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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.

Does my car have a transponder key?

These days almost every vehicle comes with a transponder system which instantaneously answers the question in the title. Nevertheless, there is always the chance to see a transponder system in a vehicle in which you didn’t expect it or even not see it in a vehicle in which you thought …
Can I Replace 15-inch Wheels With 16 inches?

The wheels of any vehicle are a crucial aspect of it.  These will not only affect how safe your car is but also how well it performs.  Car owners often like to update their car’s tires to make their car stand out.  Others update because they have had the wheels …
How long do CVT transmissions last?

CVTs (Continuously Variable Transmission) are single-speed transmissions that work like traditional automatic transmissions but still are contrastingly different from them. The biggest similarity that CVT and automatic transmissions share is shifting through a range of gears, unlike manual transmissions that only offer a limited number of gear ratios. Understanding the …
How much does a Tesla weigh?

The world is seeing a lot of development in the field of technology and this has led to many drastic changes in the past few years. The most major paradigm shift has been from fuel and gas driven cars to electric vehicles. The idea of electric vehicles in the commercial …
Does Carmax Buy Old Cars?

One of the worst feelings in the world is being stuck with a car that is old that you just can not find anyone to purchase.  However, you can always consider Carmax.  In fact, they have purchased well over 650,000 cars, trucks, jeeps, and more! Carmax is simple to use.  …
When did BMW buy Mini?

BMW is a famous and luxurious German automobiles multinational corporation. They manufacture luxury motorcycles and cars as well as other vehicles. It was established in 1916 and used to produce aircraft engines in the beginning. Its headquarters are in Munich, Germany. It is the 12th largest producer of vehicles in …
How long does it take to build a Toyota?

I believe life is the most precious gift on Earth. More important than that, giving life to something or someone and seeing that life exist and make others happy is a joy like no other. It makes you feel like you are on top of the world. For an artist, …
Which Porsche 911 Should Be Avoided By Fans?

For some, cars are simply a machine which takes them from one place to another. But for some, cars are their passion. They buy and collect cars like priceless antiques. Cars are also a big part of history, as they tell us how these machines have evolved over time. This …