If you plan on doing some off-roading, you need to consider some upgrades to your vehicle; even a durable truck or SUV may not have been manufactured with rough and uneven roads in mind, and these upgrades can ensure your safety and protect that vehicle. If you're not sure where to start when it comes to upgrading your vehicle for taking it on rough roads, consider a few suggestions and then discuss these with your mechanic as necessary.
21 June 2017
Recycling is not merely something that you "should" do, these days. Certainly, it used to be fashionable at one time and would give you that sense of community responsibility. No longer is this considered to be optional, however, as recycling is critical to the environment and something that is absolutely expected of all citizens. While you may be very used to putting your household waste items into their proper colour-coded bins, have you thought how you could recycle parts of your car, to enhance your contribution?
16 June 2017
To keep your car operation costs down, you should be able to minimise your repair costs. Smart car owners know that ensuring proper car maintenance is the best way to reduce car repair costs. Differentials (or diffs) in well-maintained cars rarely require costly repairs. Here are some effective car care tips you can follow to keep your differential in good working order for as long as possible, so as to reduce differential repair costs:
4 June 2017
If you've just bought a set of new all-terrain tyres for your on-road driving and off-road adventures, then you're probably aware that they do not come by cheaply. While the price of all-terrain tyres may differ by brand, these on-and-off-the-road tyres generally cost more to purchase when compared to regular performance tyres. For that reason, you will want to ensure you get maximum service life from your new purchase. Here are a number of effective tyre care tips you should follow if you want your all-terrain tyres to remain in top working shape throughout their lifespan:
31 May 2017
Using parts that have been salvaged and pulled off old cars, or using an off-brand, generic part, can help you to save money when your vehicle needs repairs. In many cases, these older and used parts will have years of life left to them, and off-brand parts may be as functional as original equipment manufacturer, or OEM, parts from the dealer. However, there are times when it's best to invest in new parts and those made by the vehicle's manufacturer; note when that is and why it's recommended, so you can make the best choice for your vehicle.
28 May 2017
Owning a car is hardly a luxury anymore. You probably use it to travel to work, drop your kids to school or for picking up everyday groceries. But brake problems can put you at risk if you're not careful because they allow you to control the speed of your car. Your inability to control your car will put you in danger of colliding with other vehicles on the road. Uncover possible brake problems with this guide and make sure you get your car serviced to maximise safety.
12 October 2016