Getting To Grips With Essential Car Maintenance
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Getting To Grips With Essential Car Maintenance

When I got my first car twenty years ago, I was clueless when it came to maintaining it and keeping it in a roadworthy condition. As a result, I had to pay for costly repairs that could have been avoided if the car had been looked after better. I learned my lesson and started reading everything I could about basic car maintenance. I started this blog to share what I've learned in the hopes it will save other new drivers making costly mistakes. I blog about a variety of topics, such as troubleshooting uneven tyre wear, the benefits of regular servicing and maintaining your car during the winter months. I hope you find my blog useful.


Getting To Grips With Essential Car Maintenance

  • Check These 4 Things Before Buying a Used Grain Trailer

    5 December 2016

    You need to conduct adequate due diligence when you are shopping for used grain trailers in order to find the best piece of equipment for your farm. This article discusses some of the checks that inexperienced grain trailer buyers should conduct before making a buying decision. The Hoppers  Check the hoppers carefully to confirm that they are in a good condition.  Examine their frames and sides to ensure that no cracks exist.

  • Commonly Asked Questions About Registering a Car in Australia

    28 September 2016

    If you've never registered a car in Australia, the process may seem a bit overwhelming, and especially if you don't have a driver's license or are bringing a car in from out of the country, as you may wonder if the process is somehow different for you. Note a few commonly asked questions about registering a car in Australia and then you can know where to start and what to expect with the process overall.

  • Five Things You Need to Prolong the Lifespan of Your Tyres

    31 August 2016

    Driving around with worn down treads on your tyres can be dangerous and illegal. Once your tyres have worn out, you cannot safely or legally get around replacing them, but there are ways to prolong your tyres' lifespan so you can stave off replacing them for as long as possible. Here are five things that can help: Tyre Pressure Gauge Even if your car has a digital gauge to let you know when your tyre pressure is off, you should still have a manual tyre pressure gauge.

  • Metal works advice | Great equipment for fabricating sheet metal in your own home

    25 July 2016

    Sometimes, it can be quite fun and convenient to work on sheet metal from the comfort of your home. So why not convert that backyard or garage into your own metal fabrication centre? However, if you have never done any metal works before, it is important to know how you are going to stretch and cut your sheet metal. Below are some must-have tools and machines to help you with this.

  • What to Remember When Reserving a Moving Truck for Your Next Move

    25 May 2016

    Renting a moving truck is not difficult, but it's not something that most people do very often, which means it's easy to get overwhelmed by your choices and overlook a few important details. This can mean having a truck that doesn't give you the options you expect and also one that literally does not fit on your property. Note a few things to remember when reserving moving trucks and then discuss these with the rental agency.