Archive for May, 2018
State parks near Chicago IL
State parks are a beautiful way to spend some time with nature, relax, and have some fun, but what about if you live in a big city like Chicago? Surely there are no state parks nearby. We’re here to prove you wrong with our list of state parks near Chicago, IL. (more…)
Differences between a turbocharger and a supercharger
There are differences between a turbocharger and a supercharger, but both turbo and superchargers work towards one goal. They want to cram as much air into the cylinder during the intake stroke as possible. With more air, comes more fuel, and with more fuel, comes more power. In a sense, these two charger options are forcing your car to breath more. (more…)
What is an extended auto warranty?
You’re thinking about buying a used car. It’s a great way to avoid the depreciation associated with a new car, but how much are you missing out on without the factory warranty? Should you buy a warranty on a car? What is an extended auto warranty? Let our insights help you find the answer. (more…)
What’s unique about the Toyota Land Cruiser?
There’s a lot that’s unique about the Toyota Land Cruiser. The Land Cruiser first debuted in 1951 as Toyota’s answer to Jeep. It was the vehicle’s longevity and overall reliability that made it a popular model, maybe not so much in America, but definitely in Australia, Africa, and other parts of the world with challenging terrain and harsh climates. In fact, to this day, the Land Cruiser remains the best-selling body-on-frame 4WD vehicle in Australia. (more…)
Do all new cars have backup cameras?
If you’ve been looking at feature lists for modern vehicles, you may have noticed that almost all of them have backup cameras. That’s because as of May 1st, 2018, all new cars have backup cameras as required by U.S. law. We’ll explore other safety features required by U.S. law and even explore the history of backup cameras. (more…)
What are the benefits of a lifted Jeep or truck?
You’ve no doubt seen the look on a Jeep or truck before. It rolls by on big fat wheels, and it’s higher off the ground than any factory vehicle has a right to be. Why do people do it? What are the benefits of a lifted Jeep or truck? We can tell you all about it. (more…)