8 06, 2019

Snow Driving: How to Prepare for a snow holiday

By |2019-06-29T17:18:09+10:00June 8th, 2019|Helpful Hints, Road Trips|0 Comments

There are three main areas that you need to focus on Vehicle preparation Driving in the snow and Parking in the snow Vehicle Preparation All too often drivers are guilty of just hopping in the car and heading off for a holiday. That’s ok for most parts of Australia, (but I always advise a check over the car before any [...]

15 05, 2019

How to Use SMart Entry and Start

By |2019-05-15T11:52:21+10:00May 15th, 2019|Helpful Hints, Videos|0 Comments

What is Smart Entry/Start? Smart entry is an in car system that allows drivers to open their cars without using a key. https://youtu.be/fQ4br8dJsj4 use the button or ridges to lock car doors The key fob is sensed by the vehicle. Either by pushing a button of touching a sensor on the door, the car will lock. Unlocking is either by [...]

14 04, 2019

How To Use Tyre Puncture Repair Kits

By |2019-06-30T13:09:35+10:00April 14th, 2019|Helpful Hints|0 Comments

Puncture Kits VS Spare Tyres. Which is better Car makers have become more and more conscious about weight, space, and fuel consumption. Once, every car had to have a spare tyre, a full size one. Then to save space, thin steel wheels became commonplace. The latest fad is a kit that inserts a liquid inside the tyre which then [...]

25 03, 2019

What is the best car for me?

By |2019-03-25T15:09:17+10:00March 25th, 2019|Helpful Hints|0 Comments

How To: What is the best car for me? That’s the question people have asked since cars were invented. In the early days it was easy, there were so few options. Over a hundred years later, and brands have come and gone based on sales alone. What about a second-hand car? Second hand cars make sense if you budget is [...]

9 02, 2019

How, Where, to charge your electric car FOR FREE

By |2019-02-09T12:06:28+10:00February 9th, 2019|Gay Cars, Helpful Hints|0 Comments

How to Charge Your Electric Car Every electric vehicle owner knows the benefits of driving a car powered by little electrons blasting around ribbons of copper. They’re so much fun, and so fast, they give you an instant facelift. But, after all the fun is done, there is the dreary matter of recharging. For those who dwell in a petite [...]

17 12, 2018

How To Prepare For Your Christmas Road Trip

By |2019-06-30T14:11:30+10:00December 17th, 2018|Helpful Hints, Road Trips|0 Comments

You’re thinking of driving over the holidays, right, and Road Trips can be fun, but be prepared. Here’s a list of some useful things you might want to do before you set off: 1: Roadside assistance: It is a good time to consider whether or not you want to be stuck without help on the side of the road. Auto [...]

5 08, 2018

How to use a MANUAL gearbox in a 6 speed car

By |2019-07-11T11:02:38+10:00August 5th, 2018|Gay cars fit for a queen?, Helpful Hints|0 Comments

Most modern manual geared cars come in either a 5 or 6 speed “H” configuration. There are 4 and 7 speed models, but these are rare. The “H” refers to a time when there were 4 gears and a reverse. https://youtu.be/UR6r5ZsXD6E Reverse position can vary to any of 4 positions and that depends on what brand you’re driving. As [...]

5 08, 2018

How to Drive a Manual Car

By |2018-08-05T18:13:32+10:00August 5th, 2018|Helpful Hints|0 Comments

Most modern manual geared cars come in either a 5 or 6 speed “H” configuration. There are 4 and 7 speed models, but these are rare. The “H” refers to a time when there were 4 gears and a reverse. https://youtu.be/UR6r5ZsXD6E Reverse position can vary to any of 4 positions and that depends on what brand you’re driving. As for [...]

24 01, 2018

The Truth about Roadside Assistance

By |2019-06-30T14:13:42+10:00January 24th, 2018|Helpful Hints|0 Comments

Most, if not all, new cars come with roadside assist. This package supplied as part of the purchase of your brand spanking new pride and joy. A friend told me the other day that he didn’t need to maintain his car because he got is serviced, and had roadside assist. Dear me, have we really come to this? A car [...]

10 10, 2017

How To use Land Rover Discovery smart seats and rear tailgate

By |2019-06-30T11:55:53+10:00October 10th, 2017|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, Car Type Search, Helpful Hints, How-To, Land Rover Range Rover Reviews, SUV Large, Videos|0 Comments

Not so much an how to, but rather an "isn't this fabulous". Land Rover has gone to a lot of trouble to make sure life is easy. Of course it is all optional, but we think it is worth the bucks. https://youtu.be/7tW9L06B-Wc The 2nd and 3rd rows of seats move into a horizontal position without having to faff about. [...]