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"The Snake" & "Mongoose" 1971

"The Mongoose" vs. "The Snake": The Greatest Rivalry in Drag Racing

The announcer over the radio conjured dramatic visions in a voice-over. In the background, you could hear the roar of nitro-burning funny cars, dragsters, and "diggers."


How to Install a Hardtop on a 1991-94 Mercury Capri

You can install a hardtop yourself on a 1991–94 Mercury Capri, for longer car life, better visibility, and a more comfortable ride.


The Performance Benefits of Phenolic Intake Gaskets

Phenolic intake gaskets are a simple, often-overlooked way to increase engine performance and horsepower. Are they worth it? Here's what you need to know.


Powershift Automatic Transmission Faults

Powershift automatic transmissions are growing in popularity, but they can be a pain to diagnose when they go wrong. Read on for some of the more common faults.


Annual Car Show at Towne Lake in Cypress, Texas

My hubby and I attended the 7th annual car show at Towne Lake in Cypress, Texas, in Feb. of 2016. We had a wonderful time. See photos of this free event.


DSG Transmission Variants

The DSG transmission is a very popular gearbox, but many don't realise it comes in a number of flavours.


Review of the Tsumbay Two-in-One Car Vacuum Cleaner

I was searching for an inexpensive car vacuum that could quickly and effectively clean my vehicle. Tsumbay’s TS-CV05 appeared to be a good choice.


A Beginner Lesson on How to Drift a Car Using the Hand Brake

Wondering how to drift your car? Here's how to drift a car using the e-brake/hand brake technique. Learn how to drift your car easily!


Original Colors of the Jaguar E-Type (XKE), 1961-1974

The exterior and interior colors of the Jaguar E types that rolled off the assembly line in 1961-1974.


The 1994 Monaco GP: Michael Schumacher’s 6th Win – Adeus Senna

Schumacher’s dream run of the 1994 season continued for the first three races. Would it be his fourth win in a row? Let’s find out.


Cool Kit Cars and Body Kits for Sale

Kit cars and body kits for your cars are a slick way to enjoy the car of your dreams without breaking the bank. Check out these cool kits and cars!


The Cursed 1973 Indianapolis 500

The 500-mile race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was a calamity even before the green flag waved.


Rare 1981 Toyota Celica Convertible: Coachbuilt in Beverly Hills

The 1981 Toyota Celica convertible coupe is a legendary and rare car to find. American Custom Coachworks of Beverly Hills, California, produced approximately 900 of these beauties. Few remain today.


200+ Cute Car Names for Girls (From Angelica to Zippy)

These 200+ female and feminine car name ideas range from cute to sexy to badass to silly. Find the perfect name for your new ride here.


Michael Schumacher vs Damon Hill in the 1996 F1 Season

Schumacher had an eventful end to the 1994 season after colliding with Hill. Hill collided twice in 1995 with Schumacher. 1996 was a new year, but would the contest continue?


The 2020 Acura ILX Premium: Pros, Cons, and Info From a Real Owner

Information about the Acura ILX from a real owner. Is the Premium package worth it? What is the best thing about this car?


How to Easily Remove a Dealership Logo Sticker From Your New Car

Dealership stickers are annoying. Luckily they are very easy to remove yourself.


Build a Hot Mopar 318 for Street or Strip

Here's how to build a 318 engine step by step with resources, recommendations, and suggestions from experience.


The 2006 United States GP: Michael Schumacher’s 87th Career Win

With the top spot eluding him in the last four races, could Michael win the 2006 United States GP? Let’s find out.


3 Best Bike Racks for Hatchback Cars

If you have a hatchback car with a rear door, you may be frustrated by the lack of good bicycle carriers. This article outlines a few of the best bike racks for hatchbacks and SUVs.


When Crude Oil Prices Fluctuate -What's the Best Day to Buy Gas?

Which day of the week should you purchase gas? Are all gas prices the same regardless of the state you live in or travel through? Is there a bad day to buy your gas? Find out the answers to these questions by reading further.


What To Look for When Buying a Classic Car

Ever thought about buying a classic car? Classic cars can be an incredible purchase, but be careful not to get scammed. These are some of the things you should know before buying a classic car.


Five Economical Cars You Can Fit a Double Bass Into

Here are five car recommendations for people who play the double bass and are looking for an affordable and economical car to haul it around with.


The Best Luxury Cars Under $40,000

You may not have $100,000 to drop on a car, but a great luxury car can still be yours for under $40K. Here are the best vehicles from BMW, Mercedes, and more. Just watch the options, they add up very quickly.


Are We Going to Convert Our Classic Cars to Electric?

Converting a classic car to electric may be the future of owning a vehicle as governments clamp down on emission-pumping diesel and petrol cars. It's not a classic car if you get rid of the engine. Or is it?


Janet Guthrie, the First Woman to Qualify and Compete in the Indianapolis 500 and Daytona 500

Janet Guthrie is the first female to qualify and compete in the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500. Guthrie is also the first female to lead a lap of the Winston Cup Series for NASCAR.


How to Build an LS/VTEC Frankenstein Motor

A step-by-step guide to building an LS/VTEC motor from scratch and getting the most time and use out of it.


10 Popular Types of Car Body Styles

What are the different body types for cars? Learn to differentiate between popular car types like the sedan, convertible, crossover, SUV, coupe, hatchback, landaulet, limousine, roadster and station wagon.


The Long-Term Costs and Reliability of the Volkswagen Golf TDI

I have an ongoing love affair with my VW Golf TDI. It is amazingly fun to drive and the fuel economy is a wonderful added bonus. Here's everything you need to know about this wonderful, reliable car.

Dealer's blue Smart Car Side View

Quick Guide to Smart Car MPG, Safety, Speed, and More

If you're considering buying a Smart car, you'll want to know what gas mileage to expect, how fast and far you can drive, how they impact the environment, and what they look like inside and out.


The Pros and Cons of Owning a MINI Cooper

Deciding to buy a car is a big decision. Deciding to go with a MINI is an even bigger decision. I've owned a MINI for years now, and I'll share with you the pros and cons of owning a MINI.


The 1995 Belgian GP: Michael Schumacher’s 16th Career Win

With just eleven points separating him from Damon Hill, could Schumacher win the Belgian GP and extend his lead? Let’s find out.

Inside the Corvair

The Rear-Engine, Air-Cooled 1965–69 Chevrolet Corvair

Sporty, sleek, and cool-looking, the Chevy Corvair is the poor man's classic car.


The 1995 Monaco GP: Michael Schumacher’s 13th Career Win

Schumacher was once again at the top of the table after the Spanish GP. Could he continue his winning ways at Monaco? Let’s find out.


The 1998 Argentine GP: Michael Schumacher’s 28th Career Win

Coming out of the infamous 1997 F1 season, Schumacher was looking for his first win in the 1998 season. Could Argentina change Michael’s fortune? Let’s find out.

1st Generation Rabbit

Which Cars and Trucks Make Good Candidates for Conversion to Vegetable Oil?

With the recent interest in alternative fuels, especially waste vegetable oil conversion, many people wonder which vehicles are suitable to be converted to burn vegetable oil.


5 Common Myths About Automatic Transmissions

Automatic transmissions are often misunderstood. Here we look at some of the more common beliefs and go into detail about why they are—or are not—true.


How to Install and Use a Power Inverter in a Prius

An inverter can be an inexpensive way to get some electrical power in an emergency. Here is how to install an inverter in a Toyota Prius for use as a generator in a blackout or power outage.


The 1996 Spanish GP: Michael Schumacher’s 20th Career Win

Michael arrived at the Ferrari camp as a world champ but was unable to win even after six races of the season. Could he do it in Spain? Let’s find out.

John (Trae) King's rare 1990 G92 optioned Camaro with the 230hp 5.0 LB9 TPI 5-speed and the DX3 Decal & Stripe delete option.

The G92 Performance-Optioned 3rd Gen Camaro (Not Your Typical IROC-Z)

The hottest 3rd Gen Camaro IROC-Z, the G92-code performance-optioned 5.0 TPI 5-speed model, was stacked with performance goodies from the factory and gave the 5.0 Mustang everything it could handle!


2014 Chevy Volt Review

A review of the 2014 Chevrolet Volt from an owner's point of view. Styling, comfort, operation and operating costs are all reviewed.


The Four Most Iconic Muscle Cars of All Time

Start your engines: Here is a rundown of 4 of the most iconic American muscle cars from the glory days of the American Automobile Industry. Thinking about buying a muscle car? Know what to look for in a muscle car.

10. Factory Five Racing - '33 Hot Rod

Top 10 Kit Cars

Are you looking for something a bit more unique? If the car bug has already bitten you, or you're thinking of taking the plunge, take a look at these, the best kits cars in the world.


How to Plasti-Dip Car Emblems or Grilles

Want to customize your car yourself? This is a guide to applying Plasti-Dip to car emblems and grilles to temporarily change the look of your car and protect surfaces. It's easy!


What is Plastidip (for Car Wheels) and Does It Work?

Plastidip is an affordable way to change the color of your car and wheels, while simultaneously protecting the finish underneath. Using Plastidip is a pretty hefty DIY project, but enjoyable if you're patient and thorough. This is an honest review of Plastidip for car wheels. Were they worth it?


The 2004 San Marino GP: Michael Schumacher’s 74th Career Win

Schumacher remained unstoppable in the 2004 season. Would he make it four wins in a row at San Marino? Let’s find out.


10 Things You Didn’t Know About Electric Cars

Interested in electric cars? This article will discuss 10 fun facts about electric cars and vehicles that might surprise you. See categories for each type of car and know their costs and energy consumption levels.


Michael Schumacher – The Lone Warrior Against the McLarens

In 1998, Ferrari was a distant shadow of the all-conquering McLaren F1 car. Michael Schumacher in a Ferrari was the only who could keep up and win. Find out more.


The Difference Between Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles

They're both hybrids, but what's the difference?


How to Buy Custom Wheels

Custom wheels are a great way to distinguish your vehicle, but most people don't know how to shop for them. Read this guide to learn how to successfully upgrade your vehicle with a set of shiny new wheels.