Hyundai i30 N brakes
16 Jan 2020

Why are the Hyundai i30N’s brakes so good?

Brakes are the most important upgrade if you want to track a roadcar, but Hyundai’s done the job for you on the i30N.

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Coolant and antifreeze explained
15 Jan 2020

What is coolant or antifreeze and why does your car need it?

Coolant or antifreeze is one of the most important fluids in your car. We explain what it is and why it’s essential to the good health of your car’s engine.

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What is driveaway pricing?
10 Jan 2020

What is driveaway pricing?

When buying a new car you’ll often see the price ‘Driveaway’, or maybe it will be plus on-road costs. But what does that mean?

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buying a first car right car
10 Jan 2020

How to choose the perfect car… for you

When it comes to buying a new car, people often consider price or performance, but there’s so much more than that involved in choosing the perfect car.

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Isuzu launches i-venture club for 4x4 training
06 Jan 2020

Setting up for off-roading with your 4×4

You may have the best 4×4 in the world, but without some extra gear you won’t get far. Here’s what you need to know to go off-roading with your 4×4.

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01 The recovery points should be located where the strap won’t foul with other vehicle accessories or bodywork
04 Jan 2020

Rated Recovery Points Explained

When you buy a vehicle recovery kit it will include rated shackles and rated recovery straps, but these won’t be of much use unless you have rated recovery points affixed to your 4×4.

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old car tyres
29 Dec 2019

Are part-worn, used, or second-hand tyres safe?

Part-worn, used or second-hand tyres are less of an issue in Australia than in Europe but plenty of places here still advertise them. So, are part-worn tyres safe?

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Check your fluids
27 Dec 2019

How to perform a quick car safety check

Keeping your car in good running order might sound like a daunting prospect but it isn’t. Here’s how to perform a quick car safety check…start the clock.

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ARE YOUR CAR TYRES SAFE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON_ (2)
24 Dec 2019

How to check your tyres are safe

Most Australians don’t know when to replace their car tyres or why tyre tread depth is so important. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Hyundai i30 N racing track warranty
17 Dec 2019

Hyundai i30 N: sports car vs motorsports car vs racing car

Robert Pepper has recently track-tested the Hyundai i30 N and surmises that it’s not purely a sportscar, but a motorsports car built for track days.

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Calls to lower the blood alcohol limit to 0.02 in Australia
12 Dec 2019

Myth-Busting: I’m safe to drive after drinking one or two drinks

Most people will claim that they’re ‘well under the limit’ and thus fine to drive after having one or two alcoholic drinks. But are you safe to drive after one or two drinks?

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Towing a caravan with a Ford Everest Titanium
09 Dec 2019

Top Caravan and Camper Trailer Towing Tips

Safely towing a trailer or caravan requires a whole set of extra driving skills…so don’t think you can just hitch up and go if you’ve never towed anything before. Here are our top trailer towing tips.

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Spider on a car
06 Dec 2019

How to keep spiders out of your car

Ever had a spider crawl across your dashboard, or out from behind your wing mirror? Here’s how to keep spiders out of your car.

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Towing 3500kg caravan ranger
04 Dec 2019

Why a 3500kg tow rating may not really be a 3500kg tow rating

Can tow 3500kg! The claim is there in big bold letters in the brochure, but here’s why your 3500kg tow rating may not really be a 3500kg tow rating.

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VW Touareg footwell thongs driving
02 Dec 2019

Is it illegal to wear thongs, eat, drink or smoke while driving?

It’s summer in Australia and the old myth about is it illegal to wear thongs while driving pops up again. We debunk it so you know what you can and can’t do.

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