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Here’s What These YouTubers Are Doing With a 186,000-mile Lexus IS300
An increasingly rare manual “intelligent sport” build is underway and we’re taking notes.
1969 Dodge Charger Project Car Update: Let’s Deal With That Floating Steering
Guides & Gear’s Mopar project gets some steering upgrades.
What Exactly Is Your Truck or SUV’s Towing Capacity?
If you can tow a space shuttle, you can tow a boat.
What Is GVWR? (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating)
What’s in a name? A lot, actually.
How Long Does It Take To Charge An Electric Car?
Don’t worry, you won’t go gray waiting for all those electrons to fill up your battery.
What Exactly is Payload Capacity?
Why yes, that second BBQ lunch plate does affect your payload.
The Ultimate Guide to Adjusting and Setting Engine Timing
Everything—seriously, everything—you ever wanted to know.
What Are Center-Lock Wheels?
It seems like one of the easier racing mods to bring to your road car—but the off-track benefits are mixed.
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Hoard Gas Right Now—or Ever
To start, you don’t need to. And it’s gonna expire… if it doesn’t explode first.
What Happens When You Put Regular Gas In a Premium Car?
Your car may require premium fuel, but what happens if you run a tank of regular every once in a while?
Here’s How Long Gas Lasts
Prescription for bad gas: Drive more.
Everything You Need to Know About Octane
Know what you’re putting in your engine.
What’s Your Favorite ‘Car Talk’ Memory?
Click and Clack will forever be our favorite wrenches.
The Ancel AD310 Is a Solid OBDII Scan Tool for Beginners on a Budget
A basic tool for basic needs, this scanner is a no-brainer if you don’t already have one.
What’s a Planetary Gear, and How Does It Work?
The inner workings of modern gearboxes are too interesting to ignore.
Run-Flat Tires: What They’re For And Why You Buy Them (Besides Destroying Your BMW’s Ride Quality)
Run-flat tires have a reputation, but whether it’s deserved is up for debate.
It Doesn’t Matter Whether Your Wipers Are Up or Down During a Storm
Bentley’s engineers give us the 411 on wiper torture testing and why you’ll never damage them.
Superchargers: Everything You Need (and Want) to Know
Big power. Big looks. Big history. Time to get blown away.
These Air Compressor Tools Will Transform Your Garage Into a High-Efficiency Workshop
Give your arms a break and let air do the work.
Measuring Your Car’s Wheelbase Is Super Simple. Here’s How You Do It
The distance between a car’s axles is one of the most fundamental specs, but measuring it is easy.
How To Get Ready for a Cross-Country Road Trip Without Losing Your Mind
It’s tempting to just hop in your car and head for the horizon—but proper preparations can make a world of difference.
Is Hydraulic Power Steering Actually Better Than Electric?
And how in all that’s good and decent does power steering even work? Our experts have the answer.
Everything You Need To Know About Acura’s Type S Performance Badge
And how is it related to the Type R?
G&G’s Project Cars: Introducing Hank’s 1969 Dodge Charger
It might be rough, but it has a legacy like no other. At least to me.
What Is ABS and Will It Stop Me Before That 1,000-Foot Drop?
You don’t have to pump the brakes anymore, but it’s still fun to use the phrase.