Three Essential Tips for Keeping Your Towbar in Good Condition


If you are looking for a new towbar for your vehicle, you should be cautious and diligent in making your choice. This is crucial because the towbar is the component which provides a connection point between the vehicle and a trailer or a caravan. If the towbar is not reliable, the performance of the rig will be poor, and accidents could occur. In addition to purchasing the right towbar, you must make certain that the towbar is installed and maintained correctly.

9 January 2020

Muffler Breaking? Here Is What To Look For In A New One


Many car enthusiasts would probably prefer if they didn't have to use mufflers, as that could significantly improve their cars' performance. Unfortunately, there are laws surrounding mufflers and the maximum noise your car should be making. If your muffler is starting to give out, you will notice an immediate uptick in the number of engine noises you start hearing, and it won't be long before this starts becoming unbearable. That means it is time to start looking for a replacement and preferably quickly — before you incur a fine.

8 October 2019

Two accessories to buy for your 4x4 vehicle before taking it on a long off-road journey


If you're about to head off on a long off-road journey in your 4x4, here are some accessories that you might want to invest in before you leave. A new 4x4 suspension kit The suspension components of a 4x4 are subjected to a lot of wear and tear during a typical off-road journey. If your vehicle has already been driven on rough terrain several times and as a result of this, various parts of its suspension (such as the struts, shock absorbers and steering damper) have deteriorated quite a bit, then it might be worth buying a new 4x4 suspension kit before your next journey.

29 March 2019

How to Make Sure You Don't Lose Your Trailer Load


If you've just taken up a new hobby like weekend car racing, then you will be in the process of buying a trailer. You need to get used to working with this utility and will need to understand how to manoeuvre it  ensure that it is legal for use on the road. However, once you have purchased your new trailer and figured out all the aforementioned strategies, you're still not ready to go if you have forgotten one of the most important additions – the ratchet strap.

7 September 2018

How Exhaust Systems Are Designed


You may realise that your car's exhaust system helps to expel treated emissions created during the engine's combustion process. However, did you realise that it is composed of many different sections, each one of which has a crucial part to play in expelling these gases? Just how complex is this whole procedure? Modern Day Exhausts Many years ago, auto manufacturers designed their exhaust systems to be as efficient as possible in simply expelling the gases created when the fuel is burned.

14 April 2018

How to Restore the Look of Your Car's Interior


If your car runs well and looks good on the outside, but has a rundown and worn interior, you don't need to sell that vehicle and get a new one to enjoy your commute once again. Restoring the car's interior can mean a clean and fresh space that looks good and that is more comfortable, and even more enjoyable, while you're driving. Note a few tips on how to restore the look of your car's interior, no matter its age and overall condition.

15 December 2017

Camping Trailer Hitch: Your Burning Questions Answered!


Did you know that you can't use your trailer without a hitch? The hitch provides the mechanism for attaching the trailer to your vehicle, enabling you to tow it from one place to another. Essentially, your vehicle has a tow bar with a ball that connects to a socket at the end of a trailer. The term hitch thus refers to the entire towing system comprising the socket, arm, ball and tow bar.

14 April 2017

Changing Boats? You May Need To Change Some Trailer Parts As Well


If you just changed boats and still want to use the same trailer for transportation, you might need to carry out some adjustments first. This is important to ensure your safety, that of the boat, as well as the safety of other road users. Since every boat trailer is designed to handle a specific boat type, changing your boat will definitely require some alterations to your trailer too. Read on to see what parts you may need to purchase and adjust.

20 July 2015

Why Buy Custom Seat Covers for Your Car? The Answers May Surprise You


Custom seat covers for a car or truck are not just about your vehicle's overall appearance. They can actually protect your vehicle in ways you may not have considered, and even protect you. If you've never thought about getting custom seat covers for your car or your truck, you might note a few advantages and benefits they can offer: 1. Comfort and temperature When the temperature gets very warm or cold outside, nothing is more uncomfortable than having to peel your skin off of a dark car seat, or slide into a very cold car and sit on what feels like a block of ice while you wait for the car to warm up.

3 June 2015

Smartphone Stereo: How to Make the Most of the Music on Your Phone While Driving


Do you remember your very first mobile phone? Depending on how old you are, your first mobile might have been the size and weight of a brick, or it might have been a comparatively sleek little model that had an actual camera in it! Remember how revolutionary that used to be? Some 57% of the Australian population now own a smartphone, but these amazing little devices are so much more than something to make phone calls.

23 April 2015