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Steven Cole

Steven Cole

I have been called a jack of all trades and a master of none. Love to tinker with just about anything. If it needs to be fixed I will try and repair it. I am a middle aged nerd who likes to joke around and work on cars, computers and houses.

AMP Research 76154-01A PowerStep Electric Running Boards Plug N' Play System — A Review

Getting in and out of your car, every day should not feel like mountain climbing and should certainly not make you say “whew!” when you finally make it into the driver’s seat. Higher or raised cars and trucks can feel like cliff faces to some people, so that is why …
Tyger Auto TG-AM2F20548 Star Armor Kit — A Review

Trouble getting from your driveway into your driver’s seat or are you in the market for a step-up system o your truck? No one likes to struggle their way into their truck or car every day. It is annoying and unimportant, especially seeing how there are products that you can …
TAC Side Steps Fit 2005-2020 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab Truck Pickup

A car or truck that is too high off the ground can become an annoying and unnecessary hassle to anyone who is shorter or owns a raised vehicle. The good thing about issues like this is that they are fixable with the right product! That’s where side step rails or …
How To Fix Oil Dilution in the Honda CR-V

Introduction: The widespread problem of oil dilution in the Honda CR-V. One of Honda’s most popular vehicles, the Honda CR-V, is experiencing performance issues due to a defect in certain model years. Honda CR-V owners may already be aware of the issue reported in June of 2019 by Consumer Reports …
How to Fix a Sticky Dashboard on Your Toyota Camry

Why do dashboards get sticky? Exposure to sunlight, heat, and high humidity can melt the adhesive used to bond the layers of the dashboard. Simultaneously, the outer fabric material of the dashboard softens and expands when heated, allowing the melted adhesive to move upwards through the fabric. Over time, the …
How to Fix the Steering Wander on a Dodge Ram

Picture this: you’re driving down a stretch of road, enjoying the weather, the music you have playing on the radio, the sweet smell of the outdoors, and your truck is fighting you for control of steering. This side-to-side movement while on a straight track is known as steering wander, and …
Ionic 5-in Stainless Steel Curved Nerf Bars (423309P) Review

There are an almost unlimited amount of vehicle customization products available on the market that automobile owners can peruse or add to their car or truck to make it their own. But if you own a SUV or truck that is, at times difficult to get into, you might be …
Mothers 17240 Speed Clay 2.0 Review: Is it that good?

One of the greatest secrets of the auto detailing industry is the use of a clay bar as tool to remove surface embedded contaminants which are the bane to the existence of a perfect finish on any car or truck. Mothers Polish Company recently (back in 2016 so relatively recent) …