Tips & Tricks

  • One of the easiest ways to make your favourite set of wheels look better, is to park it on a bright, shiny, clean garage floor. But before you rush off to your the paint store [...]
  • Now that winter is over, perhaps you’ve noticed some unpleasant smells inside your vehicle. Or you may notice your allergy symptoms on the rise. The smells may have been sneaking up on you over the [...]
  •      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 [...]
  • 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 [...]
  • 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. [...]
  • 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. [...]
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    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 [...]
  • If regular fuel is good, then premium fuel must be better – right? Not necessarily for most vehicles. Going to that more expensive stuff may provide no benefit at all. You won’t get more power, [...]
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    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 [...]

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More about cars

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    Volvo certainly made the news this week with the announcement it would only offer “electrified powertrains” in all new cars launched after 2019. “This announcement marks the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car,” Volvo [...]
  • The originaL equipment tires on your new vehicle are part of an intricate financial relationship between the tire and car companies, dealerships and consumers. You may not have given much thought to those four round [...]
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    World’s best wax

    March 8, 2017 0
      It takes some gumption to advertise your product as the “best”. But a small Canadian company has gone further than that, endowing not only their wax, but the entire company with that moniker. Toronto-based [...]
  • Car enthusiasts in the eastern seaboard of the US or the Canadian Maritime provinces will have a rare opportunity at the end of June. They will be able to see some very rare and special [...]
  • Tires can use as much as 15% of the total energy produced by the engine. It takes about 10 horsepower to overcome the rolling resistance of the tires at 100 km/hr. It comes as no [...]
  •     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 [...]
  • Big wheels a big deal

    March 24, 2017 0
    Big wheels Wheels are the cosmetic jewelry of the auto industry. From the time a designer sketches a proposal for a new vehicle, to the time its’ third owner gets through personalizing it, big wheels [...]
  • 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 [...]
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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has begun testing headlights and including those results in its overall safety ratings. The first group of vehicles to be tested were midsize cars. The results were pretty [...]