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Trailers Guide - Handy Tips

How to connect your trailer to your carFirstly, move the trailer to an open, easily accessible area. Reverse your vehicle in a straight line to the trailer and raise the trailer coupler slightly higher than the tow ball.  Back your vehicle up until the coupler is directly above the tow ball and unlock…

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Toyota automatically breaks on hill

What do the controls or hill descent do?  If you drive a recent model Toyota Landcruiser the new hill descent is pretty wild, a bit like cruise control at low speeds. This is pretty good and allot safer. The hill descent will accelerate and brake for you when you go up hills and down hills, you can…

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Keyless Ignition

How Keyless Ignition WorksKeyless ignition systems come with a fob that you can keep in your pocket, purse, briefcase, or anywhere in close proximity to the receiver inside the vehicle.  A Fob is attached to the key its an 18th. century term that is still used.  The fob transmits a unique low frequency…

New Quad Bar Honda
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New Quad Bar Honda

A new design for the quad bike bar that can flex if the bar hits a low branch.Quad bikes are one of the biggest causes of death for farmers in Australia but debate rages about whether operator protection devices do more harm than good when it comes to saving lives. Managing director of Quadbar Industries,…

Tyre Pressure for your 4X4 Vehicle
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Tyre Pressure for your 4X4 Vehicle

On-Road Tyre PressureWhen driving on sealed roads, you should follow the recommended tyre pressures as stated on your vehicle’s tyre placard, this is found on the drivers side door entry. For many 4×4 wagons and utes, will be between 28psi and 38psi, however check the tyre placard to be certain.  The…