How Long Does It Take To Charge A Car Battery With A Trickle Charger?

Keeping your car battery charged isn’t much of an issue on your daily driver, but it is critical if you keep a classic car or high performance car for occasional weekend driving. When a car battery is not regularly recharged by running the car, it must be recharged from an external power source to keep it in good working condition.Otherwise, the battery will continuously lose charge over time, causing the cells to deteriorate and the battery to lose all capacitance. In other words, your car battery dies and becomes useless. Rather than having to buy a new battery for your secondary car … Read more

Blue Ox BXW1000 SWAYPRO Hitch Review

QUICK OVERVIEWReview of: Blue Ox BXW1000 SWAYPRO HitchCategory: Weight Distribution Hitches Build QualityBars are made of Spring-steel, ensuring a smooth and comfortable ride along with excellent construction. Value For MoneyPrice may be steep for some, but can be used for multiple different vehicles. IntegrationHitch can work with most vehicles, but depending on your vehicle’s ground clearance, some will work better than others. Ease Of UseSuper easy setup with no shim packs, cams, or serrated washers necessary. You just need to set the hitch head at the right height.What I Like Cooperates well with no problems. Produces no noise while driving. … Read more

Husky 32218 Center Line TS Review

QUICK OVERVIEWReview of: Husky 32218 Center Line TS with Spring BarsCategory: Weight Distribution Hitches Build QualityBars, head and bracket are all lightweight and sturdy for a smooth and responsive ride that does not add much weight to your load. Value For MoneyPrice isn’t the lowest in the market, but the performance gives you more bang for your buck. IntegrationThis hitch has a maximum gross trailer weight of 12,000 pounds, which is great for all types of trucks and trailers. Ease Of UseThe adjustable frame brackets combined with the lightweight bars make the installation a snap.What I Like Has a lightweight … Read more

XS Power Batteries Vs. Optima

If you are serious about finding a riveting new battery for your vehicle, there are typically two brands that car lovers admire. Some are drawn to XS Power while others are partial to Optima. If you are a car battery rookie and aren’t familiar with these brands, you are likely wondering which would be better for you and your car. Each company has dozens of different batteries to choose from, so to explain the performance of both brands in general, we will compare two similar batteries to determine which is the better buy. Casual car owners will tend to favor XS Power … Read more

Battery Comparison: Odyssey vs. Optima

When it comes to your vehicle, one of the most important things to consider is your battery. Your ride might have all the bells and whistles available, but if your battery doesn’t work, what good are they? Having a good, reliable battery that you can trust is of utmost importance, so it makes sense to take your time when shopping for just the right one. There are a lot of batteries out there to choose from, but two that you should definitely check out are the Odyssey PC680 and the Optima 8040-218 YellowTop.Read More: The Best Car Batteries to BuyBoth of … Read more

Pioneer AVH-X3800BHS Review

Want the most double-DIN bang for your buck? This Pioneer AVHX3800BHS definitely delivers with all the features an audio-focused car audio fanatic needs without premium extras. A unit we phased off our list of the best double din radios in the market only because time has brought us more killer units with more features, but for the price you may want to consider it, still.  Check this out: The Good Feature HighlightsDVD/CD player with a decen internal amp power and 6.2” touchscreen make for a versatile head unit that is ideal for those interested in making this the nerve center of their … Read more

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