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Review on Cape Kidnappers and Clearwater Golf in New Zealand

Time Of Year When you are planning a golf trip to New Zealand, remember that the warmest months in the region are December, January and February. The coolest temperatures that will warrant heavier ..
(November 17, 2008)
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Why I Got a Backup Sensor For My Truck

I remember when I first got my driver's license. I was a brash young kid, and at the age of 17, I felt immortal. I remember driving all day long, speeding, and disregarding every traffic rule while ..
(September 25, 2008)
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Tips For Winter Car Protection - Outdoor Car Covers

With winter just a stone's throw away and fall in full season, we're looking at what could be some very harsh weather conditions in the end of 2008 and into 2009. I'm not a weather man like Bill ..
(September 23, 2008)
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Why I'll Never Drive Without Quality Floormats

One of the least thought of car accessories out there are floor mats. They take a lot of abuse and are used day in and day out. Nowadays, the savvy shopper still has a world of choice when it comes ..
(March 27, 2008)
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Saving Gas And Increasing MPG With Some Tips and Accessories

Gas prices, as everyone knows, continue to climb higher and higher, with no end in sight. In California, it is common to see the lowest grade gasoline reach above $3.50 per gallon, with premium grade .
(March 27, 2008)
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Banks Intake And Exhaust Installation Review

I'll start off by saying that my testing was performed on a 6-cylinder ‘98 Toyota Tacoma with manual transmission. It is very important to keep in mind the vehicle that companies use to do ..
(March 30, 2008)
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 | Automotive/Repairs | Visitors: 646

Top Five Benefits For Using A Trailer Hitch Cover While Out On .

So how many of us are really pulling a trailer behind our cars, trucks, or SUVs? That many? OK, even if you have a trailer, how often are you really pulling that load behind your vehicle? I used to ..
(March 24, 2008)
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Why Car Enthusiasts Should Practice Safe Driving on the Road

Drivers have a number of options today when deciding on performance enhancing parts for their vehicles. Performance chips, exhaust systems and countless other modifications compete for the ..
(March 25, 2008)
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A Guide to Lifting Your Truck's Suspension

The decision to lift your truck is a big one. A stock vehicle has a lot of things going for it - not the least of which is the warranty which may be void after modifications. However, many still ..
(March 18, 2008)
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Taking Care of Your Car With New Accessories

Cars often come equipped with various upgrades and accessories straight from the factory. But often owners look at their stock vehicle and begin to think to themselves: why can't I upgrade this ..
(March 18, 2008)
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The Engine Performance I Have Been Looking For Using A Max ..

Lets’ start off with one of the first areas that most truck owners look into. . . . The variety is confusing as heck so I'll drill it out in somewhat simple fashion. Your engine relies on a ..
(December 18, 2007)
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Auto Dimming Rear View Mirrors Are A Portrait In Laziness

I spend a good deal of time documenting the afflictions of the “Laziest Generation, ” being the current one. As a person who fits between the “Greatest Generation” and the one .
(July 18, 2007)
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Hitch Mount Bike Racks Now on Ridiculous Vehicles

Given the surge in popularity for hitch-mounted bike racks like Thule’s popular line, we’re starting to see them all over the road. Most of the time, they’re on a vehicle ..
(July 18, 2007)
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Getting Pumped With Dodge Power Programmers

The best thing about body building is that it’s the only hobby you never put away. Fishermen stash their rods and tackle in a shed, bicyclists hang their steeds on a rack in the garage and ..
(July 18, 2007)
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The Guessing Game of Throttle Body Spacers

Throttle body spacers. Who’d have known so much controversy could surround such a small part? Most auto novices hear about throttle body spacers from a TV commercials, or from a friend ..
(July 18, 2007)
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Don't Fight Over Getting a Draw Tite or a Hidden Hitch

When looking to make a statement with the bar that brings the trailer-ed toys to the playground, brand is a big factor for many drivers. But, it’s a much bigger factor than it probably needs to .
(May 17, 2007)
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The Ongoing Hard vs Retractable Tonneau Cover Debate

Every truck owner needs a tonneau cover to, well, cover their gear, save gas and keep junk out of the bed. But, if you care about your stuff not getting stolen, you shouldn’t even consider a ..
(May 17, 2007)
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Mustang Talk Volume IV Restoring the Punch of the Pony

Welcome to the latest edition of Mustang Talk. Part of the nature and history of the Mustang is something our rides just can’t shake. Namely, chicks invaded the Mustang turf decades ago, and ..
(May 30, 2007)
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Cargo Liners Are More Important Than You Might Think

Mud. Squished dog dook. Battery acid. The dirty snow. Hawaiian Punch. Count all of these things as items you don’t want within 20 feet of your vehicle’s carpet. You know all about these ..
(May 30, 2007)
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I Can Not Believe I Ever Drove A van Without Loading It With ..

Even before Scooby-Doo and their hippie-fied Mystery Machine skyrocketed to the pinnacle of popularity, I was a huge van fan. There was just something about the elongated, cylindrical shape that made .
(May 30, 2007)
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Winches of East County And the Required Toyota Truck Gear

Ah, the new FJ Cruiser. What a refreshing return to true SUVs, and a long-awaited departure from triple-weight minivans disguised as utility rides. Every time I see one, I raise my Double Gulp in ..
(May 30, 2007)
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Brake Wars - EBC Vs. Brembo

For most of the past seven decades, Brembo has possessed a totalitarian hold on the title of “best brakes in the world. ” The frequently lauded company from Bergamo, Italy has also added ..
(March 28, 2007)
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My Boycott Against French Products Starts With Snails But Ends .

In order for everyone to understand where I’m coming from on this issue, I’ll need to delve into the storied history between the US and France. Back in 1914, World War I landed smack dab ..
(April 10, 2007)
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Modern Tuning Makes Maximizing Performance Much Faster

Chances are you’ve seen the Saturday afternoon show geared toward squeezing every droplet of power out of a 50s or 60s classic. You know—the one hosted by two middle-aged guys, one with a ..
(April 10, 2007)
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Tonight's Main Event - K&N Cold Air Intakes vs AEM Cold ..

Welcome to the air intake battle royale, where we force K&N Intakes and AEM Intakes to fight to the death…or at least until we have a clear winner holding the title of “Best intake for your ..
(April 10, 2007)
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