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Used Cars

How to find out the selling dealer on a Carsales.com.au advertisement

by John Avis | July 31, 2018

Don't you find it annoying when you are looking at a car for sale on Carsales.com.au and you don't know where the selling dealer is?


Automobilia

On The Move Australian VHS Video Magazine from the 1990s

by John Avis | June 20, 2018

On the Move was an Australian video magazine produced in the 1990s.


General

Torque ABC TV series from 1973-1980

by John Avis | June 19, 2018

Torque was an Australian television series that ran on the ABC from March 1974 to 1980.


General

Thunder Races TV Series

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.


Book Reviews

Top 10 Books for Car and Motor Racing Enthusiasts

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.


General

Cheap Chinese eBay Dash Cam (DVR) Review

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.


General

Cheap eBay baffled oil catch can review

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.


Street Racing

An Australian Cannonball Run in 1984?

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.


Street Racing

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

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.


Book Reviews

Review of Universal Carbon Fibre Cold Air Intake System

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.

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