The Best Spray Paint for Rims

Car rims

Painting your rims can bring them back to life while also adding a layer of protection. To help you select the best option for your wheels, we’ve analysed the most popular spray paints on the market and assessed them against a range of criteria including durability, ease of application, and dry time. Use the reviews … Read more

Coilovers vs Springs: Which way to go?

Lowered Car

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)

Smashed Car Windscreen

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 Seats Fit a HiLux? A Guide to HiLux Seat Upgrade Options

Toyota Hilux

Seats are an often overlooked, but essential item in your car or ute, and especially so in a 4×4 with touring in mind, or a working car where driving thousands of kilometres is par for the course. In many vehicles especially older ones, a seat upgrade can make a world of difference in terms of … Read more

The Best Spark Plugs (2021 Guide)

Car engine spark plugs

A modern vehicle’s engine consists of a plethora of parts, all of which play an important role in its operation. However, none of these are as overlooked yet as pivotal as the humble spark plug. If you have a car with a petrol-burning internal combustion engine, then spark plugs are a part of it. They … Read more

What is the Cost of Replacing an Automatic Transmission?

Man replacing automatic transmission

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?

car exhaust

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

The Best Mufflers for Sound and Performance

Car Muffler

Exhaust systems are often the first item on the list for vehicle owners to modify or replace when seeking performance gains and an improvement in sound quality (something louder and sportier). While horsepower gains may be limited on naturally-aspirated cars with a muffler swap, for turbocharged cars changing the muffler or entire system is a … Read more

LED vs Halogen vs HID (Xenon) vs Laser Headlights

Car Headlights 2

Good headlights make all the difference when driving in low light conditions. They can help make sure you see a hazard well ahead of time and respond to it early. There isn’t a lot of information around the different types of headlights available so this Laser vs LED vs Halogen vs HID/ Xenon headlights comparison … Read more