Is this important? Should you care? Will we miss it when it's gone? Yes, yes, and an emphatic yes. Here's why.
What better way to reintroduce the modern motorist to the joys of vehicular self-maintenance than with well-endowed women with fake French accents showing how to change the oil on a Citroën SM? NSFW
Edmunds Inside Line recently took their long-term Nissan GT-R in for routine 18,000-mile maintenance. Total price tag? An astonishing $2,009.67! Talk about yer high cost of ownership, eh?
After her turn signal and windshield wipers stopped working, Hope Wideup popped the hood of her car. Under the hood, she found chipmunks had stuffed her engine bay to the brim with walnuts.