Understanding Your Automotive

Understanding Your Automotive

Commercial Castor Wheels: Preventing Failure and Promoting Optimal Performance

Castor wheels are essential for the smooth movement of material-handling carts in the commercial environment. If these elements fail during the regular operations, your business will experience a decline in the total productivity. Also, the damaged castors will require replacement and repair, and the costs can affect your profit margins. Fortunately, most problems whi

Pitted Glass: How This Problem Can Affect Your Windshield

When an auto windshield is clean and in one piece, you may not give it much thought. However, when you are driving at sunrise or sunset, you may find that when sunlight hits the windshield, blinding you and blocking your vision. This problem is exacerbated by a pitted windshield. Below is a guide to everything you need to know about windshield pitting. The cause of th

How to Make Your Car Battery Last Longer

Occasionally, batteries need to be replaced, but if you want your vehicle's battery to last as long as possible, there are multiple steps you can take. Try to extend battery life with these tips: 1. Don't Ignore Your Vehicle This seems almost counter-intuitive. If you use your vehicle less, your battery will last longer, right? Actually, that is wrong. Unfortunately,

Going Spare: The Ins And Outs Of Buying A Second-Hand Spare Wheel For Your Vehicle

The days when every new car, ute and van was sold with a spare wheel included are long since past, and more and more vehicle manufacturers are choosing to save weight (not to mention money) by supplying run-flat tyres and portable tyre repair kits with their vehicles rather that full-blown replacement wheels. These modern replacements for the traditional spare tyre wo

Too Hot To Handle: Diagnosing And Repairing 3 Common Causes Of Overheating Ute Gearboxes

The average ute takes a pretty heavy beating in the course of its duties, especially if it is frequently used off-road or for carrying heavy loads, and the various components that enable it to run smoothly are not immune to this punishment. A ute's gearbox and transmission system, while robust and constructed with ruggedness in mind, is no exception, and a variety of