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Save Money With These Simple Tyre Checks

Posted on 02 December 2014 by Tony Santos

Tyre-depthThanks to Myki Roventine for the image

Healthy tyres are the key to a healthy and happy car. When they are treated with care, they will run for longer and save you money. Tyres, like most car parts have an interconnected relationship with the rest of your car. If they aren’t treated correctly, that affects the fuel system, and the engine. It affects the brakes and the steering system. The best practice with car maintenance is to look after every small component on your car. Continue Reading

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The Right Frame of Mind When Repairing Things Yourself

Posted on 21 November 2014 by Tony Santos

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It’s a fact of life that age can break down components in any given object prompting repairs. However, these repairs don’t have to be met with fear or apprehension. Many of the most common objects that break down can be easily fixed as long as you keep a cool head and spend a moment learning what the task entails. For many situations, this hands-on approach can keep you from being stranded and feeling helpless. Continue Reading

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How to maintain your car to run smoothly and efficiently

Posted on 15 September 2014 by Tony Santos

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In order for a vehicle to stay running smoothly and efficiently, it needs to be properly maintained at all times. Here are a few maintenance tips that can save money in the long run. Continue Reading

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Top 7 Myths of Buying a New Car

Posted on 15 September 2014 by Tony Santos

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We have all heard of the supposed dangers of buying a brand new car. The main argument against it is usually the depreciation of value as soon as you drive it off the forecourt. A lot of these so called ‘facts’ have been made up to scare off potential buyers over the years and today we will try to shine a light on some of these. Here are the top seven myths of buying a new car. Continue Reading

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Reasons Why You Want LED Lighting on Your Car

Posted on 04 September 2014 by Tony Santos

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Technology is a fun thing. As time marches on, superior technology becomes cheaper and more accessible to consumers. For instance, just a few years ago, only a select few wealthy people owned smart phones. Fast forward to today and you’ll find that the number of people with smart phones significantly outweighs the number of those without. The same can be said for automotive technology, particularly in the lighting department. As recent as just 5 years ago, only high-end automobiles enjoyed LED technology. Today, LED lighting is more affordable –and available—than it was before. If your car isn’t equipped with it yet, you may want to make the switch now. Below, we note the reasons why you may want to do that. Continue Reading

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Get the Most Out of Your Diesel

Posted on 29 July 2014 by Tony Santos

Diesel

When you drive a diesel, you’ve got real power under the hood. If you want to get the most out of your truck, whether it’s a Ford, Chevy, GMAC, or Dodge, you need to get the right parts. Find a supplier that can give you the best, like Powerstroke, and you’ll have the performance that you expect in a vehicle. When you work hard and play hard, your diesel has to keep up with you. Put the right parts under the hood. Continue Reading

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Keeping Track of a Fleet of Cars

Posted on 09 June 2014 by Tony Santos

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Any car within a given fleet could be anywhere in the world at any given time. This is because two people who rent a car from the same rental company could take the cars that they rent several hundred miles or several thousand miles before bringing it back. Continue Reading

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Passing the driving test, part 3: Five tips for speeding up the process of learning to drive

Posted on 23 May 2014 by Tony Santos

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The limbo between your 17th birthday and that first, intoxicating solo drive is a strangely emotional one. The promise of independence, the financial strain of motoring, the emotional turmoil of pressurised learning… The stress may take its toll, and is one of the reasons why people often fail their first test. Continue Reading

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Tips for Buying Heavy Duty Truck Parts

Posted on 12 April 2014 by Tony Santos

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It is vital to purchase the right set of heavy duty truck parts when you want to upgrade your heavy truck as it contributes to the overall function and efficiency. Before committing to the purchase of heavy duty truck parts, there are a few things that should always be considered. Contemplating these things will ensure that you get the best value for the truck part you purchase. Continue Reading

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HEL Brake Lines vs. Standard Brake Lines

Posted on 12 April 2014 by Tony Santos

Hel Brake Lines

If you pitch HEL brake lines against standard brake lines, it won’t be a slugfest. Hel brake lines defeat standard brake lines by a huge margin. Continue Reading

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