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So You Left the Windows Down and it Rained – How to Dry Out a Wet Car Interior

By Scott Huntington   /     Jun 24, 2016  /     Featured, Lists, My Car Thoughts  /     0 Comment

Car interiors and water don’t mix. Even if you drive a latex-lined Honda Element your ride’s insides can only handle so much moisture before things start to go sour. Exposure to too much water, whether it be by leaving the window open on a rainy day, driving into a deeper hole than you were planning […]

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Five Reasons You Can’t Have an Electric Pickup Truck

By Scott Huntington   /     Jun 20, 2016  /     Featured, Industry Trends, Lists, My Car Thoughts, News  /     0 Comment

There are about 1.3 million electric vehicles (EVs) traversing earth’s roads today. That number is nearly triple what it was not long ago in 2013, but despite the increasing number of electrified rides being sold, options for buyers haven’t really changed. Regular car money buys a homely hatchback — nice car money buys a hatchback […]

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New Video Shows What To Change (And What Not To Change) On Your New RS

By Scott Huntington   /     May 26, 2016  /     Featured, Industry Trends, Model Car News, News, Videos  /     0 Comment

Getting a new Ford Focus RS? You’re probably going to want to start tinkering on it right away. However, before you do, check out this video showing what to change, and what NOT to change, on your new RS: Some pretty cool stuff, including how the intercooler was so good that Ford made some changes […]

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What to Do When Your Engine Overheats

By Scott Huntington   /     May 02, 2016  /     Featured, My Car Thoughts  /     0 Comment

Summer is coming and the beautiful weather means more and more people will be out on the roads. Occasionally, though, the high temperatures also mean your engine will start overheating while you’re driving down the road or sitting in traffic. What should you do when your engine overheats? What about if your engine starts smoking? […]

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Mustang Monday – ’67 Rebuild Edition

By Scott Huntington   /     Apr 25, 2016  /     Featured, Mustang Monday  /     0 Comment

Today’s Mustang Monday is from  xDarkPhantomx66 who is doing a fantastic restoration of a 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback. Here’s the whole album of pictures, from a very very rough beginning to a pretty nice looking car. It still has a little ways to go, but it looks world’s better than it originally did. Check it out: […]

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