What is Antifreeze?

by Andrew Automoto2. January 2014 09:23
Antifreeze is a liquid, typically one based on ethylene glycol, which can be added to water to lower the freezing point, chiefly used in the radiator. In countries that reach 0° Celsius Coolant is also known as Antifreeze.While the coolant stops the vehicles engine from overheating, Antifreeze stops the engine from freezing during those cold winter months.[More]

Australian Capital Territory Registration and Roadworthy laws

by Andrew Automoto22. November 2013 09:47
Once a vehicle is registered in Canberra it generally does not need another roadworthy if it doesn’t change owners and stays registered. However, the Australian Capital Territory has a random inspection scheme, which means vehicles can be spot checked and if defects are discovered, a defect notice can be issued in which case the owner of the vehicle will be required to undergo a roadworthy inspection and have the defects repaired.[More]

How much for a Blueslip in New South Wales?

by Andrew Automoto22. November 2013 09:37
A blue slip is required if you are selling the car without Rego, if you are re-registering your car from interstate, or if the rego has been expired for more than 3 months. A blue slip will last 28 days from when it is issued. If you don’t pass the blue slip inspection then just like the pink slip you have 14 days from when you fail the inspection to have the defects repaired and return to your local inspection centre.[More]

When to change your oil filter

by Andrew Automoto21. November 2013 10:33
Because the oil filter like your car’s oil is constantly working and keeping your engine clean it needs to be changed at the same time as your oil. This will prevent the oil filter from clogging and oil not being able to get to your engine. Oil filters are one of the cheaper parts in your vehicle to buy but they can save you a lot of money in the long run.[More]

LPG gas conversions.

by Andrew Automoto21. November 2013 09:43
  Running your vehicle on LPG can throw up a lot of questions. Let me answer the most simple on... [More]