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How to Buy a Car for Under $1000

Cars are expensive – even a basic ride can saddle you with a hefty monthly payment. Wouldn’t you like to beat the system and score a cheap vehicle? Finding decent transportation for under $1000 isn’t easy, but it can be done. You just need a little ingenuity – that, and low standards. The cars you…

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How to Protect Your Car from Flooding

The number of cars totaled by floodwaters in the United States is going to sky rocket and probably even break some records in 2017. With hurricane Harvey having wrecked the Texas Coastline, hurricane Irma is now currently baring down on Florida showing no relief for the southeast states. With hurricane Jose trailing not far behind,…

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Take a Walk: Broken Cars Don’t Have to Lead to Broken Dreams

I was driving to work in my 2009 Ford Crown Victoria, preparing to be greeted by a screaming Yorkie with issues and the innocent-sounding name of Peanut. The journey had just begun and I still had an hour drive ahead of me. The windows were rolled down and the music was turned up. As I…

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Buying a Cheap P.O.S. and Hoping for the Best

Buying a cheap car isn't easy. There are far more variables to consider on your vehicle when you have limited funds. The choices are going to be high mileage vehicles that have the potential to break down at any time from years of abuse. I've never been mechanically inclined; like many people, I am great…

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From the End of the Road to the Scrap Metal Heap

After having the same vehicle for a decade I had become accustomed to a few things. My 2005 Chevy Cavalier only had two working windows, and one of them was not the driver's. I had to open my door at a drive through or ATM. The factory stereo was so old it didn't even have…

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A Search for Meaning With My 2005 Cavalier

Recently, when my 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier refused to go into park, I had to resort to putting it in neutral and applying the emergency brake. I was still able to get my keys out, and it started up and would go into reverse and drive perfectly fine. The next day, however, I lost the privilege…

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The BMW M3 Isn’t The Ultimate Driving Machine

Sometimes, contrasts can share more similarities than expected, paradoxical or not, it happens more often than you may think. Today, I'm going to be comparing two entirely different cars, the BMW M3 and the Ford Focus RS. The BMW M3 is a sedan packing 425 horsepower from a twin turbocharged three liter inline six cylinder,…

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‘Gone In 60 Seconds’ Fan Recreates The ‘Eleanor’ Mustang GT500 With Lego Bricks

A “Gone in 60 seconds” fan has recreated the 1967 Mustang GT 500 known as “Eleanor” from the blockbuster action movie. The fan, who goes by the nickname "Pix027" said on LegoIdeas that it took him a couple of weeks and 900 Lego pieces to complete the work. The Lego GT-500 is equipped with fully…

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The 1225 Horsepower, Twin Turbo 1970 Ranchero Built For Quarter Miles

Rancheros are right up there on the list of cars we don't see being restored very often. They've got a cool design right out of the box and are capable of incredible power, just like this one. The 1970 Ranchero we see here is the creation of Jerry Link who built it for the strip.…

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Resto-Modded Challenger With A Beastly 572 Cubic Inches HEMI V8

The original Dodge Challenger was designed by Carl Cameron, and it was heavily manufactured from 1969 to 1974. The original line-up came with different engines, which also included the Chrysler Slant (inline-six). When considering displacement, the best Challenger could hold 440 cu.in., which translates to 7.2 liters.However, the Challenger we have here is more to…

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A Collection Of 26 Classic Porsches Will Go To Auction With No Reserve

When it comes to celebrating anniversaries in style, Auctions America takes the crown.  For their 15th   they saw it fit to tug at the hearts of car enthusiast by auctioning off classic Porsche cars. Come springtime, 26 cars boasting of a total of 48 years of rich history will be put on display in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.…

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Reskinning Work Makes 4th Generation Camaro Look Like A 1st Generation Model

Of the five million Camaro models that have rolled out of factories over the years, hoe can you choose just one? Some people would resort to owning more than one, maybe a classic as well as a modern one. Another angle would to buy a new Camaro that has been remodeled as an earlier version…

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Patriot Campers LC79 – A True Off-Road Beast

Patriot Campers LC79 is a real outdoor bad boy. Just imagine a Christmas Eve setting and your significant other starts freaking out as she forgot about the thyme for her turkey stuffing. "I need thyme! It has to be fresh! Fresh or nothing!". So, you hop to your Patriot Campers LC79 and head to the…

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13 New Electric Vehicles Planned For The Next Five Years At Ford

Hybrids and fully electric vehicles are becoming more common with an increasing number of companies looking to make their mark. Ford already has the Fusion and Focus Hybrids on the go but has 13 more models developing for the next 5 years. Their plan also includes developing supporting technology to make the transition easier. We've…

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Liberty Walk Dodge Challenger With A Far Eastern Tuner

The Liberty Walk Challenger is particularly appealing not because of the overpowered supercharger under its hood, but for its new twist. This Challenger sports a white color, which is typical for Japanese tuning to bring out the fine details. The slight swoop on the tail carries a lot of Japanese character - subtle and simple,…

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5.7L Hemi and NOS Powered “Vapor” Challenger Headed To Auction

Advertising campaigns that use vehicles can sometimes get weird. The custom 2009 Dodge Challenger, codenamed "Vapor", is the result of a USAF partnership with Galpin Auto Sports. It may have a stealth look to it but the high tech, Hemi powered muscle car is anything but that. High Tech Additions The point of this entire…

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Eric Clapton’s Ferrari F40 Expected To Pull $1.75M At Auction

Eric Clapton has never been a stranger to exotic super cars since his fame gave him the money to afford them. He has a particular fondness for Ferrari to the point of commissioning a one of a kind from the company. This isn't his 2012 458 Italia based SP12 EPC up for sale, but an…

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Ford’s Early Performance Trucks: ’66 and ’69 Bronco Prototypes

With all the excitement of the Bronco coming back to market in 2020, it's easy to overlook the line's history. Scottsdale, Arizona was treated to the sight of two early performance truck prototypes from Ford. Hiding away in the Barrett-Jackson Salon showcase was the last place we expected these treasures to turn up. 1966 Bronco…

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Crazy Uphill Truck Racing In the Snow

I'm not a big fan of skiing. Wearing devil-sticks for footwear is not my idea of fun. For fun in the snow, I'm thinking of something like speeding a truck. Metal alloys surrounding me is a lot safer than my body being exposed to the elements, and going downhill is not challenging enough. So I'm…

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Tesla Driver Stuck In the Desert For A Very Simple Mishap

Ryan Negri, a Tesla Model S owner, wanted to shoot some photos of the surrounding mountains in Las Vegas. Perhaps, he also thought that it was the best time to test the new keyless feature of the Tesla Model. This new feature allows the owner to monitor the car via the Tesla app. Furthermore, it…

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Why Would You Pay the DMV 300,000 Pennies?!

A man from Virginia went to the Department of Motor Vehicles, and paid the sales tax with 300,000 pennies. Nick Stafford is the man behind the idea. He went to the local DMV office with 5 wheelbarrows filled with loose change, mostly pennies. The total weight of the coins was around 1,600 pounds. Of course,…

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