• Collector car insurance

    Owning a classic car is not without its frustrations. Dealing with breakdowns, finding parts, even parking can be a chore. One particular source of frustration for the classic car owner is insurance. Most states have mandatory insurance laws so that any vehicle you hit during an accident is covered, but unless you have adequate comprehensive…

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  • Your battery went flat, it is dead and you need to get to work in the morning. After rummaging around in the cabinet, you drag out hulking metal box with two switches, a set of wire clamps and a wall cord. You battery charger looks just like the one your grandpa used 40 years ago…

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  • Ten Ways Your Car Is Warning That You Need Brake Service

    Brakes are often overlooked and taken for granted until you have a significant problem on your hands. When it comes to the most important safety mechanism on your vehicle, letting problems go until that system no longer functions properly is a recipe for disaster. Don’t ignore the warning signs of impending brake failure, keep your…

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  • Batteries 101 – A Guide to Automotive Batteries

    One of the most overlooked upgrades is your vehicle’s battery. While the type of battery under the hood is not likely to give you any horsepower gains, it will save you from having to get jump started in the middle of the night at the gas station. Additionally, a properly functioning battery means your alternator…

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  • Oil Change Do's and Don'ts

    Changing your oil is a simple task for the most part, but there are a few key areas that you should always keep in mind. By following these ten tips, your oil change will go down quick and hopefully not so dirty. 1.  Cool your jets Hot oil may flow freely, but it will also…

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  • How To Install a Trailer Brake Controller

    Hauling a trailer may be part of your job, part of your hobby, or just an occasional jaunt to pick up some materials. Regardless of why you haul, safe trailering is paramount. One of the single most overlooked aspects of trailering is the brakes. Where most people are more concerned about how fast the tow…

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  • When cars were first invented, much of the technology used in their design and use was carried over from carriages. Driving at night was done much in the same manner as the horse-drawn carriage- by candlelight. Carriages often had hanging lanterns with an oil lamp inside them, lighting the road. These quickly gave way to…

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  • Rust is the bane of existence for most gearheads. Unless your vehicle is made entirely of plastic or fiberglass, rust will eventually sink its claws into the metal and cause trouble. There are plenty of steps you can take to help prevent rust, but once it shows up, getting rid of it is difficult. In…

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  • What You Should Know About Your Brakes and Master Cylinder

    Replacing the master cylinder for your brakes or clutch is a fairly simple task – unbolt the old one, bolt the new one in place, swap the lines and you are done, right? Not exactly. While the actual swap process is easy, there is one more step in the middle that you absolutely must do before…

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  • How to Upgrade Ignition Coils

    The Ford overhead camshaft modular V8, commonly referred to as the “mod motor”, is an excellent engine with good efficiency and performance potential. These engines have been popular since the original version that began production in 1991, and it remains a popular platform for performance. There have been several iterations of ignition systems on the…

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