Are You Really Ready for Winter?

It is no wonder why we love to live in or visit places, such as Palm Springs and South Florida, during the winter. Half of the nation gets to deal with snow, ice, sleet, and colder temperatures. We either love…

Got Road Rage? Take the Quiz and Find Out

Road rage is even more common than you think. According to a AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study, about 8 million drivers admit to some pretty extreme behaviors when they get behind the wheel of their vehicles. Nearly 80 percent…

In Search of the Big Gay Dealership

Is it tough to find an auto dealership that wants to work with us? For the example, my significant other, Jason, needed to replace his aging Mercury Mystique with a newer vehicle. He asked me to help him find a…

Gaywheels car-buying guide part 10: Final thoughts (and a handy worksheet for finding your next car)

Final thoughts (and a handy worksheet for finding your next car) Before you head off to the far corners of the internet to search for your next vehicle, I have a few parting words of advice. And for those of…

Car maintenance 101: Tire rotation

Tires suck. They’re expensive, they’re always wearing out, and depending on where you live, you may need another set when winter rolls around. But as frustrating as they are, tires are one of the most important parts of your car…

Gaywheels car-buying guide part 9: Financing your new car and understanding the cost of ownership

Financing your new car and understanding the cost of ownership In the U.S., the average cost of a brand-new car is over $36,000. That’s a mountain of moolah–far more than many consumers can pay outright, even with help from a…

Gaywheels car-buying guide part 8: Must-have features: Fuel economy, safety systems, and infotainment

Must-have features: Fuel economy, safety systems, and infotainment Today, we’ll look at a few more features to consider for your next ride. How you prioritize them can have a dramatic impact on your safety, your bank account, and your enjoyment…

Car maintenance 101: The basic checks

Regularly checking your car’s fluids and tire pressure might seem like pretty basic maintenance, but you may not do it often enough. Sometimes you get too busy with other things, or maybe you weren’t shown how to do it properly….

Gaywheels car-buying guide part 7: Please don’t call them ‘trannies’

Please don’t call them “trannies” When you visit your local dealership, don’t be surprised if you overhear someone in the showroom–or more likely, the service department–discussing a “worn out tranny”. It’s not what you think. “Tranny” is, of course, a…

Car maintenance 101: The oil change

One day you’ll be driving along and see the maintenance reminder light up on your dashboard, or maybe you’ll glimpse the little sticker in the corner of your windshield. Either way, you know that it’s time to get your oil…