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8 Unique Ways to Use Your RV This Winter

Although many outdoor and travel lovers are fully aware of the benefits of owning a recreational vehicle, many RV owners miss out on several fun and unique ways to enjoy the cooler seasons outdoors. RVs are great for camping and outdoor recreation, but can also be quite versatile when a little creativity...

Should You Put Your Teen on Your Insurance Policy?

As a parent who now has a driving-aged child, you might be trying to decide whether or not you should add your teen to your insurance policy. After all, it might seem like the easiest way to make sure that your child has the required coverage, but you still might not be sure if it’s a good idea. Luckily, asking yourself these questions, speaking with an insurance agent and running a few auto insurance quotes should help you make the right decision. These are a few things that you should consider when making this decision.

How to slice sections in 3D Studio

Several people have asked me how I sliced my model up in 3DS Max. Well, there is a ‘Section’ tool that comes as a standard feature of 3DS Max. Section Create panel > Shapes > Splines > Object Type rollout > Section Create menu > Shapes > Section Tab panels > Shapes...

Road Test Review of La Bala

Recently North Carolina based Bala builder James Holley and his wife Deb stopped off in Phoenix to see the La Bala prototype in person and to take a test drive.You’ve seen lot’s of photos of the Grabercars La Bala prototype #0001 but probably haven’t read much about how the car actually drives...

How to align your car – Cheap and easy!

Credit for this technique goes to Stefan Mullikin, who described this very straightforward method of alignmet on the Grassroots Motorsports Forum Start by getting the car level, side to side, front and rear using a long builders level. Once that’s done, mark the spots for the shims and the car on the...

IRS vs DeDion Rear Suspension

My car uses a deDion rear axle. (photo) It behaves like a live axle in that the two rear wheels are always parallel to each other and perpendicular to the ground. But unlike a traditional live axle, the differential is not carried on the axle and is not part of the unsprung...