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A Creative Amateur Engineer Made A Real-Life Mario Kart Car
An engineer made a floating Mario Kart Car, although it’s not really driveable it’s still fun to see.
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Jerry
Feb 14, 2022
What Modifications on Police Cars Are Illegal for Civilian Use?
Police cars are specially modified to deal with law enforcement activities and practices. Any form of flashing blue lights, back door locks, sirens, or police decals are illegal on civilian cars.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
What Is a Good Times Van?
In recent times, camper vans and RVs have enjoyed increasing popularity, but decades ago, vans converted by the company Good Times, Inc. were all the rage. The custom vans celebrated a love of the outdoors—a sentiment that the latest modern camper vans still embody today.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Vehicle Trim Level, Options, and Packages Explained
When you buy a car, your first decision is what trim level to get. But what is a car’s trim level and how does it affect what you pay?
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How Many Car Wheels Is Too Many?
Roni Gunawan added two sets of wheels to his Toyota vehicle. It sure isn’t meant to be practical, but it’s a lot of fun to look at. Be sure you understand how vehicle modifications can impact your car insurance before you try the same thing.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Why Are Racing Enthusiasts Concerned About New Emissions Policies?
The Clean Air Act makes no exceptions for race cars when it comes to modifying your vehicle. The Environmental Protection Agency has started enforcing penalties on aftermarket auto parts makers, and racing enthusiasts are afraid this means the end of motorsports.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
You Can Be Sued for Having a Loud Exhaust
If you don’t have a Homeowner’s Association in your community, you can be sued for having a loud exhaust or other noisy vehicle modifications.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
How 'Fast & Furious' Movies Make Drivers Feel More Connected With Their Cars
The “Fast & Furious” franchise is a popular series not just for its showcase of beautiful, speedy cars. The movies also tell stories about how passionate and connected you can be to your car.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022

All Questions on Vehicle Modifications

How much horsepower does a NASCAR have?
I’m a huge NASCAR fan and I know those cars are super fast—but how much horsepower does a NASCAR actually have?
Sarah Gray
Feb 28, 2022
Which Corvette models have butterfly doors?
I love the look of butterfly doors and I would love to have them on my car, but I want to get a Corvette and I’m not sure if they offer that style. Do any Corvette models have butterfly doors?
Liz Jenson
Mar 07, 2022
How much is it to tint car windows in New Jersey?
I’ve decided it’s finally time to tint my car’s windows. I live in New Jersey. How much will it cost to tint my car’s windows?
Will Baldwin
Jan 14, 2022
Are coilovers good for daily driving?
I just bought a new car and they have coilovers. I’m not exactly sure what they do but are coilovers good for daily driving?
Rob Shapiro
Jan 24, 2022
How do I add mods to City Car Driving?
I read on a forum that you can add mods and new car styles to vehicles on City Car Driving, but I have no idea how to go about it. What do I do to add mods to City Car Driving?
Eric Schad
Mar 22, 2022
Will modifications make my car insurance more expensive?
How will modifications affect my policy? I finally have my Mitsubishi Lancer up and running and now it's time to add some sick custom work. My GEICO agent said to let her know what modifications I intend on doing, but I don't want to have my policy canceled or have the rate too high.
Shannon Martin
Jul 08, 2021
How much does it cost to put racing stripes on a car?
I’ve been thinking about putting racing stripes on my new Mustang, but I’m a little tight on cash. How much will they cost?
Sarah Gray
Mar 22, 2022
How do you install a turbo on a non-turbo car?
I love fast cars! I watch all the car movies and go to car shows, but my car just has a little naturally aspirated engine. What’s the easiest way to install a turbo on a car?
Sarah Gray
Mar 16, 2022
What are the Massachusetts tint laws?
I live in Boston and I’m getting my car windows tinted. What are the Massachusetts tint laws?
Rob Shapiro
Feb 22, 2022
How do you make a car bounce in GTA 5?
Is there a way to make a bounce when driving in GTA 5? I’ve seen people do it before but I’m not sure if they had mods downloaded or if they found a glitch in the game or what.
Liz Jenson
Mar 24, 2022
How can I mount a winch on a truck?
I love off-roading in my truck and I want to mount a winch. How can I do that?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
What is a slammed Camaro?
My cousin is a total braggart, and he keeps talking about his new slammed Camaro. If I ask him what it means, I’ll never hear the end of it. What is a slammed Camaro?
Nick Kunze
Mar 04, 2022
How do you build a mud truck motor?
I want to build my own mud truck. How do I build a motor?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
How long should Plasti Dip dry before driving?
I recently bought some Plasti Dip, so I can try out a new paint color I’ve been thinking about. How long do I have to let it dry before I can drive?
Sarah Gray
Mar 08, 2022
Can you get a spoiler for a 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback Type R?
Are there any options for adding a spoiler to the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback Type R? I love the way that spoilers look, but I’m not sure if it’s possible to add one later.
Liz Jenson
Mar 02, 2022
How do you make a police car in Little Alchemy?
Is there a way to make a police car in Little Alchemy? I want to make one but I can’t figure out how to do it and it’s making me really frustrated.
Liz Jenson
Mar 21, 2022
How do I make Paul Walker’s car in GTA V?
I was playing GTA V the other night and I saw another player driving Paul Walker’s Nissan Skyline from *Fast and Furious*. I’ve looked everywhere, but I can’t see where to buy it. Is there a way to build it?
Sarah Gray
Mar 21, 2022
How do you supercharge a car in Mafia 2?
Is there a trick to supercharge a car in the game Mafia 2? I can’t see any way to do it but I know other players who say it’s possible. What do I need to do to supercharge my car?
Liz Jenson
Mar 21, 2022
How do you install LSPDFR car mods?
I want to install some LSPDFR car mods in GTA V, but I’ve never been able to make them work. I’ve already crashed the game twice! What am I doing wrong?
Liz Jenson
Mar 23, 2022
How do you slam your car in Forza Horizon 2?
I want to lower or slam my car in Forza Horizon 2 because I love how it looks, but I don’t really know how to do it. What do I need to change to lower my car in the game?
Liz Jenson
Mar 21, 2022
How do you change your car color on Adopt Me?
Am I allowed to change the color of my car in Adopt Me on Roblox? I’m not sure how to do it and I’m really confused but I want to have a hot pink car in the game if I can.
Liz Jenson
Mar 21, 2022
How do I upgrade a car in NFS: Most Wanted 2005?
I just rediscovered NFS: Most Wanted from when I used to write down my top 10 favorite games of every year. Since so much time has passed, I’m a bit rusty on how the game works. Where can I upgrade my car in the game?
Eric Schad
Mar 22, 2022
Are Coilovers Worth Having for Daily Driving?
I’m looking into coilovers to lower my car’s suspension, but I’m seeing conflicting information between coilovers and lowered springs. Lowered springs are apparently better for daily driving, which I want to do in my car, but I want the handling of coilovers. Are coilovers worth having for daily driving?
Michelle Ballestrasse
Jan 21, 2022
How do you lock a roof rack to a car?
I just bought a roof rack for my SUV, so I can use it for luggage on an upcoming road trip. But I’m unsure how to attach it properly to my car. I’m pretty sure I’m not supposed to be drilling holes in the roof, but how else am I supposed to make sure this thing stays on? How do you lock a roof rack to a car?
Sarah Gray
Mar 16, 2022
What is a slammed Jeep Wrangler?
My brother keeps bragging about his slammed Jeep Wrangler. Is that a special trim or something? What is a slammed Jeep Wrangler?
Nick Kunze
Mar 04, 2022
How do you dechrome your car?
I just bought a used car, and it has all the potential to look great, but it’s got chrome everywhere. Is there a way to get rid of it?
Sarah Gray
Mar 23, 2022
What is a Hennessey VelociRaptor?
I’m really into big trucks, and I keep hearing about one called the Hennessey VelociRaptor. I’ve seen pictures, but what exactly is it?
Sarah Gray
Apr 01, 2022
How do I insure a modified car?
I have a modified Jeep Wrangler. How can I insure it to protect the modifications?
Emily Maracle
Oct 19, 2021
How can I check for my car's manufacturing date?
Where can I find the manufacturing date for my car? I am trying to prove to my husband that the production and manufacturing dates aren't the same, but he doesn't believe me!
Shannon Martin
Nov 01, 2021
How much does it cost to blackout a car?
My nephew just bought his first car and he really wants to black it out, but he doesn’t make much at his part-time job. How much should he plan to save to get this done?
Sarah Gray
Mar 21, 2022

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