• Watch Out for Poor M.O.T Mechanics

    Watch Out for Poor M.O.T Mechanics

    Hi everyone, it’s been a while since my last blog and boy, haven’t I got a lot of advice, stories and tips to tell you, just like this one… I was busy servicing a family member’s car last week, (I am sure some of you can sympathise with the family freebies), and the car was

  • How to Know if Your Handbrake Needs Adjustment?
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    How to Know if Your Handbrake Needs Adjustment?

    Let me set the scene…my wife meets up with an old girlfriend at the pub after work. She parks in the carpark directly opposite her friend’s car. The girls have a light beverage, then leave the pub and walk to their cars only to find that my wife’s car has rolled forward and into the

  • What to Look for When Buying a New Car 10 Tips

    What to Look for When Buying a New Car 10 Tips

    If you are ready to buy a second hand car and don’t want to be taken to the cleaners, here are my 10 tops tips for what you can look out for: 1) Check the paper work. Make sure the V5 registration document is present and match the seller’s details. Also check the Vehicle Identification

  • 10 Top Tips: How to Save Petrol

    10 Top Tips: How to Save Petrol

    Looks like the government and those greedy oil companies are once again hiking their prices. Not content on making billions of dollars they have to make billions of billions of er…well, let’s just say, we are helping to line their pockets because we still rely on petrol for our cars! As for the electric car,

  • How to Prevent Rusty Wheel Arches
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    How to Prevent Rusty Wheel Arches

    Sometimes when I sit back and take stock of my life, I think to myself how very lucky I was to have grown up on a farm in South Africa. But of course back then I did not think that was the case having to shovel cows muck before school! So what has this got

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