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Car Help & Advice / Tesla's Autopilot System Malfunctions
The Tesla Model Y is a popular electric crossover SUV that has gained a reputation for its cutting-edge technology, impressive range, and sleek design. However, like any vehicle, the Model Y is not immune to problems. In this article, we will discuss some of the most common problems with the Tesla Model Y. Build Quality Issues One of the most commo... more
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When it comes to finding the best aftermarket exhausts for sports cars, there are several factors to consider. These include the quality of the product, the price, the availability, and the reputation of the supplier. Some popular stores in Australia that offer high-quality aftermarket exhausts for sports cars include: Oztrack Performance Address: ... more
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General Discussions / Auto Interest Rate In Australia Today
The auto interest rate in Australia varies depending on several factors, including the lender, the borrower's credit score and history, the type of vehicle, and the loan amount and term. As of April 2023, the average interest rate for a car loan in Australia is around 5.5% to 6.5% per annum. However, interest rates can range from as low as 2% t... more
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The timing belt in a Toyota car is responsible for synchronizing the rotation of the engine's camshaft and crankshaft, which allows for the precise timing of the engine's valves and pistons. However, like any other component in a car, the timing belt can develop problems over time, which can lead to serious engine damage if not addressed pr... more
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General Discussions / Ev Car In Australia And New Zealand
The electric vehicle (EV) market in Australia and New Zealand is growing rapidly, with more and more people making the switch to clean energy transportation. Among the most used EVs in these markets are the Nissan Leaf and the Tesla Model 3. Here's a review of these popular electric cars: Nissan Leaf: The Nissan Leaf is a compact hatchback that... more
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The fuel filter is an important component of a car's fuel system. It is designed to remove contaminants from the fuel before it enters the engine. Over time, the filter can become clogged with dirt and debris, causing a decrease in fuel efficiency and performance. Changing the fuel filter in a car is a relatively simple process that can be comp... more
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Top auto events in Australia for 2023, including the date, time, and event address: Melbourne International Motor Show Date: June 2-11, 2023 Time: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM (Weekdays), 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM (Weekends) Address: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006 Adelaide Auto Expo Date: April 1-2, 2023 Tim... more
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General Discussions / Top 10 Vintage Cars To Buy In Australia
Vintage cars are a symbol of classic design and automotive heritage that continue to fascinate car enthusiasts all over the world. Australia has a rich automotive history, with many iconic cars being produced locally over the years. In this article, we will discuss the top 10 vintage cars to buy in Australia. Holden Monaro GTS The Holden Monaro GTS... more
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General Discussions / Top Ev Cars In Australia
Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming increasingly popular in Australia, and there are several top EV cars available on the market. Here are some of the top EV cars in Australia based on factors such as range, performance, and popularity: Tesla Model 3 - A popular electric sedan with a range of up to 460 km, fast acceleration, and a sleek design. Ni... more
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Car Help & Advice / Locate A Jaycar Store Nearby
Jaycar Electronics is a well-known Australian electronics retailer operating since 1981. The company specializes in a wide range of electronic products, including electronic components, tools, test equipment, and hobby kits. Jaycar has a strong presence in Australia, with more than 100 stores located across the country. Looking to buy car electroni... more
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Yahoo Japan is one of the largest online marketplaces in Japan where you can buy a wide range of products including cars. Many people in Australia and other countries prefer to buy cars from Yahoo Japan because of the variety of models available and the affordable prices. Below is a guide on how to buy cars on Yahoo Japan and ship to Australia. Rem... more
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Babes / Jamboree Qld 2012
Found a couple of archived photos from jamboree in 2012 more
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Car Help & Advice / Custom Mini Truck Trays
hey guys just wondering if any of you know of any decent metal fab joints that do custom ute trays? cheers more
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Wanted to Buy / Xa Coupe Factory Rear Louvre
Hi, I am looking for a XA Coupe Factory Rear Louvre These are the ones that bolt to the roof. I have one at the moment but it has seen better days. I saw Coupekid was selling one but the contact button doesn't work for whatever reason. Brisbane Local Alternatively I need the hinges if anyone has them more
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Wanted to Buy / Isuzu Mu
Chasing a Isuzu MU manual diesel. Who has one they would consider getting rid of? more
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Car Help & Advice / Hilux 3rz-fe
hi team, my 99 model hilux, 2.7L 3rz-fe is having idling issues. the motor is completely stock has always been serviced and well looked after. all of a sudden it's started to idle rough and too low. there is no adjustment for idle control so i am unsure as how to rectify the problem. if it seems too hard i'll just take it somewhere. cheers... more
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Wanted to Buy / 308-350 Holden 50s,60s,70s
Cash buyer looking for Holden's to buy May also be interested in the right fords. Wanted for rebuild with sons and daughters or if already done something for them to take pride in. Serious sellers only Up to 15k neg on right car. I'm north Brisbane. Photos and info a must Thank you. more
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General Discussions / Help With Turbo Exemption For 2003 Wrx
Hey all, I've read a few different threads on here about getting turbo exemption for car before 2010, under the 125kw/t rule. But I went to QLD roads yesterday with my form filled out, and the woman at the counter said that its not guaranteed, and that I shouldn't submit it because I don't have the car under my name. I have put a deposi... more
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Looking at converting my workhorse 85' Mazda B2000 to a diesel. It currently has a 2.0L SOHC petrol 4 cyl ( MA engine its called, same motor as old 626 ), would like to fit the diesel motor out of the B2200 into it. I think its called a RF??? Just want to know if the petrol's box ( 5 speed ) will fit to the diesel engine, if not, do the die... more
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Engine: 2.3l Turbo Exhaust: 3'' Corksport Suspension: Super lows all around Wheels: 19'' Modifications: Pretty much what you's can see.. CorkSport Exhaust, Mazda speed cold air intake, HKS BOV, Apexi Turbo timer, Super lows, 19'' wheels, new factory turbo under factory warranty , leather bucket seats and interior ... more
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General Discussions / Digital Dash Qld
Hello 👋 Just chasing information on legality of running a haltech ic7 digital dash, replacing the original cluster. It has a haltech 550ecu along with it in a KE30 1978, toyota corolla. The car is running a sr20det,.. Any one run the digital dash in qld without original also displayed? Hoping this is still registrable? more
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Car Help & Advice / Tesla Model 3 - Theatre Screen Blank
So you may think to try a soft or hard reset, but recently people have experienced the Theatre remaining blank after a reset. So there is another fix to try which comes direct from Tesla technicians: Tap the car icon (bottom right)Tap Display top left.Change Touchscreen language to another language (tip, switch between different Engli... more
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If you own a Tesla Model 3, welcome to the transformative world of driving an Electric Vehicle! Many people describe Tesla's as a computer on wheels, which unfortunately means that sometimes the technology suffers bugs. The good news is that the core driving systems like braking/steering/acceleration/gear selection/lights/turn signals, a... more
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  • 5th October 2021 - 10:39 AM
Do you own a Tesla Model 3 and wondering what all those darn symbols mean on the screen? If you ask social media, you'll get a resounding bunch of people telling you to RTFM. But let's be honest, how many people read a cars manual? We have a drivers license, all cars should be more or less the same and easy to drive right? So let's jus... more
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  • 5th October 2021 - 10:25 AM
If you recently took delivery of a Tesla Model 3 - CONGRATULATIONS! TLDR; if you have a 2021 build Model 3, you can't lower regen braking. If you have a build before late 2020, you probably still can. Welcome to the world of owning an EV, it's a transformative experience and you'll likely never go back to a petrol car again! A... more
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Car Help & Advice / Lancer Blowing Bubbles
Hey guys, I have an 02 Lancer GLI. When I stopped to get some fuel I noticed that my car was leaking coolant. When I got it home and checked it ( after taking off the radiator cap) there was bubbles coming out of it like there's air in the cooling system. When it cools down a little more I'm going to check the thermostat, thinking that coul... more
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General Discussions / Cam Identification
Hi guys, I have just dug out a cam i bought about 20 years ago for my 186 and can't remember the specs, I was told it was a stage 3 cam but I can't find anything on google, the only number/letters I can find is W 47 stamped on the end,any help would be good more
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Off Topic / Boost Is Back!
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So, its been a while... Lives have changed and we all seem to have disappeared... I urge you (if you're an old school boostuser who is lurking) step forward and say hello... Would be nice to see familiar names pop back up again. more
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Hey guys this is my 91 Corolla resto/mod. I am the third owner with a low 163xxxkms on the clock. Bit of a update on the old girl. This is now my daily and loving every minute of it. Big plans coming soon! Engine: 4AFE Exhaust: Custom 2 1/4 stainless catback tucked up as high as possible. Suspension: BC BR RA Coilovers SX 24mm front sway... more
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Car Help & Advice / Best Engine For R31....
hey i was wondering i got a R31 and i wouldnt mind doing an engine swap....im more of a V8 person but yeah thought i might give this a shot. must be a turbo ofcorse any help would be greatly appreciated. more
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Car Help & Advice / Wheel Nuts
guys just a question is there a wheel nut to use on my 1998 hilux 2wd so i can fit ford territory hub caps any and all help would be grateful cheers mark more
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  • 12th June 2021 - 10:54 AM
Dug up some old photos from the Aspley Drift & Drag Dyno Day back in 2005. more
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A selection of pics from over the last few years of Jamboree. p2. more
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