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Why You Should Use a Dyno to Help You Reveal Performance Problems

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Whether you are a motorsport enthusiast or someone who simply wants to get the most out of their vehicle for commercial purposes, you will be interested in optimum engine performance. You may think that your motor has been built very carefully and configured accurately, but it may still not be living up to its maximum potential. Furthermore, an engine that has been in service for some time may have lost a lot of its initial power, and you may want to recover this, so why should you consider dyno testing to help you get to the bottom of it?

13 August 2018

New to Australia? How to Choose a Car Wisely

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Are you at the start of your latest life adventure? If so, you may have just arrived on Australian shores and are trying to get your bearings. You may have found somewhere to live and have connected all of the utility services, but now you need to focus on your transportation. As everything is so spread out, you really do need to have a car just to function, let alone to get back and forth to work.

13 August 2018

How to Extend the Life of Your Automatic Transmission with a Specific Additive

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Few parts come in for as much abuse over their lifetime as the components that make up your vehicle's transmission system. These units have to convert the energy and torque provided by the engine into power that can be utilised at a variety of different speeds and in so many adverse conditions. It's hardly surprising that the components will, from time to time, break down and leave you with a rather large repair bill.

11 June 2018

Automotive: Warning Signs of Impending Power Steering Failure

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Power steering is one of the most convenient mechanisms in your vehicle as it allows you to steer your car with minimal effort on your part. In years past, having to navigate sharp corners and wide bends would require the motorist to put in a lot of effort to turn their steering wheel as far as they can. With power steering, a hydraulic pump functions to provide torque to your wheels, hence making the process much easier for you.

6 January 2017

Why Most Motorists Don't Understand the Importance of Differential Maintenance

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A car's differential has a very difficult job to perform. Tremendous mechanical forces are at work, due to the resistance posed by the road surface against the energy produced by the engine. When you think about how much stress these components have to put up with, it's hardly surprising that they fail from time to time. How do they work and how can you help ensure the differential's longevity? Parts Under Pressure

3 January 2017

Auto Mechanical Repairs: Signs Your Vehicle Is Facing Impeding Trouble

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Car trouble can be extremely frustrating, especially since it seems to occur when you least expect it. However, the reality of the matter is that underlying car problems will always exhibit some signs and symptoms before you have a mechanical emergency on your hands. Thus, it would be prudent to know how to spot these signs and have them attended to before they become exacerbated. So what are some of the signs that your vehicle would be facing impending car trouble?

30 December 2016

Engine Repairs: Telltale Signs of Impeding Malfunction

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Taking your vehicle for routine servicing no doubt will prolong its lifespan. . Since the engine is one of the more crucial components of your vehicle, it would be advisable to know how to spot the signs of engine repair. The reality of the matter is that signs and symptoms of disrepair from your car should be addressed post haste to ensure that the underlying problem does not become aggravated, which would lead to your vehicle requiring extensive repairs Below is an outline of the telltale signs of impending malfunctioning of your engine.

30 December 2016

Foreign Truck Repair: Troubleshooting Common Pitfalls

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Trucks are tailored primarily for the haulage of cargo and are of supreme importance in the transport industry. Like any other man-made machinery, trucks are prone to breakdown. As a truck owner, you do not want to get stuck on the highway in the middle of nowhere at night due to a truck failure. During this time, calling a foreign truck repair would not be possible, and it is up to you to rely on your experience and manufacturer training to get the small issues fixed.

2 December 2016

How to Prepare Your Mobile Caravan for Winter Storage

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Caravans provide a convenient and reliable means of transportation during holidays and camping trips. However, to enjoy the benefits that come with owning one, you need to undertake proper maintenance even when the caravan is not in use. Preparing your mobile caravan for the winter season will determine how fit it will be for use during the next holiday season. Here are some tips on how you can prepare your caravan for the winter and avoid incurring costly repairs due to poor maintenance.

1 December 2016

How Many Tyres Should You Replace? And How Do You Tell the Correct Size Replacement?

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If you own a car, regular car servicing is one way to ensure effective maintenance. A lot is involved in car servicing. For instance, you may need to change your car tyres. Knowing when to replace your car tyres is usually easy. Some of the signs you will watch out for include reduced depth of the tyre treads, cracks, slits, blisters on the sidewalls and the age of the tyres. Unfortunately, many homeowners are likely to have a challenge in knowing the number of tyres they have to replace or finding the correct size replacement.

1 December 2016