8 December 2022
When you invest a lot of money in a boat or vintage car and need to transport them from one place to another, you need to ensure that your trailer is in tip-top condition. While these are fairly straightforward devices, you need to ensure that they are kept in good condition to avoid unwanted failure. This is especially important when it comes to the trailer suspension system, as should that fail and cause an accident, you may be facing a very expensive bill indeed.
13 September 2022
One essential method to maintain safety on public roads in Australia is through rego inspections. This is a strict legal requirement, and failure to register your vehicle can occasion hefty fines. The law requires that a qualified and licensed mechanic must inspect your vehicle. The inspection ensures the car is safe and roadworthy and can be operated on public roads. A good rule of thumb is to have this inspection done before registering your vehicle.
14 June 2022
If your car is not running properly due to a mechanical issue, then you might know that you are going to need to hire an automotive technician to perform a repair. What you might not know is how much it's going to cost. You might have heard that vehicle repairs can be expensive, and you might have had to pay out quite a bit of money before to have repairs done.
28 March 2022
A typical mechanically operated car or truck relies on an engine, gearbox and transmission to create and transfer power. While many cars will transfer this power to the road through either the front or rear wheels, some rely on four-wheel drive. In this case, the transmission system is a little more complex than it would be otherwise and needs a special type of component known as a "transfer case." What do you need to know about this equipment, and does it require any ongoing maintenance?
28 January 2022
When you think about the oil filter fitted to your vehicle, you may feel that it is a straightforward device and has just one role to play. Yet you will be surprised to learn that this part is quite technologically advanced and is not simply a device to catch contaminants. What should you know about your oil filter, and why should you make sure it is always in tiptop condition?