Author Archives: Eric J. Leech

About Eric J. Leech

Eric J. Leech is a born and bred auto enthusiast who has been a gear-head ever since he crawled out of his crib and got his Kool-aide stained mitts on a 67 Camaro SS (red, black bucket seats, no air-conditioning). He's since become an automotive journalist for a variety of sources, including DUB Magazine, American Auto Press, Import Tuner, Turbo & High Performance, and has also worked as a content provider for the Discovery Channel's, Mean Green Machines. Follow Eric J. Leech at Google+

Top 5 SUV Brands for Your Family Vacation
By | July 16th, 2018

Traveling with family, as much as joyful it can be, also requires a lots of planning. Making sure that each phase of your vacation is prepared with least possible surprises on the road is mandatory. Finding a right car to rent that will fit your family needs can be a quite difficult task. Obviously, it…

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The “Second Highest Selling” Electric Car
By | September 23rd, 2017

It shouldn’t be much of a surprise that the highest selling electric car, at least to date, is Elon Musk’s Tesla. However, way before the Tesla, there was a little electric car that was starting to sell some pretty good numbers too. It was a tiny car called the CitiCar. Unfortunately, the utility of the…

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Top 5 High-Tech Cars of 2017
By | June 27th, 2017

As we move further and further into a technological revolution, our cars are almost getting smarter than us. I’d imagine for most of us, if we won the lottery, a shiny brand new car would be on the shopping list. So, let’s look at what’s been on offer in 2017. 5. Audi A4 This fifth-generation…

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Ford Ranger Wildtrak vs Holden Colorado Z71
By | May 19th, 2017

Forget buying the latest luxury sedan or a stylish SUV, if you really want to experience ute driving.The two best options are the Ford Ranger Wildtrak and its competitor, the Holden Colorado Z71. Both the diesel dual-cab utes are phenomenal in their own way which is why we have brought you an unbiased comparison between…

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Yes, It’s a Hemi!
By | November 8th, 2016

Among the gearhead set, engine swapping is a common pastime. In case you aren’t familiar with engine swapping, it’s the process of taking an old engine out of a vehicle and putting another one back in -usually a more powerful one. In the old days, before engine electronic control systems, engine swapping wasn’t technically difficult….

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Watch This Mustang Shelby GT350 Crashing onto the Crowd
By | October 5th, 2016

You may know that Mustang is notorious for crowd hunting at cars and coffee events? If you don’t believe it, watch what happened on Saturday morning when a driver of the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 lost control and almost hit the car enthusiasts lining around the road to take the pictures. The incident happened at…

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The Inventor of Power Steering
By | September 22nd, 2016

Power Steering The first automobiles weren’t terribly big and steering them was relatively easy with the large steering wheels of the day. When cars started to grow in size and weight, however, muscling the steering wheel around started to require some real strength. The car manufacturers knew this was a problem and many proposed “powered”…

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How to Clean Up An Engine Compartment
By | August 17th, 2016

Why should one bother degreasing their engine? For those who are wondering, here’s two good reasons: A clean engine is easy to work on. When everything under the hood is clean, it is easier for a mechanic to do routine maintenance and other activities. A clean engine compartment will bring you more money when you…

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