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Google Cars and Common Sense

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Is the future of driving really self-driving Google cars? Logically, the prospect of reducing car accidents and vehicular traffic makes this a very idealistic scenario. But there is a romanticized feeling that many people associate with driving cars, from their youthful years through old age. This nostalgic truth is just one of many reasons for […]

The Popularity of Cars in Horror Films

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  Lee’s Frame and Axle Body and Paint has been dedicated to delivering stellar car service to West LA customers since 1947. That’s a lot of years of hard work. When we aren’t hard at work on your beautiful cars though, we like to kick back and watch some movies every now and then like […]

Is Maintaining your Classic Car Worth It?

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Listen to that baby purr! You tweaked the engine and now everyone in a four-block radius can hear her roar. Classic cars are a staple of bragging rights—they require specialized skills to maintain, they draw in the ladies, and they have a retro charm. But you might have to start asking yourself how much those […]

“Darth Car” Rules the Streets

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The staff here at Lee’s Frame and Axle like catching movies just like anyone else. Movie-inspired cars are even better. One of the oddball highlights of Comic-Con International 2014 in San Diego was the presentation of the Star Wars-themed “Darth Car.” The life-sized Hot Wheel vehicle, inspired by lord-of-the-father-characters Darth Vader, was developed by Mattel […]

Tesla Supercharger

The Tesla Supercharger

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When it comes to air pollution, cars and trucks on the road (and especially in Los Angeles) account for much of the smog that can be seen in the sky. That’s because motor vehicle emisisons pump toxic fumes into the air. Motor vehicle emissions are by-products that come out of exhaust systems or other emissions […]

Looking for a Summer Getaway? Plan a Summer Road Trip!

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After a long school year finally comes to an end, nothing feels better than a little R&R with friends, family, or someone you love. With students all over the world preparing for summer break, there is no question that one of the best ways to celebrate months of studying for exams, quizzes, writing research papers […]

Aerodynamics: Why the Body Matters

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Most people think designing a car is all about making it look cool, and while yeah that’s pretty important, real engineers are more concerned with another thing: Aerodynamics. For years now, aerodynamics, or the study of objects moving through air, has played a huge role in helping automakers create cars that move faster, accelerate better […]

Experience Counts!

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Experience counts. Whether you drive a luxury European convertible or a rugged, all-terrain Jeep, your car is a complicated piece of machinery. It’s not just anyone that can take apart one of these wonders of engineering and put it back together, so you should really ask yourself who you are trusting with your car. If […]

Motor Shows: The Origin and Importance of Motor Shows Around the World

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The coolest thing you can do this month is visit the Geneva Motor Show. But since most of us can only dream of visiting Switzerland to gaze at some of the most luxurious and beautifully designed cars in the world, we’ll spend the next week gazing at images of cars like the Ferrari California T, […]

4 of the Best World Records About Cars

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Ah, the Internet. It makes everything easier, from buying clothes and groceries (they get delivered to your door!) to coordinating plans with friends to making brand new friends with the same interests as you. In every corner of the internet you can discover crazy facts and learn things you’d never be able to learn outside […]