How To Troubleshoot Car Stereo Speakers

For some of us, the car stereo is the most important electronic device we use all day. Maybe it is starting out the day with last night’s scores or traffic updates, news or just some of your favorite music. Maybe it is listening to a book on tape on the long drive to Aunt Tilly’s […]

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How To Troubleshoot Car Amplifiers

You are driving down the road listening to some sweet Yanni tunes when all of a sudden his awesomeness is disturbed by scratchy pops and hisses! Well this simply will not do. Now, the problem could be a couple of things but for the sake of this article, we need to find out if the […]

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How To Use a Radar Detector

So you got yourself a nice new radar detector and you are ready to drive fast. Problem is, you don’t know how to use the thing. Radar detectors are actually simple devices, they detect radar and laser signals aimed at your vehicle. The hard part is making sure your device is in the proper position […]

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How To Buy a Radar Detector

Everyone who has ever been pulled over and ticketed for speeding has probably had the same thought: I wish I had a radar detector. Even though there is a common misconception that these gadgets are illegal (they are in Washington D.C. and Virginia) radar detectors are very useful to those of us that have a […]

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How To Buy Car Stereo Systems and Equipment

Your car stereo system is made up of several components that work together to produce either crystal-clear highs and big thumps or muffled noises and barely audible lows. The quality of your car stereo system really depends on each component. Also, good sound systems have quality installation that prevents rattles of noises that don't belong. […]

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Determining What Stereo Speakers Fit Cars

Learn How To Measure to Find a Replacement Size You have several options to learn what speakers fit your car. As you may know, cars usually come equipped with several different speaker sizes depending on their location.  Small speakers may be located under grills in the dash or front doors. Large speakers are usually placed […]

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How To Buy Brakes

Brakes are the single most important safety system in cars.  It may be annoying when an engine quits or won’t start, but it’s a huge deal if the brakes fail.  Fortunately, brakes very rarely fail. They operate on a simple, tried and true mechanism that slows your car down quickly and dependably.  When it’s time […]

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How To Evaluate Portable Car DVD Players

Portable DVD players let you take your entertainment with you almost anywhere you go.  The dreaded 6 hour family trip doesn’t have to be miserable any more. Now you can turn it into an easy movie or two. Or you can take one camping with you for some nighttime entertainment. Portable DVD players can go […]

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