Suzuki Jimny
05 Oct 2017

Top 5 old-school 4x4s you can still buy

Right now there are only five ‘proper’ 4x4s with a separate chassis and live-axles front and rear, here’s the list.

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10 Feb 2017

Friday Five: How to self-recover your 4×4 when bogged

Getting stuck while driving off-road when you’ve got mates around isn’t such a big deal. Here’s how to self-recover your 4×4 when bogged.

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How to drive in fog by Practical Motoring
03 Feb 2017

Friday Five: Tips on driving in fog

It’s summer time and so tips on driving in fog might seem out of place but where I live fog often rolls in randomly… here’s how to drive to the conditions.

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27 Jan 2017

Friday Five: Our top modifications for a track day

Want to take your sportscar to a racetrack? Of course you do, but first you’ll need to make some changes…

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20 Jan 2017

Friday 5: Did you know about these rules for trailers?

Trailer towing is more difficult and dangerous than normal driving, so there’s a lot of rules to regulate it.

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13 Jan 2017

Friday Five: Do you have the skills to tow a trailer?

Amazingly, there is no license required to tow a trailer in Australia. But if there was…

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driving techniques you were taught but are now wrong
06 Jan 2017

Friday 5: driving techniques you were taught but are now wrong

Remember your driving lessons? Don’t pass these golden oldies on to your kids:

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30 Dec 2016

Friday Five: If it’s good enough for a racecar, it must be good for a roadcar, right?

Motorsport is a harsh environment for vehicles, and appears harsher than the day-to-day use of cars we’re all familiar with. But that’s not entirely true.

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Check your fluids
23 Dec 2016

Friday Five: Top car maintenance tips

Regular, simple and quick car maintenance can keep your car running in good condition.

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16 Dec 2016

Friday Five – Long-Distance Driving Tips for Solo Drivers

Australia is a big country and there can often be incredibly long distances between towns, here’s how to stave off boredom if you’re driving alone.

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how you know you bought the right car
25 Nov 2016

Top 5 Reasons you know you bought the right car

You’ve heard of buyer’s regret, but what about buyer’s satisfaction? Here are a handful of reasons you know you bought the right car…

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18 Nov 2016

Five on Friday: The Dos and Don’ts of using sat nav

Want to get the best from your in-car sat-nav guidance? Here are our top five Dos and Don’ts.

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11 Nov 2016

Five on Friday – 5 reasons to buy an SUV over either a 4X4 or wagon

SUV sales are booming, so, are they a better buy than either a 4×4 or road-based wagon?

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4X4 and SUV
04 Nov 2016

Top 5 reasons to buy a 4×4 instead of a wagon (or not)…

Are you thinking of buying a 4X4 but aren’t sure whether you really need one? Our Friday Five explores the pros and cons of owning a 4×4.

Robert Pepper 3 Read More
28 Oct 2016

Friday Top 5 – racetrack techniques to use, and not use on a public road

Motorsports is often held up as the example to follow for everyday drivers, but that’s not always a good idea… Five racetrack techniques that work on the road Vision – the first thing every racetrack novice learns, and usually the root of most driving errors on the track. Look up

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