• 5 Checks you Should Perform Before Heading out on your Road Trip

    Posted in Latest Posts on Jul 15, 2021.

    The winter school holidays are upon us, and that means that a lot of families will be hitting the road and heading to secluded holiday spots or to visit relatives. Before you get going on your next adventure, there are a few checks you should perform on your car to make sure your travels go smoothly and don’t have any unexpected car troubles. 

    1. Check your coolant and oil levels

    The most impactful check you can do on your car before a road trip is to check your coolant levels and your water levels. You may need to top them up or replace them before your trip. 

    You may also identify a leak in ...

  • What Kind of Petrol does my Car Really Need?

    Posted in Latest Posts on Jun 11, 2021.

    There are so many different types of fuel, each promising a different set of benefits and unless you’re a mechanic, it’s tough to know which is best. We are strong advocates for 98 petrol, though, as we find it burns cleaner and ultimately gives you more bang for your buck.

    What are my fuel options?


    You probably know quite a few different petrol options, because you see them every time you pull up at a petrol station. The common options are 91-octane, premium unleaded 95, premium unleaded 98, and E10. Different pumps will usually have a couple of diesel options, and some will even have ...

  • Ask a Mechanic: Why is my car overheating?

    Posted in Latest Posts on May 15, 2021.

    Ask a Mechanic: Why is my car overheating? 

    The harsh Queensland climate can be too much for your car, sometimes. Car overheating is common in very hot weather, although it's rare with more modern vehicles. In any case, we want to tell you why your car is overheating and how to fix it, just in case the changing climate puts you in a tricky situation. Usually, a car overheating in normal weather conditions is due to the following: Low levels of water and coolant levels in the radiator, or a leak in the cooling system. 

    One day you might be driving around the city, stopping and starting often, o...

  • 5 Questions You Absolutely Must Ask Your Mechanic in Brisbane

    Posted in Latest Posts on Apr 15, 2021.

    It’s really difficult to hand over your car to a mechanic, particularly if you’ve never worked with them before. Your car is probably your main form of transport. With it, you are independent and can go wherever you want, whenever you want. Entrusting a new mechanic in Brisbane with your precious vehicle is nerve-wracking, but asking your new mechanic a couple of questions helps to allay your fears. You want to know that your car is in good hands, and with the five questions below, you’ll quickly learn whether your new mechanic in Brisbane is trustworthy. 

    1: What certifications do you have? 

    ...

  • Warning Signs that You Need to Replace a Car Battery

    Posted in Latest Posts on Mar 15, 2021.

    Warning Signs that You Need to Replace a Car Battery

    A modern car battery usually lasts between one and four years depending on how often and how much you use your car. You must keep your car battery in good working order, or you’ll face inconvenient and expensive consequences. In this article, the best mechanic in Brisbane teaches you what to look out for and how to pick the right battery for your vehicle. 

    Why is it important to check your car battery? 

    Your car battery might look good as new on the outside, but it’s the inner working that matters the most. Living in Queensland exposes your ...

  • Are you over inflating your car tyres?

    Posted in Latest Posts on Feb 15, 2021.

    We’ve all dealt with a flat tyre. We know that driving on deflated or flat tyres is dangerous. Not only does it put us and other drivers at risk, but it damages the integrity of the tyre itself. But did you know that overinflating your car tyres can be just as dangerous? Here’s how you can find the right tyre pressure for your vehicle and make sure that you’re not putting yourself —or others— in danger! 

    How do you over inflate your tyres? 

    Well, sometimes it’s simply a matter of getting distracted whilst you’re inflating your tyres. You put a little too much air into your tyres and now they’r...

  • 6 Car Myths Busted by a Mechanic in Brisbane

    Posted in Latest Posts on Jan 13, 2021.

    6 Car Myths Busted by a Mechanic in Brisbane 

    There are loads of car myths that you’ve probably laboured under for far too long. From car care to servicing to warranties and everything in between, the average person holds several beliefs that are not true and may even be harmful! In this article, enjoy professional advice from a trusted mechanic in Brisbane on the car myths that you can discard today. 


    Without further ado, here are six car myths that you might be believing: 

    Car Myth #1: Cars Need to Warm Up 

    So many people believe that their cars need to warm up for a few minutes befor...

  • Checks to Do Before Buying a Used Car

    Posted in Latest Posts on Dec 14, 2020.

    There are many benefits to buying a used car: you can get a decent vehicle for a more affordable price, and unlock the freedom of movement that comes with having your own car. However, there are some disadvantages to buying a used car, like dodgy private sellers and scammers on the internet. To help you avoid disappointment, we’ve put together a list of checks to do before buying a used car. 

    Buying a Used Car from a Dealership vs Private Seller 

    There are advantages to both of these options. A dealership will charge a dearer price, granted, but they also offer more protection for you as the b...

  • How to Find a Vehicle Service Quote You Can Trust

    Posted on Nov 16, 2020.

    The trouble with taking your car to the mechanic is finding one that you feel like you can trust. Unfortunately, there are many mechanics out there who are only interested in a quick buck. Your safety and value for money is not on the top of their list of priorities. The good news is that you can find a vehicle service quote that you can trust in just a couple of steps.

  • 4 Scary Signs Your Brakes Need Replacing

    Posted on Oct 15, 2020.

    Without a functioning set of brakes on your car, you’re in danger. Your brakes are arguably one of the most important parts of your car when it comes to maintenance and repair. These four signs your brakes need replacing will help you decide whether you need the help of a Mechanic in Brisbane, ASAP. 


    Noisy Brakes 

    The biggest giveaway of faulty brakes is a high-pitched noise when braking. Hearing a noise when you brake is a strong indicator that you need your brakes to be inspected. This is because the noise is often the brake rotor contacting a metal plate fixed to the backing plate. T...

  • 5 Checks you Should Perform Before Heading out on your Road Trip

    Posted in Latest Posts on Jul 15, 2021.

    The winter school holidays are upon us, and that means that a lot of families will be hitting the road and heading to secluded holiday spots or to visit relatives. Before you get going on your next adventure, there are a few checks you should perform on your car to make sure your travels go smoothly and don’t have any unexpected car troubles. 

    1. Check your coolant and oil levels

    The most impactful check you can do on your car before a road trip is to check your coolant levels and your water levels. You may need to top them up or replace them before your trip. 

    You may also identify a leak in ...

  • What Kind of Petrol does my Car Really Need?

    Posted in Latest Posts on Jun 11, 2021.

    There are so many different types of fuel, each promising a different set of benefits and unless you’re a mechanic, it’s tough to know which is best. We are strong advocates for 98 petrol, though, as we find it burns cleaner and ultimately gives you more bang for your buck.

    What are my fuel options?


    You probably know quite a few different petrol options, because you see them every time you pull up at a petrol station. The common options are 91-octane, premium unleaded 95, premium unleaded 98, and E10. Different pumps will usually have a couple of diesel options, and some will even have ...

  • Ask a Mechanic: Why is my car overheating?

    Posted in Latest Posts on May 15, 2021.

    Ask a Mechanic: Why is my car overheating? 

    The harsh Queensland climate can be too much for your car, sometimes. Car overheating is common in very hot weather, although it's rare with more modern vehicles. In any case, we want to tell you why your car is overheating and how to fix it, just in case the changing climate puts you in a tricky situation. Usually, a car overheating in normal weather conditions is due to the following: Low levels of water and coolant levels in the radiator, or a leak in the cooling system. 

    One day you might be driving around the city, stopping and starting often, o...

  • 5 Questions You Absolutely Must Ask Your Mechanic in Brisbane

    Posted in Latest Posts on Apr 15, 2021.

    It’s really difficult to hand over your car to a mechanic, particularly if you’ve never worked with them before. Your car is probably your main form of transport. With it, you are independent and can go wherever you want, whenever you want. Entrusting a new mechanic in Brisbane with your precious vehicle is nerve-wracking, but asking your new mechanic a couple of questions helps to allay your fears. You want to know that your car is in good hands, and with the five questions below, you’ll quickly learn whether your new mechanic in Brisbane is trustworthy. 

    1: What certifications do you have? 

    ...

  • Warning Signs that You Need to Replace a Car Battery

    Posted in Latest Posts on Mar 15, 2021.

    Warning Signs that You Need to Replace a Car Battery

    A modern car battery usually lasts between one and four years depending on how often and how much you use your car. You must keep your car battery in good working order, or you’ll face inconvenient and expensive consequences. In this article, the best mechanic in Brisbane teaches you what to look out for and how to pick the right battery for your vehicle. 

    Why is it important to check your car battery? 

    Your car battery might look good as new on the outside, but it’s the inner working that matters the most. Living in Queensland exposes your ...

  • Are you over inflating your car tyres?

    Posted in Latest Posts on Feb 15, 2021.

    We’ve all dealt with a flat tyre. We know that driving on deflated or flat tyres is dangerous. Not only does it put us and other drivers at risk, but it damages the integrity of the tyre itself. But did you know that overinflating your car tyres can be just as dangerous? Here’s how you can find the right tyre pressure for your vehicle and make sure that you’re not putting yourself —or others— in danger! 

    How do you over inflate your tyres? 

    Well, sometimes it’s simply a matter of getting distracted whilst you’re inflating your tyres. You put a little too much air into your tyres and now they’r...

  • 6 Car Myths Busted by a Mechanic in Brisbane

    Posted in Latest Posts on Jan 13, 2021.

    6 Car Myths Busted by a Mechanic in Brisbane 

    There are loads of car myths that you’ve probably laboured under for far too long. From car care to servicing to warranties and everything in between, the average person holds several beliefs that are not true and may even be harmful! In this article, enjoy professional advice from a trusted mechanic in Brisbane on the car myths that you can discard today. 


    Without further ado, here are six car myths that you might be believing: 

    Car Myth #1: Cars Need to Warm Up 

    So many people believe that their cars need to warm up for a few minutes befor...

  • Checks to Do Before Buying a Used Car

    Posted in Latest Posts on Dec 14, 2020.

    There are many benefits to buying a used car: you can get a decent vehicle for a more affordable price, and unlock the freedom of movement that comes with having your own car. However, there are some disadvantages to buying a used car, like dodgy private sellers and scammers on the internet. To help you avoid disappointment, we’ve put together a list of checks to do before buying a used car. 

    Buying a Used Car from a Dealership vs Private Seller 

    There are advantages to both of these options. A dealership will charge a dearer price, granted, but they also offer more protection for you as the b...

  • How to Find a Vehicle Service Quote You Can Trust

    Posted on Nov 16, 2020.

    The trouble with taking your car to the mechanic is finding one that you feel like you can trust. Unfortunately, there are many mechanics out there who are only interested in a quick buck. Your safety and value for money is not on the top of their list of priorities. The good news is that you can find a vehicle service quote that you can trust in just a couple of steps.

  • 4 Scary Signs Your Brakes Need Replacing

    Posted on Oct 15, 2020.

    Without a functioning set of brakes on your car, you’re in danger. Your brakes are arguably one of the most important parts of your car when it comes to maintenance and repair. These four signs your brakes need replacing will help you decide whether you need the help of a Mechanic in Brisbane, ASAP. 


    Noisy Brakes 

    The biggest giveaway of faulty brakes is a high-pitched noise when braking. Hearing a noise when you brake is a strong indicator that you need your brakes to be inspected. This is because the noise is often the brake rotor contacting a metal plate fixed to the backing plate. T...