Best Car Battery for Cold Weather? [Comparison and Editor’s Choice]

As the weather gets colder, your car will be put under a lot more stress and wear than usual.One of the biggest challenges that your vehicle can face is the cold start, as freezing temperatures can wreak havoc on your engine and your battery in particular.Fortunately, with modern technology these days, there are many new battery models from which you can choose that will enable you to start your car in almost any condition, even if snow and ice are commonplace.Today I’m going to look at some of the best options out there, as well as go over the most … Read more

Car Battery Types and Sizes Explained

In today’s post I’ll cover the different types of car battery that are there on the market, how they differenciate from one another and the different sizes of car batteries that we can find. There’s still some confusion around car batteries. Do they need maintenance? What’s a deep cycle battery?  And my favorite:​I need a new car battery… which one is the best and how do I know I’m getting the right size? So let’s dive right into it! Quick Navigation ​Car Battery TypesWet Cell Car BatteriesVRLA Car BatteriesBattery Sizes and GroupsSide-Post BatteriesRecessed Top PostsAmerican Standard Top PostsWrapping Up: ​Car Battery TypesThere are two main … Read more

15 Great Gift Ideas for Gearheads

I remember being a kid. It was so easy to make me happy with any kind of gift. I wanted it all! Board games, gameboy games (90’s boy!) comics, books (I’ve always been a bit of a wookworm) Lego stuff, hot wheels, StarWars things… But with the years I started shifting more and more into techy stuff that was rather hard to understand for my parents, sisters and (eventually) girlfriend. They knew I had my house full of tools, dvds about driving techniques, a garage with one half-built 125cc motorcycle, an old car with only god knows how many speakers and amplifiers … Read more