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10 Fall Car Care Tips: Prepare Your Vehicle for the Changing Seasons

Fall is just around the corner—are you ready to trade your Bermuda shorts in for a pair of thermals? Maybe not. But even if you’re not prepared for the change...Read more

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How to Get a Car Ready to Sell: What to Do Before Selling or Trading In Your Vehicle

During my time on this planet, I’ve bought (and sold) over 30 vehicles, equating to about one per year. As a result, I know what it takes to get a...Read more

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Why are My Headlights Flickering?

Driving with a flickering headlight can create unsafe conditions on the road as they can create distractions not only for you but for other drivers as well. If you’re wondering...Read more

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What is a Corner Light?

We all know the importance of the lights on our vehicles. Aside from aiding in road visibility, some of these lights also serve as signals to communicate with other motorists...Read more

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When Should You Use Your Headlights?

The main purpose of your vehicle's headlights is to improve visibility on the road when driving under low-light conditions. But using them isn't just a suggestion—drivers are required by law...Read more

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Best Car Upgrades

If you’re like most enthusiasts, you simply cannot leave your car alone. You have to add a set of aftermarket wheels, a performance exhaust system, a set of fuzzy dice—something...Read more

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What are the Different Types of Headlights?

Headlights help you navigate the road at night and improve visibility in bad weather conditions. Suffice it to say, having properly functioning headlights is vital to your safety on the...Read more

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How to Tint Headlights: A Step-by-Step Guide

As most of the population shelters in place in the next few weeks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many are choosing to keep a positive mindset and look for...Read more

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Car Care Month & COVID-19: Prep Your Vehicle for Emergencies

April is National Car Care Month—and it’s less than two weeks away. Now, with the exception of our brave health workers and other frontliners who are working hard to fight...Read more

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How to Avoid the Glare from Oncoming Headlights

If you’re the kind of driver who can’t take glare that well, you’d want to avoid the glare from oncoming headlights because being temporarily blind on the road could potentially...Read more

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Ford Recalls Over 200,000 F-150s for Bright Headlights

A total of 217,185 Ford F-150 pickup trucks are being recalled by the company over complaints about their headlights being too bright. Affected by the recall are trucks equipped with...Read more

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Daylight Savings & Car Crashes: What You Need to Know

Daylight Saving Time (DST) is the practice of adjusting clocks one hour forward during spring and reverting it back in fall. The practice stretches back to the 19th century and...Read more

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Fog Lights: What They Do and When to Use Them

Heavy fog, rain, and other weather conditions that reduce your visibility on the road can make driving difficult—if not downright impossible. If your vehicle isn’t equipped with the right lighting...Read more

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How to Get Moisture Out of Headlights

Condensation is a natural occurrence that happens when water vapor condenses into a liquid. In regard to your car’s headlights, the phenomenon takes place when the outside air is cooler...Read more

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Better Together: A Guide to Buying Parts in Pairs

Is your car looking a little worse for wear? Or do you know someone who’s been saving up for ages to fix their ride? Show them some love this Valentine’s...Read more

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How to Clean Foggy or Oxidized Headlights

At one time, you were in love with your car—just the sight of it made you swoon. But now, thanks to those yellow, oxidized headlights, your car is, well, ugly....Read more

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How to Prepare for Hazardous Winter Driving

It’s that time of year again—Old Man Winter is here. And he’s angry. If you live in a part of the country that sees real winter conditions (60-degree temperatures and...Read more

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12 Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Don’t know what to get your loved one this year? Nothing says, “I love you,” like going out of your way to fix up their car. While the holidays can...Read more

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How to Replace a Halogen Headlight Assembly

There are several reasons you might want to replace your entire headlight assembly (not just the bulb). Maybe you got in a fender bender and the lens is broken. Or...Read more

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A Black Friday and Cyber Monday Buyer’s Guide for Car Enthusiasts

Black Friday and its good buddy, Cyber Monday, are just around the corner. And that means it's time to stock up on goodies for your car (or your loved one’s...Read more

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[Infographic] 15 Tips to Prep Your Car for the End of Daylight Saving Time

On Sunday, November 3rd, the clocks get set back, marking the end of daylight saving time. That means hoodies and hot cocoa—along with pumpkin everything—are just around the corner. And...Read more

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10 Halloween Driving Safety Tips

It's almost Halloween--that time of the year when kids in costume flock the streets for candy and a night of spooky fun. Despite its festive vibe, statistics show that Halloween...Read more

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[Infographic] How to Prevent or Deal with Deer-Vehicle Collisions: A Complete Guide

We're a few weeks away from deer migration and mating season, when deer roam and forage for food in preparation for the long winter. A time of year that, unfortunately,...Read more

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What to Do if Your Car Gets Flooded

One of the most exasperating causes of car damage is a flood, especially if the floodwater reaches the engine. Floods can rise overnight and leave cars parked on the streets...Read more

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Checklist for Purchasing a Used Car: 10 Tips to Live By

When the time comes to purchase a used car, you might feel overwhelmed and confused. It's perfectly normal to experience uncertainty as you navigate the used car world. Even as...Read more

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What are the Advantages of LED Headlights?

The earliest versions of headlights were lamps on horseless carriages. But using candles as the earliest form of illumination had a huge flaw. As horseless carriages became faster, the candles...Read more

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How to Clean Hazy Headlights with Household Products

Have you ever wondered why your headlights haze or even turn yellow over time? Don’t worry, it has nothing to do with the quality of your headlights but more on...Read more

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Should You Switch to LED Headlights?

By 1908 electric headlights were standard across all vehicles. They have continuously evolved to create a brighter and safer illumination beam for all road users. Light-emitting Diodes, better known as...Read more

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10 Essentials: The Pre-Road-Trip Car Maintenance Checklist

Memorial Day weekend’s coming up, and we hope you’re just as thrilled as us for the opportunity to go on a road trip. (LA to Cayucos for this writer! Where...Read more

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Review: KC Hilites 3″ LZR Cube

Lighting for off-road motorcycle racing is always a bit of an adventure. Most race bikes don’t come with lights and each model is a little different. Every set up is,...Read more

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How to Turn On Low Beam Headlights

The proper use of headlights is a simple task yet a lot of drivers still take it lightly. Correctly using your headlights promotes your safety, as well as other motorists’....Read more

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Does Your Car Do This? (Common Symptoms and What to Do About Them)

The steering wheel vibrates at certain speeds, usually between 50 and 70 miles per hour. This is usually caused by a front wheel out of balance. If you feel the...Read more

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EPISODE 7: KC HILITES LED Headlight Install

Level of Difficulty: Easy Tools Required: Hand tools Installed By: OC Motorsports Install Time: Approximately 1 hour Modern Jeeps are truly impressive; comfortable, highly capable off road and packed with...Read more

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JC Whitney 101 Sweepstakes Jeep Build — Episode 9: KC HiLites Gravity LED Headlights

As we have discovered over the course of our previous Jeep projects, the stock headlights leave quite a bit to be desired. Fortunately the Aftermarket has produced many upgrades offering...Read more

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