Category Archives: Car Service

WINDSCREEN WIPEOUT

Tweet Leaking Windscreen? It was on a drive back from the bush that I first spotted a little drop or two of water falling off the front trim inside the car! Strange? I know I have not driven in rain … Continue reading

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Pump em up!

Tweet You usually think of tyres when you hear the phrase “pump em up” – not today pumping the brake pedal was needed to get me around safely! It seems like only yesterday that I had a similar problem with … Continue reading

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No Oil Only ZX1

Tweet No Oil and Still Running after 16 hours Just received this video from my mates at ZX1 – they make the engine treatment I use on all my cars and small engines. (Lawn mower, chainsaws, edgers, brushcutters!) Look Less … Continue reading

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The Right Tools for the Job

So you have your car, you love driving around, but what happens when things go bang? Can you get her home? What are the basic tools you should carry? What are the basic parts to carry? Learn from the Petrolhead’s experience! Continue reading

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Maintenance – Boring But Essential

Tweet Not all of the Petrolhead’s adventures with the Beast are exciting and major! Sometimes it’s just plain old maintenance that takes up my time. This week is a fine example in point. Rust and Dirt Owning an older car … Continue reading

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Braking My Back

The Petrolhead is busy just doing the regular maintenance challenges of an old car as well as the newer Falcons that family members bring in for a fix up. New tyres for the transport of the most precious of all is a priority! Continue reading

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Spring Service

Servicing your machine is all part of ownership and the Petrolhead does it properly by getting under the beast and checking the whole machine. Continue reading

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