Tips & Tricks

  •      Is your garage a little too crowded for a good-sized workbench? Fear not. All you need is as sheet of 3/4 inch plywood, three or four strong hinges and a couple of eight-foot 2x6s. [...]
  • 10 tips for safe driving 1 – Expect the unexpected Processing all the visual information around us on the road and prioritizing it, is the answer to safe driving. We must be able to ask [...]
  • wipes
      All who know me, are aware of my obsession with keeping vehicles clean. My wife complains that I try to restrict her from driving in the wet or on gravel roads. It should come [...]
  • brushes

    10 cleaning tips

    April 12, 2017 0
    Tips for 10 of the most difficult detailing or cleaning issues. Everybody who takes time to clean their vehicle on occasion has some favourite issues. If you’re a regular detail kind of person you know [...]
  • Fogged Up Windows

    March 25, 2017 0
      How to deal with fog on the inside of your windshield Most motorists know to use the defrost position of your HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) system to clear the inside of the windshield. [...]
  •     Like everything else in life, tires get old. And just like us, they may look OK and be fine in everyday use, but they reach a stage where they are no longer able to [...]
  • A few weeks ago I told you about ArmorAll Wash Wipes, an effective and simple way to clean the paint on a vehicle. The second step in that process is usually to apply a coat [...]
  • oil change
    Don’t hurry to change your oil Chemistry and technology have made huge changes in the past couple of decades. This is especially true for engines, where manufacturing tolerances and emission regulations are both tighter. Engines [...]
  • An ideal garage

    March 24, 2017 0
    For many true car nuts the garage is more important than the house. Sure, you need a place to cook your food and a bathroom, but you can eat, sleep and live in a garage. [...]
  • clean

    Spring Cleaning

    March 28, 2017 0
      I drive more than 100 new cars a year and being a bit OCD, end up cleaning most of them. I thus have accumulated extensive experience and a list of favourite cleaning products and [...]


  • iM
    The iM looks a lot like a Corolla from the front, and is similar in many ways. But it rests on a different platform, complete with a different rear suspension. It is 320 mm shorter [...]
  • 2017 VW Jetta GLi

    April 20, 2017 0
      I recently had the opportunity to drive a Jetta GLi from Toronto to Halifax. There is nothing like a 12-hour, 1,800-km stint in a vehicle to make you well-aware of any shortcomings. Click here [...]
  • 2017 Cadillac XT5

    April 8, 2017 0
    The 2017 Cadillac XT5 is a better automobile in every respect than the SRX it replaces. It offers class competitive features in a comfortable, well-built package. Click here for my review of the 2017 Cadillac [...]
  • Built in Thailand, the 2.8-litre, four-cylinder Duramax engine is used throughout GM’s global portfolio in a variety of vehicle types and brands. It is a proven, thoroughly modern unit with double overhead camshafts, high-pressure common [...]
  • The 2018 Acura TLX is a pretty slick little piece, especially with the V6 engine. Click here to read my review
  • AMG
      click here to read about my experience with this Mercedes convertible    Click here for another Mercedes AMG revfiew 
  • Elantra
    The 2017 Elantra Sport may well be the best Hyundai yet. Click here to see my review
  • wipes
      All who know me, are aware of my obsession with keeping vehicles clean. My wife complains that I try to restrict her from driving in the wet or on gravel roads. It should come [...]
  • click here to learn more about the Lexus IS 350 AWD F Sport
  • Porsche
    It may not have the all-out performance of its six-cylinder siblings, but it has more horsepower and torque, and is faster than anything the competition has to offer from their base models. click here for [...]

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