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How to Read Tire Sizes: The Drive’s Garage Guide
Reading tire sizes is a little more involved than reading t-shirt sizes
Crossover vs SUV: What is the Difference?
A crossover isn’t a car or an SUV. So what is it?
What Is Overdrive?
No, it won’t take you to space.
Short Block vs. Long Block Engines: Know the Differences
This is different from small vs. big blocks.
How To Insulate a Garage
A warm garage makes for a happy mechanic.
How Far Can You Drive On a Donut?
And by donut, we mean spare tire.
What Is a Boxer Engine?
Don’t worry, it’s not here to start a fight.
What Is a Hemi?
It’s an engine, a creed, a way of life. At least for some.
Car Seats: Everything You Want and Need To Know To Keep Your Kids Safe
We were expectant parents too, let’s get through this together.
What Is Vehicle Registration?
It’s that thing you need to legally drive your car.
Six Must-Know Things About Cars With Rebuilt Titles
We know you like to live on the edge, so let us take you through the ins and outs of buying vehicles with rebuilt titles
What Is an AGM Battery?
This alternative to flooded lead-acid batteries touts many advantages.
What Is a Branded Title And How Is It Different Than a Salvage Title?
Vehicles with branded titles just want to be loved.
What Are Paddle Shifters and How Do They Work?
No, most of them aren’t on manual transmissions
Five Of the Most Reliable Hybrid Cars From the Past 10 Years
The planet is burning, it’s time to lessen your impact.
The Drive Editors’ Favorite Mechanic’s Tools and Garage Gear
After decades of broken knuckles, singed eyebrows, and snapped bolts, this is the gear we keep close by.
Torque Converter: What Is It and How Do I Fix It?
An automatic transmission wouldn’t work without it.
Horsepower vs Torque: They Aren’t What You Think They Are
One makes your neck hurt. The other makes you hit 88 mph and see some serious shit.
What Transmission Do You Have? Let’s Break It Down
Look down, what does it look like?
Self-Driving Cars: Everything You Need To Know About the Future’s Most-Hyped Tech
No, Stans, your Teslas aren’t autonomous.
Synthetic vs Conventional Oil: Everything You Want and Need to Know
Like pulp versus no pulp orange juice, there are some real differences between synthetic and conventional oil
Four Steps to Take When Your Car is Stuck in Snow
It’s easy to find yourself stuck in the snow, even when things don’t seem so bad outside. Swallow your pride and read these tips to get unstuck in a hurry.
Black Ice: Everything You Need To Know This Winter
No, it’s not Mountain Dew’s latest flavor.
What Is a Scat Pack?
Shout out to The Rat Pack.
How I Made The Ultimate Windshield Wiper Testing Rig In My Garage
And how a gaggle of Pekin ducks made me better appreciate wiper design.