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Useful tips and guides on everything vehicle-related, from maintenance, DIY, and more.

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What to Do if Your Car Breaks Down on a Road Trip
10 Dec 2020 - Tips/Guides,Tips/Guides
You’re going on holiday this December and you’ve done all the preparations to make sure everything runs smoothly. But there’s one thing that can happen unexpectedly, especially if you haven’t maintained and serviced your car regularly.
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Holiday Driving Safety Rules for Beginners
8 Dec 2020 - Tips/Guides,Tips/Guides
The car is checked, your bags are packed, the open road is waiting – road trip excitement is underway! But don’t be too in a hurry and remember that getting there safely is more important than getting there quickly.
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6 Holiday Car Gadgets & Accessory Ideas in 2020
27 Nov 2020 - Tips/Guides,Tips/Guides
With the holiday season coming up, so is gift-giving. These car gadgets and accessories may help with some ideas if you’re looking to buy a present for someone, or just love car gadgets.
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3 Golden Car Tidiness Rules for a Holiday Drive Trip
Short ‘Car Tidiness Strategy’ for a Long Holiday Drive Trip
16 Nov 2020 - Tips/Guides,Tips/Guides
While we’ve been worried about nasties like germs and viruses for the past seven months, no doubt we’ve been industriously sanitising surfaces with vim and vigour like our lives depended on it.
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The Easy Guide to A Good Car Spring Clean
5 Oct 2020 - Tips/Guides,Tips/Guides
Although the dusty, windy days of winter have passed, what’s left behind is a layer of dirt and dust in every nook and cranny of your car.
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A Complete Guide on How to Disinfect Your Car
3 Jun 2020 - Tips/Guides,Tips/Guides
Cleaning, sanitising, and disinfecting – what’s the difference and what’s the best way to ensure you’re keeping your car as safe from viruses as possible?
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The Pros & Cons of Owning an SUV
29 May 2020 - Tips/Guides,Tips/Guides
South Africans love long weekend getaways and driving the open road. It’s no wonder that SUVs, (or ‘sports utility vehicles’) continue to be one of the most sought-after vehicle types in the country.
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DIY Car Maintenance
6 Apr 2020 - Tips/Guides,Tips/Guides
A time of social distancing and self-isolation doesn’t mean everything should come to a standstill. Productivity must carry on, and this is a good time to learn and grow – take this opportunity to get educated about your car and how to keep it well-maintained.
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A Supa Quick Guide to Vehicle Terminology
24 Feb 2020 - Tips/Guides,Tips/Guides
A quick A-Z of the more common vehicle terms and acronyms to help you become a more informed consumer.
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Your Guide to Airbag Safety and Children
3 Feb 2020 - Tips/Guides,Tips/Guides
Airbags are such a common safety feature in cars that parents can’t be completely blamed for not knowing they could be dangerous. For airbags to cushion the occupants of a vehicle and prevent them from injury during a collision, they must fully inflate rapidly with considerable force.
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