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By on July 17, 2018

(We hope your employer gave you Amazon Prime Day off, as this is a special time one should spend surrounded by loved ones. If the automotive version of this once-annual promotion ground your gears, you won’t like this one. But you never know. I’m told this is the last one, with our regular programming to follow. – Ed)

If you live for online shopping, you live for this day. Some call it Black Friday/Cyber Monday in July (it doesn’t quite have the same ring to it as “Christmas in July” does it?). All we know is you’re about to save a bundle on so many things you need. And a lot of stuff you just want. So go ahead, treat yourself; get shopping. But first, you’re going to want an Amazon Prime membership.

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By on July 17, 2018

(Bear with us here as we satisfy our corporate overlords’ desire for revenue. Don’t worry, Chris has a Honda Pilot review coming up for you to read over your lunch hour! That said, there are some items here you might find useful. I’m thinking of picking up a portable booster, as I’m sick of dealing with flailing jumper cables in the dark. – Ed)

Another prime day is upon us and there are hundreds of deals to be made. What has become the Black Friday of Amazon is also quickly becoming one of the best reasons to be a Prime member. If you’re not already, it’s not too late to sign up and enjoy the deals, just follow this link. Let’s take a look at some interesting Prime Day items. (Read More…)

By on November 27, 2017
Best Cyber Monday Deals for Car People

We scoured the internet for the best Cyber Monday deals for car people.

If you’re a gamer, there’s a ton of equipment and games for sale, but we found a few other useful deals as well! Check out the best deals we found below:
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By on November 24, 2017

Now that Thanksgiving is over and the dishes put away, the real fun begins. Black Friday marks the start of the shopping season and with it comes a virtual boatload of the best Black Friday deals.

We scoured Amazon.com for all the best Black Friday deals we could find on everything from TVs and electronics to outdoor goods and automotive. Here’s what we found: (Read More…)

By on November 24, 2017

Get a start on your Christmas shopping for the car person in your life (or for yourself) with these Black Friday deals. (Read More…)

By on March 7, 2017

eBay Upgrade Giveaway Contest

What would you do with a $500 eBay Gift Card?

Maybe you’ll want to hit Buy it Now on that Orange Monster you’ve been looking at for weeks, or maybe you’ll use it to pick up that rare collectible you’ve always wanted—but whatever you choose to do if you win one of the three $500 eBay cards we’re giving away is completely your choice.

Here’s how you can win.

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By on June 21, 2016
By on June 7, 2016

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The Wise Guide team writes about things we think you’ll like, introducing you to great products, services and special deals. We do have affiliate partnerships, so we may earn revenue from the products and services you buy.

We love the idea of people taking their car out to a track day: It’s a great way to learn about handling dynamics and the limits of your car (and your own nerves).

However, going to a track day isn’t just a matter of taking your car as-is — there are things you and your car are going to need. From auto parts, to accessories, to tools, here are some of the basics.

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By on May 12, 2016

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No one designs cars like the French — though many would say that’s a good thing.

Uniquely styled, mechanically complex, and (sometimes) rewarding to drive, French cars are an experience like no other. Buying a French classic is a bit like being married to a supermodel: They can be very high maintenance, but the rewards are well worth it.

Here are five of the most fantastically French cars you can buy in America.

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