One of the best traits a person can have is their ability to adapt to a particular situation. It means using every resource available to you, no matter how seemingly impractical or unorthodox, to get a job done. In that respect, perhaps no one is more qualified than a mechanic in Australia’s outback—one of the most…
The emblems on the back your car can sometimes be a symbol of status and a source of pride, but more often than not, they’re eyesores that would fare better as shiny belt buckles. Thankfully, I’ve devised a handy instructional video on how to remove your car’s emblems using nothing but basic hand tools.
You’ve got to tread carefully any time you mess with key components of your car, but these five suspension mods can be particularly perilous. If you don’t know what you’re doing, please consult a professional. Forums don’t count.
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.
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.
Two wheels good? Not with these mods.
Cafe racer? Yeah guy, I’m racing to the cafe before they run out of egg sandwiches. Then I’m gonna cruise around at a comfortable 25 MPH while sucking on a delicious iced coffee. How’s that dominatrix paddle you made into a seat treatin’ ya?
Vinyl wraps and aftermarket wheels are one thing, but these ten car mods take wasting money to a whole ‘nother level.
The only thing worse than spending $25 for a fake sunroof is when somebody realizes you’ve spent $25 on a fake sunroof.
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.
Hobbies are important in life. They keep you grounded, get your mind off the less-than-perfect world, give you valuable skills, as well as one hell of a sense of accomplishment. This is exactly what we see in Ed Willson's inspiring nut-and-bolt budget restoration of his junkyard find '68 Beetle.
Most automotive accessories look stupid and cheap when you tack them on to your ride. Eyelashes for headlights?...I don't know about you, but I get a little uncomfortable when I spot a sexualized Kia Forte. But I can get down with American Car Craft's Vette shark-teeth.
A little more than a year ago, I bought a W220 Mercedes S-Class , and although it was a somewhat luxurious car, it was never the next-level of luxury and opulence that I had hoped for in my initial $3000 purchase. Here's how I changed that.
Not long ago, Car Buying's Tavarish showed you how to make an Audi sedan sound just as awesome as a Lamborghini. I have no shame in admitting that I lack both the time and the skills to do that conversion. So if you are like me and want a bad-ass, ear-splitting, luxo-barge you can buy this one.
Everyone wants a Lamborghini. It's just something about that refined, screaming engine note that excites our inner narcissist. What if I told you that you could have that iconic supercar sound in an unassuming luxury sedan for a fraction of the cost? Here's how to do it.
Yes, the Pagani Zonda is perhaps the best sounding car ever, ever. But what if I told you that you could have that iconic, raucous sound in a car that costs the same as a used Honda Civic? Here's how to do it.
There's a lot to love about the Lamborghini Reventon, including its exotic good looks and blistering 3 second sprint from zero to 60 mph. However, its $1.6 million price tag and exclusivity puts it well out of the reach of anyone who's not an obscenely wealthy Saudi prince or Batman.
Now, this is exergaming with a purpose. Modder Brent Smith of Canada rigged an old exercise bike with some sensors, switches, transistors, and the indispensable Arduino microcontroller, turning the whole thing into a Super Nintendo controller for use in Mario Kart.
As hard as it is to believe, what you're looking at is a before and after. Because inside every cheap plastic lighter, there's a kickass mini motorcycle yearning for the open road. Here's how to set yours free.
On Driven Daily, Jesse O'Brien writes about efficiently using your time behind the wheel, including his own BMW with 200,000 miles. Here's his recommendations for the top ten performance and safety upgrades for the serious driver's daily driver.