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The Brands Behind Spares Box: Ryco Filters

Following our last interview with the good folks at SuperPro, we’re very proud to publish the next edition in our line of interviews with some of Spares Box’s most trusted suppliers. This week we focus on Ryco, who for the last 75 years have emerged as an Australian institution in the world of automotive filtration. …
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Does the Oil I Choose Really Matter?

Definitely. Making sure you have not only the right engine oil for your specific vehicle but also a high quality oil, is one of the first basic steps to properly looking after your car. Poor quality oil doesn’t have the heat dissipating quality it should, potentially leading to overheating. The lubricating quality on a poor quality/incorrect …
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How Does Airbag Suspension Work?


Suspension Airbags are essentially small, very high pressure, very tough balloons. They’re generally made up of either polyurethane or heavy duty rubber to withstand incredible weight, pressure and the forces exerted upon them at high speed. They come in systems to either assist your existing conventional springs, or replace them altogether, with the air inside …
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How to choose the right Airbags for your Vehicle

Finding the right balance between comfort, handling and off-road performance is key to picking your perfect suspension set-up. Airbag suspension is designed to meet many of the requirements of those looking for an upgrade in either comfort or towing capacity, and Spares Box is here to guide you through the different set ups available, thanks …
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Coils or Airbags?

Suspension can be a tricky thing, and just like with keeping your car stable on the road, finding the perfect balance is key. Suspension systems present a constant trade-off between ride quality, on-road handling and off-road performance, so if you’re looking to upgrade your stock system, finding the perfect suspension for your needs is incredibly …
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How Can I Tell The Engine Size of My Vehicle?

Many people see terms like “A 1.5L Engine” and get confused about what it actually means. The “L” (or sometimes CC) is essentially the amount of liquid that would be moved by the total pistons of a particular engine from the bottom of their combined strokes to the top. To get an idea of the …
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How Much Load Can I Carry?

Every vehicle has a gross vehicle mass (GMV) rating, which basically indicates how much load it can safely carry. Minus the amount your vehicle weighs without a load from the gross vehicle mass rating, and that should be your limit every time. Installing tougher, heavier duty suspension can help deal with more mass and more …
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