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Offroading Trails in Australia

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013

Australians live in the midst of the most gorgeous geography in the world. Although it’s not the trackless wastes it once was, there is still plenty of wilderness experience left out there for you and your family. Is there a better way to take in Australia’s abundant natural beauty than running a good track among the trees or outback? So take that holiday time you’ve been saving up and unwind along the route of a scenic adventure. Landcruiser Mountain Park– Jimna, Queensland This is a private wilderness park owned by a working cattle outfit about two hours northwest of Brisbane near Jimna. The park is specifically designed to accommodate...

Synthetic vs. Conventional Motor Oil

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013

If you want to look after the environment you may have to think carefully next time you have to choose between conventional and synthetic lubricants. Synthetic oils are best to use if you engine is going to running in high temperatures for a long time. It is also better than conventional because it has been formulated exactly for this purpose. But other than these obvious benefits is it really worth it? Conventional oil is probably half the price of synthetic oil. To be honest, they both have their advantages and disadvantages. So there are many things to take into consideration to discover which one is best for you. If...

Helping People Out in Roadside Emergencies – Essential Equipment

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013

Being caught up in a roadside emergency is something that no one really wants to be involved in, but unfortunately from time to time we often find ourselves in this situation – and sometimes we see the plight of someone else. Being stuck in a roadside emergency can be an absolute nightmare, and if you don’t have roadside assistance then you are often left relying on a kind passer-by to help you out of your predicament. If you happen to be that kind passer-by then you may have the equipment and the ability to help someone out. So what is it that you actually need to be able to...

Types of electrical fuel pumps for various applications

Posted by on Sep 4, 2013

Every vehicle’s heart is its fuel and exhaust system, and fuel pumps are the most important components of this system. There are various types of fuel pumps used in various applications. Because these pumps supply fuel to various parts of the engine, it might stop working if some of these pumps stop performing. Let’s take a look at some types of fuel pumps used in various applications. Roller vane pumps Roller vane pumps consist of a rotor fitted with metal rollers. These rollers create a vacuum which pulls the fuel into the pump. Once the fuel enters the pump, the rollers force the fuel out of the pump chamber...

Hiring a Tractor – Did You Know it Was Possible

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013

The Possibilities Of A Tractor We lived on a corner lot near a park. My husband and I love landscaping and gardening, but I have to admit, when I saw the city workers speeding across the park on their tractors, pulling shredder mowers behind them, I felt quite envious. That feeling really increased when we decided to start our latest fencing project. 54 fence posts  we had to set, and the started digging each hole by hand. Never again will I make that mistake.   Hire a Tractor Imagine my frustration – and maybe a little bit of resentment – when I realized we could have hired a tractor...

Used Heavy Duty Trucks Expected To Flood The Market

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013

Those in the heavy duty commercial truck supply industry have long been waiting for signs that sales of new trucks may increase and provide stimulation for the market. An article published in the August 5 issue of Transport Topics suggests that the wait may soon be over. This article is based on a study performed by Frost and Sullivan in which the reputable consulting firm predicts a marked rise in new truck sales that could begin as early as next year. Evidence of Coming Growth in New Truck Sales The Frost and Sullivan study predicts that between 2012 and 2019, new truck sales (specifically, class 8) will increase by...