38 posts. Showing page 1 of 4.
by John Avis | January 8, 2018
Here's my top ten favourites from my automotive book collection. Most of the books are probably now out of print but available from the usual sources as pre-read copies.
by John Avis | December 21, 2017
I thought it might be fun to get a cheap car dashcam so I could record some of the interesting things I often see on the road and share them online.
by John Avis | July 6, 2016
Due to a combination of my aftermarket supercharger and 240,000km of engine wear on my 1998 BMW 318is, I get quite a bit of oil through my PCV/CCV system that clogs the valve and gets sucked back through the intake system. In an attempt to keep the system cleaner I decided to fit an oil catch can.
by John Avis | April 8, 2016
I must be living under a rock because I have never heard of this race. But apparently in late 1984 a race took place from Sunbury in Victoria to Perth, Western Australia.
by John Avis | April 6, 2016
I was reading through an old magazine from 1986 and came across an advertisement at the back for a cross country road race in Australia called the Capricorn Run '86.
by John Avis | January 11, 2016
If you've shopped for a universal air filter on eBay you've probably seen these carbon fibre cold air intake kits listed by a number of sellers.
by John Avis | December 21, 2015
Do you collect car magazines? I've recently started working on a new website for people who collect or trade in car magazines.
by John Avis | June 16, 2015
I recently replaced the fuel filter on our 1998 Holden Commodore Acclaim with the 3.8 litre V6 engine. I found that the instructions I had found online for how to remove the fuel pipes did not work for me so here are some instructions for how I did it.
by John Avis | April 27, 2015
Most of the driver aids I believe are good things. Anti-lock braking system in particular, as well as the various traction control and stability control systems are very worthwhile, as unless you are practising controlling these things regularly you are unlikely to be able to control the car in the situations that these systems cut in.
by John Avis | July 2, 2014
Why are so many Holden owners swapping their Holden badges for Chevrolet badges?