Making the Most of Driving in Your Car

Making the Most of Driving in Your Car

  • Two ways that truck drivers can reduce their chances of being involved in a road accident

    If you drive a truck, here are two steps you can take to reduce your risk of being involved in a road accident. Watch out for signs of wheel misalignment If your truck's wheels become misaligned and you fail to notice and address this problem, there is a chance that you will end up being involved in a road collision. The reason for this is as follows; misaligned wheels can affect your ability to steer your truck.

  • What is AC Regassing -- and How Does it Work?

    It's very important that you look after your car's air conditioning unit properly if you want to be able to rely on it during the blazing hot summer months. If you have your air conditioning unit checked and maintained each spring -- well ahead of the hottest months of the years -- you should be able to expect cool air all summer. In some cases, your car service provider will recommend an air conditioning system regassing.

  • Advice on Lowering a Car's Leaf Suspension

    Lowering your car's suspension gives it a different look and feel when you are driving it around. Consult an auto mechanic if you have a coil sprung suspension system. However, if you are mechanically minded and want to have a go at lowering your car's leaf suspension system – a job that is a bit easier than adjusting coil-based suspension system – then read the following guidance. You will need a universal lowering block kit with U-bolts plus jack stands, tyre chocks and some basic hand tools.

  • 4 Forklift Features That Could Pose Safety Issues

    It is important for people who are undergoing forklift operator training to understand the unique features of the lift equipment which they will be operating. Such awareness can enable the operators to take steps to minimise the risks posed by the unique characteristics of forklifts. This article discusses some of the forklift's features that can create safety issues. Open Structure A forklift is not enclosed in the same way that ordinary cars are.

  • Are Aftermarket Parts a Good Investment?

    When your car needs repairs, or if you're making any modifications to a vehicle, you'll need to choose between aftermarket parts, and what is called original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts. Simply put, OEM parts are made by the car's manufacturer, and you might consider them as "brand name" parts. Aftermarket parts are "off-brand," or those made by another manufacturing company, and not the company that actually made the car itself.

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About Me
Making the Most of Driving in Your Car

If you are interested in finding out how you can get the most out of your car, you have come to the right place. My name is Peter Gunn and I live in Sydney, Australia. If there is one thing I love to do, it is to spend the weekend playing around with my car. I am not a trained auto mechanic but I do have a good understanding of everything which is required in order to keep a car running, to repair its bodywork and to modify the interior so you can experience superior comfort. I have learnt all of this information from visiting auto garages and reading repair and modification manuals.