Understanding How an Automatic Transmission Works

Understanding How an Automatic Transmission Works

When it comes to discussing the inner mechanics of our cars, the term “automatic” is very common. But, even so, few drivers are aware of what this word actually refers to. Most modern cars include features such as automatic braking and automatic blind-spot detection. However, more often than not, when someone calls a car automatic, […]

What Rubber Is Used for Tires?

What Rubber Is Used for Tires?

On the surface, car and truck tires are simple and basic—they are black, round, and made of rubber. The reality is that they are complex and highly engineered to be reliable and durable. Maybe back in the day, they were simpler, but that was a long time ago. Today’s tires come in a variety of […]

Common Mistakes Made When Cleaning a Car Wheel

Common Mistakes Made When Cleaning a Car Wheel

Washing your car isn’t like washing yourself. Your skin won’t scratch from using the wrong soap or brushes like the finish on your wheels or paint will. While washing your wheels isn’t rocket science, there is a certain way to do it so they look their best. Avoid making these common mistakes made when cleaning […]

How to Clean the Exterior of Your Car

How to Clean the Exterior of Your Car

No matter how you look at it—new or used, sports car or minivan—cars are expensive. They are necessary parts of life unless you live in a major city and most Americans own a car. Something that is so important to our lives and costs so much should be taken care of. That means washing your […]

Essential Tips for Bringing Your Car to College

Essential Tips for Bringing Your Car to College

Before heading off to college, there are many decisions to make. New students have to decide what clothes to bring, what classes to take, how to decorate the dorm, and whether or not to bring a car. College campuses are designed to keep everything centrally located. More times than not, everything a student will need […]

How Car Rims Really Work and Why They Matter

How Car Rims Really Work and Why They Matter

The rims on any car or truck are kind of like the eyes on your face. They serve an important function, they aren’t usually the first thing noticed, and they add a little extra beauty to the entire package. Adding the right rims can make an average-looking car look like a million bucks. Shiny rims […]

How to Properly Change a Flat Tire

How to Properly Change a Flat Tire

With any luck, you’ll never need to change a flat tire on the side of the road. It’s not fun. A flat tire will happen in the worst of circumstances no matter what; it’s Murphy’s Law. It’s not the hardest thing in the world to do, but it’s no fun and puts a damper on […]