Five must-have tools for your garage

The OBD2 code reader pulls the diagnostic trouble codes for most cars, light trucks, and SUVs released after 1995

Metroland Media/ - With the holidays now upon us, here’s a list of the top five must-have tools for your do-it-yourself (DIY) garage. As the trend of longer vehicle ownership holds steady, many car owners are attempting their own DIY repairs. These gift ideas fit almost any budget. 1) Hydraulic Floor Jack and Jack Stands – A must have for any DIYer. A quality hydraulic floor jack and jack stand kit not only allows you to lift … [Read more...]

300ZX evolution from stock to modified


by Jason Okolisan, Special to - When I bought my 1995 300ZX in April 2009 it was bone stock with 55,000 km. I’m the third owner and have put on 18,000 km in the past three years. The first year I had it, I only upgraded the stereo. Beyond that, I just did maintenance and enjoyed finally owning my dream car. That same spring, I joined OZC, and after being around so many nicely modified Zed’s, I got the itch to start modifying … [Read more...]

Looks like the Bullitt Mustang

1966 Fastback Mustang

This 1966 Fastback Mustang is powered by a 289 cu. in. V8 with four-barrel carburetor. It has a four-speed transmission, and both front and rear disc brakes. Gary's Mustang has all original Ford sheet metal and original Ford glass. Because of its highland green paint job, it is often mistaken for the Bullitt car. … [Read more...]

1959 Cadillac Eldorado Seville

This 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Seville is number 836 of 975 ever made.

Gary from Aurora is especially proud of this rare automobile, number 836 of 975 made. It came to Canada 22 years ago from Florida. This vehicle still has the original air ride system, allowing you to raise and lower the suspension. Power comes via a 390 cubic inch V8 with three two-barrel carburetors. The car has been painted, the chrome is done and new glass has been installed - and re-etched with the original date codes. All that's left to do … [Read more...]

Award-winning 1968 Dodge Charger 440 R/T

1968 Charger R/T is fully restored both inside and out.

This fully-restored Alabama car (with factory air) has a 440 cu. in. V8, with four-barrel carb. Gary's Charger won best Mopar at Performance World and picked up a bronze at 2011 Cruise nationals at Toronto Auto Show. It has also won numerous awards at other events. … [Read more...]

I just love my 1990 Mazda Miata convertible!

Gord's Garage: My Mazda Miata

by Gord Paolucci, Special to - I just love my 1990 Mazda Miata convertible! There are very few vehicles that can bring a smile to your face like a Miata. It’s built for top down cruising on a beautiful summer evening. I purchased my little red roadster from Dave Wood Mazda in August of 1989, making it almost 22 years old. With only 92,000 km on this pristine example of what Car & Driver called "One of the 10 Best vehicles … [Read more...]