Why don’t People Buy American Cars Anymore

This issue has heated up lately with the news that more international companies are moving production here to the United States of America, while several American based companies are either closing doors completely or downsizing dramatically. The issue at hand that is causing most of the debate and concern is …

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How to Fix a Cars Bent Steel Rim

Before trying to fix the bent rim of your tires make sure of the type of rim you have.  The regular tire rims are steel and they are malleable, meaning they can be hammered or formed back close to its original shape.  Fancy tire rims called “Mag-wheels” are often wheels …

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Car Reviews 2009 Kia Spectra

In the field of economy cars the 2009 Kia Spectra is a pleasant surprise to car buffs, both in appearance and dependability. Most often in this class a buyer is looking for basic transportation, but with the 2009 Kia Spectra comfort and style come along for the ride at no …

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Ecu Remapping Custom Remaps vs Library Maps

You already know how remapping the ECU can improve your car’s performance: more power and torque, smoother handling, better fuel economy. Now all you have to do is find someone to do the work. You’ll probably notice that some companies advertise custom or bespoke maps and other companies talk about …

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Car Reviews 2010 Mercury Mariner

There is one safety feature that clearly sells this, it is called the MyKey.  Believe it, or not this device actually allows parents to control their teen driver’s speed and stereo volume.  Limiting speed is good sense, but can you imagine, no more rattling metal that is thumping to a beat …

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Car Dependency

I have always considered myself to be dependent on my car. I drove to work everyday or had someone drop me off. All my errands were done via my automobile. I drove to the supermarket, the dog park and the mall. I viewed my car as my freedom and almost …

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2010 Acura Tl Sh Awd

When it comes to the 2010 Acura TL SH-AWD’s styling there is a bit of giant elephant in the room and no one likes to talk about it. Or rather, they like to talk about it too much. Upon its unveiling many journalists negatively opined about the new corporate Acura …

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