Do You Need a Diesel Engine in Your New Vehicle?

5 July 2016
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When in the market for a new vehicle, you may note that diesel engines are sometimes more expensive than those that run on standard petrol. You may be tempted to save money on your purchase by opting for the petrol engine, but remember that a car should be considered a long-term investment. The purchase price isn't the only consideration when it comes to how well a vehicle works for you. Note a few reasons why you may need a diesel engine for your new vehicle and why it can be a good investment even if it means paying a little bit more at the dealership. Read More 

Maintenance tips for Your Trailer Brakes

8 April 2016
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Corrosion is a common issue with boat trailers. Trailer brakes are not spared of this menace. Brakes on boat trailers usually get immersed in water when loading and off-loading a boat, subjecting them to rust problems. For best performance, all the components of a trailer need to be working properly. As with the towing vehicle, the brakes on your boat trailer require maintenance service because brake failure can lead to accidents involving towed trailers. Read More 

Let There Be Light: Choosing The Best Headlights For Your Vehicle

9 July 2015
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The days of the old, pure tungsten-filament headlamp are long gone, and the modern headlamp market offers a wide variety of models, types and price points. If you're purchasing a new car, or fitting aftermarket headlamps to a vehicle you already own, you'll want to be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of the type of headlights you'll be purchasing — not just for reasons of safety or efficiency, but because government legislation on how a headlight should perform is very strict, and steep fines are levied for non-compliance. Read More 

The Fundamentals Of Bushings And Advantages That They Offer

2 March 2015
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In 2012, 71% of Australians over the age of 18 travelled to work or school by passenger cars. With such a huge reliance being placed on automobiles, understanding the unique properties between various parts can make a huge difference to one's purchasing decision. The shocks of a vehicle is often overlooked; although, it plays a fundamentally important role in making sure that the vehicle drives smoothly and responds quickly. There are different types of suspensions, like bushings and a sealed cartridge bearing; however, bushings supreme. Read More 

Three Signs That Indicate A Worn Clutch

19 February 2015
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Although a great number of people operate a manual vehicle, relatively few actually know or understand what a clutch does. Many people, of course, are happy to rely on the services of a garage to help them understand what is wrong with their clutch, but it still makes good sense to understand the basics of a clutch, and therefore, how to identify a fault. A faulty clutch usually manifests itself in one of three different ways; all three of these indicate that the clutch is in need of repair. Read More