Window Tinting Percentages by State [2018] Is Your Tint Legal?

When we decide to tint our car’s windows it is important to consider the current legal window tinting percentages of the state that we live on (and perhaps other states we may travel frequently too!)  We can get pulled over by law enforcement and get fined just because our window tint is too dark. Window film darkness is measured in VLT (Visible Light Transmission or how much light passes through the window).Using the best window tint will give you all the benefits of it even if you darken your windows as little as 70% VLT (which by the way is the usually … Read more

Best Fifth Wheel Hitch 2018 [Reviews and Comparison]

If you’re interested in getting an RV for camping and vacationing, then you most likely will opt for a model that is a trailer, rather than a motorized version. 5th wheel hitches are specifically designed to haul heavier weights than a standard ball hitch by sitting over your truck’s rear wheels and providing more stable support. That’s when having the best fifth wheel hitch makes a difference. Another very popular type of hitches are weight distribution hitches. You can see our top picks here.Make sure to pick the right type of hitch for the kind of vehicle you’ll be towing!5th Wheel Hitch Comparison Chart … 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

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