Small Signs That It’s Time to See a Mechanic

If your car blows smoke out from under the hood every time you turn on the engine, or pulls so hard to one side that it's impossible to control when you're driving, then of course it's time to take that vehicle to a mechanic. However, not all signs of needed car repair are quite that obvious; note a few smaller signs that you should be aware of when it comes to your vehicle and its condition so you know to get repairs done as soon as they're needed. Read More 

4 reasons you need to switch to Toyo tyres now

Founded over 50 years ago, Toyo tyres have gained a worldwide reputation as the superior choice for any vehicle. But what sets these tyres apart, and why should you invest? Toyo is one of Australia's leading brands in this market, so read on to find out what sets this brand apart, and why you'll make sure that the next time you stop by a garage it's to get these installed. Read More 

Advantages and Disadvantages Of After Market Parts

Servicing your car and replacing parts for it can be a daunting and expensive task. When buying parts or getting your car serviced at the same place where you bought it or the same company, any parts replaced will most likely be specifically for that car or range of cars. These parts are categorised as from the original equipment manufacturer (OEM.) However, parts directly from the manufacturer can be costly, and after-market parts provide an enticing alternative. Read More 

Understanding the Various Types of Auto Mechanics

Auto mechanics are important in ensuring that our beloved vehicles are in good condition at all times. There are many different issues that can go wrong with a vehicle over its lifespan. Therefore, most mechanics tend to specialize in a particular area of the vehicle's operation. A mechanic may be an engine expert but not very well versed with bodywork issues. Another may be an interior auto design specialist but not have a very good understanding of wheels, tires, or steering problems. Read More 

Important Car Servicing and Maintenance Tips

Most vehicle owners know to get the oil of their car or truck changed regularly, but may neglect other routine maintenance and servicing, leading to added wear and tear on the vehicle's parts, and a shorter lifespan for the vehicle overall. Note a few important car servicing and maintenance jobs you'll want to have done even before these parts act up or break down, and check with the vehicle's owner's manual or your mechanic to find out when this work should be done for your vehicle in particular. Read More