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What do Shock Absorbers Do?

Shock Absorbers serve three main purposes. They act as one of the main joints that keep your vehicle’s wheels firmly planted on the ground, they control the movement of the other parts of your suspension, and they convert kinetic energy into heat. This kinetic energy hits the vehicle when one of its wheels travels over a …
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What’s the Difference Between Wax & Polish?

The easiest way to discern between car polish and car wax is to think of them as steps in a 1, 2, 3 process. After washing your car, polish is applied. Polish is a mild abrasive which essentially buffs off a very thin layer of paint without scratching it. This removes any imperfections, small marks …
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What is Camber?

Camber is essentially the way the wheels are angled towards or away from the chassis of the car. In a negatively cambered car, the tops of the wheels will point in towards the car, and with positive camber they point away. Negative camber improves cornering grip with increased wear on tires, while positive camber is …
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What Is Toe In/Out?

Toe in/out refers to the way the wheels are aligned to point on the road. Increased toe in means the wheels point inward at the front, and toe out means they point away from eachother. Increased toe in means you get better straight line stability at the cost of responsiveness in corners, and vice versa …
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How Often Should I Check My Power Steering?

Power Steering Systems are valuable pieces of machinery when compared with some other systems of your car. With a complex system of pumps, fluids and hoses, they require regular maintenance and care in order to ensure that they don’t go wrong, and carrying out checks when required can save you a lot of hassle in the …
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Why Isn’t My Part In Stock?

To answer this question, we have to do a little bit of math. There are about 12,000 makes and model of car on Australia’s roads today. Taken down to the nuts and bolts, each car is made up of about 30,000 individual parts, many of which are unique to that very vehicle. Put that all …
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