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

  • The Basics: How to Change a Tyre
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    The Basics: How to Change a Tyre

    Some people may laugh when they read this and to those people I say, keep reading. But for many others, changing a flat tyre on the roadside can seem quite daunting. If you are stuck on the side of the road, your priority is your own safety and for that you should always keep a

  • Hello Folks Welcome to Panic Mechanic Blog

    Hello Folks Welcome to Panic Mechanic Blog

    Welcome to my new blog. This is the first of a series of posts offering mechanical tips, do’s and don’t’s and a little bit of fun to! If you are a bit of a piston head, I invite you to post your comments and any tips also. If you have any useful advice for other readers or for

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