9 Best Car Battery Chargers for Fast, Reliable Charging

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Whether upgrading from an old-style model or buying your first charger, today’s car battery chargers are better than ever. They are safer, easier to use, more efficient, and cause less wear and tear on your car battery. When shopping for a new battery charger, its ability to charge 12 volt batteries is obviously important since … Read more

3 Best Wheel Chocks for Cars, Trucks, and SUVs

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Anytime you lift one end of a vehicle, you should use a good set of wheel chocks for all tires remaining on the ground. If you own a set of vehicle ramps, high quality chocks are a great companion tool to give you more stability and enhanced safety. The best wheel chocks will be light enough … Read more

How to Use a Timing Light to Set Ignition Timing

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You need to adjust timing on a car for many older models (those which have a distributor) to maintain the best possible performance. When timing is neglected, you can suffer poor gas mileage, less power when you hit the gas and eventually degrading problems that might keep the engine from running. While you can get … Read more

2 Best Car Ramps to Make Oil Changes Super Easy

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The best car ramps for small and medium sized cars have a moderate incline specifically to address the low ground to frame clearance of sports cars and sedans. Those with trucks or SUVs may get by with using ramps with a sharper incline but what’s the point when the more gradual incline ramps accommodate pretty much … Read more

5 Best Car Buffers and Polishers for Safe and Easy Detailing

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Buffing or polishing (the terms mean the same) a car used to be a job only professional detailers could do correctly. When polishing, you’re essentially smoothing out the surface of your vehicle by removing a thin layer of clear coat (clear layer on top of paint). This is done to remove deep stains, oxidization, and … Read more

5 Best Engine Hoists and Levelers for the Money

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Whether you’re a weekend mechanic restoring that ’68 Chevy Nova or work in an auto repair shop, you’ll be doing some major engine work at some point or another. Unlike the days of Henry Ford, modern car engines are very difficult to work on without removing the entire engine, and the blocks are far too … Read more

Best 6 Fuel Injector Cleaners – What Actually Works?

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As most car owners understand, fuel efficiency is important whether its for the environment or simply to save money at the fuel pump. However, you might be unaware of the fact that a fuel injector regulates the amount of fuel an automobile consumes. As the name suggests, a fuel injector discharges gasoline into the car’s … Read more

How to Use an OBD2 Scanner to Save Money on Car Repairs

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Before you take your car to a mechanic, it might be a good idea to try to diagnose the problem yourself. When your check engine light comes on or the vehicle starts making warning buzzes or other sounds, you can use an OBD tool to find what’s going on. This could potentially save you a lot of … Read more