Author: Oscaro Staff

Coolest VW Concept Cars
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The Taigun The Taigun is a near-production concept that was unveiled at New Delhi Auto Expo in 2014. At first glance, the Taigun is reminiscent of other SUV crossovers that have been popping up on the market recently like the Subaru Crosstrek. It features a 2.47 meter wheel base and the engine uses ...

Top 5 Breakdowns and How to Prevent Them
Blog | By Oscaro Staff

1. Flat tire or blowout Some flats are unavoidable (like when you hit a nail), but there are things you can do to help prevent them. Make a routine of checking your tires every week. Look for any debris lodged in the tire (screws/shrapnel), check the the thread depth-it should be at least 1.6mm and ...

Fixer Tips | Car Tips For Grads
Blog | By Oscaro Staff

Cars can be expensive, but the costs can escalate quickly if you neglect basic maintenance or ignore certain warning signs. While fresh grads want to save money any way they can, it’s best to address problems as soon as they come up rather than putting them off (by the way Oscaro is offering free ...

The Strati- The First 3D Printed Car
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Jay Rodgers, CEO of Local Motors details some of the more intricate details that go into making the world’s first electric 3D printed car, the Strati. Using only 49 parts the Strati’s body is carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic, which is an ABS plastic that’s commonly found is household plas...

How To Read A VIN
Blog | By Oscaro Staff

A vehicle’s VIN can you a lot about a car. You can easily find parts on Oscaro by searching by VIN and you can use it to bring up a vehicle history report to find out if it was in any collisions, but this 17 digit number can tell you so much more. Vehicle Identification … read this post

Are Your Tools As Sharp As You Are?
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Have you ever been told that you’re not the brightest tool in the shed? Well, here’s your shot to prove them wrong! You’ll have fun taking this photo quiz (we had fun building it). Get a chance to win $50.00 in tools, or parts, for your car: we’ll draw one winner each week for th...

6 Reasons We Love Volkswagen
Blog , Promotions | By Oscaro Staff

The Volkswagen company has been around for 78 years, and since their inception they’ve been doing some pretty advanced and unique things in the automotive world. This month, we’re celebrating by offering special VW discounts and sharing some of things we love about Volkswagen. 1. The Bee...

Fixers Ride: VW Golf
Blog | By Oscaro Staff

Over its 41 years of production and 7 generations, VW has sold an impressive 30 million Golfs. The first Golf ever made rolled off the assembly line in Wolfsburg, Germany on March 29th, 1971. It all started with the MK I, a front-wheel drive hatchback, featuring the new transversely mounted front en...

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