Category: Automotive

man holding electric bike

2019 Electric Bike Buyer’s Guide Australia

Brit McDowell July 13, 2019 - 3 min read
man holding electric bike

It’s the 21st century, and while we may not have flying cars yet, we do have electric bikes. You’ll see electric bikes more and more as they become a popular mode of transportation across Australia. Heres our guide filled with everything you need to know about buying and owning an electric bike.

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Wait! Do These 7 Things Before Going to A Car Wrecker

Brit McDowell July 8, 2019 - 4 min read
areial shot of auto wrecker yard with cars

If your car is no longer roadworthy, or not worth repairing, a car wrecker will often offer cash for spare parts or the car as a whole. Here are 7 things that you should do before going to a car wrecker that many of us don’t think to do. Our tips can help save you time, and even help you get the best price for your vehicle or its parts.

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What Does That Car Warning Light Symbol Mean?

Brit McDowell July 6, 2019 - 3 min read
Car speedometer and two warning lights

We are all familiar with the refuel and headlight symbols on our car, but what do we do when a strange warning light appears on our dash? Here are some common car warning light symbols you may not know existed, and what to do if you spot one.

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To Replace or Repair a Cracked Windscreen?

Brit McDowell July 3, 2019 - 3 min read
Car windscreen with sunset

From a small chip to a large crack, a damaged windscreen can not only become an issue about the cost to replace, but can also be a serious safety risk. No matter the extent of the crack, calling a windscreen repair technician is necessary. They will be able to assess the damage and advised if you need to repair or replace a cracked windscreen.

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How to Make Selling a Car Super Easy

Brit McDowell June 28, 2019 - 3 min read
Man holding car keys

When its time to upgrade your vehicle to suit your family or lifestyle, selling a car can seem a bit complicated. Whether you do it through a dealership or online, selling you car can be easy if you follow our simple guide. Before you know it, you’ll be in your new ride!

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What’s That Car Part?

Brit McDowell June 27, 2019 - 8 min read
Row of cars showing front

Does this sound familiar – you’ve taken your car in to a mechanic because something is making a funny noise. After the service, they tell you its the alternator. The what? Don’t stress, we’ve compiled a list of every car par you could think of and what exactly they are, as well as where on your car to find them. Read this list and you’ll know exactly what part of your car your mechanic is talking about.

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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
Side of white boat in ocean

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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