In a Facebook discussion the other day, a friend of a friend made the following comment: “I don’t really want an old car……I can’t imagine the upkeep.” Over the last year, I’ve been using my 1978 Chevrolet Blazer as regular transportation. This morning, for the first time, it had a mechanical issue. Here’s how it […]
Over at the Car Talk Communities, member “gudenteit” has a greasy problem he’s looking to solve, after his granddaughter tried to help clean his windshield:
Tonight is one of the most likely days of the year for your car to be vandalized. Trick-or treaters will ply our streets for candy. A very small percentage may also have some random mischief in mind. Here’s what to do if your car is targeted.
Pairing a phone to your own car’s Bluetooth can be an frustrating exercise, but the challenge dials up when you’re trying to pair a phone to a car you’ve just rented. We cover the basics, and provide a guide to every available manufacturer’s online pairing instructions.
A Facebook image is circulating suggesting that headrests were designed to be removable so that the metal adjustment rods can be used as a glass-breaking tool. Truth or fiction?
Kenny Rogers said it: You gotta know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em. You’ve had your car for a while and you’re at a crossroads. Maybe it’s purely financial, maybe it’s a question of maintenance, or maybe you’ve had a change in family status, but whatever the reason, you think your current […]
Electric vehicles won’t require you to brake the way you have in the past. Here’s why you’ll love it.
My buddy Jay Lenza shot me a message the other day on Facebook saying we should do a regular feature on the worst photography in Craigslist from people trying to sell their cars, after he found this ad for a 1989 Volvo 240 literally off the road in the bushes. You don’t have to be […]
So you’ve decided to move on from your old car and buy yourself a new ride. If you’re a typical buyer, then you’ve spent an average of 14 hours online, researching the specs, prices, and even the dealership from which you’re going to buy. But if you don’t think about getting the most value for your […]