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Burning Rubber in San Antonio: Why Tires Matter

Burning Rubber in San Antonio: Why Tires Matter

I really wanted to test drive the boats on the San Antonio River Walk.  They look like a lot of fun… except for that awkward steering. My lesson on the mechanics of Starboard and Port Tiller Steering would have to wait.  It was time to head to The Cooper Tire & Vehicle Test Center for […]

5 Efficient Ways to Help Family and Friends With Their Cars

5 Efficient Ways to Help Family and Friends With Their Cars

The job description for a “Family and Friends Fleet Manager” may look like this: – Must have experience working with, on or around automobiles, preferably multiple makes, foreign and domestic. – Must demonstrate proper maintenance knowledge of routine procedures, for multiple automobiles, including oil changes, tire rotations and fluid exchanges. – Must show an ability […]

Car Dent Repair 101

Car Dent Repair 101

Five years ago, I was at the grocery store one busy, Friday afternoon.  The weekend rush was happening all throughout the aisles.  As I moved around the crowded store (pushing my cart aimlessly) something truly evil and sinister was taking place in the parking lot.  When I came out with my bags and found what […]

So, You Want to be a Race Driver? Here's How...

So, You Want to be a Race Driver? Here’s How…

There are many car gurus, geeks, and enthusiasts out there who claim they eat sleep and breathe cars.  Some are DIY mechanics, some subscribe to automotive magazines, some attend local car meets, or lightly modify their cars.  Some of you are reading this right now…but for some of you it’s not enough. For some of […]

DIY Doomsday Vehicles - Prepare Yourself for Armageddon

DIY Doomsday Vehicles – Prepare Yourself for Armageddon

Armageddon is all the rage these days.  Movies of mutant zombies, government collapse, economic crashes, and world as-we-know-it ending calamities. It’s sparked a big trend of reality shows featuring individuals and families bracing themselves for the apocalypse…perhaps you’ve heard of “Doomsday Preppers“.  Everyone has a different approach; some stock up on weapons and ammo, some […]

5 Most Badass Supervans in the World

5 Most Badass Supervans in the World

“Did you just put the words ‘badass’ and ‘vans’ in the same sentence?” Yup…and you’ll see why in just a minute. Just because the vans you see on the road and dealer lots are only driven by flower delivery men or soccer moms doesn’t mean some clever minds haven’t taken them to the extreme. “Man, […]

Lamborghini Countach front

Cars of Supercar’s Past: Lamborghini Countach

In the 50th year of Lamborghini’s first venture into the supercar business, 2013 has been a period where the company has celebrated with pompous designs and massive horsepower. How else should an exotic car manufacturer ring in a golden anniversary? The ultra limited Veneno and now the super radical Egoista concept car make clear Lamborghini […]

Was "The 4th" With You?

Was “The 4th” With You?

Just in case your senses weren’t strong enough, and you didn’t realize yesterday was Star Wars day, don’t worry!  I can provide your far…far away fix today!  Let’s all just take a moment and enjoy the best “Fan Boy” modified cars. First of all I bet you didn’t know that there was an official Star Wars […]