Repair

Can You Drive on a Flat Tire?

 What is a Flat Tire and How Does it Happen? If you’ve never experienced a flat tire before, then you’re missing out on a crucial character-building experience! Just kidding. Flat tires are quite inconvenient, and can happen for a wide variety of reasons. A flat tire is exactly what it …

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Tips and Tricks to Safely Jump Start Any Car

In the days of motoring infancy, the predecessors to our modern vehicles were unreliable, but easily repaired- even on the side of the road. It became common for motorists to stop and offer aid to broken down fellows back in the days when there were more horses on the road …

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Transmissions and How They Work

manual gearshift

Many people only think about their car’s transmission when there’s a problem, but proper maintenance and care is essential if you want your vehicle to have a long life. Let’s take a closer look at the transmission and how it works. From there, we’ll be able to determine the best …

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Is Your Car Battery Knackered?

By Henry Leung One of the stupidest things I have ever done (and I have done many stupid things) is shock myself with a car battery. I was a teenager, and I had to change the battery in my car. The clamps were on really tight, so I thought it …

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The Importance of Good Lighting – HID headlights

By Henry Leung I’m going to run her over. Everything was happening in slow motion. I could see the wide-eyed look in her eyes. My ABS engaged, the brakes pumping furiously. I could hear my tires screeching and the sound of my wipers. My wife was yelling too, but all …

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How Not To Get Bent Over At the Bodyshop…

Let’s face it. We all hate visits to the body shop. There boring, smelly (in a high kind of way) and you always seem to meet the dullest of people there who seem to have the life sucked from them. Sometimes we have no choice… The Devil Is In The …

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Is It Illegal To Fix Your Own Car?

I know what you may be thinking. Yeah right, illegal to fix my own car. That will be the day when they pry my monkey wrench out of my cold dead fingers. The thing is, having laws that say you cannot work on your own car, even though you bought …

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How to Diagnose and Repair Your Car’s Heater

Everyone hates this situation. You get into your car on a cold morning, start it up and drive away. About a 1/2 a mile or so later you say to yourself, “Dang, it’s still cold in here. What’s up with the heater?” You put your hand in front of the …

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