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News, reviews and articles about cars and car accessories.

Here’s a convenient way to add a clothes hanger to your car

NEWS – Most cars have a built-in hook inside the top of the passenger door that can be used to hold a hanger when you need to transport clothing that you don’t want to wrinkle. That will work fine but it’s not nearly as nice looking as the Maxsa Car Butler. The Maxsa features an …

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Here’s a cup holder tray to add to your car picnic gear collection!

NEWS – Last week I told you about the Saucemoto condiment holder for your car and today I want to show you another gadget that can improve your car picnic experience. It’s the Macally Cup Holder Tray which moves your fast food from your lap to a cup holder mounted platform. It features a 360° …

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Turn your car into a dining room with the Saucemoto

NEWS – COVID made me the master of car picnics. Back when many restaurants were closed to indoor dining, we would take large Tupperware containers to serve as our “tables” while sitting in the car. It was a juggling act trying to situate our sandwich and fries in a small car, but the hardest part …

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Add larger cupholders to your car without buying a new vehicle!

NEWS – I love my 2013 Mini Cooper S, but the brand definitely describes everything about it. It’s small. I love that about it except for one thing. The cup holders are way too small! If I buy a large drink from a fast food place, they almost never fit in the holders. I don’t …

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Cell Phone Seat review – a phone holder for your vehicle’s cup holder

REVIEW:  With literally every kind of cell phone holder out there, I have been struggling to find one that fits my needs.  For me, the vent clips don’t work and I don’t like it attached to my windshield or dashboard.  So how does the Cell Phone Seat fair up? What is it The Cell Phone …

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ACEFAST 15W Qi Fast Charging Car Charger Review

REVIEW – I have desired a wireless car charger like this ever since my son showed me his over a year ago. When the ACEFAST Qi Charger review offer came along, I no longer had a reason to procrastinate picking one out. What is it? The ACEFAST 15W Qi Fast Charging Car Charger is a …

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Scosche MagicMount MSC 4-in-1 review – A versatile, MagSafe compatible dashboard mount for iPhone

REVIEW – Our phones are indispensable when driving, often providing directions, music, audiobooks and more. But, did you know that at least 24 states here in the US ban the use of a hand-held cell phone while driving? That doesn’t mean you can’t use your phone for directions, but it does mean that you need …

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DESFLOW Bluetooth 5.0 FM Car Transmitter & Charger Adapter review

REVIEW – One of the best things about newer cars is how quick and easy it is to pair your phone with your car audio. But what about vehicles that were made before Bluetooth was a thing? DESFLOW has you covered with their Bluetooth FM Transmitter Adapter. What is it? The DESFLOW Bluetooth FM Transmitter …

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Mophie Powerstation Go Rugged with Air Compressor review – A portable battery with extra features

REVIEW – About 20 years ago, I had one of those older lead-acid jump start battery packs. It was very heavy, but it saved the day more than once. It even had an air compressor on board! Newer jump start battery packs are much smaller with lithium batteries. Today I get to try one with …

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Scosche FrescheAir portable HEPA air purifier review – Clean air for your car

REVIEW – Spring is here and allergy season has begun! This time, I’ve got a new weapon in my aresenal: A portable , USB powered air purifier from Scosche called the FrescheAir that fits into a cup holder. What is it? The Scosche FrescheAir is a compact air purifier with a 3 stage HEPA filter …

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My garage has an awesome feature that yours does not

ARTICLE – For years I had this idea to decorate my garage with all the tail lights of all the cars I’ve owned. Not the originals, of course, but junkyard specials, eBay finds, etc. I finally had some free time over the holidays so I finally assembled my collection and wired it up for some …

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Yakima’s new EXO System is like a bunk bed for your trailer hitch

NEWS – I’ve been hauling bikes and snowboards on my cars for decades and during that time there’s been numerous advances that have made things easier; I have stories for another time. Yakima has been my go to brand for a lot of reasons and so I always keep an eye on what they’re cooking …

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