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Motorcycle Tune Up Tips

Thinkstock It’s important to check out the systems on your bike before you take it out for your first ride.Focus on your tires, brakes and fluid levels.A lot of the tune-up can be done by yourself, but if you’re not…

What To Do When You Get a Car Recall

Getty Images Your odds of receiving financial compensation for a recall are pretty low.Any car over eight years old is not eligible for a recall.Most car companies take their time with repairs, so don’t expect prompt service. “Any widespread vehicular…

Get A Discount On A New Car Using These Tips

Audi Keeping an open mind with respect to colors and options may mean a lower price.Be patient and wait for incentives and end-of-year bargains.Try shopping around far and wide for the best deals in your surrounding area. “When you love…

Off-Road Drivers: Heed These Tips

Land Rover Off-road driving can be destructive. Ensure you treat the trails with care.Use a light touch for both throttle and steering input.Off-roading with friends will not only be more fun, it will be safer, too. “Kickback can cause sudden…

Should You Buy New, Used Or Lease?

BMW Leasing rarely makes financial sense, unless you want to show off your new car.Buying used is often cheaper, though you risk having a car with a shorter life.Depending on how long you need your car for, buying new is…

Can You Really Buy Luxury Cars At Auction?

Getty Images Auctions are an untapped resource when it comes to buying cars.Government auctions of seized vehicles regularly feature luxury vehicles.You may have to sift through some economy stuff, but your patience will pay off. “The premium cars can be…

The Debate: 2011 Ford F-150 vs. 1975 Ford F-150

AskMen/Wikipedia/Ford The original Ford F-150 split the difference between the original F-100 and F-200.The F-150 remains the No. 2 best-selling brand in automotive history.Despite the success of subsequent models, redesigns have been frequent. “The buyer had largely evolved from farm…

1963 Chevrolet Corvette vs. 2011 Chevrolet Corvette

AskMen/Chevrolet/Turtlemom4bacon/FlickrThe Corvette was originally billed by Chevrolet as “America’s Sensational Sports Car.”The first ever Corvettes were largely without distinction.The 1963 Coupe was the first model of any car to feature hide-away headlights.“The 1963 Corvette Sting Ray was — and is…