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The 5 Best Portable Garages [Ranked]

Portable Garage

A portable garage –also known as a garage in a box or a portable carport– is a good choice for someone who wants a garage but they don’t necessarily have the time or funds to build or buy a traditional garage (Source).These car tents are an easy way to erect a temporary garage and protect […]

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The 5 Best Windshield Wipers [Reviewed]

Windshield Wipers

Windshield wipers are specialized devices that are designed to remove unwanted substances from the windshield of a vehicle (Source). Windshield wipers remove things like rain, snow, and other debris that may obscure the driver’s view (Source). They come in a variety of sizes for different vehicles, and are typically made from a metal frame along […]

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The 5 Best Truck Bed Tents [Ranked]

Truck bed tents provide a shelter for you and one other adult to sleep when out camping in your pickup (Source). The primary advantage compared to traditional camping is that truck canopy camping gets you off the ground and they can be easier to erect when the camping ground is difficult to insert stakes into […]

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The 5 Best Truck Bed Air Mattresses [Ranked]

Truck bed air mattresses are specially designed to fit over wheel wells in truck beds to provide comfortable sleeping areas for outdoor enthusiasts (Source).They come with either integrated or external air pumps that plug into your vehicle’s charging port (Source). And they pair with truck bed tents to provide a sheltered sleeping experience, whether you’re […]

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The 5 Best Car Seat Organizers Reviewed

Car Seat Organizers

Car backseat organizers either buckle or velcro around a headrest, providing backseat passengers convenient access to reading materials, tablets, bottled water, and other miscellaneous travel accessories (Source).Plus they protect your backseats from kicking and scuffing. They feature a variety of compartments and pockets, helping to store a variety of differently-sized items (Source). They’re frequently purchased […]

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The 5 Best Breaker Bars Reviewed

Breaker bars are lengthy, non-ratcheting bars that are used together with socket wrench style sockets (Source). Breaker bars are great loosening extremely tight fasteners. Their length (compared to extendable ratchets) enables you to apply significantly more torque than standard socket wrenches (Source).Tekton produces the longest breaker bar at 38″ while Capri Tools produces the shortest […]

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The 5 Best Creeper Seats Reviewed

Creeper Seats

Creeper seats (or rolling stools, mechanic stools) are rolling work stools- ideal for working on vehicles or scooting around inside your home re-tiling your bathroom floor (Source). They’re ideal if you want to spare your knees and lower-back the aggravation of extended, painful work postures (Source).  We took a look at 5 popular options. There […]

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The 5 Best Orbital Buffers Reviewed

Car Buffers

Random orbiting buffers (also known as car buffers, dual action polishers, or just car polishers) utilize an orbiting & rotating pad that generates a jiggling motion as you polish (Source). This unusual motion ensures that the dual action polisher doesn’t burn car paint, which occurs when paint is removed beneath the coat’s clear outer surface […]

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The 5 Best Extendable Ratchets Reviewed

Extendable Ratchets

An extendable ratchet is a type of socket wrench that has a socket on one end, generally employed to turn a fastener (Wikipedia). The ratcheting socket wrench is a specialty hand tool that uses a metal handle connected to a ratcheting head, which is attached to a socket (Source).This ratcheting head fits to a nut or […]

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The 5 Best Electric Trailer Winches Reviewed

Electric Trailer Winches

An electric trailer winch is used to perform heavy-duty pulling tasks. It uses an electric motor that powers a spool or steel drum, winding steel or synthetic cable wire that is attached to a steel hook on the cable’s leading end.Whether you are hauling a vehicle out of the mud, or using it to hook […]

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