0403965583

When Mechanics are like doctors

When mechanics are like doctors When a problem in a car occurs, sometimes mechanics can easily find it (pray for those types of troubles!). But sometimes the problem is hard to find.  Cars are INSANELY complex now and getting worse. When my father did his...

Legitimate Mechanical Shortcuts

Shortcuts ... the good, bad and the ugly. Would you trust an air conditioner mechanic to install one like this?  Some mechanics are like this! But sometimes there are legitimate mechanical shortcuts but with some problems, like overheating engines, noisy gearboxes or...

Is e10 fuel ok for your car?

Is e10 ok for your car? Ethanol is actually alcohol - normal garden variety alcohol found in XXXX!. It is made from sugar cane (and other crops, but mainly Sugar Cane in Australia). e10 means that there is 10% of ethanol mixed with petrol. (e85 means 85% ethanol, 15%...

Scam Alert

Scam Alert There is a scam about if you choose to sell your vehicle privately. They SMS you asking you to contact them via email. This is your first clue. The SMS will come from a 'Sarah' or 'Jane'. I don't know how they do it, but the only way I can have Sarah come...

We don’t know how good we have it!

Our parent's and grandparent's cars were uncomfortable, less safe and the engines were dead by 150,000klms. A routine service would often turn into an engine rebuild - costing more, as a percentage of their wage, than it does today. Today's cars run (MUCH more)...

All about oils and fluids

"Just an oil change thanks". This person would be talking about the Engine Oil, which is usually done at 10,000 klms. But did you know that your car requires other oil changes at different service intervals? Item Oil Type Service Interval Transmission (GearBox) Gear...

Cheap Suspension Upgrade

A cheap option for suspension sag when towing or carrying heavy loads. You might be able to use an 'air bag'. The air bag can be installed in a few hours, and is an inexpensive way of being able to lift the back of your vehicle higher when you have heavy loads and...

Pre Purchase checks – Worth every cent!

Thinking of buying a secondhand car, bobcat or truck? Pre purchase checks are a very good idea. A nice looking vehicle can hide plenty of mechanical nasties that you need to know about before committing to. RACQ charge $315 (non members) and $260 (members) for such a...

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