How-To Add a Tesla RFID Key to Your Smartphone Case

With most modern Tesla vehicles you can unlock your car with your phone, or a plastic key card which contains an embedded RFID chip. Tesla gives you two cards when you take delivery. So you have those two physical black key cards, or you can use your smartphone. I’ve been just using my iPhone, but also keeping one of the key cards in my Apple MagSafe wallet just in case. ... (more)


Auto Shows: Why You Should Go & What You Need To Know

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Have you ever been to an auto show? Whether it is one of the larger ones that occur annually in New York, Detroit, Los Angeles, or a smaller one like the upcoming one here in ... (more)


National Name Your Car Day

@dudedrivescars and his GMC truck named "Blue"The following post was sponsored by the GM BuyPower Card from Capital One®. All opinions are my own and not directed by Capital One. To learn more about the GM BuyPower Card, click here.

For some, a car is just a car. It gets you from point A to point B, and as long as you give it its scheduled maintenance, that’s where the relationship ends. For others, however, ... (more)


Top 10 Tips to Prep Your Vehicle for Summer

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Planning a summer road trip? Sending a kid off to college 3,000 miles away? Just want to get your ride ready for the summer?  Before you head out to your favorite getaway spot or your ... (more)


11 Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Car

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Welcome to Spring! Ahhh yes… the time of year when the weather improves, you go outside a little bit more and start cleaning the house. It’s nice to open up all the windows and smell ... (more)


DIY Windshield Washer Fluid

Are you out of windshield washer fluid for your vehicle and, like me, you are tired of running to the store to get more? Not only can the process of getting some when you’re out be a nuisance, but did you know that you can make some right now without leaving your home using stuff you’ve already got?

It’s not so much that it costs a lot (averaging $2-$5 per ... (more)


How To Determine Your Gear Ratio

There are ways to determine your gear ratio without having to open up your differential. The differential, also called a pumpkin, is a mess if you open it up. The gear oil stinky, it takes a lot of time, and you want to avoid opening it up, it if at all possible. But there are some places that you can check and things that you can do to determine your ... (more)


The Fast and the Furious: Real Car Guys

furious7-paulwalker-1The Fast and the Furious. It’s difficult to think of a time before that phrase was in the lexicon of action movie fans around the world. With the release of the newest and seventh entry, Furious 7, the series is approaching its 14th anniversary. While the newest films showcase daring heists, The Fast and the Furious has always meant something unique to one select audience: car fanatics.

Although the focus ... (more)


Choosing The Right Wheels & Tires For Your Vehicle

ChrisDuke8tiresRegardless of manufacturer, the car as we know it is becoming much more complex. Truly next generation materials, advanced technology and skyrocketing efficiency are all becoming increasingly commonplace. Yet, at the core of it all, wheels and tires remain the most critical components of a vehicle’s safety, performance, comfort and usability. Selecting the right combination is essential.

Purchasing the right tires should be a carefully thought out process. The first ... (more)


Diagnosing The Dreaded Check Engine Light

CheckEngineLightAs far as indicators go, few are as ominous, even dreaded, as the check engine light. Considering the enormous number of things it can signify, severity can range from harmless to serious. Reacting to the warning is far less strenuous if you have some basic experience and highly cost effective tools.

The easiest step to take in diagnosing the annoying light is to purchase a code reader, called an OBD ... (more)


Driving Tips

Chris in JeepThere are few activities more ubiquitous in life than driving. As a daily occurrence for the vast majority of us, it has become so routine that we simply don’t even think about it. However, this has a dangerous side effect. While zoning out or turning to other activities while driving is tempting, the seconds when it really matters can make the difference between life and death. By using a few ... (more)


Tips For Extending Your Vehicle’s Battery Life

car battery mainteance - terminal corrosionWhen the things we take completely for granted fail, it can catch us by surprise in the worst way possible. One of those items is your vehicle’s battery. If it fails, no matter how much gas is in your tank, you likely are not going to make it very far. Fortunately, there are a number of measures you can take to make sure it keeps the power flowing. From basic ... (more)


Project Mamba Introduction

The latest episode of Motorz is now out!

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Katzkin Leather Installation

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Vehicle Wrap Episode

My new episode is now online! Learn how to wrap a vehicle! You can watch it in its entirety below, but be sure to check out the show notes page for more info!

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Motorz TV: Ford Mustang GT 3dCarbon Body Kit How-To Install

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Motorz TV’s Ford Mustang Makeover

Motorz TV shows you how to install a ton of aftermarket appearance accessories on a Ford Mustang GT.

This is the Season 3 Premiere!

Accessories include painted engine part covers from Midwest Auto Gear, chrome engine caps from Stack Racing, tail light trim, replacement halo headlights and halo fog lights, new GT emblems, side decals, as well as a retro rear window louver.

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Motorz TV: How to upgrade or replace Mustang GT headlights

You’d think something simple like removing headlights in a newer model vehicle would be pretty easy, right?  Nope… in a 2008 Ford Mustang GT you have to remove the whole front bumper!  In this episode, I show how it’s done on Motorz TV!


How to install train horns by Motorz TV

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New MOTORZ TV: How to install a BBK Intake and SCT Tuner

The latest episode of MOTORZ is now online everywhere, including TiVo and iTunes!

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