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Satellite TV For Caravans: 7 Questions Answered

There are plenty of reasons why Australians love to attach that caravan and set off on the road. It's an easy and enjoyable break from the daily grind and a brilliant way to get close to nature. But just because all of that is true, it doesn't mean many people don't ask us a lot of questions about satellite TV for caravans. At the end of a long day of lounging on the beach, hiking and cooking barbies, often there's nothing better than switching on the TV for an hour of entertainment. This is ..

Car battery light on? Here’s 8 steps to help you!

We've all been there. Monday morning. You'd rather be in bed than turning the key in the ignition. And then you spot it. The car battery light - that annoying dash alarm that looks like a little lit-up car battery. Sinking feeling. What do you do? Whether your car is old or new, the car battery light indicates that something is wrong with the way your car is charging your all-important battery. Just like your TV remote and your electric toothbrush, your car needs a battery. The most o..

5 Reasons Why You Should Install A Car Reverse Camera

In the market for a new car gizmo? Browsing the market and want to know a 'must have' technical feature for 2017 and beyond? Looking to upgrade your caravan for a better and safer experience? The answer is simple: install a car reverse camera. As far as investments for your vehicle or family go, considering a reverse camera installation is a great one. But if the benefits of seeing where you're going aren't obvious, here are 5 great reasons you need a reverse camera for caravan adventuring or..

How To Choose a Caravan For Your Australian Adventure

For the ultimate Australian outdoor experience, nothing beats the freedom of caravanning across this spectacular country. Most of us have been away on a caravan expedition of one sort or another, but choosing a caravan that's right for you is still a tough decision! There are so many different types of caravans to choose from, hard tops, pop tops, 13ft vans, 18ft vans and then all the different brands! No wonder it can initially seem overwhelming. How do you know what to look for in a grea..

Australian Classic Car Events in 2017

Who doesn't love a sexy classic car? Ok, so when it comes to dropping the kids at school, or pushing the boundaries and enjoying the convenience of modern technology, the head probably rules the heart and you need a modern car. So why do we love a classic car? They're elegant, they're unmistakably beautiful, they're mechanical rather than electronic, loud rather than environmentally friendly, sturdy rather than super-safe, as bold as they are fast and nostalgic - and more. And what's the o..

Finding Small Farm Tractors With Big Ability

[caption id="attachment_1235" align="aligncenter" width="960"] The Branson small tractor 2900 28HP - Made in Korean[/caption] If you've taken a tree change and moved to a small acerage on the outskirts of town, chances are at some stage you'll think 'This would be a whole lot easier with a tractor' will arise. But it's not as out of reach as you might imagine, especially when there are small farm tractors for sale that were built to make exactly what you're doing a whole lot easier. Perhap..

Winter Car Maintenance: 5 Tips To Get Your Car Winter Ready

We're saying goodbye to March - and what does that mean? It means a stunning summer is well and truly behind us. But it's not just the page-flick of a calendar, the end of summer also means getting ready for that colder weather: putting a new winter coat in your wardrobe, and making sure your valuable car is equally prepared for those cooler days too. Now, while we don't do much scraping of snow from driveways or fitting of snow-chains on tyres 'down under', it still gets mighty chilly in the..

8 Top Tips For Boat Maintenance

To maximise your boat's life span, it's important to look after it properly. Start with these eight top boat maintenance tips, covering everything from cleaning to boat storage. Keep it clean Your boat is always exposed to the eroding elements of nature. It's essential that you develop a routine to wash your boat regularly, with a non-abrasive, biodegradable cleaner. Also, wax annually, using the best quality wax. In addition, bottom painting can prevent the harmful effects of blistering. ..

Choosing A Mechanic: The Ultimate Guide

Choosing a mechanic to maintain our vehicles is crucial to our lives, particularly in Australia given the state of our roads and the distances that we travel to get to places. It’s important that we keep them in good working order. It can be a pretty sickly feeling when you are running late for a meeting, and you find your car won’t start. If you pack your vehicle to the hilt ready for that big holiday journey to Ayres Rock and you don’t even make it up the first hill, you may regret n..