The sun has gone down and you are driving home listening to music on the radio. Then all the sudden, a blurry shape jumps right in front of you. You feel a car-shaking thump and you jam on the brakes. “Good God, what was that!” you think. As soon as you pull over and jump out of your car, you see an injured deer laying by the edge of the road. What do you do now?
A compassionate person would naturally wonder how badly the poor animal was hurt. Unless you are a veterinarian, there is likely l
If there is any automotive maintenance item that is overlooked more than changing automatic transmission fluid, we would be surprised. Most car owners know that transmission fluid needs to be changed periodically but they often forget about it -that is until something goes wrong.
What we are dealing with
An automatic transmission has a lot of parts inside of it; it’s not an easy thing to understand. The main components of an automatic tra
You should deal with water leaks in your car as soon as you can. If it remains too long in a car’s interior, it will grow mold and possibly corrode electronic connectors and parts. In this article, we will look at the 6 most common sources of water leaks that occur in automobiles.
Do I actually have a leak?
The first sign of a leak into a car or truck is usually a soaked carpet. You will likely see the water pooling somewhere but in some cases, you might actually smell mold growing. In many cases, finding the
What Do I Do? My Car is Leaking!
Today’s cars and trucks use a lot of fluids. You have radiator coolant, engine oil, brake fluid, power steering fluid and windshield-washing solution. While automotive engineers work hard to keep these fluids inside their respective systems, we all know that sometimes they end up on the floor. And what’s maddening is that unless you are skilled at identifying fluids, it’s hard to know what the devil is leaking.
In this article, we will look at the most co
It often starts with one of your front wheels making a grinding sound. Over time it gets louder and louder and you finally have a mechanic look at it. The diagnosis? It’s a “bad wheel bearing.”
Great, but what exactly is a bad wheel bearing? In this article, we will tell you what a wheel bearing is, where it's located, how it got damaged and why it seems so expensive to fix them.
What Is a Wheel Bearing?
A wheel bearing is a component that allows your car’s front driveshafts to spin
You do know what happens when a volcano erupts? Indeed, it is a rather fascinating and beautiful sight. And also quite a dangerous one! It is the same with the man-made volcano. More precisely, with the Aston Martin Vulcan: this is the most advanced and most powerful Aston Martin machine produced to date. We have state
We haven’t revealed a good stock machine for a long time, haven’t we? It was about time this changed. And here’s the perfect moment: Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) has unveiled the super sexy and super powerful Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sedan.
Definitely an appealing machine, this bad boy has a lot to demonstrate: embracing all the achievements and improvements that the 2014 F-TYPE Project 7 has demonstrated, this latest addition to the family has even more goodies to show. So, let’s waste no mo
OXIGIN team make a dramatic return: with their latest MP1 design concept the tuning team has enriched a lucky BMW M2 (F87). Definitely remarkable and eye-catching, the revised machine showcases neat exterior updates, fresh styling additions and an aggressive sound: let’s check out what else is there to explore!
Kahn Design team showcases its last project: a heavily revised Range Rover that has undergone some comprehensive and super high-quality tuning program. As you might have expected from Kahn Design team, this Santorini Black gem deserves applause. Here’s why!
This lucky Range Rover was granted with new 600LE front and rear bumpers that not only contribute to an overall sexy and muscular expression, but also underline the origi
You do remember this teaser, don’t you? And perhaps you do remember how excited we were when it first came out. Finally, here we are reviewing the final product - 2012 Smart Fortwo Brabus Xclusive, heavily revised by our fellow team of Vilner: the magicians from Bulgaria who know how a comprehensive and high quality tuning is made.
In Vilner’s own words, this is the smallest vehicle that has left tuner’s workshop, but at the same time is one o
As it seems, the G-Class marks a new rise: Mercedes-Benz team claims that the last year was the most successful for the whole series. There were more units sold than the historical 1979 – the year that production of the masculine machine was unleashed.
And with this massively risen popularity, tuners and engineering enthusiasts decided to take a closer look at the latest G-Class releases. One such tuner is DTE Systems. As you might know, these
You have two choices when you decide to connect a smart phone to your car’s audio system: via wireless bluetooth or wired USB. Problem is that audio enthusiasts tend to disparage the sound quality of Bluetooth audio and basically recommend that one should avoid it. Is this true? Is it as inferior as they say? Let’s take a look.
Back in the mid 1990s, connecting computers to peripherals wasn’t as convenient as today. Computers interfaced via large serial and parallel p
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