How To Install A Lift Kit By Yourself In A Day

Truck suspension has come a long way in the last 100 years. Just kidding! It hasn't at all, so this excellent instructable video on how to lift 1969 Jeep Wagoneer with new shocks and springs is probably applicable to your rig. » 3/25/15 10:55am Wednesday 10:55am

Ten Things You Need To Know Before Building Your First Project Car

What Lessons Did You Learn Building Your First Project Car?

There are lots of potential problems that every person runs into while stuck in the midst of their first project car. How did you get past them? » 3/23/15 11:30am 3/23/15 11:30am

The Ten Greatest Roadside Repair Stories We've Ever Heard

It's amazing what you can do with duct tape, zip ties, shoe laces, pantyhose, logs, coke bottles, and a bit of Macgyver spirit when it comes to fixing your car. » 3/19/15 11:00am 3/19/15 11:00am

Watch The Winningest Rally Driver Ever Fix His Car With Ratchet Straps

You don't become a nine-time world rally champion by letting other people do all the work for you. Even when, you know, you shatter your suspension. » 1/23/15 3:21pm 1/23/15 3:21pm

Let's See Your Labor Day Weekend Drives & Projects!

Whether you're swan diving into a rusty rabbit hole or soaking up the last of summer, happy Labor Day from Truck Yeah! Show us what you're wrenching on or driving on this long weekend. » 8/30/14 1:00pm 8/30/14 1:00pm

Video: How Much Lexus Can You Get For $600?

The Ten Simple Tools Every Car Owner Needs

You want to work on your car yourself? Great. Here are ten tools you're going to need to wrench in your garage, driveway, parking lot, or wherever else you fix your car. » 7/18/14 11:00am 7/18/14 11:00am

I Fixed My Car's Headlight And Now I Am The World's Greatest Wrench

Did your car's engine just explode? Did your truck have a critical axle failure? Don't worry, as the world's greatest mechanic, I can repair it. Why? Because I just fixed my car's headlight, ALL BY MYSELF. » 6/02/14 6:45pm 6/02/14 6:45pm

I Bought A Lexus For $600

A few weekends ago I bought one of the rarest cars in the country. It is one of the best-built cars of all time, it has a five-speed manual, and a 3.0 liter V6. Naturally, it's a Lexus. Welcome to Jalopnik's newest racecar. » 4/20/14 4:40pm 4/20/14 4:40pm

The Most Useful Tools For An Inexperienced Car Mechanic

Congratulations on your purchase of a hopeless project car, be it a crapcan racer or some other monstrosity that "ran when parked." Here are the tools you need to source to keep it from becoming a permanent piece of landscape art — especially if you don't usually do this sort of thing. » 2/17/14 4:00pm 2/17/14 4:00pm

It's Back In The Back: How To Put An Engine In A Vintage Beetle

My old Beetle's sure been through a lot this year, but this past weekend, for the first time since it was recovered, I drove it again. And while it still looks a bit battered, it's going to be better than ever. » 7/05/13 4:00pm 7/05/13 4:00pm

How To Replace A Headlight Bulb

We've done Parking Lot Mechanic before, and that was both great and great fun. But I am no certified mechanic, nor do I have a parking lot, so why not kick back, relax, and watch some movies? » 6/29/13 3:03pm 6/29/13 3:03pm

Project Beetle Rebirth: Picking An Engine

I've been getting lots of questions about the state of my Beetle since its recovery, and I'm finally happy to say insurance companies have been dealt with, checks have been cut, and work is about to begin. My Beetle will be back on the road, better, faster, and yellower than ever. » 6/04/13 5:28pm 6/04/13 5:28pm

How To Boost A Dead Battery

We've done Parking Lot Mechanic before, and that was both great and great fun. But I am no certified mechanic, nor do I have a parking lot, so why not kick back, relax, and watch some movies? » 6/01/13 3:04pm 6/01/13 3:04pm