Tips for Buying an End Tipper Trailer

Tipper trailers are fantastic pieces of equipment for transporting loose and bulk materials, especially large volumes of topsoil, brick, concrete, aggregates and subsoil and many other types of materials found at construction sites.  However, when deciding to buy this type of a trailer, besides making the usual decisions about pricing and model, it is necessary to check other important things such as maximum loading, type of inner surface, and insurance coverage. [Read More]

What You Should Know When Considering 4WD Fleet Hire

When hiring a 4WD vehicle for your off-road driving requirements, you should consider several things to ensure you choose the right vehicle. Here are some of them. Ground Clearance and Type of Tyres Rough terrain usually has rocks, vegetation, uneven surfaces, muddy areas, etc. Check the distance between the ground and the stomach of the 4WD vehicle (ground clearance). How big is the distance? Choose a vehicle that is high enough to avoid damaging the lower side of the car (if you encounter raised surfaces, the vehicle's stomach might get scraped). [Read More]

Automatic Transmission Problems

The transmission system is an essential component of your car. Transmission problems could compromise the vehicle's performance. They could also lead to engine problems such as overheating. Read the extract below to understand common gearbox problems and how you can prevent them.  Overheating Your transmission fluid overheats when you overwork the transmission. For instance, this might occur if you exceed the vehicle's towing limits. People that live in hot climates may also experience this problem. [Read More]

3 Top Reasons you Need a Mechanic when Purchasing Used Cars

You have saved enough money, and now it is time to hit the dealer's lot for the car of your dreams. What do you do? Well, since you are about to spend your hard-earned cash, the last thing you want is to buy a lemon. For this reason, you must prepare well to ensure that you are buying a quality used car. Part of such preparation involves tagging a mechanic along. [Read More]