About Me
Adrian's Auto Blog

Welcome to my blog! My name is Adrian and I would like to write a series of articles offering you my latest advice about how to get the best deal on your next auto purchase. I am not a professional auto dealer but I have many years experience of negotiating with used car dealers, auto accessories suppliers and auto parts salesmen. I learnt all these skills from my older brother who works in the auto trade. I want you to get the best deal that you can, so I decided to start this blog. I hope you enjoy it and find it useful.


Why the Tires on Your Towing Trailer Are Unevenly Worn

13 March 2017
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

If the tires on your towing trailer seem to be worn down unevenly, this is often caused by a misalignment. As with your car, when tires on a trailer are not aligned properly, they will pull or drag to one side and, in turn, the tread will wear down unevenly. This is not only damaging to the tires but can also be dangerous when you're on the road, as it makes it difficult to control your trailer. Read More …

Do You Really Need to Wax Your Car?

17 January 2017
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

With the evolution of car painting, most people think that car waxing is a waste of time nowadays. In the past centuries, waxing was deemed important because it protected the paint. Nowadays, car manufacturers add a clear coat on top of the paint to offer more protection to the paint. So if the paint is safe, what is the point of waxing? Waxing is important because the clear coat ages with time, and when it does, the paint won't withstand the environmental pressure. Read More …

Hit the Brakes: Understanding Car-Brake Failure

6 December 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

The idea of the brakes on your car failing to work when you press the pedal is a terrifying one. Keeping your brakes well maintained is vital if you wish to avoid putting your life in danger. If you have any concerns about the brakes on your car, you should contact an auto mechanic. Below is a guide to three common problems that can affect brakes. The Three Components of a Car Brake Read More …

4 Major Issues That Can Result from Leaving Mud Caked Along Your Car’s Undercarriage

16 November 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

If you've taken your car off-road or simply driven through some deep and muddy puddles, you may find that quite a lot of mud has become stuck to the bottom of the vehicle. If you think that this isn't something to worry about, think again. Here are just four major issues that can be caused by caked-on mud across the undercarriage. 1. Overheating One of the biggest problems that comes with covering the undercarriage of your car in any way is a reduction in the vehicle's ability to dissipate heat. Read More …

How to Avoid Unnecessary Hire Car Repair and Damage Bills

27 October 2016
 Categories: Automotive, Blog

It has come to light that the car hire company Hertz has been charging their customers for repair work which were not their fault. If you are planning to hire a car, there are some steps you can take in order to ensure you do not receive a bill for existing damage or problems which occur during your car hire. Check the car for damage Before you sign the paperwork and accept the car for rent, you should carefully inspect it for damage. Read More …