Coilovers vs Springs: Which way to go?

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All scholars will nod in agreement that the hunt for knowledge is simply an infinite quest. Astronauts, too, when it comes to space exploration. This pursuit, to most car owners, is the chase for optimal performance and handling. While there isn’t an end to this quest, tweaking the suspension and incorporating a few components often … Read more

Car Windscreen Replacement Cost (Australian Guide)

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The windscreen is arguably the most noticeable part of any vehicle. A chipped, cracked, or broken windscreen will catch the eye of a passer-by just as easily as an unusual number plate. It is also an equally important part, and any vehicle owner recognises the value of having a clear one. Like any other part, … Read more

What is the Cost of Replacing an Automatic Transmission?

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The transmission is arguably the most complex component in the vehicle’s engine. It is also one of the costly parts to rebuild, repair or replace in a car, so it makes sense to know how much you might have to shell over to restore it. Before we run down the numbers for you, though, a … Read more

Iridium vs. Platinum vs. Standard Copper Spark Plugs

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Spark plugs come in a variety of different metal combinations; the common ones being copper, iridium, and platinum. Copper spark plugs are the most popular of the three and are often viewed as standard. Many car owners often have a hard time choosing between the three especially when it comes to upgrading to platinum or … Read more

What do extractors do?

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If you have considered improving the efficiency of your engine’s exhaust system, chances are you’ve stumbled upon exhaust extractors. These bolt-on accessories, sometimes referred to as headers, increase the engine’s power generation and fuel efficiency by improving the scavenging effect. You are probably asking ‘How exactly do extractors achieve this?’. Well, we have the answer … Read more

Michelin Pilot Sport 3 vs. Bridgestone Adrenalin RE003

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The Michelin and Bridgestone brands are two of the biggest names in the tyre industry. They are widely known for their excellent rubber donut offerings all around the world. Their tyres are often costly, but they do measure up and live up to the mark. The Pilot Sport 3 from the former has proven to … Read more

How Much do New Tyres Cost in Australia?

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Tyres support the weight of the car and help translate your drive commands on the road surface. This means enduring friction and high temperatures every time you drive.  As you would expect, a high-quality tyre is made from a rubber material that can withstand these conditions and are engineered to meet your driving needs. It … Read more

Bridgestone Potenza S001 vs Potenza RE050A Performance Tyres

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No tyre brand comes to mind ahead of Bridgestone at the mention of quality and reliability. The Japanese tyre brand has earned a high reputation in and out of Australia thanks to its best-in-class tyres. The brand’s Potenza RE050A and S001 tyres rank highly among the best performance tyres available in the market. Both tyres … Read more

Rust Converters vs. Rust Removers

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Rust, otherwise known as iron oxide, is a real pain in the neck as it makes metal surfaces lose aesthetic value and affects their structural integrity. If you’re planning a car restoration project or doing regular maintenance on a vehicle that has rusty parts, you understand how troublesome it is.  Fortunately, there’s no shortage of … Read more