DIY Ceramic Coating: An Incredibly Easy Method That Works

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Can you ceramic coat your own car? Yes, you can! DIY ceramic coating projects are becoming common among gearheads, especially after many of us started working from home and had more time on our hands.  Here are some things for you to remember when undertaking a ceramic coating DIY project:  Choose the Right Coating Many people can’t differentiate between the different types of protective coatings you can put on a car. We’ll break down some of the most common ones so that you can distinguish between them and know what…

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The Secrets To Swapping Wheels Between Cars

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I know we’ve all thought about swapping wheels between cars at some point or another. Wheels after all make or break the appearance of a car.  Sure there are a ton of aftermarket wheels to fit your every whim, but sometimes an eye catches an oem wheel that just does it for you. Whether it’s between model years or different brands we just have to have it.  The question is can we make it work? Can you just switch wheels with another car, simply unbolting the old and bolting up…

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Hot Tip: How To Upgrade Your Car’s Sound System

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So you’re finally doing it, swapping out that old sound tech. You’ve found the right place because I just did the same, and here’s how to upgrade your car’s sound system the right way. I’ll go over how to pick out the right system for your car, which components are needed, how to get it done, and where to get the right components. Soon you’ll be surrounded by sweet audio bliss too. Plan Out Your Audio System First things first, know what you want to do. As the old saying goes, “failing…

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The Best Cheap Small 4×4 You Need But Can’t Get

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The best cheap small 4×4 on sale currently, isn’t available to us in the United States. There’s a huge demand for it and the automakers in the U.S just aren’t getting it. Sure the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is amazing and the upcoming Ford Bronco Badlands will be even more so, but have you seen the prices?  To understand what we’re missing and why we need it, take a look at the international best selling small 4×4 the Suzuki Jimny. Best Small 4×4 Off Road Vehicle The Suzuki Jimny is THE…

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List Your Project Car for Sale: The Ultimate Guide

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Regardless of the fact, there are times when you might need to list your project car for sale, and we’re here to help you to figure out how to go about it.  Your project car is probably your baby: you’ve spent countless hours getting things to work, out of your garage, and on the streets. While some of you might have been successful in restoring your car, others might not have been as lucky. How To Sell Your Project Car There are a few things that make selling a project…

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The Easiest Cars To Work On Right Now

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Even though many of us Automotivists like to wrench on our own cars, we don’t always like some of the unnecessary complications some cars present. So I’ve figured out the easiest cars to work on, for you. Some are easier than others, and each has its own reason.  Maintaining your car shouldn’t require an advanced engineering degree. If you need something that won’t drive you crazy when getting your maintenance on, check out the vehicles on this list.  Chevrolet Silverado HD Work Truck The legendary Chevrolet small block. Been around…

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The Best Overland Vehicle Under $5000 You Can Buy

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The so-called “Jeep creep” and “Toyota tax” is in full effect Lately. Since I care so much about you Automotivists, I made it my mission to find the best overland vehicle under $5000 I could find, saving you the hassle.  Overlanding is becoming the new hobby for the housebound millennials. Work from home and virus restrictions have created a hunger for the outdoors.  I, for one, am all for that. What I’m not down with is the price premium this is putting on all the previously cheap and plentiful off…

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4 Things To Remember For An Epic DIY Car Wash

Nothing is more satisfying for a gear-head than a DIY car wash and detailing a car at home. While there are people who prefer the convenience of a car wash, many of us prefer cleaning and detailing our cars painstakingly by hand to get that perfect finish. As fun as it is to maintain your car, it can get a bit overwhelming for people who are new to vehicle detailing. Therefore, to make life easier, we have put together a list of 4 things to remember for an Epic DIY…

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When To Replace Your Tires, And How To Do It Properly

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You will eventually need to replace your tires. It’s a fact of car ownership. As the tread wears on your tires, so will its grip and performance.  This affects all aspects of driving including acceleration, steering, and braking.  Generally you’ll need to replace tires on three occasions. After your tires have worn out down past their usable tread depth, past the useful age life of the tires, and when you experience a flat or blowout. The key is figuring out when these will happen and the symptoms that reveal when…

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How Uncool Is It To Drive A Minivan? Surprise It’s Not.

Let’s be honest, no car gets a bigger stigma than the minivan. People are so driven by this that an entire class of vehicle, the crossover, was invented. So how uncool is it to drive a minivan? I’m here to tell you in fact minivans are one of the coolest cars out there.  Now, if you care a lot of what people think about you, the type of car you buy will be driven by that. You won’t want a minivan because it says you’re practical, have a family, and…

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