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3 Tips For Protecting Your New Camper Trailer From Theft

If you recently purchased a new camper trailer, you may worry that it could easily be hitched up to someone else's vehicle and towed away. If so, use the following three tips for taking precautions to protect your new camper from theft after you unhitch it from your vehicle. Park The Camper With The Hitch Away From The Road One way you can dissuade thieves from taking off with your camper trailer is to park the trailer so that the hitch is not facing the road.

Line Up: Signs of Misalignment in Your Car's Front Tires

One of the most common issues that can occur with your car's front end after a mild collision is the wheels being knocked out of alignment. If you've been in an accident where the front end of your car was struck or hit something, even if it didn't cause any visible damage, it may have affected your wheel alignment. Here's a look at what you need to know about front-end alignment issues, whether caused by an accident or something else, to spot the signs before they cause serious tire damage.

How Should You Winterize Your Truck This Year?

If you're still reeling from the effects of last winter's weather, you may not want to hear that the Farmers Almanac has predicted more of the same for the winter of 2015 and 2016. Unless you live on the lower West Coast or in the Southwest, you can expect colder-than-normal temperatures this winter, with the Midwest, Northeast, and Mid-Atlantic predicted to be hit with heavy snowstorms in January and February. What can you do to winterize your truck in anticipation of snow, ice, and winter precipitation?

Should Your Next Pickup Truck Have A V6 Or V8 Engine?

Light-duty pickup trucks like the Chevy Silverado have always offered their buyers a choice between six-cylinder and eight-cylinder engines. In an age where just about every engine offering has seen vast improvements in power and fuel economy, you'd have to wonder if two cylinders still make a difference. The following takes a look at the latest V6 and V8 engines, as well as the question of which should be under the hood of your next pickup truck.

Thinking About Buying A Used Engine? Here's What You'll Need To Know

A brand-new engine for today's modern cars can cost thousands of dollars out-of-warranty. With a new engine out of reach for many car owners, it's no wonder used engines are a highly popular and comparatively affordable alternative. Used engines are inexpensive and readily available, in most cases, but they can also be a bit of an unknown quantity. When buying a used engine, it's important to know what you're looking for and understand the pitfalls and caveats that often come with purchasing any used component.