Guides

We update this list every month and include all moderately sized car meets within an hour away from downtown Kansas City. If you have an event you want included email me here.We care about your safety and encourage you to take precautions if you will be attending any of these events!

What Car Should I Buy?

Car manufacturers today offer a dizzying amount of models and body styles aimed at a wide range of buyers, but with so many options what type of car do you actually need and why?


 

The Ultimate Guide To Learning About Cars

Want to learn about cars but don't know where to start? We've got you covered with actionable methods to learn about cars.


Some easy to implement tips that will keep your wallet full and car running well!

What To Check When Buying A Used Car

So you're looking at buying a used car and want to make sure it's not a time bomb set to go off in the next 10,000 miles, but don't have the mechanical savvy to check it yourself.  Here's a basic checklist for what to look for when buying a used car.

If you are considering trading in a newly financed car there are many factors to ensure you are making a smart financial decision. Here are some to consider.  
As the short Winter days close in on us, check out these locations just a few hours away from KC while the weather is still nice!

Rust is a regular companion on vehicles in snowy states as the road salts and slush that coat your car make an ideal environment for the metal-eating menace to form. Learn how to combat rust this winter with tips and more extreme options to stop it in its tracks.

10 Places To Hide Your Keys

Leaving your keys at the car is never ideal, but with these 10 hiding places your car won't be going anywhere.   

2021 Cars Without CVTs

While some manufacturers did have early examples of CVTs (Continuous Variable Transmission) that were killed off, currently CVTs are becoming more popular than ever and few if any cars are changing their transmissions back to traditional automatics from CVTs.  

Should I Buy a Car With 150k Miles?

If you're looking to buy a car with 150k miles on it, the condition and maintenance history is more important than how many miles are on it. If everything else about it checks out we say go for it!

Front-wheel drive (FWD) cars handle well in the snow as most of their weight sits over their driving wheels, giving the front tires more traction. When braking or turning they are just as capable as all-wheel drive (AWD) or 4-wheel drive (4WD) cars, but will struggle to accelerate as quickly.

How Long to Charge a Car Battery

With a variety of charges on the market, how long does it take to fully charge a battery to working condition?

A car battery has 48 amps, so depending on how many amps your charger has, divide 48 by the charging rate and that is how many hours it takes. For example if your charger charges at 6 amps an hour, 48/6=8, so it will take 8 hours to fully charge a battery.

But before you throw a charger on it, let's see if your battery is worth saving.