Can I Mix and Match Tires on My Car?

Tires are a crucial part of any vehicle, and they’re often overlooked. If you take a moment to really consider it, you’ll realize they are involved in everything from accelerating, to steering, to braking. Any time the car is moving (and even when it’s not; it’s gotta stay put somehow, right?) the tires are playing …

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Does Car Wax Prevent Scratches In Your Paintwork?

Keeping your car’s paintwork in pristine condition is an eternal challenge. Your car rolls off the production line, paintwork looking all sparkly and new, and very quickly the world is throwing everything it can at your car to try and ruin that paint. Look at any car that’s more than a few hours old, and …

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Do Car Drying Blades Work?

When it comes to car cleaning, perhaps the worst part of the whole process is drying your car. Drying your car is important, because if you don’t do it you’ll wind up with unsightly water spotting (read more here about whether you can wash your car without drying it). One popular solution to making drying …

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Is Spray Wax Bad For Your Car?

When it comes to car cleaning, it’s not unreasonable to want to find the fastest, easiest and most efficient way to get the job done. There are all sorts of gadgets, gizmos and supposedly innovative products that are designed to make car cleaning and detailing less of a chore. For example, in recent years we’ve …

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Why Did Toyota Discontinue The MR2?

The MR2 is one of Toyota’s most celebrated sports cars of all time. Across three distinct generations, Toyota devised a winning formula of mid-engined, rear wheel drive fun. The MR2 was well-received in its day (with each specific generation having its relative strengths and weaknesses) – all of them are great cars, and for the …

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Can I Wash My Car Without Drying It?

Finding the time to wash your car on even a semi-regular basis can be challenging. That’s why I like to use a quality wash product that makes the process easier, like Meguiar’s Ultimate Wash & Wax.  But also having the time to dry it properly?  That could be a ‘bridge too far’ for many. But …

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Complete Audi S3 8L Buyer’s Guide & History

When the first generation Audi S3 launched in May 1999 it was somewhat overshadowed by another one of the company’s other cars, the TT Coupe. However, the S3 soon established itself as one of the best cars in Audi’s lineup and one of the best performance hatches available at the time. Today the S3 has …

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Are All 300ZX Targa Top?

The Nissan 300ZX is one of the best Japanese performance cars of all time. The “Z32” generation, in particular, remains one of the “Japanese hero cars” from the 1990s, alongside the likes of the Toyota Supra, Nissan Skyline GT-R, Mazda RX-7 and Mitsubishi GTO/3000GT. As the saying goes, beauty is in the eye of the …

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