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What do the New Light Bar Laws Mean?

A few new laws were introduced this month that regarded the fitting and installation of LED Light Bars on 4x4s and off-road vehicles. Vehicles are designed so that if a pedestrian is hit, there are no jagged edges which could potentially cause additional harm to a person and for this reason Light Bars are now no …
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The Importance of Engine Oil

What does my Engine Rating mean?   Engine Oils and Gear Oils are typically represented by an SAE rating (Society of Automotive Engineers) that appears in the form of a number, e.g. SAE 30. The numbers are based on a standardised system of measuring resistance to flow, or in layman’s terms, the thickness of a …
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How do Radiators Work?

As engine coolant cycles through your engine, it heats up as it dissipates and absorbs the heat from the engine to help cool it down. After travelling out of the engine, it enters your radiator to cool back down and lose head to the atmosphere, being pushed through a series of pipes which are kept cool …
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What Different Spring Types Do?

When it comes to choosing your springs, it’s often a trade off between comfort and performance. Grabbing the right set of springs for your vehicle can greatly increase your driving pleasure, and it’s great to know what types do what when it comes to choosing your ride height.   Standard/Heavy Duty Standard Springs     …
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Springs or Coilovers?

Coilovers

When it comes to focusing on performance and achieving optimal handling, suspension is one of the first things any car enthusiast tends to look at. Lowering your ride can result in better, sharper cornering and a more responsive feel for the road, as well as that imposing look many car modifiers love to achieve. Achieving …
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What do Glow Plugs do?

Instead of using spark plugs to ignite the fuel in a petrol engine, a diesel-powered engine actually relies on the high flash point of diesel itself to provide combustion. This means that once the diesel gets compressed to a certain point in a hot engine, it ignites of its own accord. The upside of this is that it doesn’t need …
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