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What You Should Look for When Buying a Plant Trailer

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Plant trailers are very helpful in moving equipment from one location to another. Several key factors contribute to making plant trailers the workhorses that they are. This article discusses some of those features that you should look out for when buying a plant trailer. It Should Be Lightweight Plant trailers are designed to take heavy loads but that does not mean the trailer itself needs to be heavy. In fact, a heavy plant trailer is undesirable because it exerts a lot of drag on the vehicle towing that trailer. When you add the weight of...

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Why Use Professional Panel Beaters for Any Type of Smash Repair

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Unless your car, truck or bus has suffered anything more than a very minor scratch, you want to bring it to professional panel beaters for proper smash repair. A professional panel beater will not only make sure that your vehicle looks its best but they will also ensure that the vehicle is protected from further damage. Note how and why that is, and why a professional panel beater should always be used after any accident or damage. 1. Bumping out Even a Simple Dent Is More Complicated than Many People Realize It’s easy to think that a...

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3 Necessary Auto Repairs Most Car Owners Ignore

Posted by on Apr 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you can start your car and drive it down the road, you may assume it’s in good repair and doesn’t need servicing by a mechanic. However, car owners might be ignoring some important repair needs—either because they don’t recognise the signs of damage or because they don’t realise how dangerous these conditions can be. Note a few needed auto repairs that most car owners overlook and ignore and why it’s important that you have them taken care of as soon as possible. 1. Bulging tires A bulge in a tire means that...

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Buying Replacement Parts and Disposing of Old Cars: How to Choose the Perfect Wreckers

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you need a replacement part for your vehicle, or if you need to get rid of a junk car, a wrecker can help you. However, with so many wreckers out there, it can be hard to know which one is right for your needs. Whether you want parts or vehicle disposal, here are a few essential qualities to look for in a wrecking service: If You Need Replacement Parts… 1. Speciality Searching for a small part such as a window crank or a gas cap can be impossible in a wrecking yard full of different types of cars. To make the search easier on...

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The Art Of Towing A Trailer

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Towing a truck for the first time can be a frightening experience, but if you’ve got cargo you want to safely transport, then you’ll have to learn. Attaching a trailer at the back of your SUV needs training, and there are a number of basic steps you need to familiarise yourself with. The aim is to figure out how the extra load changes your vehicle reaction and to learn to adjust your driving style accordingly. So if you are getting ready to tow, here are a number of things to put in mind. Know the supported weights Your vehicle...

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Benefits And Risks Of Buying Used Auto Parts Online

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Purchasing used car parts is an economical choice that can significantly reduce the cumulative costs of repair and maintenance. With the advances in the e-commerce industry, the task of buying these products has been made easier by the availability of online vendors. The primary dealers are individuals on electronic marketplaces and auctions who want to make a profit out of their old cars and established vehicle parts companies that have expanded their local stores to reach out to a wider audience. If you are thinking about using online...

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Five Reasons Safety-conscious Drivers Should Replace Their Windcreens

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are a driver committed to safety, you may want to consider replacing the windscreen on your vehicle. If you have cracks, chips or simply an old windscreen, here are five reasons you should consider replacing it: 1. Legal Risk In some states, driving a car with a severely damaged windscreen is illegal. For example, in New South Wales, windscreens can legally have only two of the following blemishes on the driver’s side of the window: a hairline crack measuring 30 mm or less, a crack up to 75mm long from the edge of the windscreen...

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Broken Starter Motor? Maybe It’s Something Else

Posted by on Jan 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you’re having trouble with your car and you can’t get it to start, one of the first things you are likely to focus on is the starter motor itself. Many people are quick to condemn this simple unit, to self diagnose the problem or to resort to repair methods that originate in urban legend. There are a number of different scenarios where a faulty starter motor may be suspected but is not the culprit. Why Is The Starter Motor Continuing To Run? You may blame the lowly starter motor if you hear a frantic whining noise as soon as...

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Things To Know About Tread (Tyres)

Posted by on Jan 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Knowing how your tyres behave and interact with the environment helps gauge their average lifespan and also makes the process of choosing a new or replacement tyre easier and quicker. Factors Affecting Tread Life Low inflation – very little inflation pressure increases daily wear on the external edges and also generates excessive heat that decrease tyre durability. Over inflation – superfluous inflation pressure creates a curve at the bottom and inhibits the tyre from getting a flatter stance. As a result, the tyre’s centre portion...

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Things You Need To Know About Engine Oil

Posted by on Jan 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Even if you don’t know a lot about how vehicles work, you likely know that in order for a vehicle to run properly it needs to have enough engine oil. The oil is necessary for keeping the engine lubricated and to prevent overheating. It isn’t enough to just keep the engine oil topped up. It needs to be changed every so often. When engine oil is not changed regularly, it can get dirty and this will lead to a buildup of sludge in the engine. If this isn’t taken care of, it can lead to some pretty serious problems requiring...

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Changing Your Exhaust? Don’t Forget the ECU

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you’re considering the fitment of a custom exhaust to your car or considering any other performance upgrade you need to consider modifications to your ECU. With standard electronic ignition today manufactures fine tune their vehicles for average and consistent consumer use. As soon as you modify a significant part of the car for performance, such as the engine compression, balance and timing, or fit an aftermarket exhaust, then you need to pay attention to the ECU. Switchable Remaps The switchable remap is an option that allows you...

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