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Jay Leno’s New Auto Detailing Products

If you call yourself a gearhead and don’t know about Jay Leno’s Garage, you’re no gearhead, my friend. Okay, that was a little contentious, but Jay Leno has one of the coolest garages on earth (pretty sure more than one, though) filled with a huge collection of amazing cars—old, new, …

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HANDS-ON: TreadWright Off-Road Tires (Part 1)

Given how often we parenthetically talk about Jeeps and off-roading here at GarageSpot.com, it’s no surprise that brands catering to the off-roading community reach out to us quite often. We’re also huge supporters of the little guys—startups and product innovators that are busy putting good ol’ American ingenuity to work, …

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Get WiFi for Your 2010-2016 Ford Vehicle

Ford SmartLink OBDII Device

Last week, Ford announced a new device to enable owners of 2010-2016 model-year Ford and Lincoln vehicles not equipped with a modem access to a wide array of connectivity features through a new platform called Ford SmartLink. Components of SmartLink include a 4G LTE-enabled OBD II plug-in device, as well as a …

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Cummins to Offer Crate Engines

Back in November at the SEMA show in Vegas, Cummins formally announced their long-awaited crate engine program, Cummins Repower, which brings brand new crate engines from the Cummins factory direct to the consumer. The first Cummins Repower engine offering will be the R2.8 Turbo Diesel— a turbocharged, 2.8-liter, 4-cylinder engine based on …

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A Hemi FirePower Rebuild in Five Minutes

We always love watching Hagerty’s time-lapse videos and this one does not disappoint! Here’s a 10-month rebuild of a Chrysler Hemi FirePower engine, rescued from a Chrysler New Yorker found rotting in the Northern Michigan woods, whittled down to a super-cool 5-minute time-lapse made from over 40,000 individual photos. Enjoy!

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How to Replace Brake Pads and Rotors

For the aspiring shade tree mechanic, turning wrenches anywhere near brakes can be scary. But really, vehicle brake systems are actually quite simple, and replacing your own brake pads and rotors can save you hundreds of dollars in labor costs alone. One of our favorite YouTubers, Chris Fix, walks us …

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