The Truth About Cars » Automotive http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:54:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Automotive http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Question Of The Day: What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up… Car Wise? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/question-of-the-day-what-do-you-want-to-be-when-you-grow-up-car-wise/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/question-of-the-day-what-do-you-want-to-be-when-you-grow-up-car-wise/#comments Fri, 22 Mar 2013 16:23:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=482015 Another day at the office. Like most drones on a Friday afternoon, you’re wasting your time playing on the Internet. Thanks to a mid-level job that requires more presence than productivity. The smell of slightly burnt coffee and the din of florescent lights is already starting to kill your weekend mojo. This is the time […]

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Another day at the office. Like most drones on a Friday afternoon, you’re wasting your time playing on the Internet. Thanks to a mid-level job that requires more presence than productivity. The smell of slightly burnt coffee and the din of florescent lights is already starting to kill your weekend mojo. This is the time […]

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Piston Slap: Hard Body, Easy Decision? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/piston-slap-an-unsung-heros-hard-body/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/piston-slap-an-unsung-heros-hard-body/#comments Wed, 31 Oct 2012 11:42:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465133 Robin writes: Thanks so much for the data on fuel additives. I did later determine that it also can be a salve for ethanol-afflicted soft bits in the fuel lines. Here’s the deal though. My little 1994 Nissan Hardbody is a delightful little vehicle. It now has over 181,000 on the clock. I just returned […]

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Robin writes: Thanks so much for the data on fuel additives. I did later determine that it also can be a salve for ethanol-afflicted soft bits in the fuel lines. Here’s the deal though. My little 1994 Nissan Hardbody is a delightful little vehicle. It now has over 181,000 on the clock. I just returned […]

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Five Simple Technologies For The Long Haul http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/five-simple-technologies-for-the-long-haul/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/five-simple-technologies-for-the-long-haul/#comments Sat, 21 Jul 2012 19:10:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453706 Everybody wants a deal. But precious few people are willing to change their habits to make their deal last longer. The casualties of the rough and reckless are expensive and almost always preventable. For every person who complains about an automatic transmission giving out, there are ten people who still insist on shifting from reverse […]

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Everybody wants a deal. But precious few people are willing to change their habits to make their deal last longer. The casualties of the rough and reckless are expensive and almost always preventable. For every person who complains about an automatic transmission giving out, there are ten people who still insist on shifting from reverse […]

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Vellum Venom Vignette: In God We Trust? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/vellum-venom-vignette-in-god-we-trust/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/vellum-venom-vignette-in-god-we-trust/#comments Sun, 17 Jun 2012 02:28:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=449252 It’s funny how a college professor goes from cool to angry in a split second.  Case in point: my first transportation design class at CCS.  People showed off their designs as per usual, but one day I opened my big mouth. I mentioned that a classmate’s rendering sported wheels that looked like the Star of […]

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It’s funny how a college professor goes from cool to angry in a split second.  Case in point: my first transportation design class at CCS.  People showed off their designs as per usual, but one day I opened my big mouth. I mentioned that a classmate’s rendering sported wheels that looked like the Star of […]

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Product Review: Harbor Freight Hydraulic Scissor Lift http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/product-review-harbor-freight-hydraulic-scissor-lift/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/01/product-review-harbor-freight-hydraulic-scissor-lift/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2010 20:22:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=341031 Having lead a life of high adventure in my youth, scaling pinnacles of rocks and ice, I never imagined that I’d meet my end, flat on my back crushed beneath a falling car. I was setting a new land-speed record for butt-shoulder-shuffling on my way out from under the creaking, swaying mass of 1999 Volkswagen […]

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Having lead a life of high adventure in my youth, scaling pinnacles of rocks and ice, I never imagined that I’d meet my end, flat on my back crushed beneath a falling car. I was setting a new land-speed record for butt-shoulder-shuffling on my way out from under the creaking, swaying mass of 1999 Volkswagen […]

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