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New Car Dealers

Boat Colour Schemes

When buying or customising a boat, one of the main things that every owner wants to get right is the colour scheme. An awkward colour scheme will have to be endured for as long as you own the boat, so making sure you like it first is paramount. One thing that many prospective painters don’t realise beforehand is how heat effects the paint on a boat. The heat factor of a darker hull, for example, is a consideration, however, if a boat is well insulated this is less of a concern. Be... Read More »
Car Information

The Role of a Car Designer

Many a teenagers fantasy, a car designer is a job of innovation, creativity and functional awareness. A love of all things automotive is a must and a desire to work for some of the most influential companies on the planet is a necessity. A car designer, or automobile designer, is responsible for creating innovative designs that improve the functionality and appearance of automobiles. During the role, most automobile designers work in teams with other designers or engineers. The designer will make basic sketches of the automobile... Read More »
New Car Dealers

Shopping For Cars

Shopping for a car can be a straight forward process, providing your processes are straight forward. Sounds confusing? Well below is a step by step guide that can be used to acquire a car. The steps can be used when shopping online or at dealerships. 1 – Determine what you can afford Before doing anything its important to take time to consider what you can afford. 2 – Decide what vehicles to consider When you have an idea of what you can afford, taking the time to... Read More »
Vehicle Advice

Car Battery Basic Facts

A car battery is an important part of a car. Without it cant function, so understanding how it works and keeping it maintained can be valuable. This post outlines some basic, informative notes about a lead acid car battery. The Basics A lead acid battery is made up of plates, lead and lead oxide (various other elements are used to change density, hardness, porosity, etc.) with a 35% sulphuric acid and 65% water solution. This solution is called electrolyte which causes a chemical reaction that produce electrons. If a battery needs to be... Read More »
Vehicle Advice

Using Air Tools in the Garage

Air tools are a fantastic addition to any garage. The ability to utilise many power tool combinations, with the safe and direct power of compressed air makes them valuable assets. Their speed and power make car work dramatically easier, allowing for more projects to be completed in less time. Along with a properly sized shop air system, cutting, grinding, polishing, painting, sanding, inflating, and even cleaning up take less time and sweat. Air Compressor Integral to using air tools is the air compressor. There are two... Read More »
Car Storage

Automatic Garage Door Switches

An important part of a garage is the automatic door, and an important part of the automatic door is how it works. Whether it be from a radio remote control. Or a wall mounted automatic switch. Each switch functions differently and each one is suited for a different job. Wall Mounted Switches, Non-Metallic and Metallic Wall mounted switches are available in many variations. With non-metallic and metallic enclosures available for most models. Non-metallic enclosures are made of corrosion resistant material suitable for many environments. Where as metallic versions... Read More »
Car Maintenance

Maintaining a Car Windscreen

The windscreen of the car is one of the most important parts to keep maintained. Damage to a car windscreen can be potentially very dangerous to anyone inside. Cracks can form, expand and eventually form a break, which should be avoided at all costs. Major scratches will not come out of a car’s windshield, but minor scratches can be fixed with a rubbing compound and an abrasive window cleaner. Use a polishing compound to remove scratches from a car windshield with help from an ASE-certified mechanic.... Read More »