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Cheap eBay baffled oil catch can review

July 6, 2016

Tagged: General

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.

An Australian Cannonball Run in 1984?

April 8, 2016

Tagged: Street Racing

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.

Capricorn Run 1986 - From Australia's Playground to Perth?

April 6, 2016

Tagged: Street Racing

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.

Review of Universal Carbon Fibre Cold Air Intake System

January 11, 2016

Tagged: Book Reviews

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.

New website for car magazine collectors

December 21, 2015

Tagged: General

Do you collect car magazines? I've recently started working on a new website for people who collect or trade in car magazines.

Holden Commodore VT V6 fuel filter replacement

June 16, 2015

Tagged: Service and repairs

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.

Do today’s cars have too many driver aids?

April 27, 2015

Tagged: Commentary

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.

What's with all the Chevrolet badges on Holden Commodores?

July 2, 2014

Tagged: Commentary

Why are so many Holden owners swapping their Holden badges for Chevrolet badges?

Can you make money from parting out your car

January 12, 2013

Tagged: Used Cars

For a long time I have wanted to buy a wrecked car and sell off the parts. Time, lack of space, and fear of the unknown have prevented me from giving it a go... Until now.

Book Review: Bob Bondurant on Police and Pursuit Driving

August 19, 2012

Tagged: Book Reviews

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