Heavy Road Transportation Options Explained

6 December 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

When booking the services of a road haulage company, there are many different options. Not all heavy haulage companies are the same, however. Only some of those which operate in Australia will offer the a full complement of truck types within their fleet. Depending on the load type you want to dispatch, this may mean you are potentially going to select the wrong type of vehicle. But, what are the main differences between these vehicles? Read More 

How To Check If A Used Caravan Is Watertight

1 December 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

When you purchase a used caravan one thing that you must check is that the van is watertight.  Even a few small leaks can lead to extensive damage to the interior of the van walls and the structure of the roof and flooring.  Here's how to make sure that your potential new purchase is free from leaks. Use a damp meter The easiest and quickest way to check the interior walls of your caravan for damp is by using a damp meter. Read More 

Oxidised Trouble? 5 Ways To Prevent Corrosion In Your Car Battery Terminals

30 November 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

Corrosion in car batteries and battery terminals can result in premature failure, which leaves you with higher out of pocket expenses faster than you ever imagined. If rust builds up over a period on the battery terminals, the whole component will fail to function. The good news is that you can follow certain steps to prevent corrosion in your car battery terminals. Detach The Cables From The Terminals Your car battery is likely located under the bonnet, but keep in mind that it may also be in the trunk in some models. Read More 

Understanding Auto Cooling and Heating Systems

27 October 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

Many people do not fully appreciate the heat that keeps them warm during the cold winter spell and the cool air that moderates the hot summer temperatures because they have no clue about how auto cooling and heating systems work. If you fall under this category of people, read on to gain some basic understanding of how both systems function to keep car occupants comfortable throughout the year. The Cooling System Read More 

Misaligned Heavy Vehicle Wheels: A Guide

7 October 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

Knowing how to properly check if the wheels on your heavy vehicle are aligned is very important. However, many heavy vehicle operators do not understand how to perform these checks. Your heavy vehicle's wheels are what keep it in contact with the road surface. If the vehicle's wheels are misaligned, it can lead problems with the steering and uneven tyre wear. Below is a guide which will help you to identify problems with and check the wheels on your heavy vehicle are properly aligned. Read More