Melvin Wilson

  • A Simple Guide to Understanding Truck Licences

    If you want to become a truck operator, you are required to hold a licence that not only indicates that you have completed a truck driving course, but can also safely drive a truck. What does this mean? It means that you should know all the driving rules and be capable of driving a truck on busy roads without endangering the lives or safety of other road users and pedestrians. Here's what you need to know about truck licences:
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  • 4 Engine Problems And Their Repairs

    Most people do not understand their car engines. As such, they will go into panic mode if their mechanic decides to open up the engine. Read this excerpt to learn common engine problems and their repairs. 1. Warped Cylinder Head A cylinder head gets warped when the metal used to make the block (cast iron or aluminium) heats past its operating temperature. The problem is easy to fix when detected at an early stage.
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  • Bad Habits That Damage Your Vehicle's Transmission System

    The gearbox is a fairly reliable system that provides a selection of gears for your automobile uses to stand still, climb hills or cruise a level surface. It forms part of the transmission system, which transfers power from your car's engine to the car's axle and wheels. A vehicle's combustion engine runs at a very high speed and the gearbox is tasked with reducing this speed when transmitting power to the wheels.
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  • Your Tipper Trailer Selection Guide

    Do you have an upcoming building and construction project? A tipper trailer is among the many heavy equipment and machinery you may find highly productive for the project. Tipper trailers are generally used to transport heavy construction materials like stones and sand. They have a hydraulic system that makes offloading of such materials easy and fast. If you're thinking of hiring a tipper trailer for your construction project, it's worth noting that you can choose from a wide range of options available in the markets.
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  • Wrecker Parts vs. New Parts; 4 Top Reasons to Choose Wrecker Parts

    When you have a car, you will need to purchase spare parts due to normal wear. Getting new parts tends to be expensive when working on a budget. That is why many people opt to buy wrecker parts for their car. If you have not purchased a wrecker part before, you may be sceptical about buying them. If you get a good auto wrecker, however, you are sure to enjoy numerous benefits.
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  • What are custom trailers?

    There are a wide range of custom trailers available, used for different purposes and different workloads and having very specific technical requirements. Different states in Australia have different laws covering these requirements. This means that anyone using a custom trailer to travel to different parts of Australia needs to make sure that they comply with different state laws. Types of custom trailer There are three types of trailer that relate to where the axle and tyres are based.
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  • Sandblasting Tips: How to Avoid Flash Rusting

    If you're removing rust from your car's body with a wet sandblasting technique, then there is a risk that you'll create a new problem in the process. You could end up with flash rust on parts of your car after you remove the initial corrosion. What is flash rusting and how can you prevent it? What Is Flash Rust? Flash rust is a kind of corrosion that sometimes develops on a car's body when you use water-based sandblasting methods.
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  • 5 Customisations to Increase the Functionality of Your Enclosed Car Trailer

    Enclosed car trailers are great for users who wish to transport their vehicles without exposing them to the elements. You can move your car from one location to another during winter or hot summer days without worrying about damage to the car's body. If you're on the market for an enclosed trailer, consider getting a custom-made one.  Customised car trailers are incredibly functional and efficient. Below are some great customisations that will improve the functionality of the trailer.
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  • Why You Should Rent Your Company Cars Instead

    If you run a growing business, then you know how important it is to keep your overhead costs to an absolute minimum. After all, you will be aware that the current trend is to downsize those overheads as much as possible so that your organisation can remain trim, flexible and able to change at a moment's notice. Still, you may rely on a number of salesmen who need to remain mobile to visit clients and potential customers on a daily basis.
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  • How to Prepare If You Need to Transport an Oversized Harvester

    If you own or operate a sprawling ranch, then you may produce a variety of different crops that will need to be harvested at different times. Your facility may be so large that you need to transport certain machinery from one part to other in order to cope with those diverse seasons. In this case, you might have to load a combine harvester on to a specially designed trailer and then transport it via the public road network to a remote part of your facility.
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