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Comparing Corvettes: 30 Years Has Increased Performance And Decreased Price

Is it possible that the 2017 Corvette could offer increased performance and technology at a price that’s less than the 1987 model? This year’s car delivers 455 horses and 460 lb-ft of torque, yet, when adjusted for inflation, the MSRP of the 2017 Corvette is nearly $5,000 less than the 1987 Corvette. Nowadays, the 1987 C4 [...]

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5 Things Corvette, Prius, and Porsche 911 Owners Have in Common

A Corvette owner, a Porsche 911 owner, and a Prius owner walk into a bar and… Barely acknowledge each other. It doesn’t have to be like this! All three car owners may run with different crowds and maintain different lifestyles, but they’re actually more alike than you think. In fact, they have quite a few things in [...]

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3 Reasons Recycled Tires are the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Much like art, recycled tires are everywhere. In fact, you might even be sitting on some right now. Yes, you read that right. Old tire rubber may be in your carpet pads, as well as your planters, bumpers, casters, asphalt, rubber bands, engine belts, artificial turfs, playground equipment, curb ramps, floor mats, new tires, or retreads. Nowadays, [...]

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10 Cool and Useful Ways to Upcycle Your Old Tires

Tire rubber is one of the most wasted materials on Earth. Every year, the average American sends four tires to the landfills. With over 324 million Americans, it adds up fast. Do Mother Nature a favor and opt to keep your old tires the next time you bring your car in for new tires. Why? So you can [...]

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10 Production Cars With the Least Amount of Ground Clearance

Ground clearance is the distance between the lowest hanging point of a vehicle and the ground. It’s an important factor to consider while car shopping because ground clearance plays a big role in the vehicle’s performance and ability to successfully navigate rough roads and terrain. With low ground clearance, a car’s underside can get damaged by [...]

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Homemade Curb Ramp Options - Concrete, Steel, and Wood

If you're one of the many Americans that hates the jolt of going over a rolled curb, we feel your pain. A common solution - all too common, actually - is constructing a DIY curb ramp to ease the jolt. Here are the pros and cons of three popular homemade curbs: Concrete Curb Ramps Thinking about installing [...]

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How Low Can You Go? Take The BRIDJIT Ground Clearance Quiz!

Vehicle ground clearance can be tricky to gauge, and a lot of people get "tricked" by a car's appearance. Designers know how to make vehicles look higher or lower than they really are. The proof is our new ground clearance quiz - check it out! We've created a quiz pitting vehicles, some unexpected, against each other to [...]

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6 Parts That Will Get Damaged From Scraping the Curb

Whether or not you drive a lowered car, a harsh rolled curb can still cause some scraping under your vehicle. If you're one to ignore these sounds, please don't. Here's what could be damaged from dragging your vehicle over a rolled curb: Damaged Oil Pan This oil pan is cracked, and it looks like it's crying. Don't [...]

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BRIDJIT - The Best Driveway Ramp for Lowered Cars

Lowering a car isn't for everyone. Putting a car, truck, or SUV "in the weeds," as they say, is as much a statement as it is a style choice. A person who lowers their vehicle isn't interested in doing things halfway. A person who lowers their vehicle doesn't follow the crowd. A person who lowers [...]

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Concrete Driveway Curb Ramps - Pros and Cons

Is there a rolled curb below your driveway? If so, you're probably familiar with bottoming out, slowly backing up, and testing your shocks daily. One solution to this problem is to pour your own concrete ramp: build a simple form, lay down a piece of pipe for water to flow thru, and mix up some [...]

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