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Get to Know Your Convertible Top

It should be no surprise that convertible tops require different care and cleaning than hard tops. Hard tops are made up of rigid glass and steel whereas convertible tops are made of flexible materials such as canvas or polymer. And, naturally, these different...

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Driving in Snow and Ice, Part 2

When you are on the road, even the best laid plans can be thwarted by mother nature. In the first part of this series, we learned about cold weather-related issues that involve your car and the road. In this section, we'll go over what to do when emergencies occur on...

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Driving in Snow and Ice, Part 1

Whether it’s your first season driving in the cold or you’re an old hat at navigating the winter wonderland, snow and ice can prove to be a challenge for anyone’s travel plans.  Every day of the week, we’ll all be latched to the weather report to see what conditions...

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Four Truly Iconic Cars

Mercedes-Benz 300SL The 300 SL is a very unusual automobile. All you need to do is look at one with its doors open and you will what we mean. Manufactured by Daimler-Benz AG, the 300 SL was based on the company’s highly successful 1952 race car, the W194.  To make the...

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Ariel Atom 101

For those that haven’t discovered the Ariel Atom yet, you are in for a surprise. There are few cars on the planet quite like this one. The Ariel Atom basically is a small Formula One racecar but street legal (when configured properly.) It has a nose cone, a low, wide...

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Four Iconic Muscle Cars

1987 Buick GNX The Grand National was a product of Buick’s NASCAR Grand Nationals success in 1981 and 1982. In its first model year, the 1982 Regal Grand National had a naturally-aspirated V6 engine (though Buick made 35 Grand Nationals with the turbocharged V6...

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Why Do We Use Alternators?

The electricity in your car is DC (Direct Current) but your alternator produces AC (Alternating Current.) Isn’t that kind of weird? It’s perfectly easy to get a device that takes rotational energy and makes DC but that isn’t the case today. Why is that? A quick phone...

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