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Spring Car Maintenance Tips

August 10, 2020
Spring Car Maintenance Tips

After a long winter, you’re probably itching to get out and enjoy the some spring sunshine. This time of the year is perfect for adventuring and exploring, whether you’re on a family vacation or a solo roadtrip. But whatever your travel plans are this spring, one thing is certain: spring is a time for cleaning both your home and your car, too.

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Car Insurance: The Lowdown

August 04, 2020
Car Insurance: The Lowdown

Regardless of what you drive, car insurance is a mandatory requirement in Australia. It provides financial protection against property damage and personal injury. The road is a dangerous place, so driving uninsured is a risk you don’t want to take.

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Australia's Top 5 Small Cars

July 27, 2020
Australia's Top 5 Small Cars

Don’t judge a car by its size. While small cars may not grab your attention on the road, they can still pack quite the punch.  

Small cars are an increasingly popular choice for Australian motorists – both singles and families. This comes as no surprise, with their long list of advantages including practicality, fuel economy, price and maneuverability.

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Should I Get a Novated Lease?

July 13, 2020
Should I Get a Novated Lease?

Want a nice car but can’t afford it? A novated lease might just be the solution for you.

Next to real estate, cars are the second largest purchase that most of us will make during our lifetime. Given this cost, buying a vehicle is not a decision to be made lightly. Many people must save for years first, while others take out a high-interest car loan. Novated leasing is a third alternative. However, before you choose to go down this route, it’s important that you know the facts.

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How to Keep Pests Away From Your Car

July 06, 2020
How to Keep Pests Away From Your Car

Back in 2017, a woman named Shirley Taylor experienced a living nightmare. A swarm of 20,000 bees descended upon her Nissan Juke while it was parked outside her home. The infestation was so severe that it had to be cleared up by the Beverley Beekeepers’ Association.

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3-Cylinder vs 4-Cylinder Car Engines

June 22, 2020
3-Cylinder vs 4-Cylinder Car Engines

The cylinder is the powerhouse that runs the engine. It’s where fuel is burned, creating the energy that drives the car forward. The cylinder is made of strong, durable metal and is sealed shut. It contains a piston that motions up and down, causing combustion. Engines can have different numbers of cylinders - the most common of which are 3-cylinder and 4-cylinders.

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4 Easy DIY Car Repairs to Save Money

June 15, 2020
4 Easy DIY Car Repairs to Save Money

In many ways, taking care of your car is like taking care of your health. You need to practice regular check-ups to prevent more serious issues developing. While you can’t avoid every emergency, there are lots of measures you can take to keep your car in good shape. Prevention is always better than cure.

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What Not to Forget on a Road Trip

June 08, 2020
What Not to Forget on a Road Trip

After being cooped up at home for so long, you’re probably itching to get back on the road. What better way to celebrate freedom than a cross-country road trip? Road trips are one of the best ways to take in the beauty of the world, while creating magical lifetime memories with your loved ones.

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15 Things to Include in Your Car Emergency Kit

May 25, 2020
15 Things to Include in Your Car Emergency Kit

You usually can’t anticipate an emergency. They tend to pop up when you least expect them. One of the worst times they can strike is on the road, when you’re far away from the comfort and familiarity of home. Having the right things in your car emergency kit can help you face the unexpected with confidence.

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Ultimate Checklist to Get Your Car Road Trip Ready

May 03, 2020 car tips, car advice
Ultimate Checklist to Get Your Car Road Trip Ready

The sun is up. The coast is waiting. The outback is calling. The question is, is your car ready to hit the road on your next road trip?

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