How to maintain, fix and customize your ride, be it a sports car, pickup truck or jalopy.
Best Time to Buy a New Car
There are few purchases that are as stress-inducing and potentially foolish like having to buy a car at a dealership. Dealerships are known for jacking up prices, salesmen who would have absolutely no issue ripping you off, and of course, high-pressure sales tactics that end up making you want to bite someone's face off.
How to Disconnect a Car Battery
Automotive maintenance can be time consuming and is susceptible to cause serious injury if any missteps are made. Don't turn into a wanna-be automotive mechanic and follow these common myths about your car battery. If improperly maintained, you're liable to wreck your car's electrical system, or internal computers for good.
How to Jump a Car Battery
Not everyone knows how to jump start their car battery. If you have zero clue on handling that situation, I'm with you there. Nothing is turning on — nothing. At first, you don't realize that your car battery is the problem. Then you flip open the hood of your car and you just stare at your car's organs like it's some sort of a medical procedure you're about to handle. Some of us don't even know where the car battery is. I've gone through this same incident.
How To Parallel Park Perfectly
Parallel parking is one of those things that everyone has trouble with. However, if you want to pass your driving test, you will need to know how to parallel park. Moreover, if you want to live in a city or travel to one, parallel parking might be the only kind of parking available.
Unusual Ways to Make Your Car Last Longer
Cars, to a point, are bad investments. Even with the utmost care, your car will have signs of wear and tear. Eventually, even the most well-maintained car will break down.
Getting Around In New York City!
I LOVE MY NEW YORK CITY! Say what you want. It IS expensive. It can be dirty at times. It can even be loud, but it is still MY home. I LOVE it here! I was born here. I was raised here. I live here. By golly, one day, I will have to die here. It is my home! I LOVE YA, NEW YORK!
How To Buy A Car with Cash
Buying a car with cash can be tricky, and if you don't know what you're doing, it also can be dangerous. While it's true that cash buyers might get better deals with certain car dealers, the truth is that car buyers need to be careful.
How to Buy a Car from a Private Seller
Though I am definitely no fan of going to a car dealership, I prefer going to a dealership over buying a car from a private seller — and from what I can tell, most people feel the same way. Buying a car from a private seller is dodgy, and at times, can even be a very dangerous endeavor.
Tips for Buying a Used Car
If you've been reading my work, then you already probably know that many of my friends are mechanics and car enthusiasts. It's a great life perk to have, primarily because you never have to worry about car problems or getting fleeced by a mechanic.
Tips for Buying a Car from the Dealer
If there's one industry that has gotten a (rightfully) horrible reputation for ripping off customers, it's the car dealership industry. Car dealers are known for using every dirty trick in the book to get customers to buy cars at the highest possible price.
How to Handle a Car Accident
Car accidents can happen to anyone, at any time. You do not need to be speeding, nor do you need to be near another driver for them to happen to you. Even the most attentive drivers can end up having a serious accident that may not have even been in their control.