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  • How to Repair a Sagging Auto Roof Lining

    The roof lining in your car can take a real beating in the heat and humidity of an Australian summer. These weather conditions can cause the glue which holds the lining in place to fail, causing it to sag down into the interior of your car. If you are having this problem with your car, below is a guide to the steps you can take to address the issue. Read on to find out everything you need to know. [Read More]

  • 4 Signs You Might Have Used the Wrong Transmission Fluid

    You need to provide your car with the manufacturer-specified transmission fluid to avoid performance issues and potential damage. It's a component made of many moving parts, and they need fluid to work properly. Unfortunately, different manufacturers design gearboxes that require fluids of different viscosities and additives, so using the wrong one is a mistake that can lead to expensive repairs. To minimise damage, you should catch the issue as soon as possible. [Read More]

  • Automatic Transmission Maintenance Tips

    An automatic transmission is a vehicle that automatically shifts gears as the vehicle moves. Unlike manual transmissions, these vehicles do not require a clutch. As such, they are easy and fun to drive. If you are just about to buy an automatic car, below are a few things you should know.  Use the correct automatic transmission fluid.  Gearbox maintenance mostly involves changing the automatic transmission fluid. There are different kinds of automatic transmissions. [Read More]

  • 2 types of car maintenance that should only be carried out by a mechanic

    There are some car maintenance tasks which must be carried out by a mechanic. Here are two types of car maintenance activities that require the involvement of a professional. 1. The replacement of car batteries When the batteries in a car reach the end of their lifespan, they will need to be replaced. In this situation, the owner of the car should not try to carry out this work but should instead arrange for a trained mechanic to do it. [Read More]

  • Some Vehicle Problems That Are Often Misdiagnosed

    The best way to get an accurate diagnosis for problems you're having with your car is to take it to a good mechanic. However, many car owners often make the mistake of thinking they can diagnose a problem on their own. This often leads to the wrong part being replaced, or a problem getting worse over time. Here are a few car problems that are commonly misdiagnosed by car owners and what they might really mean, so you know what to look for and what to expect from your mechanic by way of repairs that do need to be done. [Read More]

  • First-time Dolly Trailer Buyers: Instructions to Help You Get Through

    A dolly trailer refers to an unpowered type of trailer designed for connection to a truck, prime mover or tractor unit. Dolly trailers come in handy in rescue and other operations. The trailer attaches to the powered wheel of the automobile. Rear-wheel vehicles will host the dolly trailer on the hind axle while front-wheel vehicles affix it on the front wheels. If you are using a dolly trailer for the first time, it is possible to make a few mistakes that can cost you. [Read More]

  • Important Things to Know About Bus and Other Truck Towing

    When you are driving down the road and your car breaks down, you pull over and hire a tow truck. Well, what do you do if the vehicle is not an ordinary car? When you have larger needs there are still tow trucks to meet your needs. Here are some things to know about bus and other truck towing. Size Matters When it comes to any kind of towing, it is important to know that size really does matter. [Read More]

  • Three ACE Excuses To Buy Wrecker Parts For Your Hot Rod Build

    With the lazy, hazy days of summer now here in Australia, this is the perfect time to get on with those hobbies there is never any time for during the rest of the year. As a person who is currently focusing on building their first hot rod, you are probably hoping to get all the parts you need collected and ready for the build to commence. Rookie hot rod builders like yourself are on a steep learning curve of how to build the ultimate car based on the budget you have. [Read More]

  • How to Enjoy the Benefits of Buying a "New" Used Car

    Although an increasing number of people are opting to move towards the centre of the city as they find their home, most Australians still live in sprawling suburbia and find that they cannot do without their own form of transportation on a daily basis. While public transportation may be reasonable in most places, it's still not enough if you have to "pop" to the shops to get some last-minute supplies or get to work if you're on the late shift. [Read More]