Enclosed Trailer Buying Guide

20 Jul Enclosed Trailer

Towing large or small loads, off or on the road, requires you to have a trailer. While there are many types of trailers, the most secure and convenient one would be an enclosed cargo trailer. Being closed from all sides means you don’t have to worry about your load getting loose and falling off. These affordable trailers are meant to make transportation of goods and equipment a lot easier and safer. Continue reading

How to Install the EVC Throttle Controller

12 Jul

Good performance is something that we take for granted when it comes to our vehicles. We expect our vehicles to operate at their best without even thinking about it. That unfortunately isn’t always the case. Be it because of a faulty engine or an underpowered one there can be a lot of reasons why that’s the case. But if your vehicle is the way it is because it’s built that way then you can do something about its performance.

Something that doesn’t require spending a lot of money or time incorporating it into your vehicle. Throttle controllers are an upgrade that can help improve the performance of your vehicle without you having to modify it. A car throttle controller can also make your vehicle more fuel-efficient if there’s room for it while improving performance. The same is done by the EVC electronic throttle control module.

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DPF Explained: How to Get the Most Out of Your Diesel Particulate Filter

26 Apr Hilux DPF Cleaning

your HiLux runs on diesel, then it’s likely fitted with a DPF (diesel particulate filter) whose purpose is to reduce the emissions that are a result of the combustion process burning diesel fuel. However, what many people don’t know is that the HiLux DPF isn’t a fit-and-forget type of accessory. You need to maintain it and understand how to keep it in optimum shape. Improper care of your diesel particulate filter and engine can lead to engine malfunction, breakdown, expensive repairs and replacement parts, non-compliance with emission laws and voided warranty.

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Maximize the Performance of Your Ford Mustang with a Throttle Controller

21 Apr

In the automotive world, a manufacturer that is well known for making high-performance cars, as well as ones that are safe to drive, is Ford. The Ford motor company is one of the most renowned automotive brands when it comes to making fun to drive cars with all the latest safety features as well one that is technology-rich. One such example is the Ford Mustang. People still buy the Mustang even today, despite the car being more than 50 years old.

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RV Maintenance Tasks You Should Take Care of Before Heading on a Long Trip

2 Dec

We have grown accustomed to using a series of appliances on a daily basis. Even in our homes, there is more stuff that can break down than it used to be. Fixing them when you are at home is easy, you just pick up the phone and half of the repair is done. Continue reading

Essential Off-Roading Gear That Every 4×4 Owner Can Afford

3 Sep 4x4 accessories

For many off-roading seems like an activity that only people who like big rigs and working under their vehicle covered in car oil like to indulge in. Whilst a good number of people might like modifying their vehicles or big 4×4’s they aren’t necessarily going to be in for traversing the outback with one. There are a lot of benefits off-roading offers that everyone can enjoy no matter what they like. For example, when exploring a new trail you will come in contact with obstacles that you haven’t experienced on the road.

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Installing a Suspension Lift Kit: Make Off-Roading an Option

30 Jul 4x4 suspension kit

There’s nothing more intimidating for a big rig not to be able to traverse safely in off-road conditions. Even if you have a 4×4, if your vehicle doesn’t have enough ground clearance for the terrain you’re trying to drive it on you can end up damaging the vehicle’s undercarriage. This is easily resolvable with a suspension lift kit as it helps increase ground clearance which makes it not only safer but also a lot easier to go over rough terrain. A suspension lift kit helps provide a higher level of robustness meaning, your new suspension will be able to take a beating. Since your vehicle is going to sit higher, its performance will be far better as this way you will have higher traction and the option to put larger wheels.

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Roof Racks: Bring More Stuff on Your Next Trip

20 Jul car roof basket

Traversing vast lands or spending a night in the Aussie outback, requires bringing a whole lot of equipment, sometimes even more than you think. No matter how long your trip or your stay in the wild is when travelling with a vehicle one thing is for sure, you’ll need enough space to fit everything in. When this isn’t the case though one quite simple yet useful solution is always on the horizon – a roof rack. Roof racks make use of the top of your vehicle to provide additional space for your luggage and equipment. The best thing about them is that they are available in different versions so no matter what type of vehicle you have you’ll be able to install one on. With a roof rack you can also open up more space in the back of your vehicle so your friends can have a more comfortable ride.

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The Properties of Aluminium Tape That Make It Stand Out From Other Tapes

17 Jul PSA-aluminum foil insulation tape

Aluminium foil tape combines the weather-resistant sealing properties of adhesive tapes and the versatility of aluminium, making it one of the most widely used types of tape across a variety of industries today, including construction, manufacturing, automotive, HVAC industry, etc. Due to its great moisture and chemical resistance, light and heat reflectance, thermal conductivity, flame resistance and weatherability, it’s a great fit for many different applications. But what exactly is aluminium foil insulation tape? Continue reading

The Workings of Holden Cooling Systems Explained

20 Mar

holden cooling system

A typical Holden 4 cylinder engine cruising on the highway at around 80 km/h will produce around 4.000 controlled explosions a minute inside the engine. Obviously, with these explosions comes a great amount of heat, which if not controlled will completely destroy the engine in a few minutes. And that’s where cooling systems come into play. Cooling systems have remained almost the same since the 20s. And while they’ve become infinitely more efficient and reliable at doing their job, they still consist of liquid coolants circulating through the engine, then to the radiator where they’re cooled by the air stream entering through the Holden’s front grille. Continue reading

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