Wheel Spacer Fitment Guide - Spacers usine longer studs, LVVTA Certification requirements and more

Wheel Spacer Fitment Guide and How to Video - Spacers using longer studs, LVVTA Certification requirements and more

There are a few technical aspects to fitting wheel spacers, so I'm making videos where possible to help guide people through the process. I hope these blog posts and videos help develop an understanding of what's required to be safe and what is needed to pass local Low Volume Vehicle Te...
Dirty Steve Car Care Products

A brief overview of Dirty Steve Care Care Products

  Dirty Steve offers an extensive range of car cleaning products that are perfect for giving your vehicles a professional clean. The Lemon Myrtle Glass Cleaner is definitely a must-have as it effectively removes grease, oils and residue from glass surfaces effortlessly. Plus, its refres...
Brake Disc Rotor Machining - What I need to know

Brake Disc Machining or Brake Disc Replacement? What do I need to know?

When it comes to brake servicing, one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make is whether to replace your disc rotors or resurface them. This can be a tricky decision as it depends on several factors such as the type of vehicle you drive and the amount of wear on the discs. T...
Preventing Engine Black Smoke

Preventing Engine Black Smoke: Tips and Tricks for Car Owners

If you notice black smoke coming from your car's engine, it could be a sign of a serious problem. Not only is it a potential safety hazard, but it can also lead to costly repairs. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to prevent engine black smoke and keep your vehicle running smoot...
Oxygen and Lambda Sensors

What You Need to Know About Oxygen and Lambda Sensors

If you're experiencing engine problems, it's possible that your oxygen or lambda sensor is to blame. These sensors play a crucial role in regulating your engine's air-to-fuel ratio, and when they malfunction, it can lead to a range of issues. Learn more about these sensors, how to diagn...
Change Your Car Air Filter

How Often Should You Change Your Car Air Filter? A Comprehensive Guide

Your car's air filter is a crucial component that helps keep your engine running smoothly. Over time, it can become clogged with dirt and debris, which can negatively impact your vehicle's performance. In this guide, we'll cover everything you need to know about car air filters, includi...
Cost to Replace Brake Pads in New Zealand

How Much Does It Cost to Replace Brake Pads in New Zealand?

If you're experiencing squeaky or grinding brakes, it may be time to replace your brake pads. But how much can you expect to pay for this service in New Zealand? The cost of replacing brake pads can vary depending on several factors, including the type of vehicle you have and the qualit...
Brake Pads Replacement Guide

Brake Pads Replacement and Fitment Guide

This is not so much a blog post, but really just another place to find our brake pad replacement information. This is just a copy of what is included in with each set of our brake pads.  There's a PDF version of this document available for download here :
Brake Disc Pads


Disc Brake Pads... and brake disc rotors are among the hardest working components on your vehicle so it only makes sense to fit high quality disc brake pads. We supply a large range of disc brake pads to fit most of the makes and models on our roads today. We only supply high quality di...
Brake Fluid


Brake Fluid is the life blood of your brake system. It is a safety critical service item that is far too often overlooked by motorists. Brake fluid is hygroscopic (it attracts moisture) and its performance deteriorates over time. As little as 5% water content in your brake fluid can red...