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  • Benefits of Using Diagnostic Software in Your Parts Department


    If you are a mechanic and own an auto shop, you may have decided to expand and start servicing Hino trucks. This business expansion means several things. One of them is becoming certified to be a Hino mechanic and parts dealership. In addition to the certification, you will also want to build your parts stock department with certified Hino truck parts. When you do this, you may notice the ability to order diagnostic equipment as well.
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  • Why You Need to Be Careful When Trying to Restart a Dead Vehicle Battery


    If you're part of a typical Australian family, it's likely that you have more than one car sitting in the driveway. The husband and wife may have one each so that they can go back and forth to work, while a child who is in college may have a cheap runaround of their own. It's also fair to say that one or more of these vehicles may be several years old and may not be as reliable as it used to be and in this case, you may have some tools and equipment on hand in case of breakdown.
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  • How to Improve a Car's Overall Handling and Performance


    If you want better performance and handling from your vehicle, you may not need to start shopping around for a new car altogether. There are many add-ons and accessories you can consider that will improve the performance of an engine, steering, braking, and everything else under the hood. Note a few tips on how to improve a car's overall handling and performance, and discuss these options with a mechanic as needed.
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  • How to Tell If You Need to Replace Your Vehicle's Diesel Pump


    Your car or truck is made up of thousands of different parts, some of which are much more important than others. In the grand scheme of things, it doesn't matter how powerful an engine you have in the front and how full your fuel tank is at the back if the diminutive diesel pump isn't working properly. If you think that this component may be playing up, what are some of the warning signs you should be looking out for?
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  • Remove Bugs From Your Grille With These Tips


    Cleaning bugs from your car's exterior can be difficult, but it can be even harder when the bugs are smashed into the grille on the front of your vehicle. Try these tips to remove caked-on bugs. Start With a Commercial Bug Cleaner For the best results, start with a commercial bug cleaner. Spray this liberally on your grille or any other areas of your car that have bugs caked on. The spray will moisten the bugs, making it easier to remove them.
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  • Why New Tyres Would Benefit Your Shock Absorbers


    Motorists will typically invest in regular car servicing to ensure that their vehicle stays in optimum condition for longer. However, no matter how frequent your car-servicing schedule is, your tyres are bound to wear down with time. Some people opt to buy second-hand tyres in an attempt to keep their purchase budget friendly. It should be noted that, although new tyres can be exorbitant, they are a much better option for your vehicle.
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  • The Various Upsides of Upsizing Your 4WD Vehicle's Wheels (and Tyres)


    4WDs are the vehicles of choice for off-road driving because they generally offer improved traction, better fuel economy and greater towing capacities. And the benefits do not end there. The suspension of 4WDs can be lifted using specialised lift kits to allow for the use of larger wheels. Naturally, you will have to use bigger tyres when you upsize your wheels.  So what are the advantages of lifting a 4WD's suspension so as to ride on upsized wheels and bigger tyres?
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