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by John Avis | June 19, 2018
Torque was an Australian television series that ran on the ABC from March 1974 to 1980.
by John Avis | June 15, 2018
Thunder Races was a UK TV Series hosted by Adrian Simpson where three teams built a car for a particular challenge over the space of a few days then competed against each other in a race.
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.