Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

 
modern collectible maybe

Can A Modern Car Be Collectible?

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
Walk around a car show or club display day next weekend and a worrying trend will become apparent. Unless the club caters specifically to later models, there will still be row upon row of older models; maintained just as
ice off windscreen

Winter Is Nasty For Your Car Too

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
When looking at the hazards of summer-time motoring we think of traffic jams and overheating, the air-con failing on the hottest day of the year and car interiors crumbling due to intense heat. However, winter doesn’t
car parts

Bargain Hunting In The Dark

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
If you own an interesting motor vehicle you may well have trawled through the rows of someone else’s junk (punctuated by the occasional treasure) that define a typical automotive swap meet. A couple of hundred such eve
auction collectors

What Will Become Of The Big Car Collections?

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
If you are one of the many who closely follow automotive auction sales, then you will have been busier than a one-armed barber during the past 12 months. All in a rush and close together we have seen several of Australia
Chevrolet Camaro

Cars We See Round Here – Chevrolet Camaro

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
A while back we took a look at the influence Ford’s latest Mustang is having on Australian car-buying choices. Now it’s the turn of General Motors’ Camaro to take up where the lamented HSV Commodore range left off
mag wheels

Look At Those Fancy Mag Wheels

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
Like a lot of elements available to industry, magnesium is pretty dangerous stuff.  However, over many years its wilder nature has been tamed to produce some special and very useful products. Magnesium, or ‘elektron
mustang horse

Cars We See Round Here – Ford Mustang

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
Australia’s links to the Ford Mustang date back more than 50 years, back to when fearless racers led by Norm Beechey, Bob Jane and Ian Geoghegan imported Mustangs to contest the local Touring Car Championship. Ford Aus
yellow and black car from website

Market Is Down, Could Be A Good Time To Buy

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
Figures released recently by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) confirm what many in the motor industry had been fearing – a significant sales slump during 2018. However, given the massive restructurin
mx5

YES, You Can Afford A Sporty Car

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
Once upon a time and not very long ago, owning a sports car to use on weekends or warm summer night was considered an extravagance which few people could afford or justify. Add to that the perception that sports cars wer
Car import rules to change in Australia. Image to show car being loaded on to cargo vessel.

Vehicle Import Rules Set To Change

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
Look back 30 years through the eyes of anyone wanting to privately import a car to Australia and you will find a confusion of rules, requirements and prohibitions existing at Federal and State levels. At one stage there