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CUSTOM PAINT WORK

June 26, 2019

Custom paint work on your vehicle is a great way to reflect your own personal style and done the right way it can give your vehicle that wow factor. A great car will only look good if the auto paint job or wrap on the vehicle is done in a professional and equally artistic way. We look at 10 Custom Vehicles with one-off looks that are sure to turn heads, some for the right reasons and...

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DRIVING DROWSY

June 26, 2019

Fatigue or sleepiness and driving is a dangerous combination and a silent killer on Western Australian roads. It is believed it could be responsible for up to 30% of all road deaths. Most people are aware of the dangers of drinking and driving but don’t realize that driving drowsy can be just as fatal. Like alcohol, sleepiness slows reaction time, decreases awareness, impairs judgment and increases your risk of crashing. Driver sleepiness is particularly dangerous...

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ENGINE WARNING LIGHTS

June 26, 2019

UNDERSTANDING YOUR ENGINE WARNING LIGHTS It has probably happened to you before, driving along down the highway when all of a sudden the engine warning light pops up on your dash without warning. What does it mean? Can i keep driving? How much is this going to cost me!? A bit of education on what all the different warning lights mean can help you understand how serious it is, and take some of the stress away....

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VEHICLE FINANCING

June 26, 2019

Chances are that if you are looking to purchase a new vehicle, you may need some form of financing to help pay for it. To make the process as smooth and painless as possible, here are some tips that can help when looking for vehicle financing. Budget The first thing to figure out is do you have a budget, what that budget is and how much you can afford each month? When calculating the numbers,...

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GOODBYE TO THE FJ CRUISER?

June 26, 2019

If you have a soft spot for something, no matter what it is, it is easy to look past it’s flaws. This is true for most things in life, including cars and today I’m looking at the FJ Cruiser, where the concept originated and all the good, the bad and the in between on this vehicle. When the production of the original FJ40 ended in 1984 Toyota had shifted its focus on increasing the size...

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FOUR WHEEL DRIVING THE MUNDARING POWER LINE TRACK

June 26, 2019

If you’re looking for something to do on this upcoming long weekend and are ready to embark on your first Four Wheel Driving adventure then this may be the perfect place for you to start. Mundaring Power Line Track is great if you’re just starting out with the whole Four Wheel Driving experience and adventure, the best part is you can even tackle this track in a stock 4WD. For every challenge you find along the...

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THINKING OF BUYING AN SUV?

June 26, 2019

Have you been thinking of buying an SUV? If you have looked out your car window lately then you may have noticed a growing trend and a much higher volume of sport utility vehicles or SUV’s on our roads. Purchasing a vehicle is one of the largest of the major purchases you will make in life so you want to make sure when you make that decision; the vehicle is the right one for you. If...

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WE ARE PROUD TO BE AN ACCREDITED WOMEN FRIENDLY SERVICE.

June 26, 2019

Westside Auto Wholesale is proud to be an accredited women friendly service. Our business model is based around providing quality cars at a fixed price so you have a completely hassle and stress free car buying experience. If you have small children we can drive you around our show room on a buggy and have waiting areas with colouring books to keep them entertained as you view vehicles. And if you are short on time,...

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THE BENEFITS OF CAR WINDOW TINTING.

June 26, 2019

Car window tinting is a great way to give your car that WOW factor. But what are the benefits of car window tinting and how dark can you (legally) go? People tint their windows for a number of reasons. Automotive window tint can reduce glare by up to 90 percent which can enhance road safety Solar control tint can reduce the heat of the vehicle which in turn reduces the need for air-conditioning, making fuel consumption...

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CHILD CAR SEAT LAWS, WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

June 26, 2019

Child car seat laws in Western Australia have come along way when it comes to travel safety and children. Early car seats were actually designed more to ‘contain’ a child during travel rather than protect them in a crash. It wasn’t until the 1960’s that an impact protection car seat was finally designed, but due to a lack of information on the subject, the general public did not embrace this notion of children’s car seats for...

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