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What are roof racks and what are they used for? Roof racks are versatile car accessories that can be used for virtually anything, but their main purpose is increasing your storage space. Fitting a roof rack onto your vehicle ads practicality and versatility that no other car accessory does. They’re an economical solution for thousands of Australians including outdoor adventurers, business owners, tradespeople, holidaying families, surfers, bikers and more. Simply put, a roof rack allows you to bring more stuff on your adventures. How much do they cost? And why are they priced differently? Roof racks can cost from about $50 to several hundred dollars. There are a number of factors that can impact that cost, the most significant ones being the construction material, the

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Toyota has been crushing the Australian markets with their Landcruiser and HiLux, and one large benefit that comes with owning one of these models is the availability of parts and accessories. While there are many different types of Toyota parts and accessories deemed necessary either for off-road driving, doing light-commercial tasks or anything in between, there is one piece of equipment that adds convenience, protection and is extremely affordable – the weather shields, or also known as wind deflectors. Driving around in your Toyota at high speeds or in raid can cause discomfort, with both spray and wind noise affecting you and your passengers. Weather shields Toyota work by simply deflecting the wind and rain away from your windows, making the inside of the car

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The HiLux is constantly one of the best selling commercial vehicles in Australia, and for all the right reasons. The vehicle is nothing short of amazing in regards to reliability, value, safety and user friendliness. For a hard-working tradesman, it’s difficult to argue against the thousands who opt for a HiLux. Even though the HiLux is the ideal choice for many people, there are still some who want more than a stock HiLux can provide in terms of power. Whichever your reason may be, it is possible to get more power out of your vehicle than you already get. As is the case with most other manufacturers, Toyota also leaves room for improvement when it comes to torque and horsepower. This doesn’t mean that the

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To keep your truck running at peak performance and to ensure it lasts many years without major problems, it is very important to properly maintain your truck motor. The motor is the heart of any vehicle (small, large, commercial, light, etc.) and it is the single most important part of your truck. Also, it is the most expensive part to repair if there is a motor-related problem, not to mention the price of new truck motors for sale. Ignoring oil changes and oil filters can prematurely age your truck motor and maybe even kill it. Dirty fuel can easily clog the fuel injection system of your truck, which can cause a complete breakdown of your truck. To prevent all this, you need to take good

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As is the case with most people, your car is probably one of your most worthy assets. Regular servicing, proper care and good driving habits will ensure long service life of your vehicle. And while you can take care of cleaning and driving part, leave the servicing to professionals. But, do not entrust your car to just any mechanic. If you already have someone you trust, thumbs up. Otherwise find a reliable and reputable car mechanic in Melbourne. Luckily, there are many fixed price car service Melbourne shops that offer various car services at affordable prices, but not all have high standards of value. Thus, finding a honest and reliable fixed price car service Melbourne shop can be difficult. Look for the car shop that

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Performing a pre purchase inspection of a used car before buying it is very important. Buyers usually spend thousands of dollars only after driving the car around the block, and without inspecting it thoroughly. A pre purchase inspection is performed by licensed and qualified vehicle inspections Melbourne shops that can perform detailed inspections and discover even the smallest mechanical, cosmetic and safety problems. A simple pre purchase inspection cannot identify every single defect, but will definitely give you the information about major problems the car may have. Overview – Almost all mechanic workshops that provide automotive services offer pre purchase inspection. These licensed vehicle inspections Melbourne shops are equipped with skilled and experienced technicians and latest equipment. The pre purchase inspection service usually does not

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Summer is coming to an end and long warm weekends and getaways will very soon be nothing more then just memories. So why not take advantage of last summer days and go on a trip. Traveling surely relaxes, but only if everything is planned and organizes. Packing your traveling bag on time will surely make your trip more enjoyable and stress-free. However, ensuring your car is in top driving condition is even more important. Therefore, take your car to a professional car inspection Brunswick shop for thorough inspection. Weekends is when roads and highways are the busiest, thus having your car in great condition, being well prepared and planning ahead of time are vital parts if you want to ensure enjoyable and safe trip. Here

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In the last few years, car rental has become a very popular option thanks to the flexibility and affordable prices it offers. It is easy to find a reputable car rental Richmond company with wide range of car brands – a simple sedan to help you get from one point to another or a luxury vehicle to break out of your routine. Also, growing number of Australians are renting cars when going on vacations. No need to conduct a thorough vehicle inspection and no wear are just few of the many reasons many Australians are searching on the web for trustworthy car hire Richmond companies. However, as convenient as a car rental experience can be, it can also be very unpleasant. Take a look at the

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We all know that buying a car is a huge investment which is why you need to think carefully when choosing one. A car needs to be comfortable, convenient and useful, so before you start shopping for a used car, consider your driving habits, your budget and what you’ll mostly use the car for. Also, consider the repair and cost options, spare parts, age and kilometerage. Once you have decided on the model that best meets all your needs, it is time to start searching for the car. You can buy a used car from a certified dealer, from one of the many popular car websites, from a friend or an unknown source. After finding the car you like, make sure you take it for

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Floods are one of the most common natural disasters In Australia. Over the years, we have learned to cope with devastating aftermath and deal with damages caused by a flood. However, every year, every new flood brings something new and it seems as if we are never completely prepared for it. If you live in an area prone to floods, you know how hard it is to clean after it and recover personal belongings such as furniture, carpets, various tools and equipment and a car. Most people are concerned with drying out a flooded car since it is one of the costliest assets and also because car engine service and repair can be very costly. Of course, it is best to take your car for vehicle

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