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DIY tips and tricks to easily repair your car window

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Accidents, car burglaries, small stones cracking the windscreen — these things can happen to every car owner at least once in a lifetime. The bad part is that car window repair and replacement can be rather expensive. The good part is that in many cases, windscreen repairs are covered by car insurance. And if they’re not, you can always use the tips and tricks below to attempt a do-it-yourself car window repair! Analyse Is there a new chip in your windscreen or car window? Don’t panic. It might not be as bad as you think. Before...

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Skills of an Auto Electrician

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Having an automobile that runs properly is one of the most important aspects of an adult’s life. Therefore, when a vehicle is not running like it should, an auto electrician is needed. This professional will be able to evaluate the vehicle and determine what needs to be corrected.  However, working on an automobile takes a lot more than having knowledge related to how an engine works.  In fact, individuals that want to make this a profession will need to have a lot of different skills.  Dependability An auto electrician...

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What You Need to Know About Log Book Servicing for a Vehicle

Posted by on Jun 5, 2015 in Uncategorized |

A vehicle’s log book refers to a schedule of maintenance that is set out by the manufacturer. The log book is also used to record repairs that are done to the vehicle. The log book should come with the car when you purchase it new, but if you buy a used vehicle without a log book, you can start your own with a book that you create. Note a few important factors about the log book, including why it’s so important and how it should be filled out. 1. Company vehicles can incur fines without a proper log book Taxation offices need to...

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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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