Category: Automotive

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Hit or Miss Roadworthy Certificate Blunders

Brit McDowell June 22, 2019 - 2 min read
Mechanic checking car oil for inspection

When it comes to selling a car or motorbike or truck in Queensland, or you want to move your registration over from another state, a roadworthy certificate is a must. A roadworthy certificate shows that your vehicle meets the minimum safety standards required for driving in Queensland. So what exactly is checked during one of these inspections? We’ve listed the most common problems and solutions so you can ensure your vehicle passes with flying colours.

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Things You Need to Know Before You Buy a Boat

Brit McDowell June 20, 2019 - 3 min read
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When it comes to summer, nothing beats being out in the beautiful Australian waters. Owning your own boat can mean days out on the water with family and friends, but what do you need to know before you buy your first boat?

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Learning to Drive FAQ

Brit McDowell June 18, 2019 - 3 min read
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You have your learners permit and you’re ready to get out onto the road. Before you go, here are the most common questions about driving answered.

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The Car Service Cost You Don’t Know About

Brit McDowell June 15, 2019 - 3 min read
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We’ve all ignored the warning light on our car for as long as we possibly can, but could the small problem we wait to fix until our next pay day end up costing us more? While regular car services can take a chunk out of our budget, ignoring the problem could cost you more in the long run. Let’s look at the car service costs that may be hidden.

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The Car Accessories Every Parent Needs

Brit McDowell June 14, 2019 - 3 min read
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When you run out of ideas for eye spy, a long car trip can feel even longer. Luckily there are now accessories for your car for everything you can think of. From keeping the kids entertained, to making sure your family safety is a priority, take a look at these car accessories every parent must have.

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Car Rental Tips For A Smooth Ride

January 6, 2016 - 4 min read
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Going on holiday? Car rentals make it easy to get around a new city — ensuring you get where you want, when you want. But choosing the wrong car can potentially ruin your holiday. Check out our tips to select the right rental car and save a few dollars as well!

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5 Tips for Buying a Used Car

December 9, 2015 - 3 min read
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Buying a used car is an ideal way to upgrade what you drive now, and yet save a few dollars. But we all know there are lemons out there on the market. Discover what to look for when buying a used car in our quick tips guide.

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Get the Right Tyres for Your Terrain

November 27, 2015 - 3 min read
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Unfortunately, tyres aren’t a one-size-fits-all kind of deal. If you’re planning on going off-road, taking your car on-track or heading to a warmer or colder climate, you’ll need to ensure your tyres are up for the job. This guide shares with you everything you need to know.

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The Advantages of LPG Gas Conversions

November 24, 2015 - 3 min read
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Did you know LPG tanks tend to be a lot stronger and the gas itself is kinder on the environment? These are just two of the many benefits of LPG gas conversions we share in this handy guide.

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Classic Car Restoration Tips For Beginners

November 13, 2015 - 4 min read
Classic Car Restoration

Isn’t there just something special about classic cars? Before you go restoring one, you’ll want to know these handy tips about how to choose the right car to restore and raising its value, amongst other tips.

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