Important Things to Consider When Choosing an Auto Mechanic Repair Shop

No one enjoys car trouble because it means you need to cough up some of your hard-earned savings and your car might need to stay at the auto workshop for several days. Choosing the right auto mechanics shop is, therefore, crucial in ensuring quality and durable repair work. You also want to have an easy time when your car is being repaired. Here's what you need to consider when choosing an auto mechanic repair shop. [Read More]

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]