Learn the Major Structural Aspects of Automative Wheel Anatomy
Wheel Anatomy 101: Structure. Review the major structural aspects of automotive wheels, focusing on the outboard, or structural face of the wheel.
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Driving and Maintenance Tips to Make Your Tires Last Longer
When you invest in a set of new tires for your car, you can make them last longer if you’re … Read More »
Avoid Frequent Brake Repair With These Life-Extending Tips
Your brakes work hard every day to keep you safe, so it wouldn't hurt to show them a little TLC in return. Careless driving and a lack of auto maintenance will inevitably
Basic Auto Maintenance : How to Check Engine Oil Levels
Learn how to check engine oil and perform basic auto maintenance with expert auto mechanics advice in this free online car care video clip. Expert: Jake Burt...
What Is the Difference Between Regular and Premium Gas?
Auto experts talk about the differences between regular and premium gasoline and whether premium gasoline is worth the extra cost at the pump.
Why More Drivers Should Brake With Their Left Foot
Braking with your left foot has been a contentious subject ever since the birth of automatic transmissions. If you have just two pedals in your car, and presumably two feet to operate them, then why would you not use one for each?
How to Clean Tires and Rims
Anybody that owns a car has the issue of tires. Whether it is simply keeping them inflated, or the more complicated issue of keeping them looking clean. Tires were meant to get dirty. But if you follow a few simple steps, you can cheat the...
How the Hyundai Ioniq Ditched Its Traditional 12V Lead-Acid Starter Battery
Every year, AAA answers 7.5 million phone calls from people whose cars are stranded due to dead batteries; these calls represent roughly a quarter of all AAA roadside assistance requests. We’ve all jumped, been jumped, and replaced batteries at $100 a pop every five or so years. Hyundai figures we’re all getting tired of it. […]
Commonly Forgotten Car Care Tips
We have four commonly forgotten car care tips that will extend the longevity of your car, so it can take you on a lot more adventures in its lifetime.