Last week, I asked you to tell me some of the coolest tips and tricks you’ve learned over your years of wrenching. Hundreds of readers contributed tons of great “wrenching hacks,” but here are some of my favorites.
While there’s a lot you can learn by reading automotive repair manuals, little “wrenching hacks” can make fixing cars a million times easier. What are the best tips and tricks you’ve got up your sleeve?
So it seems that today’s date has some significance in the drug-enjoyist community. Based on my internet research, it seems that “4/20" is hepcat slang for a moist, potent drug-ball of some sort. Probably peyote and wacky-cheese or something. Anyway, we know you have good drug/car stories, so now’s the time to tell…
In a rare moment where everything goes exactly perfect, Charlize Theron has been cast as a villain the upcoming Fast & Furious 8. If things continue down this path, one assumes she will drive something in the film, but what should it be?
Even though today’s cars all seem to be be super soft in the sense that they have electronically assisted everything, some cars still require a lot of physical input to do what you want. Others are just so intense they take a toll on you and your passengers. Tell us which car is the most physically demanding!
Do the rhyme or do the time. Apparently that’s the motto when it comes to governments and police forces coming up with those hilariously corny road safety slogans. Let’s see if we can do any worse.
We’ve been out testing a radioactive-lime colored Mercedes G Wagon 4x4² recently, which is pretty damn metal. But it isn’t for sale (yet). It is similar to the Mercedes G63 AMG 6X6, which is quite possibly the most metal car on sale today (or recently for sale). That is, unless you can prove me wrong.
Do you drive a green Mustang? Is there a red dinosaur painted on the door of your Wrangler? Do you have a dumb white spot on the side of your brand -new red Jaguar F-Type? Tell us, do you have a theme for your car?
Last week, I had a friend from out of state in town. Perhaps the most important activity on our list was a visit to Texas World Speedway, a monstrous two-mile oval practically in my childhood backyard. Upon pulling into the infield, she had no words.
This bespoke Rolls-Royce Phantom was specially designed for the Vietnamese market is seriously called the Phantom Sacred Fire, because when you throw special paint on a special car for a special market, it deserves a special name.
‘Twas the weekend before Christmas, and, well—most people probably spent a lot of the time shopping for last-minute gifts that were supposed to be bought about a month ago (Black Friday deals, anyone?). If you did too, there’s a good chance that you saw a few mobile Christmas decorations while out.
It seems (to me at least) that newer cars are becoming more and more indistinguishable. Not just similar taillights, grilles, roof-lines, or trends - it’s seriously hard to differentiate some cars these days. So what is the easiest car to actually recognize?
Look, we here at Jalopnik have plenty of first-hand knowledge about having dream-crushing bad luck when it comes to our automotive exploits. Since it’s Friday the 13th, we want to know your unluckiest car stories.
Of course “the perfect car” is so ambiguous it’s seemingly impossible to provoke any serious thought - but if you thought about a certain car, in a certain class, at a certain time... could you actually come up with one particular perfect model?
When you think about it, Top Gear’s The Stig is actually extremely terrifying. There are many myths, many legends, and many horror stories about those who have come across The Stig, what are your stories? Some say..
When I asked for your worst (but really best) stories about trolls, I didn’t expect so many stories from trolls. But here we have it: 23 hand-picked stories from your amusing trolling and being-trolled experiences. Suffice it to say that I’ve decided to unplug from the Internet now.
Buying something brand-spanking new certainly has an appeal. There's no previous owner, so you know where the item has been. It's pretty and shiny, and you get to enjoy that. But buying used usually comes with one big perk: saving money. We want to know—when is it better to buy used vs. new?
Last week, I wrote about the deceptive nature of the VW Tiguan's taillights — specifically, that they have an amber section that isn't used for the turn signal. The post proved much more popular than I'd have guessed, and sparked a lot of interesting debate about the use of amber rear indicators. Let's settle this…