Classic American '60's muscle car.classic car image by itsallgood from Fotolia.comFor many people, summer isn't just about swimming and fishing, but a chance to take part in a great American pastime: going to a car show. Car shows offer a chance to see some of the best in automotive...
The 2003 Ford Focus is a versatile model of passenger car that comes in a wide variety of body styles, from two-door hatchback to four-door sedan. In the year of its release, it was Ford's highest-selling passenger car. Since its release, however, the Ford Focus, or aftermarket parts...
Dale Earnhart Sr. was a popular race car driver who won many NASCAR races. Earnhardt won 76 races in the Winston Cup Series and won the Daytona 500 in 1998. In 2001, Earnhardt was killed in the final lap of the Daytona 500 when his car struck the wall. The official cause of death was a skull fractur
In 1989, Subaru introduced a 2-liter turbocharged engine to compete with the Mitsubishi, Nissan and Toyota turbos. Affectionately referred to as the EJ20T by Subaru enthusiasts, the 2-liter turbo brought extra oomph to vehicles produced by the Australian automaker. Four years later, in 1993, Subaru
Depending on the circumstances, exhibiting a car indoors can either be very simple or nearly impossible. Sometimes car exhibits require that a certain model be stored indoors for protective purposes, or a car may be displayed inside of a building as part of a special contest or lottery. Whatever th
Trailer hitches allow you to equip a vehicle to tow. The amount a vehicle can tow will be based upon the vehicle's design as well as the classification of hitch you install. Tow hitches from a major company such as Reese can simply be bolted on to most SUVs and Jeeps but might require drilling on pa
You can learn the model year of your automobile from its vehicle identification number (VIN). Not only does the VIN uniquely identify your car as a theft-deterrent, but it also gives you information about the plant and approximate build date of manufacture, the particular vehicle's engine size and o
The Dodge Durango is a midsize SUV that was introduced in 1998 by Chrysler's Dodge brand. Over the years, it has gone through a few physical changes with each progressive yearly model. As of 2010 there have been two generations of the Durango, with a third due to premier in 2012. There are several v
Car racks provide an external method of transporting things such as canoes, kayaks, surf boards, bicycles or cargo. There are many car rack makers that have accessories for almost every piece of sporting gear you imagine. If you live in Orlando, Florida and hope to have a car rack installed for your
Superchips is a company out of Sanford, Fla., that specializes in tuning and enhancing vehicles through fuel-injected systems. The Cortex is just one product by Superchips that allows owners to enhance the performance of their vehicle with added torque and horsepower. The device is installed in the
The knock sensor on the Toyota Celica GT is an electrical component that "listens" for and identifies knocks in your engine caused by a number of problems, including air-fuel ratio problems. The knock sensor is located on the driver's side of your Celica's engine block underneath the hood. Replaceme
Cat back exhaust systems can give a deeper sound to the engine.auto, detailed, tailpipe image by Rina from Fotolia.comCat back exhaust systems install beginning at the catalytic converter and continue to the tailpipe of the vehicle. These systems can enhance performance by reducing...
SuperChips is a tuning device for your car. SuperChips lets you know about your car's performance and mileage. Note that SuperChips is only applicable to computer-controlled vehicles. You will need a registration code to unlock a locked SuperChips device software. You can obtain this registration co
The Superchips Flashpaq hand held tuner is designed to tune your vehicle's engine, from muscle cars to pickup trucks. Whether you are looking for more speed, better fuel economy or improved power at lower speeds for towing, change the factory settings of your engine's electronic control...
The internal combustion engine takes in air and mixes it with fuel, which provides the perfect combination for the explosion that fires the pistons. After that explosion takes place, the remaining gasses are forced out of the engine via the exhaust manifold. Increasing the amount of exhaust gas that
All Terrain Vehicles (ATV) are capable off-road machines. An ATV can reach places that normal vehicles cannot. They are smaller, lighter, more agile and built strictly for off-road usage. ATVs are perfect for muddy terrain, rock crawling or back-country trails. With a winch installed on your ATV, yo
Next to the Beatles, there was perhaps no greater traumatic divorce in pop culture than performance car guru Carroll Shelby parting ways with the Ford Motor Company after 1967. Unlike the Beatles, though, Shelby reunited with Ford in 2006 for a new generation of Shelby Mustangs. However, 1969 and ea
Setting up a Chevy body lift modifies the center of gravity and the way the automobile is controlled. The vehicle will motion itself in an altered way due to the upper center of gravity and elevated tires. A Chevy body lift's installation entails knowledge of the methods suggested by the manufacture
When you search for a car online or look for car specifications on manufacturers' websites, you do not always have the option of searching by horsepower. You usually have to narrow down the results by specifying manufacturer, model and price. However there are some websites on the Internet that let
Cars only have a few functions. They accelerate. They slow down. And they turn. But not every car will do those things adequately while pulling a boat and trailer. In fact, few cars are adequate to safely and effectively tow a boat. Most are the larger SUVs, with a few exceptions in mid-size cars ca