Car restoration guide

Modern Technology Gives Classic Car Restorations New Life

March 16, 2020

For most owners, classic cars are weekend joy rides that spend most of their time stored in a garage.  And then there are those who prefer to enjoy their classic beauties everyday of the week running errands, driving to and from work and using them as much as possible. However, as all classic car enthusiasts would know too well, is the difficulty and hassle of driving a classic car. If you think about how easy and comfortable modern cars drive thanks to features like power steering, electronic braking system, and of course air conditioning —   And now compare it to... Read More

Why Does The Colour of Your Car Matter?

February 24, 2020

If you drive a silver, red or grey coloured car, it might be the reason why your insurance premium is a little on the expensive side. If you’re deciding on a new car you might want to spend a little more time choosing the right colour. We’ve all heard that white and black cars get dirty “faster”, usually because it’s more noticeable on these colours and not so much the speed factor. Darker coloured cars also tend to get hotter because they absorb heat from the sun at a faster rate. However, the main reason why the colour of your... Read More

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Know the Names of Your Car Windows

February 7, 2020

When it comes to replacing your windscreen, it’s fairly simple. But what about that tiny glass panel that’s attached to your rear door window?  These days, you can expect to find more than just 6 windows on your vehicle, with a number of smaller panels usually found in corners.  To help specify which window you’ll need repairing or replacing, here are the names of each individual window. Front: - Front Door Glass - Front Windscreen - Front Door Quarter Rear: - Rear Door Glass - Rear Door Quarter - Cargo Window - Rear Windscreen Do you need help with replacing... Read More

Guide to buy used car parts

Buying Used Car Parts Checklist

January 13, 2020

Essential tips to help you buy high-quality second-hand car parts for your vehicle. There are many reasons why you would be on the lookout for good second hands car parts. Maybe you are collecting classic cars and need parts to restore or even upgrade them. Maybe you want to extend the life of your current car and don't want to overspend on a brand new part. We live in a time where we need our vehicles as much as we need to stay hydrated, especially in Perth where everything is so sprawled out. We need our cars to drop the... Read More

Is australia ready for electric cars?

Is Australia Ready For Electric Cars?

January 10, 2020

We may not have flying cars or hoverboards just yet, but are we ready for electric cars? Apparently not, as Australia is currently listed as one the slowest countries in the world to adopt the electric car revolution. According to data provided by EV Volumes, China led electric car sales in 2017 with 606,000, followed by USA with 200,000, and Norway with 82,000. It is predicted that by the end of 2018 there will be a total of 2.1 million electric vehicle plug-in sales worldwide with 350-360k in the US, 420-430k in Europe, 1150k in China, and 160k from others.... Read More

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Autonomous Vehicles — Good or Bad?

October 22, 2019

The future of parking your car is a panic-free zone with fewer scratches, dents and scuff marks, but what else are we getting ourselves into? Do you remember what it was like learning to park a car? There was no sensors, no 360-degree cameras and certainly no screens on the dashboard with live video footage of the rear and sides of the vehicle. All you had were the side and rearview mirrors, an anxious parent gripping the door handle tightly, and your wits. Any attempts at parking as a learner was a sweaty and nerve-racking experience, especially trying to reverse... Read More