Outrageous And Illusionistic Automobile Paint Applications

If you would like to paint your automobile in a truly outrageous and illusionistic way, you could paint it to look like it was made of a material that could never really exist on a car. In painting, this effect is called a trompe l'oeil effect and is a visual illusion that fools the eye of the viewer to think that the surface is made of something it is not. You could also  " Read More 

Three Tips For Safely Towing Your Utility Trailer

Buying a new or used utility trailer can help you with a seemingly endless list of projects around the home or cottage. Everything from carrying home new appliances and renovation supplies to transporting equipment to the cottage can be made significantly easier with a utility trailer. Towing a trailer behind your vehicle can take a period of adjustment before you feel completely comfortable with the activity. When you buy the trailer, the salesperson can often provide you with some basic knowledge about how to tow the trailer safely. Read More 

Two Auto Battery Care Tips

Your car's battery is essential for allowing the vehicle to operate, and while this is one of the most important parts of a vehicle, it is common for individuals to be unsure of how to care for their car battery. This can result in the battery suffering a failure or developing extensive damage over the course of time. To avoid these risks, you should make sure to do the following two tasks at least once a month for your car. Read More 

Replacing Your Clutch And Transmission? Should You Purchase New Or Go The Salvage Route?

If you've recently been surprised by the sensation of a "mushy" clutch when shifting, or occasionally feel your transmission lurch and shudder when transitioning from one gear to another, you may be concerned you're facing an expensive clutch and transmission repair or replacement. Fortunately, with recent declines in the price of steel, aluminum, and other metals (and a corresponding decline in the scrap value of older vehicles), auto salvage yards have never been fuller. Read More 

Good Gift Ideas for a Mechanically Inclined Person

If you are looking for a good gift for someone in your life that likes to do a lot of odd jobs around the house or who spends time doing work on their own cars, then you should consider getting them tools or other equipment that can help make their projects easier. Consider some of the tools and equipment listed here as possible gift ideas for them. A work bench Read More