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Car Modification: A fondness of Expression

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If you look around you, it isn’t hard to discover that everyone lives by their own belief system or perhaps a ‘code’. Some people believe the perfect life is having a steady, well-paying job and living in a house in the suburbs with kids playing in the backyard. Others believe the perfect life is relaxing […]

Perfecting Your Car’s Look

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A lot goes into making your car the perfect vehicle for you. You want your car to be reliable, of course, and you expect a high-performing vehicle. You want everything from good gas mileage to smooth acceleration and braking. Maybe you get some or all of this nuts-and-bolts stuff, but whatever the case, our list […]

A 5-Step Guide to Loosening a Brake Bleeder Valve

If you are performing some of your own maintenance on your vehicle and the brakes have started to feel a bit spongy you will probably need to bleed the brakes. Part of the procedure to get this job done will involve loosening the brake bleed screw which is often found at the highest point of […]

3 Things You Should Check on Your Car at Least Once a Month

If you’re diligent about bringing your car in for scheduled maintenance — and have the date written down on your calendar for your next tire rotation, congratulations: You’re doing a great job taking care of your vehicle. But to really up the car care ante, you’ll need to check over a number of other things […]

Past vs Present: The UK’s favourite car colour revealed

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In early 2018, an SMMT report revealed that black was the most popular colour of choice for cars in the UK, with 515,970 new registrations over the last year – which represents a 20.3% market share and a 0.2% increase from 2016. Grey cars took second place, showing a 2.4% increase in market share, whilst […]

How to do a vehicle safety check before a long journey

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If you’re preparing for a long journey in your car, then it’s wise to plan your trip ahead of time in order to reduce the stresses. Far too many drivers set off without even the basic of safety checks, with an estimated three-quarters of drivers admitting that they set off on long journeys without completing […]

Is Junking a Car Worth It?

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Most things in life can simply be thrown in the trash when we don’t want them anymore. If it’s something larger like a piece of furniture, you may have to load it up in your vehicle and take it to a landfill. Cars themselves, however, are a different story. Luckily, junking cars allows you to […]

Road Rules That’ll Turn You Into A Brilliant Driver

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When you passed your driving test, did you feel like you knew absolutely everything about the road? Did you feel that you could take on any kind of road situation and come out on top? Maybe you did because of the elation of finally being independent behind the wheel, but there’s a good chance you […]

Don’t Get Left With A Lemon: The Used Car Buyer’s Ultimate Cheat Sheet

Picture here Cars, they are one of the most expensive purchases we can make, right? In fact, there are some models that you can buy new that is as much as a small house; it’s pretty crazy! However, you don’t have to spend your left savings on a vehicle, especially if you buy one second […]

Keeping Your Cool at a Car Auction

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Image Credit If you’re thinking of going to a car auction here are some tips on how to get your head right and ensure you keep your cool at the auction.  Whilst this article is less about how to buy a car there are aspects of advice that are just as relevant for bidding on […]

The Backup Plans Every Driver Should Have In Place

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https://www.pexels.com/photo/action-adult-blur-car-620335/ When it comes to being on the road, not everything will go to plan. Even when you have a car that you love, that you know is in a great condition, and that shouldn’t experience any issues, you can find that things to wrong. Because everyone makes mistakes. Sometimes they will be mistakes that […]

What Do Pavement Accidents Mean For Drivers?

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In October of last year, a Toyota Prius mounted the pavement outside the Natural History Museum and seriously injured 11 people, nine of which required hospitalisation. Last week, a black Audi killed three young London pedestrians on impact. And, this weekend, a similar incident in Aberdeen saw two elderly pedestrians in a serious condition. Picture […]