Cool temperatures and bright colors epitomize autumn, providing leaf peepers with ample opportunities to take in the vibrant hues of the season. Soon, however, that colorful cornucopia of golden yellows, blazing reds and pumpkin oranges will begin to drop, covering everything, including your car in a sea of foliage. If not addressed immediately, you will discover that autumn leaves damage car paint, as sap and chemicals leech into the finish.
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If you work around heavy equipment or manage a fleet, you may have heard about telematics. Frequently, brand new equipment comes with these costly systems from the factory, but what about the hard-working machines already in your fleet that have years, possibly even decades, of service left in them? That’s where Senzit comes in. But what is Senzit? Senzit Monitors More Than Your Air Filter Everyone is familiar with wearable activity trackers like Fitbit, which are great for t
Chase Elliott and the Hooters team turned in a strong showing Saturday night at Richmond Raceway, racing inside the top ten for the majority of the 400-lap event and leading 34 laps en route to a fourth-place finish. Elliott started the second race in the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs from the 18th position. Elliott went to work early in Stage 1, gaining six positions within the first 25 laps. The driver of the No. 9 Hooters Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 continued to make progress i
The best chase scenes are the ones that leave you on the edge of your seat without dragging you too far out of reality in the process. Believable stunts, outstanding driving and, of course, fast cars are all key to building a memorable chase on celluloid. Check out five of the best chase scenes ever committed to film and see if you agree with our choices. 5. Vanishing Point Filmed in 1971, it’s fair to say that Vanishing Point is actually one long car chase starring a Dodge C
You may have never heard of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, but you probably know about it under a different name. It’s often called the “federal lemon law,” and it regulates warranties on consumer products. That includes smaller items in your home and the thing most associated with lemon laws — your car. Here are the basics on how the law works and how it protects you as a consumer. What Is the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act? This federal law was signed in 1975. It’s a way of en
You hoped you’d never have to learn how to deal with it, but it finally happened: You left your car’s windows down or your convertible top open, and a sudden rain storm completely soaked your vehicle’s interior. Don’t panic, though; there are a number of things you can do to make sure that you don’t have to deal with any permanent damage. Here are some tips for how to dry out your wet car in three easy steps so you can get back on the road as soon as possible. 1. Water, Water
When you buy a car, you might not immediately think about what it will be worth years down the road. If you take great care of your vehicle, however, you’ll likely maximize its price when it comes time to sell, putting more money in your pocket. But there are certain things you might be doing or neglecting that could cause decreasing car value. Let’s take a look at what they are. 1. Neglecting the Finish How often should you wash your car? That depends, but if it’s dirty, you
Whether you’re into riding utility or sport quads, keeping your ATV in top condition should be a constant priority. You never want to deal with a serious issue while you’re in the deep woods on a trail. Although there are some things that will always require the training of a skilled mechanic, keeping up with a few key ATV maintenance tips can help prevent your ride from needing to hit the shop. Here’s a quick checklist to run through before your next ride: Plenty of Fluids T
There are few things more satisfying than making your own automotive repairs — but once you’re done, what happens to those old, spare car parts? Maybe a tire gets made into a swing for your kids, but let’s face it: Most of those old parts just end up cluttering the garage or the back of the shed. There are plenty of ways to transform those otherwise-useless objects into nice additions to your shop, home garage or house. Here are a few ideas for repurposing your old car parts
Most people buy their cars, but don’t forget you can also lease a car. A lease offers the flexibility to get a new car sooner and eliminates the need to sell your car when you want a new one — you simply return it when the lease is over.
Here are the ins and outs of car leasing and why you might want to consider it as an option the next time you need a new car. What is a Car Lease? Think of a car lease the same way you think of renting an apartment. When you lease an apartm