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Airbag Jack Safety Guide

In a pickle in the soft sand or deep mud? Airbag jack it out of trouble

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Installing a 4WD Awning

Installing an awning doesn't have to be difficult, here is a simple guide to help!

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Awning Setup Guide

Setup your awning like a pro with this easy guide.

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Basic Body Repair - Nissan Patrol GU Barn Door Fix

If you have a GU patrol with barn doors and a spare tyre on the back, chances are you have a crack next to your window.

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Bosch Pressure Washers

Bosch got it all! View the full range of electric pressure washers below to find out which one suits you

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Buying a New Car

Thinking it’s time to update your car?

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4x4 All The Gear You Need

These items are a must have for any 4x4 Adventure.

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Explaining a 'Normal' Service

Unravel the mystery of vehicle servicing.

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Garage Floor Coating Kit by Rust-Oleum

Say goodbye to those filthy oil stains and turn your garage into a showroom

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Garage Storage Ideas for your workshop

Great StorageTips brought to you by Home Built By Jeff

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Get to Know your Tyre Size

Not a lot of people are aware of what their car’s tyre size is and until the time comes for them to purchase new tyres

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Hobby Painting with Aerosol Paints & Paint Tins

Everything looks better with a lick of paint, right? Here you’ll find some tips and ideas to finish off your latest project with a splash of colour, or just tidy up some weathered items around the home.

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Choosing a Baby Seat

The right advice to keep your precious child safe and sound.

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Choosing a Pressure Washer

Understand the in's and out's of choosing the right pressure washer for your job

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Choosing the Right Deep Cycle Battery

Choosing the right Deep Cycle Battery for your application is important.

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Choosing the right Winch

Choosing the correct winch for your 4WD isn't difficult, find out all you need to know about winches!

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Mixing Airbags and Seat Covers

Fitting standard covers on a seat fitted with side impact airbags can have disastrous results

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Oricom UHF Communication - Why is it so important

Check out this video on why Oricom UHF communication is so important!

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Recovery Points

Understanding the differences in recovery points

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Ridge Ryder 42L Fridge Freezer

The must have item for any Australian adventure

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Rockwell Multi Function Tool 220 Watt

The latest advancement in power tool technology.

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Rust & Metal Paint Product Selector

Find out what paint you need to paint the surface you have

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Rust Repair

Repair unsightly rust before it's too late

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Safe Towing

Towing a trailer soon? Stay safe with a few helpful hints

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SCA Automatic Cable Stripping Tool

A practical multi-use addition to your toolbox

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SCA Crimping Tool for Non-Insulated Terminals

Designed to give excellent quality crimps on uninsulated terminals

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SCA Metal Cover Paint

For an easy and long lasting paint job on rust prone, or previously rusted surfaces, check out the new Metal Cover range of paints from SCA

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Signs That Transmission Fluid Needs to Be Changed

Clear Indications that your vehicle’s transmission fluid may require to be changed

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Signs That Your Coolant Needs Changing

Most common signs which show that your engine coolant needs to be changed

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Signs That Your Gear Oil Needs Changing

Common signs which indicate that your gear oil needs to be changed

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Signs That Your Vehicle Requires an Oil Change

In this article, we are going to explain some of the signs of your engine requiring an oil change

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Signs your Power Steering needs attention

Signs which show that your car’s power steering fluids must either be changed, or topped up

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Stanley Wall Mount Air Compressor

A handy alternative to large workshop alternatives

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The Basics of Engine Oil

Learn the importance of choosing the right engine oil

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The Importance of Changing Engine Oil Regularly

How important it is for you to change your car’s engine oil?

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The Truth About New Car Servicing

An initiative of the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association

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Hydraulic Jack Maintenance - Bleeding / Top Up Oil

If your jack has become spongy and is failing to lift with the pump of the handle, you may have air trapped in the hydraulic system. Here's how to fix it!

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Identifying Vehicle Fluids

Understanding the look, feel and purpose of each fluid is important

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Jack Safety

Jack safety is super important to preventing serious injury or death

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Jack Safety Tips - Right Jack For The Job

Using jacks can be dangerous. Make sure you use the right jack for the job

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KT Commander Smart-Touch Switch Panels

KT have designed and developed it’s very own Innovative ‘KT Commander Series Smart-Touch Switch Panel’ which functions using heat-sensitive touch technology

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KT Solar 120W Portable Folding Solar Panel Kit

The KT SOLAR 120W Solar Panel, Portable Folding Kit holds many points of difference to the traditional folding Solar Kits

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New Car? Check This Out

So you’ve just picked yourself up a new car?

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Maintenance Tips for your 4x4 Winch

A few simple tips to keeping your winch in good shape

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Maximise Your Fridge Freezer Performance

Got a car fridge? Make it run longer and stronger on your next camping trip by following these simple guidelines.

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Understanding and Choosing a Welder

Understand the difference between the types of welders and the process

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Understanding Diesel Engine Oils

An in-depth explanation on diesel engine oils and how they what differ from petrol engine oils

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Understanding Engine Oils

Everything which you need to know about your car’s engine oil

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Understanding Gear Oils

Everything that you need to know about gear oils

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Understanding Hydraulic Fluids

Basic aspects which you need to know about hydraulic fluids

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Understanding Power Steering Fluids

Key information about everyday power steering fluids

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Understanding Small Engine Oils

How do oils for small engines differ to normal engines?

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Understanding spark plug part numbers

Choosing the correct spark plug is simple if you can read in code

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Understanding Transmission Fluids

A simple guide about the differences in transmission fluids

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When Do I Need New Brake Pads?

Whether you drive a Toyota, Ford, Mazda, Honda or any other car make, brake pads are by far one of the most important things to keep a look out for on your car

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Why do I need a Dash Cam?

Here are some good reasons why you should consider buying a dash cam and installing it in your vehicle

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Why You Need To Deflate Your Tyres & How

Deflating your tyres isn't difficult but the benefits are huge off road. Find out more!

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Tips for Organising your Vehicle

Planning a long trip with the kids or want to keep the car tidy for the daily commute?

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Child Safety Seats Made Easy

The plethora of child safety seats on the market can be daunting, Don’t worry, our guide will make your choice easy

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Replacing A Cabin Air Filter

Some have never heard of a cabin air filter, others have just never changed one. Let’s learn about it!

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Discover Smarter Driving with Pioneer Smart Sync

Pioneer has developed highly evolved technology that links your smartphone to Pioneer car audio systems

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Sony CarPlay Media Head Units

Connect on the go with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

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Understanding Brake Components

In this article, we will talk in details about all the parts of the brake system

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Importance Of Maintaining Your Interior

This article aims to list the benefits of always taking care of your car interior

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Understanding Interior Accessories

In this article, we will give an in-depth analysis of each interior accessory

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Signs That Your Electrical System Needs Attention

In this article, we will talk about the signs that your car's electrical part shows when it needs your attention

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Understanding Automotive Electrical Systems

A basic guide to 12 volt automotive electrical systems

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The Importance Of A Working Brake System

If you're not sure about your brakes, get them checked

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Understanding Your Drivetrain Part 1 - Transmissions

If you think a clutch is only good for going out, then you have something to learn about transmissions.

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Importance Of Keeping Your Fuel System Clean

In this article, we will talk about the benefits of keeping your fuel system clean

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Signs Your Fuel System Needs Attention

The basic guide to your fuel system and how to understand if you have any issues

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Understanding Diesel Fuel Systems

In this article, we will talk about how the different parts of a diesel fuel system works

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Understanding Petrol Fuel Systems

Basic guide to fuel systems and the parts used

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Understanding Garage Lighting Solutions

We List the best lighting gadgets for your garage

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Understanding Vehicle Jacks

We learn about the different types of Jacks and how they're used

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Importance Of A Healthy Ignition System

In this article, we will state the reasons why you should always ensure youy ignition engine is always in top shape

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Signs That There Is A Problem With Your Ignition System

In this article, we will talk about the signs that your ignition system shows when it needs your attention

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Importance Of Keeping Your Intake System Clean

In this article, we will look at the benefits of having a clean intake system

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A Good Recovery Kit and The Differences with Recovery Straps

Here are some Great Tips from MadMatt about what gear you need when heading out into the Bush

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Importance Of Keeping Your Paint In Top Notch Condition

In this article, we will give reasons why you should always ensure your paint is in perfect condition

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Signs Your Paint Needs Attention

Noticed your paint doesn't look as good as it used to? Here's why

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Tools For Measuring The Finer Details

Here is a list of the must have tools for measuring the finer details

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Understanding Engine Speciality Tools

Here is a list of great speciality tools when servicing an engine

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Choose Your Fuse - Automotive Fuse Guide

Here is a list of types of automotive fuses and how they work

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Understanding Workshop Tools

Here is a basic guide to basic workshop tools and accessories for every DIYer

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Modifying Suspension

In this article, we will talk about the ways to modify your car's suspension

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Invaluable Workshop Consumables

In this article, we will introduce you to some must have work tools

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Roof Racks And Carrying Loads

The options you can use in carrying load with your vehicle

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Battery Fitment

Need a new battery? We can fit it for you!

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1976 Triumph 2500 TC

May 2018 Calendar Winner - Matt & Laura - Dunedin NZ

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Glass Chip Repair

Have a chip or crack in your windscreen or window? We can help!

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How Often Should I Change My Car Tyres?

Tyres are what help your car stay on the road. Tyres are what help your car head in the right direction. Ultimately, if your tyres are worn or faulty, you shouldn’t be driving your car.

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How Regularly Does My Car Need to be Serviced?

As a car owner, it’s your duty to take care of your car to ensure that it is safe to be on the road. The best way to take care of your vehicle and ensure safety on the road, is to have your car serviced regularly

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Nitrogen Tyre Inflation

Get more out of your tyres. Improve tyre life and fuel economy.

DIY Projects

Installing a 4WD Awning

Installing an awning doesn't have to be difficult, here is a simple guide to help!

DIY Projects

Hobby Painting with Aerosol Paints & Paint Tins

Everything looks better with a lick of paint, right? Here you’ll find some tips and ideas to finish off your latest project with a splash of colour, or just tidy up some weathered items around the home.

DIY Projects

Change Your Engine Oil & Filter

It’s a simple job you can do at home and save yourself a few pennies while you’re at it!

DIY Projects

How to Install a Dash Camera

Follow this guide to choose the right dash camera for your needs, AND install it yourself!

DIY Projects

How to Killrust before it gets Worse!

Got some unsightly rusted tools or parts? Save the effort of wire brushing and watch it disappear before your eyes!

DIY Projects

Reading a Check Engine Light

Got a pesky engine light that’s been glaring at you for weeks? Read on and you can fix it yourself.

DIY Projects

Repairing Scratches and Paint Chips

Repair unsightly or embarrassing scratches easily.

DIY Projects

Maximise Your Fridge Freezer Performance

Got a car fridge? Make it run longer and stronger on your next camping trip by following these simple guidelines.

DIY Projects

Wiring a LED Light Bar

Aftermarket driving lights like spot lights and LED light bars offer the ultimate driving light solution for every vehicle. Find out how easy they are to install!

DIY Projects

How To Wash a Car the Right Way

Washing your car is pretty straightforward, but here are a few tips to get the job done right.

DIY Projects

Replacing A Cabin Air Filter

Some have never heard of a cabin air filter, others have just never changed one. Let’s learn about it!

DIY Projects

How To Apply Ceramic Coating

Learn how to apply a super hydrophobic protection with a deep gloss finish

DIY Projects

Service Your Lawnmower

It’s that time of year where the lawn seems to grow faster than you can cut it. Is your mower up to the task?

DIY Projects

Build A Simple Racing Simulator - Home Built by Jeff

Got a game console? How about an old car seat? Add a wheel and pedal set, spend a few hours in the shed, and you’ve got a racing simulator!

DIY Projects

Build a SERIOUSLY powerful Toolbox Boombox!

This DIY bluetooth boombox will be the life AND talking point of your next party or gathering!

DIY Projects

Bolster Your Home Security

Everyone wants to feel secure in their own home. Here’s some simple tips, and easy projects to bolster your home security.

DIY Projects

Craft your own secret mini bar!

Love to tinker with new projects? Want to create something to get your friends talking? Well, you’d better put this sneaky jerry can mini bar on your ‘To Build’ list!

DIY Projects

3 Ways To Detail Clean Inside Your Home

Go beyond a quick mop and sweep. Deep clean your home with these essential tips and tricks.

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Breath new life into old gym equipment

If you’re setting up for some exercise at home, you can’t go past a set of dumbbells for versatility. If you’re having trouble sourcing a brand new set, why not consider breathing new life into some older ones?

DIY Projects

A simple rear door table for your 4WD

In just a few hours, knock together a drop down table for the rear door of your 4wd for easy lunch stops on the road.

DIY Projects

Ceramic Coating - Whats All The Fuss?

You keep hearing this term ‘ceramic coating’ thrown around. What is it? Should you consider using it yourself? We’ll answer all your questions right here.

DIY Projects

The Ultimate Detail Clean For Your House

We look into the reasons why and how you should pressure wash your house

DIY Projects

A simple rear door table for your 4WD

In just a few hours, knock together a drop down table for the rear door of your 4wd for easy lunch stops on the road.

DIY Projects

Organise Your Workshop

Is your shed, garage or workshop kind of unusable? Lets sort that out!

DIY Projects

Up your detailing game with an electric polisher

Car detailing takes time. Speed up the process and get a better finish with a power polisher.

DIY Projects

Ready Your Fireplace For Winter

Winter is coming, and while few people will argue against the romance of a real wood fire; they do require a little more maintenance. But don’t worry, most of it can be done by yourself in an hour or two!

DIY Projects

Dissolve rust with Evapo-rust

Got some unsightly rusted tools or parts? Save the effort of wire brushing and watch it disappear before your eyes!

DIY Projects

Ceramic Coating - Whats All The Fuss?

You keep hearing this term ‘ceramic coating’ thrown around. What is it? Should you consider using it yourself? We’ll answer all your questions right here.