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What Is DEF?

What Is DEF?

By Chris Rosales / Updated Mar 1, 2023

How to Rotate Tires

How to Rotate Tires

By Peter Nelson / Updated Feb 15, 2023

How to Jump-Start a Car

How to Jump-Start a Car

By Jonathon Klein / Updated Feb 6, 2023

wheel balancing tires

What is Wheel Balancing?

By Peter Nelson / Updated Feb 6, 2023

SFI Foundation club racing in action

What is the SFI Foundation?

By Peter Nelson / Updated Feb 3, 2023

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What is a Brake Booster?

By Peter Nelson / Updated Jan 27, 2023

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What is the Zipper Maneuver?

By Peter Nelson / Updated Jan 23, 2023

Powder Coated Wheels

What is Powder Coating?

By Hank O'Hop / Updated Jan 20, 2023

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How Does ABS Work?

By Peter Nelson / Updated Jan 16, 2023

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What is Shock Rebound?

By Peter Nelson / Updated Jan 3, 2023

EGR valve

What is an EGR System?

By Peter Nelson / Updated Dec 23, 2022

Tire Changing Equipment

Can You Swap a Tire at Home?

By Hank O'Hop / Updated Dec 1, 2022

bmw m2 cs air water intercooler

What Is An Intercooler?

By Peter Nelson / Updated Nov 14, 2022

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Car Wax Types Explained

By Kevin Williams / Updated Oct 17, 2022

Two EV pedals.

What Is One-Pedal Driving?

By Kevin Williams / Updated Sep 14, 2022

RTV on an engine.

PSA: RTV Expires

By Chris Rosales / Updated Sep 8, 2022

turbo lag lead

What is Turbo Lag?

By Peter Nelson / Updated Sep 6, 2022

The back of an Opel GT.

What Is Bondo?

By Kevin Williams / Updated Sep 5, 2022

A rusty Honda CRX.

When Is a Car Too Rusty?

By Kevin Williams / Updated Sep 1, 2022

What Is Overboost?

What Is Overboost?

By Peter Nelson / Updated Aug 30, 2022