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Power to Weight Ratio and How it Affects Performance

The simplest way to describe how a car’s power to weight ratio affects performance could be summed up in one sentence.  The heavier the load, the more power it takes to move it. Ok, that might be over-simplifying it, but you get the picture. But since power to weight ratio is such a (no pun intended,) driving force for so

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overlanding all about the new craze

Overlanding – All About the New Craze

If you’re the adventurous type but also have a love of tricked out vehicles – you may be familiar with the new craze known as Overlanding, although new may be an overstatement. While the – going off the grid to explore the unexplored– may be experiencing a surge in popularity,it’s not new. Exploration has been a part of the human race

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is your used car or truck worth repairing

Is Your Used Truck or Car Worth Repairing?

Deciding if your car or truck is worth repairing can be tricky. Especially when you’ve been payment free for a while. Remember how exciting it was making that final payment? You had big plans for all that extra money. And it was pretty awesome, until the timing belt went out or maybe the AC compressor failed. Still, without the monthly

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Supercharger vs. Turbocharger

Supercharger or Turbocharger? Today’s power-hungry consumers have options when it comes to choosing an induction system for their car. When it comes to the world of automotive performance, power matters. Horsepower and torque can be substantially boosted with a forced induction add-on but to choose the best route for your ride, it helps to understand the differences between the two

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FF vs FR vs MR - what's the difference?

FF vs FR vs MR – what’s the difference

Do you know what FF, MR, and FR means? Do you know the difference between the 3? There are so many things to think about if you’re on the hunt for a new car. Cost, make, two-doors or four? Compact or SUV? New or used? But what most people don’t actually think about, is the drivetrain layout. And since there’s

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cars of the future

Cars of the Future

For the car-obsessed, the current explosion of technological advances taking place in the automotive industry is the stuff dreams are made of, AKA the cars of the future. So much so, that sometimes you might think you’re in a dream or a sci-fi movie because the cars of the future sure don’t look like the cars of the present. Yep,

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corvette

Why the Corvette C8 is so Popular

The birth of the new Chevy sportscar – the 2020 Corvette Stingray C8, has fans of the iconic car brand practically jumping up and down in joy. After all, what’s not to love about the beautiful new Corvette generation? The C8 is the biggest fundamental change in Corvette history. A MID-MOUNTED engine that cranks out 495 horsepower and 475 lb-ft.

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Bold City’s Best

J-Tech has been nominated We are proud to announce that J-Tech has been nominated as 1 of 5 Bold City’s Best Local Non-Profit Organizations by the Times-Union. Wow! We are shooting for the ultimate title, but help us get to the next level, the Top 3, by voting today! This round of voting ends August 4th, so be sure to

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planning a road trip

Planning a Road Trip? Top Tips to Read Before Hitting the Road

With the rising cost of air travel and sometimes questionable customer service making headlines, a good old-fashioned road trip is making a comeback! After all, what’s a better way to explore the open road than actually being on the road itself. Before you head on down the highway, check out these top tips for making your next big adventure the

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best wiper fluid

The Best Kind of Wiper Fluid for Your Vehicle

It’s safe to say that keeping your line of sight clear when you’re driving is not just a good idea, it’s a necessity. That’s why it’s important to take ordinary maintenance tasks seriously, like choosing the right windshield wiper fluid. Getting to where you’re going requires more than just four wheels and an engine. If you’ve ever seen a windshield

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