Articles about Car Care Tips

Were you able to stretch your ride’s legs the past few weeks?
A vehicle left stagnant for a long while is like a patient waking up from a coma-you can't expect it to just get up and running just like you left it inside your garage overnight.Leaving your car idle for
Take care of your car while you're away
Our OFWs spend many months out of the country because of work, and one concern for them is how to properly store their cars while they're away. For most people, a car is one of the most expensive things they'll
Here's a breakdown in receipts
My close friends know that I adore my 1997 Mitsubishi Lancer. It was given to me brand-new by my family (shout out to Dad, Mom, Ate Joy, Ate Grace, and Ate Faith) on my 17th birthday, and it has been my
Stay dry this summer
As the summer months approach and temperatures begin to shoot upward, we find ourselves perspiring more. Whether it's adding extra hours at the gym to get that coveted beach bod or whatever we may be doing especially when outdoors, sweating is
It’s just disrespectful
Even car enthusiasts like myself can't always keep our cars clean, as we sometimes have to set aside time for our rides to deal with the realities of daily life. That said, I would like to share a list of things
Oil, ink, food, and everything else
They're unsightly, grossly irritating and don't belong anywhere inside your cabin. I'm talking about stains. It's like a Victoria's Secret show and the gorgeous gals start strutting their stuff on the catwalk, when all of a sudden
Avoid molds and bacteria with these tips
Having a fresh, dry car interior is like having sweat-free armpits on a hot summer day, if you know what I mean. The thing is, summer is over and the rainy season is now in full swing, and just like wet
Unless scratches are your thing
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.Leaning on your car feels cool, right? It's like marking your territory; you've got your butt down, arms folded, and a smirk
Ang init, pare!
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.Scorching. Sweltering. Sizzling. The adjectives alone are enough to make you break out in a hot sweat. Yes, it's that time of the
Keep these in mind
Investing in a vehicle is no laughing matter, and preparing a secure, sheltered space for your four-wheeler beforehand should be a priority. Take a drive around the city and you'll realize a lot of car owners don't really keep
No, not toothpaste
They say the eyes are the windows to one's spirit. In your vehicle's case, it's the headlamps that complete the face. Problem is, once your car ages and its eyes turn into an oxidized, foggy, hepatitis yellow hue, it'
No need to panic
The hydraulic system that actuates the clutch in your manual-transmission car will not last forever. Just like every wear item, the master and slave cylinders will fail eventually. The slave, located near the gearbox, is usually the first to go. Back
A big no-no for car lovers
Just mentioning the words 'leaning' and 'car' in the same sentence sends bad vibes throughout my system. Among the top no-nos on my automotive pet-peeves list is when someone decides to shift his center of gravity and use my car'
Truth or myth?
Is it true that I should cool down my turbocharged diesel SUV after a long drive? Why should I do this?Thanks!Alex ChuaHi Alex,A turbocharger is nothing more than a couple of individually enclosed turbine blades mated together by a
We witness how paintless dent repair is done
Dents and dings suck, especially when they are caused by careless passengers who throw their doors open in mall parking lots. Repairing them usually involves stripping the paint down, applying body filler, and repainting an entire panel. This is quite costly and
A common car problem
In all my years of lovingly bringing back cars to life, there's nothing more unsightly than having scratches on your windshield and windows. Even more so when you notice after you've thoroughly detailed the entire vehicle. I even coined the
For spot-free windows
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.It's an all-too-common situation: You go to the car wash with the best of intentions, eager to see your ride look
The sooner you act the better
Unless your car just rolled out of Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory or somehow has a kitchenette for a cabin, the chances of having ants call your ride home are pretty slim. Let's just say you're unlucky enough (though they
Must-know stuff
Windshield wipers. Most drivers don't think about them until they are stuck on the highway in a sudden downpour. At which point they turn on the wipers only to find them a squeaking, streaking, shuddering mess. Which causes said drivers to
Don't panic!
One of the most panic-inducing things that could happen to you when you're out on the road is your car overheating. But don't panic! We're here to help you deal with this shocking but all-too-common problem.
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