Automotive Makes & Models
Sleeper collectible very rare last year Buick Riviera
1,787 Rivieras built for last year 1999
Inertia Report: Acura Is Pointed in the Right Direction, a Slight Change in Ideology Is All That's Needed
The Inertia Report: Where I give my opinion of topics in the automotive world. This time, I'll talk about the new 2021 Acura TLX, slight changes the brand needs to make, and why I love Acura's new sport-focused ideology
How To Rebrand Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles: Alfa Romeo
This is a "special" tackling a very big issue. How to Rebrand Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles. Explaining why the change of corporate image is necessary, we will jump into the past & build up every brand under the FCA correctly. In this article, we rebuild and make slight alterations to Alfa Romeo.
The Kickdown: What Is #Carpolygamy and Why Did I Make It Up?
Kickdown is a column where I talk about random topics, usually car related, that don't deserve long articles. In this article, I say It's time to get over your fanboy emotions and notice some other fish in the sea. Who knows, you may fall in love with the "enemy."
Fantasy Branding: Changing Volkswagen's 2016 Lineup
Fantasy Branding is a series where I take a scenario in the automotive world (past, present, or future) and explain how I would have done it. This time: Refreshing Volkswagens 2016 lineup to reflect a more performance-oriented objective.
Replace the Upper Control Arm Bushing on a Jeep Dana 30 Front Axle
On the Dana 30 there are two ear like mounts for the upper control arms this guide will help you replace those bushings when they have gone bad.
Love It or Hate It: Chevrolet's Car of the Year- Vega
It has been over 40 years since the both Motor Trend and Car & Driver declared the Chevrolet Vega, Car of the Year. It got the award in 1973 and 75 again. So, why the love\hate debate?
Porsche Issues GT3 Recall. Could They Be Responsible Paul Walker and Ryan Dunn's Tragic Deaths?
Porsche recently issued a recall of all 2014 911 GT3's after hearing reports of "engine problems") similar to the fiery explosions that took the lives of two beloved celebrities.
How to code BMW Cars - Everything you need to know
Coding you BMW and activating options without having to pay the dealer to do it could save you a lot of money and could even be the start of a good business.
Chasing the Volkswagen P0101 Engine Code
It's one of those codes that drives you or your mechanic crazy to find. Common to most Volkswagen cars and many others, the engine code indicates that the air flow passing through the MAF sensor is out of range for some reason or intermittently out...
Top 5 Best Selling Audi Cars Ever
Audi's are always fascinating to all of us. This German technology infiltrated mobility machine reflects the pioneer engineering and precision in design. Although, every single Audi model produced till date is unique in itself, there are still few...
10 Interesting Facts About Bugatti Veyron
http://www.bugattiveyrons.net Normal car runs with one radiator, whereas Veyron is equipped with 12 radiators to cool down its 987 bhp monstrous engine. The entire engine of Veyron is made by its two technicians, who assemble entire components...
The Jet Age Car: 1959 Cadillac Cyclone
The 1950's brought in the jet age, all stemming from the German jet engines captured and copied and improved upon from 1945. Rockets and UFOs were in many ads and car design reflected this as well. Starting in 1954ish, cars started to have fins or a...
Troubleshooting Volkswagen-VW Radio Problems
I almost wasted $350 for a new VW Shark FIn radio antenna for my 2006 Jetta. You see, my Jetta has satellite radio capability, though I do not subscribe. So, naturally, when my radio played FM stations fine but AM stations were all just static, and...
Volkswagen Recalls 2007-10 DSG Transmission
For those who are not in the know because they have recently just purchased a VW or Audi with the new DSG transmission, whether used or not, there have been many consumer complaints about these transmissions. It seems it really is just bad luck, as...
Repair Costs for the Volkswagen (VW) Jetta Diesel TDI
This information will be helpful for those thinking of getting a used VW Jetta TDI diesel or having to estimate repairs costs for the few key issues about this car. The VW diesel engine is an advanced engine and so well built when maintained can...
2012 Toyota Truck Comparison: Tundra Half Ton Vs Silverado, F150 and Ram
With so many changes to today's Half Ton Trucks, who really has the best trucks? And does Toyota's Tundra really compare to the American Pickups? Find out how well Tundra does when compared to the standard Pickup Trucks on the market today.
Upgrading a 1991-93 Mercury Capri to a 1994 Mercury Capri
For those who are owners of this rare Ford Mercury car made from 1991-94 in Australia and shipped to the US, many wish their 1991-93 models look like a 1994. Why? Like some cars, the evolution of its style sometimes takes time to improve. Look at a...
Ford Duratec Engine Series: from Mondeo/Contour 2.5L V6 to EcoBoost and Cyclone V6, and now, Duratec I4
Ford Duratec engine was one of best engines Ford designed. Learn how this engine evolved and spawned a whole series of modern engines for Ford.
Volkswagen Passat code P1177
Volkswagen Passat code P1177, will be today's challenge. A customer brought her Volkswagen Passat in today with a check engine light on. After scanning the Passat, we found code P1177. Now keep in mind, this code is just a starting point, it will...