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  • HOW TO CHANGE YOUR TYRE

    June 20, 2019

    How to change your tyre made easy! Have you ever been stuck on the side of the highway waiting to be rescued because you had a flat tyre you didn’t know how to change?? It isn’t as hard as you may think!! All necessary tools should be with your car: Roadworthy spare Jack Wheel brace How to change your tyre: Make sure you are a safe distance from the road, on the most level bit of...

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    WHAT DOES ENGINE OIL DO FOR MY CAR?

    June 20, 2019

    A lot of people don’t pay much attention to the oil in their vehicles. But the oil is a very vital part to how your engine performs and how long it will last. WHAT DOES MY  ENGINE OIL REALLY DO? Engine oil does a lot more than you realise. It acts as a lubricant and stops all the metal surfaces in your engine from grinding together and tearing apart from friction. Engine oil helps cool...

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    HOW TO PREPARE FOR A FAMILY ROAD TRIP

    June 20, 2019

    School Holidays are once again upon us and whether you’re embarking on an adventure Down South or just a day trip to visit some much loved relatives, chances are a family road trip of some description is in your future plans. But driving long kilometers in the car can be tiresome and stressful for everyone involved. From cranky babies, active preschoolers, moody tweens through to the exhausted adults answering the never ending barrage of “are...

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    DRIVEWAY SAFETY

    June 20, 2019

    Tragically one child is accidentally run over in their own  driveway every week in Australia.  Why are children at risk in the Driveway: Young children are naturally inquisitive and want to see what is going on. They move surprisingly fast and can run into the path of a moving vehicle without warning. In the time it takes for the driver to say goodbye and start the car, a child can move from a ‘safe’ position...

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    FORD FOCUS RS TEST DRIVEN BY KEN BLOCK

    June 20, 2019

    Ford has finally released some details on the new Ford Focus RS, and boy are we excited!! Due to be released in early 2016, this beauty is going to rival other hot hatches such as the Subaru WRX STI and Volkswagen Golf R as it is rumoured to be priced lower than the popular rivals. The new bodywork looks tough with the trademark RS roof spoiler and lower diffuser, side skirts and front bumper. It...

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    BRACE YOURSELF – EOFY 2015

    June 20, 2019

    The Tax Office reports that work-related expenses are the most common-claimed tax deductions, and that around seven million people make such claims in any tax year – with one of the most common components being car expenses. There were some significant changes made to small business tax incentives in the 2015 Federal budget. The government will expand accelerated depreciation for small businesses by allowing them to immediately deduct assets that cost less than $20,000, including...

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    WORLD’S BEST TEST DRIVE

    June 18, 2019

    Most car enthusiasts know who Jeff Gordon is. If you don’t, Jeff is a very successful NASCAR racing driver who is 3rd on the all time Cup wins list with 92 career wins! So as you can imagine this guy know how to drive. But when Jeff puts on a disguise and walks into a dealership to test drive a Camaro….well the salesman was in for a bit of a shock! This is one of Youtube’s most...

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    HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR TYRES

    June 18, 2019

    Taking care of your tyres is crucial to the maintenance of your vehicle. They are the contact point between the car and the road, and surprisingly the part which is forgotten about and neglected the most. Here are a few handy hints on what to check for to make sure your tyres are in good condition to keep you and your family safe. TYRE PRESSURE Did you realise incorrect tyre pressure can affect your vehicles fuel economy?...

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    FORD MUSTANG DO YOU RATE IT OR HATE IT ?

    June 18, 2019

    FORD MUSTANG, RATE IT OR HATE IT? As most people know, Ford will be shutting it’s doors on manufacturing vehicles in Australia in October 2016, after nearly 110 years in Australia. That means the iconic Ford Falcon will cease to exist much to the disappointment of its many loyal fans. But to help the grieving process, Ford is bringing some American muscle to our door step…the Mustang! The last time a right hand drive Mustang was...

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    WELCOME TO OUR BLOG!

    June 18, 2019

    Motoring enthusiasts will show their passion in varying ways. Some spend all weekend cruising in their vintage wheels, some would rather spend the afternoon cleaning and polishing their baby then spending time with family and others love showing off their cars to other admirers at motoring shows. For us at Westside Auto Wholesale, we are lucky enough to spend all day everyday with MANY varieties of makes and models coming through our warehouse. And with...

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