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The 2000 San Marino GP: Michael Schumacher’s 38th Career Win

With wins in Australia and Brazil, Michael would be looking to make a hat-trick of wins at San Marino. Could he win the San Marino GP or would it be Mika’s day? Let’s find out.


List of Michael Schumacher's 91 Career Wins and the Story Behind Each

One of the all-time greats of Formula 1 also has one of the most career wins. When and where were these 91 victories? Let's find 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 Difference Between Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles

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


The 2000 Italian GP: Schumacher Equals Senna’s Record of 41 Wins

So, what happens when Schumacher equals the late legend, Senna’s record? He bursts into tears. Read on to find out.


4 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


Is Your Car a Bird Dew Magnet? A British Study Has Determined What Color Vehicle Birds Prefer!

Find out what color vehicles birds find most tantalizing to birdie bomb. Yes, it turns out birds really do have a color preference. New car shoppers will want to be armed with this information before they sign on the dotted line.


Audew 1500 Amp Car Battery Jump Starter Review

I've used the Audew 1500 Amp Car Jump Starter and found that I can get multiple jump-starts without recharging. This is a compact unit that will fit in your glove box. Use it to charge your phone or any piece of electronics.

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S15 Conversion: Fitting an S15 Front End to a Nissan S13 or S14 240SX/Silvia/180SX

In the land of automotive conversions, the S15 Silvia front-end conversion is certainly one of the most popular. Fitting an S15 front end to a Nissan S13 or S14 240sx/Silvia/180sx is a relatively simple task.


Racing Flag Colors and Their Meaning During the Race

In all forms of car and motorcycle racing the track crew uses flags to signal the riders. Learn what the colors are and what they mean.


The 2002 Austrian GP: Michael Schumacher’s 58th Career Win

Michael’s domination in the Spanish GP made one wonder if it would be any different in Austria. Let’s find out how the race progressed.


The 1998 French GP: Michael Schumacher’s 30th Career Win

Michael’s second victory at Canada got him to second place in the world championship table. Could he win once again in France? Let’s find out.


Auto Racing Flags: What Do the Colors Mean?

Quick guide to the meanings of the assorted color flags used in auto racing.


Automotive Detailing and Polishing: Selecting the Tools and Choosing the Compound

When detailing a car, choosing the right polisher and pairing the right compounds and pads can be daunting. I will try to make this experience easier by explaining the differences in pads, polishers, and compounds so you can get started quickly and achieve professional results inexpensively.


Review of Plastidip for Car Wheels

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


The 1995 Canadian GP: Jean Alesi’s Only Career Victory

The 1995 season was dominated by the defending world champion, Michael Schumacher, and the expected outcome at Canada was pretty much the same. Could it turn in favour of Jean Alesi? Let’s find out.


What Is a Torque Converter?

Torque converters are an integral part of the drive train in automatic transmissions, but what are they? And what do they do exactly?


How to Tint Your Car Windows (Legally)

This guide will break down the process of how to tint your car windows yourself.


The 2006 French GP: Michael Schumacher’s 88th Career Win

After his victory at the 2006 U.S. GP, Michael would want to keep up the winning momentum. Could he win the 2006 French GP also? Let’s find out.


Car Modding, Car Tuning, and the Science of Horsepower: Terms and Concepts

What you need to know to make your ride as fast, as powerful, and as awesome as possible. You will want to know the terms and concepts here because they'll come up again and again.

Dealer's blue Smart Car Side View

Everything You Want to Know About Smart Cars and Their Gas Mileage

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.


Top 10 Most Bizarre Cars in the World

Here is a list of 10 most bizarre cars in the world.


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 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. Just watch the options, they add up very quickly.


The 1994 Pacific GP: Michael Schumacher’s 4th Win

Having won the first race of the season, Michael was upbeat. However, the mighty Senna was still around. Could Michael win again in Japan? Let’s find out.


The 2001 Monaco GP: Michael Schumacher’s 48th Career Win

David Coulthard was proving to be a title contender, and a strong opponent for Michael Schumacher. Could Michael win despite Coulthard’s amazing run?


The 2002 French GP: Michael Schumacher’s 61st Career Win

With the possibility of winning his fifth world title, Michael Schumacher would be eyeing a French GP win. Would he be able to win the race? Let’s find out.


The 1994 European GP: Michael Schumacher’s 10th Career Win

The 1994 season was filled with victories and bans for Michael Schumacher. He came out of a disqualification and two race bans for the European GP. Would he taste another victory?


Is E15 Ethanol Bad for Your New Car’s Engine? Let’s Review the Facts

Is ethanol bad for your engine? Let’s take a rational look at ethanol and what it can do for us as we move forward toward that future.


How to Build a Slant Six for Performance

The Chrysler Slant Six is my favorite engine. It's one of the most bullet-proof engines ever designed, its reliability is unmatched, and it has great potential for power and economy.


Painting a Classic Car With Cellulose

I have resprayed a number of classic cars at home myself and achieved excellent results.


What Is a Semi-automatic Transmission?

Semi-automatic transmissions can be a confusing prospect. Are they automatic? Why only semi? Let's take a look


Top 8 Fastest Formula 1 Pitstops

Can a car’s tires be changed in 1.82 seconds? Apparently, yes. Read on to find out.


The 2004 Spanish GP: Michael Schumacher’s 75th Career Win

Michael’s reign in the 2004 season was similar to his juggernaut of the 2002 season. Would he continue his juggernaut in Spain too? Let’s find out.


A Little Car Humor From Another Era: Vintage Ads That Would Never Make It Today

A few years ago I was shocked by a sexist ad for Volkswagen. It made me look at other ads and I found many that were even worse. Can you imagine proposing to use these ads today? Not a chance. So here is a look back at a time when an inappropriate ad was seen to be perfectly acceptable.


The 1981 Canadian GP: Jacques Laffite Wins, but Gilles Villeneuve Steals the Show

Gilles Villeneuve was known to be a risk-taker bordering on craziness. With levels of safety enforced in F1 today, what Gilles Villeneuve did in 1981 could hardly be replicated. What did he do? Let’s find out.


The 2006 German GP: Michael Schumacher’s 89th Career Win

Another win by Michael Schumacher would set the championship ablaze. Could he win the 2006 German GP and set the championship on fire? Let’s find out.


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.


The 1998 Belgian GP: Schumacher Crashes and Loses the World Championship

Michael Schumacher and the resurgent Ferrari were hoping for their first world title in 1998. Then Schumacher crashed at Spa and it all changed. Read on to find out more.


How to Open Your Toyota Prius Trunk (a.k.a Boot) When Your Battery Is Dead

Just discovered that your Prius's trunk lid doesn't open because the battery is dead? Here's a photographic step-by-step guide (because your Prius owner manual sucks).


Cheapest of Cheap Kit Cars to Build

If you're looking for the least expensive kit cars, here is a list of five cheap kit cars based on estimated final build cost, with photos and a summary of each.


10 Advantages of Traveling by Car

While there are certainly some downsides associated with traveling by car, this article lists and looks at 10 positives.


The Advantages and Disadvantages of Small Cars

An introduction to the world of small automobiles. Besides providing great gas mileage or easy parking, these cars can be fun to drive.


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 Kickdown: What Is #Carpolygamy and Why Did I Make It Up?

Kickdown is a column where I talk about random topics, usually car related, that don't deserve long articles. In this article, I say It's time to get over your fanboy emotions and notice some other fish in the sea. Who knows, you may fall in love with the "enemy."


Ford Fusion - A Reliable Sedan for 2019 and 2020

The Ford Fusion has been a popular sedan since its introduction in 2006. This article will look at the variations, cover the multiple generations, and talk about the future of the Fusion.


Understanding the Automotive Chassis System

The term "chassis" is used to designate the complete car minus the body. The chassis, therefore, consists of the engine, power-transmission system, and suspension system all suitably attached to, or suspended from, a structurally independent frame.


Why People Love Nodding Dogs for Their Cars

Nodding dogs are a popular car accessory in the UK. A nodding dog has an oversized head connected to the rest of its body by a spring or hook, thus allowing the head to move in a nodding motion.


Kelmark GT Kit Car, Including Complete Instructions, Parts List, Wiring Diagram

My experience with my father's 1972 Kelmark GT kit car. Included here are the original parts list and instructions.


The 1997 French GP: Michael Schumacher’s 25th Career Win

Having taken the lead in the drivers’ championship, Michael would be hoping for a win in the French GP. Could he do it with Jacques giving a tough competition? Let’s find out.