Your Rangers OEM exhaust system sure is well tuned to appeal to the vehicle’s needs but the restrictions it has can actually affect its performance negatively. You see OEM parts do the job just fine but the number of limitations they have, actually make your Ranger spend more fuel and expel gasses at a way slower rate than an aftermarket system. What an aftermarket upgrade can do for your vehicle’s performance will leave you flabbergasted at the results. Not only does it show your vehicles true colours, but it also enhances its performance by a significant amount. Here are the game-changing benefits of an exhaust upgrade.
For the majority of people installing a new part on their vehicle seems like a bad idea since they do not have the necessary skill or tools. If you happen to have the desire and time for doing so when the opportunity arises, having a good source of information about it is crucial. For those of you who are into DIY but lack the skill and necessary equipment, following this simple guide will surely make you proud of your results. Without further ado, let’s start making our way through.
Every driver knows and hates the feeling of just leaving the carwash, and having their windshield ruined on the way home by pesky bugs. Automotive detailers will tell you that bugs are very harmful to your auto paint, and they do more damage than just making your vehicle look bad. Removing the bugs promptly is essential, but it’s even better to keep them at bay. And the best way to keep them at bay is to invest in a bonnet protector, also known as a bug deflector. Continue reading “Benefits of Bonnet Protectors & What to Consider When Shopping For One”
There are multiple reasons to install a new exhaust by yourself on your beast of an off-road vehicle, however, you will have to be careful and follow through with great attention to detail. We all know that Toyota’s Landcruiser line of models are big vehicles and this should be a big enough reminder that you need to have some protective equipment like goggles and gloves. Keep in mind that a great vehicle like this needs a solid exhaust system so it runs more efficiently or at least on the level it did before. Okay, enough chit-chat – let’s get things started.
For over 50 years, halogen lights have been the most commonly used types of lighting for our streets and homes. However, that’s to change after September 2018, as Europe has decided it’s time to move the more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly LED lights. Even though this change is expected to take place in Australia no sooner than 2020, many people are welcoming it already and are switching to LED lights, whether that’s in their homes, vehicles, businesses, etc. Continue reading “What Makes LED the Ideal Type of Automotive Lighting”
Maintenance is part of everyday life, we maintain everything in our lives to some extent, without it time takes its toll and things start to deteriorate. One thing that people continue to neglect despite the frustration of those who don’t is the vehicle. The solution to this is very simple, you maintain your car once a month and clean it once a week. Setting aside the time to do so isn’t as difficult as most people might make it out to be since it depends on the condition you keep your vehicle in.
There is nothing like cracking open a cold drink while you’re out in the wilds with either your mates or your family. It’s one of the most popular experiences to have in Australia, the land of happy campers. But what most don’t realize is that the majority of campers in the land down under are actually caravaning instead of hiking it to their desired destination in the wilds. This isn’t inherently bad since the comforts of a mobile home are far better than a simple tent or swag in the cold on the ground.
Bringing along some of the creature comforts of home is something every camper should do now and again since this way you can bring along any friends or family that aren’t as used to nature. However, caravaning isn’t as simple as it sounds if it’s your first time getting a fresh mobile home ready, you’re going to need a lot more than just the caravan itslef. Continue reading “How to Prepare for Your First Caravanning Trip”
There are many reasons to own a 4WD vehicle in the sprawling roads of the land down under, the various forests, sand dunes and sprawling flatlands that are all key locations for off road enthusiasts. And there is one vehicle that is considered the most popular and reliable vehicle, that is the Toyota Hilux. The Hilux is one of the most reliable and durable vehicles in the world, it’s compared to the AK- 47. Performance wise the Hilux is fairly capable as far as 4WD’s go, and Australian drivers know this isnce it’s been the most popular vehicles from 2012 which has held its place for years.
But to make it into a off road viable vehicle which one could use to go through any possible environment, decking out the Hilux is simple enough since there are so many already modified that one can use as an inspiration point. The first of which should the bull bar that will protect the front of your vehicle, the bumper and the bonnet can be protected from animal attacks and fairly rough roads that could cause damage to the vehicle’s front end. Keep in mind that some regulations apply to bull bars that would make them illegal if they surpass the shape and size that are set in the guidelines, so ensure that your bull bar is compliant with CI – 112 from the department of transport, with the bull bars you can also add Toyota Hilux weathershields that will help stop water dirt and grime from getting into the interior of the cab and the engine compartment. Continue reading “All the Mods Required to Turn a Hilux Into an Off Road Warrior”
The safety of workers is a business owner’s top priority, if one cannot protect his workers then he/she is subject to legal repercussions and general disdain. This means that every company has to have at least some systems in place to ensure that their workers are safe during an incident or any other form of danger. Especially prevalent in industrial companies and manufacturers where the use and or processing of hazardous materials is in place, this also counts for companies that use heavy machinery and vehicles for their occupation. Continue reading “Strobe Warning Lights – Workplace Signs That Can Save a Life”
There are many reasons that justify the Toyota Hilux’s popularity in Australia, the most prominent of which is its comfort on the road and its capabilities off-road. The Hilux has been around for about half a century now, and with time its been improved significantly since its inception in march of 1968. It’s a compact pickup truck that can have two to four seats in the cab depending on how much space you want on the deck. There are eight generations of this vehicle and the one you’ve probably seen the most is the seventh generation which was produced from 2004 to 2015 and in 2012 was Australia’s most popular vehicle being #1 on the sales charts. And this is due to its affordable power and comfort for both paved and unpaved roads. Continue reading “The Off-Road Power of a Hilux & How to Maximize It”