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Your Car’s VIN Is Like Its Fingerprint, Here’s How To Decipher Its Ridges
Magnifying glass at the ready!
How I Cut My GTI’s Weight Where It Matters Most: Unsprung and Rotational Mass
Simplify and add big brakes.
G&G’s Project Cars: Introducing Tony’s 1970 Opel GT
What’s the worst that could happen with a $1,200 Craigslist find?
High Oil Pressure: Symptoms, Causes, and Repairs
Pressure and heat make diamonds, but too much will kill a healthy engine.
How To Read Calipers
The tool, not the brake part.
What Is a Purge Valve?
Sometimes, it’s the little things that matter most.
How To Safely Use Jack Stands
Protect ya neck.
What Is Hill Descent Control and Do I Need It?
Slow and steady keeps you safe.
Why Are My Brakes Grinding and How Can I Fix Them?
Grinding brakes is one problem you can’t ignore.
How and When to Use a Parking Brake
Your car shouldn’t move without you in it.
What Are Drum Brakes and How Do They Work
Old-school is still cool when it comes to brakes!
Hands-On Review: The Best Garage Heaters to Let You Wrench All Winter
Get a garage heater before winter freezes you out of your garage
How To Winterize Your Car
Prepare for the worst or be forever cursed.
What a Clean Title Actually Means
Clean doesn’t always mean perfect.
What Is Electronic Stability Control and How Does it Work?
Don’t follow Oasis’ directions and “slide away.”
What Is Traction Control and How Does It Work?
*sings “I wonder if you know. How they live in Tokyo. Hai!”
How To Know Your Intake Manifold Gasket Is Failing and What To Do
Air flow is absolutely necessary for your engine, that is unless it’s leaking in through the intake manifold.
Repairing a Driveway? The Right Solution for Every Surface
Restore your home’s curb appeal by repairing your asphalt, concrete, or gravel driveway.
What Is Long Term And Short Term Fuel Trim And What Should It Be?
Your car’s fuel system is a carefully choreographed ballet. Let’s dance!
Here Are The Tools That Readers Of The Drive Can’t Live Without
You spoke, we listened. Here are your favorite tools!
What Are HID Headlights?
*Jerry Seinfeld voice* “What’s the deal with HIDs?”
How To Unlock Your Steering Wheel
This will just take a second
What the ‘Type R’ Badge on Honda’s Performance Cars Really Means
It all starts with an NSX and VTEC kicking in.
Things To Know When Considering a Transmission Rebuild
Bump and grind are not positive words when it comes to transmissions
Exhaust Leaks: What They Are, How to Find and Fix Them
Like batteries, your exhaust gases need proper disposal.