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Airbag Jack Safety Guide

In a pickle in the soft sand or deep mud? Airbag jack it out of trouble

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Awning Setup Guide

Setup your awning like a pro with this easy guide.

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Basic Body Repair - Nissan Patrol GU Barn Door Fix

If you have a GU patrol with barn doors and a spare tyre on the back, chances are you have a crack next to your window.

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Changing a Tyre

Inconvenient, and always happening when you can least afford it!

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Changing Automatic Transmission Fluid

Ensure your transmission runs efficiently and avoid transmission repairs

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Checking and Adjusting Power Steering Fluid

Have you noticed your steering becoming increasingly difficult?

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Checking and Changing an Air Filter

Ensure your engine remains free of dust and insects

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Checking and Changing an Automotive Light Globe

A simple and very important part of vehicle maintenance.

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Checking and Replacing a Radiator Hose

Could a damaged or worn hose be causing your coolant leaks?

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Checking and Topping Up Engine Oil

Is your car neglected between services? You could be opening yourself up to risk of serious engine damage! Let’s look at how to avoid that.

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Checking Brake Components

Keep your vehicle safe by periodically checking your braking system.

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Checking Drum Brakes

Not to be forgotten, drum brakes are commonly fitted to the rear of older vehicles

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Checking Gearbox-Transmission Oil

Low oil level can cause poor shifting and lead to extensive damage

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Checking Shock Absorbers

Shock absorbers play a vital part in your vehicles safety and control.

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Checking Tyre Pressures

Tyre pressures are one of those things you need to have just right

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Dash repair and stereo install - Project Beetle

Great Tips brought to you by Home Built by Jeff

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Dent Repair

Fix those annoying small car park dents or other minor damage

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Door Pillar Rust Repair - Project Beetle

Great Tips brought to you by Home Built by Jeff

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Easily Grease your Bearings Bearing Packer

Packing bearings with grease isn't difficult. Find out how!

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Engine clean up and rust repair - Project Beetle

Great Tips brought to you by Home Built by Jeff

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Finding Your Paint Code & Colour Matching Paint

Getting a perfect colour match is easy with Supercheap Auto’s paint mixing service.

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Fitting a Child Booster Seat

Learn the in's and out's of correctly fitting a booster seat

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Fitting a Convertible Child Car Seat

Learn the in's and out's of correctly fitting a convertible car seat

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Fitting a Trailer Jockey Wheel

Don't break your back moving the trailer, do it with ease!

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Repair the most difficult stripped threads

We’ve all stripped a thread before, and the problem may be more fixable than you think! Here’s how it’s done.

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Fridge Freezer Installation Guide

Here's a quick guide to installing a Fridge Freezer.

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High Lift Jack Guide

Bogged in deep mud or soft sand? Here's a quick guide to get you out!

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Honing an Engine Cylinder - ToolPRO Engine Hones

Engine Cylinder Hones are a must have tool for de-glazing bores, and achieving a top notch results from your rebuilt engine

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How Do I Know I Need a New Timing Belt?

If there is an issue with your timing belt, it’s very important that you have it replaced immediately.

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How To Apply Tyre Stickers

Create your own unique look on any tyre

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How to Assemble a Cabinet

Cabinets are a great easy way to storage and tidy up the garage, this is a simple guide to setting up your Cabinet

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How to Assemble a Shelf Unit

Clean up a messy garage by increasing your storage capacity

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How to Assemble a Work Bench

Putting together a Work bench is a simple process

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How to Check All Your Items Are Packed Securely

It’s really important that there aren’t any loose objects in your car.

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How to Check Brake Fluid & Power Steering Fluid

These two items aren’t talked about as often as they should be. But both are really important

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How to Check Your Coolant

Unless you’re driving an old VW Beetle, chances are your car’s engine is water cooled. This means that the engine needs coolant to keep it cool

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How to Connect Solar Panels in Parallel

How to connect Solar Panels in Parallel Using KT Solar Y-Lead Connectors

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How to Create a Tube Flare

Creating your own flared tube is easier than you might think

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How to Inflate your tyres

Using a good 12 volt Air Compressor, inflating tyres is easy

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How to Install 4WD Drawers

Thought about getting more storage in your 4WD? Check out how easy it is here

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How to Install a Rivet Nut

ToolPRO makes installing a rivet nut a simple task. Here’s how it’s done

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How to Install KT MC4 Connectors For Solar

A step by step guide to installing KT MC4 Connectors for a solar setup

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How To Install Seat Covers

A quick simple guide to installing size 30 seat covers

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How to Lap Valves or Re-Seat Valves

Valve lapping is an essential part of an engine rebuild, here's a handy guide to help

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How to Maintain Your Car Battery

All the advice you need to keep your battery running in tip-top shape

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How to Paint Plastic Car Parts

Supercheap Auto's Colorspec plastic primer filler makes it easy!

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How to Perform a Double Line Winch Pull

Doubling the power of your winch with these great 4x4 products and some know how

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How to Perform a Leak Down Test

A cylinder leak down test can pinpoint a range of serious faults in your engine

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How to Perform a Oil Pressure Test

Make sure your oil pressure is optimal before you go on any long drives

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Cleaning The Engine Block - Project 240z

Great Tips brought to you by Home Built by Jeff

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Cleaning Windscreen and Windows

Tips to keep your glass crystal clear

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Clearing Tracks using a Drag Chain

Need something moved in a hurry? Here's a quick guide to get it sorted.

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Meguiar's Snow Cannon

A Great Car Care Cleaning tip brought to you By Meguiar's

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Oil Service & Filter Relocation - Project Beetle

Great Tips brought to you by Home Built by Jeff

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Paint Application Tips

Tips on getting the best finish for the your project

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Painting Brake Calipers

Give your drab brake calipers & drums a easy colour lift!

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Recolouring Vinyl & Fabric

Restore your interior to it's former glory - or change it up

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Remove Rust Once and For All!

Get rid of that rust once and for all! Find out how!

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Removing a Harmonic Balancer

Removing it doesn't have to be difficult. Here's how!

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Removing a Rounded Nut or Bolt - Bolt Extractors

Want to remove that rounded nut or bolt? It's easy! Here's how...

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Removing a Seized Nut Or Bolt - Nut Splitter

Got a seized nut or bolt? It's not game over, check out these nut splitters!

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Removing a Serpentine Belt

ToolPRO makes changing a serpentine belt a simple task, even on the trickiest of vehicles. Here’s how it’s done.

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Removing a Snapped Screw/Bolt - Screw Extractors

So, you've snapped a stubborn bolt. Fear not! It is fixable, find out how!

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How to remove a steering wheel

If you need to remove a steering wheel easily and safely, this is the guide for you!

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Removing Ball Joints - Ball Joint Separator

Separating ball joints/tie rod ends has never been easier!

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Removing Carbon Deposits and Sludge Build Up

Clean the inside of your engine and ensure its health and longevity

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Removing Rust

Supercheap Auto’s Rust Converter and Primer Sealer helps stop rust in its tracks!

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Removing Scratches or Swirl Marks

If you've acquired a few swirl marks or scratches there is an easy fix.

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Removing Scuff Marks

Learn how to quickly & easily remove scuff marks from your car.

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Removing Stains from Carpet & Upholstery

Simple steps to removing those unsightly stains.

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Replacing a Battery

Tips & tricks for a simple battery replacement

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Replacing a Clutch

A worn clutch is one of the more complex home mechanic tasks, but can be completed in under a day

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Replacing a Drive Belt

Save on costly mechanic bills by replacing your own drive belt

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Replacing a Thermostat

Check out our simple DIY guide to replacing a thermostat.

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Replacing Bonnet or Hatch Support Struts

Stop your bonnet or hatch closing on your head

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Replacing Brake Fluid and Bleeding Brakes

Fresh fluid is crucial to correct brake feel and operation

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How to Replace Brake Pads

It is important to follow to correct procedure when replacing brake pads

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Replacing Brake Rotors

Step-by-step replacement of your worn brake rotors

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Replacing Contact Breaker Points

Changing your contacts will keep your car running and ensure correct ignition function

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Replacing Shock Absorbers

Shock absorbers play a vital part in your vehicles safety and control

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Replacing Spark Plugs

A crucial element for optimal engine performance

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Replacing Trailer Wheel Bearings

A vital element to keeping your trailer on the road

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Replacing Trailer Wiring and Lights

Ensure your trailer 'lights' up the road

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Replacing Vehicle Coolant

Ensure your cooling system is operating efficiently

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Replacing Wheel Bearings, Races & Seals

Replacing wheel bearings can become a painful job without the right tools. Here's how its done easily

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Signs That Your Vehicle Requires an Oil Change

In this article, we are going to explain some of the signs of your engine requiring an oil change

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Tips for a Successful Paint Project

No matter the project, here are the basics to get you a top result

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Tips on Air Tools

What you need to know before operating an air tool

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Tips on Reversing a Trailer

Save yourself the headaches next time you think about reversing!

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Tips on using a Power Drill

If you're about to pick up a power drill; check out these tips

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How to Perform a Radiator Pressure Test

If you're planning a road trip or a regular service, check your cooling system before it leaves you stranded

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How to Tune your Ignition

Accurate ignition timing in your vehicle is important for economy and power

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How to use a Bench Grinder

Following this guide will help you get the most out of your bench grinder safely

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How to use a Drill Driver

Following this guide will help you get the most out of your drill safely

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How to use a Drill Press

Following this guide will help you get the most out of your drill press safely

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How to use a Hammer Drill

Following this guide will help you get the most out of your hammer drill safely

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How to use a Jigsaw

Following this guide will help you get the most out of your jigsaw safely

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How to use a Pitman Arm Remover

Here is a simple step by step guide to removing a pitman arm

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How to use a Rotary Tool

Following this guide will help you get the most out of your rotary tool safely

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How to use an Angle Grinder

Following this guide will help you get the most out of your angle grinder safely

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How to use an Impact Driver

Following this guide will help you get the most out of your impact driver safely

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How to use an Impact Wrench

Following this guide will help you get the most out of your impact wrench safely

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How to use Loading Ramps Safely

This is a simple guide to using loading ramps safely

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Gear pullers and how to use them

Gear pullers have far more uses than their name suggests. Learn how you can use them to separate all sorts of parts with precision and control.

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How To use Touch Up Paint

Supercheap Auto’s Colorspec 50mL touch up paint makes it easy!

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Installing a Dual Battery Kit

A dual battery setup is essential to anyone who wants their vehicle to run a heavy electrical load, without being left with a dead starter battery. Installation is easier than you think, here's how.

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Installing a Dual Battery Monitor

A dual battery system means another battery to maintain. Protecting it with a dual battery monitor. Find out how easy they are to install

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Installing a Headunit

The headunit is the driver of your cars' stereo

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Installing Piston Rings - Piston Ring Compressor

Make replacing piston rings engines an effortless task

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Installing SMD LED Interior Lights

A quick and easy way to brighten up your interior

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How to Jump Start a Car with Jumper Leads

Ensure you're prepared for a flat battery, with the right knowledge and tools

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Lapping valves and working out CC - Project 240z

Great Tips brought to you by Home Built by Jeff

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Lubricating Suspension

Ensure your suspension is functioning smoothly

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Measuring with Vernier Calipers

Versatile, quick to use and extremely accurate measuring tool

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Using a Clay Bar kit

Utilising bug & tar remover and clay bar to improve smoothness and finish

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Using A Engine Compression Tester

A simple test which can aid spotting an engine problem early

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How to use a Jump Starter

Jump Starters are the easiest way to start a vehicle with a dead battery - and could be the ultimate emergency tool to have in your vehicle

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Using a Tap and Die Set

Form a new thread or easily repair a damaged thread

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Using an Angular Torque Gauge // ToolPRO

Angular torque gauges are often required in engine rebuilding. Here's how to use one!

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Using an Impact Screwdriver

Got a stubborn phillips or flat head screw? The Impact Screwdriver your solution!

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Using Feeler Gauges // ToolPRO Feeler Gauges

Need to accurate measure gaps and tolerances? Check out how to use a feeler gauge set.

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Using Snatch Straps Safely

Bogged? Here’s a great guide to using Snatch Straps correctly and safely

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Winch Installation Guide

Just brought a winch? Here's everything you need to know about installing it!

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Wiring and Soldering Tips

Take control of the electric gremlins in your car.

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Wrapping Your Vehicle

Want a non permanent alternative to painting your car? Check out vinyl wrapping!

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How to wrinkle paint a cam cover - Project 240z

Great Tips brought to you by Home Built by Jeff

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Tips on using a Power Sander

If you're about to pick up a power sander; check out these tips

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Tips on using an Electric Buffer

Give your car that showroom fresh shine in no time

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How to Change Diff Oil

Changing Diff Oil is an easy process, check out this great step by step guide to see how.

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Signs Your Brakes Need Replacing

In this article, we will highlight a few of the most common signs that your brakes may need replacing

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How To Choose and Install Wheel Covers

If you have steel wheels with missing or damaged covers, here's a great guide to choosing and installing new covers

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How To Fix and Paint Gutter Rashed Wheels

Great Tips brought to you by Custom Spray Mods

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How To Use Tie Downs Safety

Here’s a simple guide to using tie down straps the right way

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How To Use Grease Guns

Here’s a simple guide on loading, operating and maintaining a Grease Gun Range

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Understanding Ultra High Frequency Radio

This is a guide to teach you everything you need to know about UHF Radios

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How To Use A UHF Radio

Using a UHF Radio is easy, check out this great guide to see how

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How To Install A UHF Radio

Install a UHF Radio is easy, check out this great step by step guide to see how

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Basic Guide To Removing An Engine

Here is a basic guide to removing and engine and what you'll need

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Battery Charging Service

Looking for a top up? We offer FREE Battery Charging!

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What is Ceramic Coating?

Difference between Hybrid Wax & CMX Ceramic Coating

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How to use a clutch alignment tool

Alining a clutch can be done a lot easier with a clutch alignment tool

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Managing Mould in your vehicle

We look at mould, how it grows and what we can do to prevent it

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How to use a valve spring compressor

Replacing valves can be done easier with a valve compressor tool

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How to use coil spring compressors

Replacing coil springs can be done easier and safer with coil spring compressors

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How to use a thread file

Got an old rusty bolt or damaged threads? Check out this guide to using a thread file

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How to make little trees last longer

A quick lifehack to make a little tree air freshener last longer

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How to Check Your Oil

Your car needs oil to help vital metal parts move, so you’ll need to check the oil level and top up the oil if the level has dropped. Here’s how you do it.

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How To Wash a Car the Right Way

Washing your car is pretty straightforward, but here are a few tips to get the job done right.

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How to Check Your Indicators, Brake & Head Lights

Obviously, your car’s lights are important. So you’ll need to check these to make sure they are all working

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How to Check Your Windscreen Wipers

Your level of visibility is already compromised when it’s raining, so increase this handy cap further by persisting with worn out wiper blades

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Changing Your Smoke Alarm Battery

Make maintaining your smoke alarms second nature

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How to Check Your Tyres

You need to make sure that the tyres are all inflated correctly and have decent tread

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How to Check For Clues

Obviously, a car can’t talk to you to let you know when it’s feeling unwell. But it can give to some clues

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How to Bring Back That Showroom Shine

Learn how to Protect your car's paintwork and bring back that showroom shine with these great tips.

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How To Maintain a Glossy Showroom Shine

Maintaining that Glossy Showroom Shine is Simple with these quick tips to keep your car looking great.

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How to Fix A Rust Spot

Supercheap Auto's Range of Colorspec Paints makes it easy!

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12 Volt Solar Charging Basics

Learn the basics to Solar Charging and what you need

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The Basics To Dual Battery Systems

Introduction into Dual Battery Systems and why you'd want one

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The Ultimate Detail Clean For Your House

We look into the reasons why and how you should pressure wash your house

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How to Killrust before it gets Worse!

Got some unsightly rusted tools or parts? Save the effort of wire brushing and watch it disappear before your eyes!

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Repairing Small Dents & Scratches

Find out how to repair those annoying dents and scratches!

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All About Battery Boxes

All the advice you need to keep your battery secure, safe and connected

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Repairing A Plastic Bumper

Damaged bumper? It's easy to fix! Find out how!

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Repairing Scratches and Paint Chips

Repair unsightly or embarrassing scratches easily.

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Craft your own secret mini bar!

Love to tinker with new projects? Want to create something to get your friends talking? Well, you’d better put this sneaky jerry can mini bar on your ‘To Build’ list!

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Build a SERIOUSLY powerful Toolbox Boombox!

This DIY bluetooth boombox will be the life AND talking point of your next party or gathering!

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How To Apply Ceramic Coating

Learn how to apply a super hydrophobic protection with a deep gloss finish

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Dupli-Color Engine Enamel

Painting your engine isn't difficult. Find out how!

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The basic essentials of removing an engine

Need to remove an engine? The basic equipment and procedures you’ll need to know are covered right here.

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Torque Wrenches. How to choose, and how to use

Torque wrenches. Do you need one? How do you use it? What different types can I purchase? The answers are all here.

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How to install a Reverse Camera

Wiring in a reversing camera can be a super easy process, this is a great guide to knock it off in an afternoon

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How To Get The Best Out Of Your Bissell SpotClean

Quick tips to using a Bissell SpotClean Shampoo Cleaner

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How to Install a Trailer / Camper Van Battery

Learn how to install an Auxiliary Battery into your Camper or Trailer

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Basics to Maintaining a 12 Volt Automotive Battery

All the advice you need to keep your battery running in tip-top shape

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240 Volt - 12 Volt Battery Chargers

The differences between battery chargers and what you need

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Checking and Adjusting a Drive Belt

Inspecting a drive belt for damage and correct tension.

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Removing Scuff Marks

Learn how to quickly & easily remove scuff marks from your car.

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A simple rear door table for your 4WD

In just a few hours, knock together a drop down table for the rear door of your 4wd for easy lunch stops on the road.

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Wiring an LED Light Bar

Aftermarket driving lights like spot lights and LED light bars offer the ultimate driving light solution for every vehicle. Find out how easy they are to install!

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Change Your Engine Oil & Filter

It’s a simple job you can do at home and save yourself a few pennies while you’re at it!

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Installing a 4WD Awning

Got a 4WD and need a quick source of shade? Just fit an awning, it’s easy! Here’s how.

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3 Ways To Detail Clean Inside Your Home

Go beyond a quick mop and sweep. Deep clean your home with these essential tips and tricks.

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Restoring Faded or Yellowed Headlights

Clean up unattractive & unsafe old headlights

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Basics to Voltage Sensitive Relay & DC Chargers

Looking to charge your deep cycle battery using your vehicles charging system? Consider a VSR!

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Basics For Wiring A Dual Battery Into Your Vehicle

We go through options for a dual battery kit and what to look out for

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Dissolve rust with Evapo-rust

Got some unsightly rusted tools or parts? Save the effort of wire brushing and watch it disappear before your eyes!

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How to Install a Dash Camera

Follow this guide to choose the right dash camera for your needs, AND install it yourself!

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Reading A Check Engine Light

Got a pesky engine light that’s been glaring at you for weeks? Read on and you can fix it yourself.

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