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Which fuel type do I need? Petrol, diesel, E10, LPG... what's the difference?
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6 days ago
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Which fuel type do I need? Petrol, diesel, E10, LPG... what's the difference?

Andrew McDonald • There are so many different types of vehicles on the road, and so many variations in engine choices in one model of vehicle, it can be confusing to the everyday motorist to decide on the appropriate fuel. There are also many reports of people putting the wrong fuel in their vehicles, often with catastrophic results. This guide will help clarify fuel differences, and what to do if you put the wrong fuel into your vehicle. This story was first published in October 2018.
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Sand driving tips: Stuck? Here's how to get out
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21st Mar 2020
5 min read

Sand driving tips: Stuck? Here's how to get out

This story was first published in June 2018. Right now, dual-cab utes sit number one and two on the list of highest-selling cars in Australia. They’re bought by tradies and 4WDers right? Wrong. Many of them are bought as an everyday run-around and rarely, if ever, hit the dirt or sand. As a keen off-roader, I find it upsetting that many 4WDs never heed their calling.
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Your checklist for buying a car for a growing family
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4th Aug 2019
3 min read

Your checklist for buying a car for a growing family

Buying a car for a growing family is a bit of a juggling act at times. What will help me get around right now? What happens when I add another kid into the mix? Will it be roomy enough when kids one and two (or three!) grow into teenagers? There are many aspects to balance such as room, safety, and cargo space. Here is a simple checklist to help you through the process. Practicality is king
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Why 2019 will bring new-car bargains
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20th Dec 2018
4 min read

Why 2019 will bring new-car bargains

The end of the calendar year and the start of a new one is a good time to buy a new car because dealers are trying to clear old stock. But the bargains are likely to be sharper this time around because new-car sales are on track to hit the brakes for the ninth month in a row, dealers are overstocked, and the forecast for next year is gloomy.
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