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How Dangerous are Underinflated Tyres?

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Most motorists know that they must always exercise defensive driving to increase their safety while on the road and that of other road users as well. But not all motorists know that driving on underinflated tyres is a real safety hazard, even for the most careful drivers. But what happens when you drive a vehicle […]

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Vehicle Fuel Filters: Types and Purposes

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If you feel your car is sluggish and using more gas, the problem could be a clogged or restricted fuel filter. Fuel might contain sediments, which can find their way to the fuel tank from the pump. Debris can also enter your tank when you remove your gas cover. Some vehicles have several filters while others […]

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Deciding Between Buying a UTV and an ATV

Choosing between an ATV (all-terrain vehicle or “quad”) and a UTV (utility vehicle) can be quite the challenge for someone inexperienced in buying either. To help you arrive at a decision, here are some questions you should answer. What will you use it for? It’s already a foregone conclusion that you will be using this […]

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This is Why You Need to Choose Used Electric Cars over Gas-Powered Ones

Your kid is now of legal driving age, and you begin thinking of purchasing a vehicle for them. You might think of buying used cars instead of new ones. Used cars certainly make great additions to a family’s fleet as a second or third car. More Savings with Used Electric Cars Now, aside from deciding […]

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Top Things to Consider When Buying Auto Parts

Finding the best auto part supplier can be challenging because some companies have better offers than the others. The multitude of options and variations available make the job even more difficult. If you have been struggling to find the best auto parts in Tauranga, Sheaff Vehicles notes that considering the following factors is important: Used vs. New Parts Most […]

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How to Really Choose the Right Car for Your Lifestyle

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Sedans, hatches, minivans, SUVs and crossovers, pickups, convertibles – there are just so many vehicles you can choose from these days. For each type of vehicle, you will also find subcategories based on size, such as full-size, compact, subcompact, and micro-compact. Then there are the engine types and what powers them. And unless you’ve been […]

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These Simple Upgrades Can Make Your Toyota Hilux Perform Better

You can tune your car without doing all those complicated things you’ve seen on TV. In fact, improving the fuel efficiency, safety and handling of your car is much easier and cheaper than many people imagine. Here are simple ways to mod your Toyota Hilux and make it serve you better for longer. Change your […]

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How to Pass the WoF Test for Your Car

Unless you are driving a moped, there is a good chance your vehicle has to go through a warrant of fitness test (WoF). This is different from the driver’s test you need to take before you can drive. WoF is a certification your vehicle has gone through inspection, and authorities deemed it safe to be […]

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Bid Your Car Adieu: Is There a Right Way?

There will come a time that you need to get rid of your old car. As much as you love the old piece of metal, time will take its toll on it. You just have to let it go. But how? The good news is, that old clunker can be worth money for you. When […]

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Abundance and Conservation: The Current State of Utah Water

Utah has recently experienced a bad drought that spanned five to six years. The last time Utah had an abundance of wetness came in 2011 when Utah had a record snowpack year. During the recent winter and spring, however, enough snowfall and rainfall have reinvigorated Utah soil. Abundant Utah Water You may have thought of […]