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6 Tips for Enthusiast Car Diagnostics

Posted on Monday 8th of August 2016

Car diagnostics tools have not only been invaluable to garages, they’ve also empowered a new wave in automobile repairs and enhancements within the home. With the right tools it can be easy to find out what’s wrong with a malfunctioning vehicle, but as additional help here’s 6 tips to remember when doing enthusiast car diagnostics. #1 Get the owner or service manual for your car Your car’s official manual for make and model will detail how can diagnose and repair various...Read More

5 DIY Automotive YouTube Channels to Try
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5 DIY Automotive YouTube Channels to Try

Posted on Thursday 12th of May 2016

Despite our love for car parts that are old, tried and tested, the DIY mechanic has benefitted exceptionally well from something so modern as the internet. From message boards where learned and learning tinkerers could swap advice to the first fully fledged car repair online publications, the addition to our web tool kit is the proliferation of DIY Automotive YouTube channels. With it being easier than ever to produce quality content and reach your audience, what distinguishes the following 5...Read More

5 Car Maintenance Jobs You Will Regret Skipping
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5 Car Maintenance Jobs You Will Regret Skipping

Posted on Monday 18th of April 2016

Automobiles are pricey and per functionary day-to-day commodities that we all know are prone to an endless list of potential breakdowns. Whilst the rise of quality Diagnostic Tools and internet-accessible experts has empowered the DIY repairman in a way previously unimagined, yet there are simply some car repair practices that many non-professionals often miss out. These 5 car maintenance jobs you should never skip are very worth keeping in mind the next time you plan to give your own vehicle a...Read More

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5 Car Problems Anyone Can Fix

Posted on Monday 26th of January 2015

As a singularly large investment from the beginning to end, your car is a perpetual money drainer where every penny helps. If one were to stack up every MOT test, minor repair or replaced part, the costs would make anyone question the value of a vehicle. However, there's way to save money in every inch of your car, and a lot of it comes from having the right tools and skills to take car of it. To hopefully save your budget for better things, here's our list of 5 car problems anyone can and...Read More

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Preparing Your Car for a Long Road Trip

Posted on Thursday 18th of December 2014

Whether you're heading to warmer climates this Christmas or planning a Winter holiday when the ski slope's at its best, the family car is still the preferred compromise between a comfortable and budget happy  form of transport. Even if the Eurotunnel or ferry is helping out your continental journey, these road trips can be extremely long and tiresome on your vehicle. To ensure you make it to the hotel on time and without issue, here's our tips for preparing your car for a long trip on the...Read More

Top 5 Car Problems That Come With Age
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Top 5 Car Problems That Come With Age

Posted on Wednesday 19th of November 2014

As time goes on, cars can often be a constant source of questions. One of the biggest is deciding whether to repair a vehicle that's beginning to show its age, or to go with an all new model. If frequent breakdowns, odd smells and frightened passengers have finally forced you to make a decision, it might help in the future to know what exactly the years can do to your ride. Classic cars are the products of hefty amounts of costly restoring, so before you go down that route, or choose to abandon...Read More