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10 Great Day Trips from Halifax

Whether you’re a born-and-bred Haligonian, or a visitor looking to make the most of your vacation, these day trips outside...


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10 Day Trips From Toronto You Can Take Right Now

Need a break from Toronto? You can reach all 10 of these great escapes in under two hours.


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Summer Car Hacks Every Driver Should Know

Quick fixes for some of the most common summer driving dilemmas.


I Met My Future Husband Through Our Shared Love of Cars

Would our initial encounter have been possible without the Meteor and the Corvair? Not likely. And look at us now!


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Should You Be Worried About Old Gas in Your Tank?

Exactly how much impact can old gas in your tank have on your car's performance? Our automotive experts weigh in.


Why Does My Steering Wheel Shake?

Modern vehicles are designed to drive smoothly, even on not-so-perfect road surfaces. Although some vibrations when driving can be normal,...


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20 Essential Tools No Car Mechanic Should Be Without

Car mechanics reveal the 20 automotive tools they couldn't live without, including a battery-powered impact wrench, an air ratchet, a...


What Most People Don’t Know About Car Bumpers

Wondering exactly what a car bumper is and how it works? There's more to it than you might think! Here's...

The Pros and Cons of Different Types of Car Washes

When you just can’t do it yourself, there are plenty of ways to get your car washed. Whether your ride...


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5 Steps to Get Your Car Ready for Spring

Extreme weather can take its toll on your car’s interior, body and undercarriage. Use this spring cleaning checklist to help restore...


How to Fix a Burn Hole in Car Upholstery

Wondering how to repair those ghastly cigarette burns in your car seat? We’ve got you covered.


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Check Out This Incredible Camper Trailer Makeover

After almost 50 years of exposure to the sun, snow and rain, every exterior surface of this camper trailer needed work.


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7 Car Fluids To Check Right Now

Harsh winter conditions are tough on your vehicle's fluids. Spring is a great time to check the fluids to keep...


Why Are My Brakes Squeaking?

Brake squeal is not uncommon; often caused by worn brake hardware, pads or rotor finish. But are squeaky brakes dangerous...


A Truly Grand Finale

Sharing a love for vintage cars, two old friends come together for one last hurrah—replicating a 1915 Model T military...


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13 Things You’re Doing in Your Car—But Shouldn’t

Some of the things you're doing in your car are simply bad habits, but others can significantly increase your risk...

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9 Things That Can Happen to Your Car When You Don’t Drive It

If you haven't picked up your car keys in a while, you should be aware of these nine things that...


What to Know About Fuel Stabilizers

Find out why this special liquid is so important for the trouble-free operation of engines.


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How to Clean Rubber Car Mats

Cleaning the dried mud and spilled coffee off your rubber car mats is quick and easy with a high-pressure garden...


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13 Popular Car Features You’ll Probably Never See Again

There were all sorts of things that were must-haves in the '70s, '80s, and '90s that you just can't find...


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How to Check Tire Pressure

Learning how to check tire pressure is easy and inexpensive. Make it a part of your monthly maintenance routine in...

Why You Should Always Touch Your Car Before Pumping Gas

This simple action will keep you safe when pumping gas.


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15 Cars That Owners Keep the Longest

Looking for a long-term relationship with your next set of wheels? These popular models could be your best bet.


The Problem with Hybrid Cars That No One Is Talking About

Hybrid cars are increasingly popular, as they will often save the driver a good bit of money in fuel costs....


Are Remote Car Starters Bad for Your Vehicle?

Are remote starters a harmless convenience, or are they an unnecessary gimmick doing real damage to your vehicle?


The Heartwarming Story Behind This Car’s One-of-a-Kind Paint Job

When I’m driving “Old Red,” people see me coming.


What Is a Brake Caliper—And How Do You Tell If It’s Damaged?

If your car is equipped with disc brakes, brake calipers are critical to slowing and stopping your car. Here's what...