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Here’s What I’ve Spent Getting My $1,500 Fiat 500 Abarth to Nice Driving Condition
Before I picked this thing up, all I knew about Fiats was that a friend of mine had a 500 that got lemon law'd. And yet...
California Will Start Checking for ECU Tuning In Smog Checks This Month
For those of us who retain factory emissions hardware and cat converters, increased emissions from a tune are negligible. But we'll have to comply to stay street legal.
Use This New Online Tool To Find Important Safety Information About Almost Every Car
The NHTSA's new official recall searching system and see the recall status of almost any U.S.-market car.
What You Need To Know About Smog Checks
Most states require vehicles to pass some kind of regular emissions test.
Antifreeze and Coolant Explained
Antifreeze prevents your cooling system from boiling or freezing over.
Wheel Alignment: What You Need to Know
Learn the difference between toe, camber, and caster.
How To Use a Multimeter
This helpful electrical tool is necessary for any mechanic.
How Often Do You Change Synthetic Oil?
You have to change your oil, synthetic or not.
I Bought a 2005 Subaru Outback and It Exploded Immediately
I thought six-cylinder Subarus might escape the automaker's curse for killing head gaskets, but alas... no.
How To Have a Productive and Safe Visit to the Junkyard
Your visit can be fruitful, yet also an immense pain.