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?

Isaac Bober 2 Read More
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.

Isaac Bober 11 Read More
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.

Robert Pepper 111 Read More
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.

Isaac Bober 5 Read More
How to choose a pressure washer
29 Nov 2019

How to choose a car pressure washer

Pressure washers are becoming more and more popular for cleaning a vehicle, here’s how to choose a pressure washer for your car or 4×4.

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27 Nov 2019

The best budget 4×4 wagons in 2019

Shopping for a new, cheap 4×4 wagon on a budget can be tricky… there’s so many to choose.

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22 Nov 2019

Don’t worry about power and torque

It’s the first thing most car makers quote when boasting about their latest model and it’s also almost completely pointless – Power and torque explained.

Robert Pepper 1 Read More
20 Nov 2019

How to change a car headlight globe

Changing a headlight globe is a simple DIY job that anyone can tackle.

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18 Nov 2019

Monocoque 4X4s explained – should you be afraid?

There’s a fair bit of misconception about what monocoque construction actually is – all explained here.

Robert Pepper 5 Read More
18 Nov 2019

Why does my suspension squeak and rattle?

Good suspension has many attributes, one of which is quietness. But does your suspension squeak and rattle? Here’s why.

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DIY diagnostics
15 Nov 2019

Best OBD2 diagnostics apps for iOS and Android

With smartphones getting smarter and app makers tapping into ever more exclusive areas, performing DIY vehicle diagnostic tests just got a whole lot easier.

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14 Nov 2019

Top tips to buy a seven-seat SUV

Buying a seven-seat SUV and don’t know what to look for? Here is everything you need to know when buying a seven-seat SUV.

Robert Pepper 13 Read More
How to attach a snatch strap
13 Nov 2019

How to use a snatch strap

If you drive off-road, sooner or later you’ll either need recovering or need to recover someone. Here’s how to use a snatch strap correctly and safely.

Robert Pepper 2 Read More
13 Nov 2019

Common automotive acronyms explained

We explain the most common automotive acronyms.

Practical Motoring 1 Read More
11 Nov 2019

Does a ute need to have its load distributed a certain way?

As more utes become used for work and play, load carrying and weight distribution are becoming a concern. Here’s what you need to know.

Robert Pepper 1 Read More