How to Get Your SUV Ready for the Outback

In Australia, there are more unpaved roads than there are paved ones, and if you are the adventurous type, then you are sure to encounter them in your daily life. In fact, you may actively seek out the loose surface track as part of your quest for fun and may have bought an SUV specifically for that purpose. Yet before you get too carried away and venture too far off the beaten path, you need to ensure that your vehicle is ready.

Does Your Car Need New Head Bolts?

As a driver, you will understand how important it is to make sure that your car is well maintained and to keep your vehicle in the best condition that you can. You will need to take care of the bodywork and make sure that the engine is running smoothly, but you will also need to think about some other aspects of your vehicle that may not be so immediately obvious. One aspect that you may not have spent so much time thinking about but which plays an essential role in keeping your car healthy is the exhaust and how your exhaust is attached to the vehicle.

Do You Find the Exhaust System of Your Car Annoying? 3 Signs It's Time to Replace the Muffler

The muffler reduces and redirects noise from the exhaust system of your car and also filters the exhaust gases from the car engine. Although the emission control system of your car is integrated into the catalytic converter, the condition of the muffler determines how the entire exhaust system functions. The muffler can last for about five to seven years, but you may replace it earlier if your car is frequently exposed to potholes, speed bumps and salt on the roads.