As owner of a 2003 Mercury Marauder that has nearly 250,000 miles I can speak from experience. Some people say that anything with over 200,000 miles is a ticking time bomb and others say if it exceeds 200K, it’s because it was taken care of. I’m a believer that everything depends and there is… Read More What Does 200,000 Miles Say About A Car?
The Mopar ’17 Challenger is everything you’d expect it to be.… Read More Mopar ’17 Dodge Challenger Celebrates 80 Years Of Mopar
Depreciation isn’t kind, but great for your wallet.… Read More Market Watch: The bubble is popping!
Petrolheads everywhere love a good sounding exhaust. Decibels do more than wake up the car, as they wake up the driver as well. For a petrolhead, it’s like hearing an amazing piece of music, with that one lyric that just gets to your soul. So, for every car enthusiast you meet, you will always hear… Read More Petroleyum’s pick for Top 5 exhausts
Top 20 high power vehicles for your dollar… Read More Bargain Horsepower and Where To Find It!
In the life of an enthusiast who roams the internet on occasion, you’re bound to find someone who praises the engine gods for the gift known as the LS. GM’s compact V8 powerhouse is actually quite a good thing. In LS3 form it sets your soul ablaze with 6.2 liters of the most wonderful American… Read More Road Test: 2017 Ford Escape SE FWD & 2016 Focus Titanium
I’ll start by saying there have been few pure driving games like Forza Horizon 3. Since its Initial release date on September 27th 2016, the game hasn’t had any dull moments. The people at Turn 10 Studios and Forza have created a perfect blend of Open World gaming and Motorsports racing with 433 cars to… Read More Forza Horizon 3 Is A BLAST!
Technology and I have a love/hate relationship. In running PetroleYum.com, it is essential that I remain connected to my website and to social media for my very lovely contributors who occasionally have questions for me, or let me know when an article is ready for review.I consider myself to be tech-savvy, or at least tech-aware.… Read More Road Test: 2016 Toyota RAV4 SE
The year is 2020, President Trump has closed the borders and nearly completed a wall across our entire southern border. Americans have turned completely xenophobic as domestic terrorism is surging. President Trump is running for re-election on a precipice of building a sea wall and creating “citizen checkpoints” on all major highways. Meanwhile Russia and… Read More The Fiero Hero
If you’ve been hemming and hawing on getting a specialized license plate in Illinois, you better head over to your local DMV as time is running out. The specific portion of the bill signed last October went into effect July 1st, requiring future specialized license plates to have a universal design, instead fitted with a decal supporting the organization or charity of… Read More Goodbye Illinois Specialty Plates