Do You Need An High Output Alternator?

Automotive Blog

The alternator is responsible for converting the mechanical energy which is generated the car's engine into electrical power. This electrical energy is stored in your car's battery and is used to power your radio, electric windows, headlights and other in-car electrical systems. Most importantly, it is also the power which is used to ignite fuel during engine starting operations. There may be times when the standard alternator supplied by the manufacturer of your car isn't providing sufficient power to your car's battery.

25 July 2016

Important Safety Features You May Want to Consider for Your New Car

Automotive Blog

New cars today have lots of safety features that are often offered as standard packaging, but some are still considered options for which you need to pay extra. To ensure you pick and choose the right safety features for any new car, you might note some suggestions and tips. This will ensure you get the features that will work for you and your driving habits in particular. For nighttime driving

12 July 2016

4 Reasons Why 4X4 Vehicles Beat Campervans for an Australian Road Trip

Automotive Blog

If you're heading out on an Australian road trip, you might just be thinking that a normal car will be fine. However, this is not always the case. Though cars can take you most places, it's hard to beat the performance and ride-quality offered by a 4X4 when you really want to explore, and that's really just the start of what they can offer. Here are just four reasons why you'd be better off with one instead of a standard sedan or compact.

16 June 2016

Exhaust System Upgrade: Selecting the Right Type of Performance Muffler

Automotive Blog

If you are planning on upgrading your exhaust system, you should consider purchasing a new muffler. This component is designed to decrease the noise produced during operation by the exhaust fumes leaving the engine. The main detriment attached to installing a muffler in the vehicle is the creation of back pressure by the exhaust fumes. Basically, the muffler prevents immediate flow of these gases in the exhaust system for efficient quieting.

23 May 2016

What to think about when selling a caravan

Automotive Blog

Selling a caravan is a rather straightforward process that you don't need to hire an expert to do if you feel comfortable in the role of a temporary salesman. You want to make sure that you get the best price possible and that the caravan sale takes as little of your time as possible. In order to achieve that, while also making sure you aren't getting fooled, there are a few things you should think about when you're selling your caravan.

26 April 2016

What You Need to Know About Upgrading the Suspension of Your Four-Wheel Drive Vehicle

Automotive Blog

If you love to take your 4WD vehicle off-roading, you probably want an upgraded suspension. This would be one that is stronger so it can absorb the shocks of an uneven road or one that is longer so the body of the vehicle sits higher up from the ground and you have more protection for all the parts under the hood. Many suspensions are both longer and stronger for maximum protection of your 4WD vehicle.

6 April 2016

Know the Signs of a Faulty Automatic Gearbox

Automotive Blog

Gears and gearboxes are reliable devices or features in your car. While automatic transmission may offer you greater reliability because of improvements in their operations and design, they are bound to develop problems sometimes. Effects of the mode of operation or unforeseen interactions of the transmission systems are usually some of the main courses of these problems rather than the faults of the gear itself. Therefore, being a very crucial system in your vehicle, it's important to understand some of the signs and symptoms of your automatic gearbox failures.

24 March 2016