16 November 2016
All across Australia, auto wreckers and dismantlers operate businesses where they take apart used vehicles and resell the parts to car owners who need them. Second-hand car parts are cheaper, readily available and better for the environment. If you're looking to buy used parts from these auto wreckers, you can either visit their yards in person or purchase online. Below, see why the former option makes more sense. Verify part compatibility
14 October 2016
If you are planning to rent a car for a family vacation or a business trip, you should ensure you are aware of every aspect of the hire. If you break the terms of the hire agreement, you may face additional fees when you finally return the car. Below are three things you should be aware of when renting a car. Insurance The majority of car hire companies only insure one person to drive the car.
13 September 2016
Your car's transmission is a set of gears, pulleys, and chains that direct the engine and how hard it works and also tell the wheels the direction to go. It's never good to overlook any signs of transmission damage or needed repairs, as this can mean overworking your engine when it doesn't change gears or having the transmission fail altogether when you're on the road. Note a few signs that your car needs transmission repair and what those signs might mean when it comes to the repairs you might be facing.
19 August 2016
A used bus can be an invaluable yet cost-effective acquisition your local church can make. It will meet the transportation needs of the congregation while offering the convenience that hiring or buying cannot provide. However, when buying a used bus for your church, you should consider several factors to avoid getting into a bad deal. You don't want the bus engine to fail after you hit the highway, leaving you with a bitter taste in your mouth.
1 August 2016
Getting a vehicle registration inspection for cars in New South Wales is not difficult but it is required under many different circumstances. Before you assume that your car does, or does not, need such an inspection or make any assumptions as to what's included, note a few factors about this type of inspection for New South Wales, and what you need to know about carrying a valid registration certificate in the car as well.
15 July 2016
One of the most notorious causes of car breakdowns is a "dead" battery. How well you take care of your battery can impact greatly on its lifespan. If you feel that your previous batteries have been failing a little sooner than they should, here are some tips to help you get the most service out of your current car battery. Keep your engine in check A poorly taken care of engine subjects your battery to overloading, and this will cut short the battery's life.
27 June 2016
The engine and the exhaust system are often the first vehicle components that come to mind when you think of the possible sources of noise in your vehicle. However, this noise may not necessarily be coming from either of the mentioned components. Certain components of an automobile are often overlooked in the search for sources of noise. This article discusses two places you might want to look the next time you hear strange noises coming from your vehicle.
7 June 2016
Regardless of the type of car you drive, it's likely that you've had a flat tyre at some point. A simple hole in a typical radial tyre is usually a hazard because the air releases, and the tyre becomes flat quite quickly. This forces you to pull over and go through the strenuous process of replacing the tyre, which isn't ideal in many circumstances, particularly on a highway. The major benefit of a tubeless tyre is the fact that it only deflates slowly if it gets punctured.
13 May 2016
Ever heard that charity begins at home? As a construction contractor, one of your most important responsibilities is to ensure that all work equipment is handled and moved in a safe manner. Tracked excavators are heavy machinery commonly used by construction contractors to dig foundations for new buildings. But, unlike their wheeled counterparts, tracked excavators cannot be transported under normal road conditions; therefore, a lot of work has to go into ensuring that these heavy construction machines are delivered where they are needed safely.
5 May 2016
Do you want to reduce how much money you spend on car repairs? Read on and discover three things that you can do to prevent the most common brake problems experienced by car owners. Lubrication Many cars now use disc brakes. Disc brakes contain circular metals that are placed inside the wheels of your car. That disc is connected to a calliper that holds a brake pad on each side of the brake disc.