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About dontgetwrenched

Elayne Kling, was the owner of a downtown Manhattan auto repair shop for 25 years and recently in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Elayne knows the particular ins and outs of the auto repair world and keeps up her blog because people will always need help navigating the potential pitfalls of that world. Due to the crazy NYC real estate market she has since closed down her shop and started a new business called Projects Unlimited Inc., helping other small businesses.


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Top 10 Diesel Cars and Trucks for Resale Value

From Steve at While the price of fuel vacillates with current events, the economy of diesel engines remains a constant. Any diesel owner will tell you about the love they have for the engine. The unmistakable audio signature of … Continue reading

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Best of 2017….

Thanks to Off The Throttle!

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The pros and cons of buying a used vehicle!

This is from a reader Jess Lambert.  I believe that it’s almost ALWAYS better to buy slightly used but here’s what she says. Considering the purchase of a used vehicle may bring with it some apprehension and fear. But sometimes, … Continue reading

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And Another Award!

Top 25 Automotive Bloggers We have a large automotive category on Savant Magazine that includes detailed reviews on auto products, such as infant car seat covers, tire snow chains, car air fresheners, tire shine and more. We wanted to take a moment and recognize bloggers … Continue reading

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This question comes to me from a mens fitness magazine. Q: My car battery was stolen twice in just a few days—is there some way I can stop this from happening? (yes—it’s a scam, they steal your old battery, then … Continue reading

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10 Insane Facts About Tesla Motors

Interesting infographic from Stanley-R-Harris . Elon Musk is a South African born investor, inventor & engineer. Many people know Musk from his involvement with Tesla Motors; the American automaker trying to change the world and create some of the first affordable … Continue reading

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