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The biggest bane of my life at this very moment? Car insurance! I haven’t used my car in over a month. In the last 28 days the car has moved roughly 20 meters, and yet those 20 meters have cost me £110 for the pleasure. It’s one of my biggest monthly bills (after rent) and Read more

Are LED Headlight Bulbs the Brightest? (we show you the best)

Most LED headlight bulbs are very dangerous! Not only are they not as bright as the original bulb, they scatter light everywhere and blind other traffic. So are there LED bulbs that do work? Let’s find out. The Trusty Halogen First up. How good can the original halogen bulb be? For this test, we used Read more

Prepare Your Car For Europe

  Off for a road trip? Or maybe just a long drive through Europe to get somewhere. Either way, before you jump on that ferry there are some things worth going through, which will make sure your car is ready for the journey. Check Your Oil Levels. Oil is your engine’s lifeblood. It both lubricates and Read more

LEDs, what it takes to be road legal

  A comment on our last blog got us thinking. Can you have the updated look of LED’s and it be road legal? What does it take? Well, the first thing you need is a car that, at some point in its life, has been “facelifted” with some LED lights. If a manufacturer has designed Read more

LED Bulbs, Osram vs Twenty20

  The humble filament bulb is used in many vital lighting applications on vehicles and can be seen in most reverse, brake, tail & fog light bulbs. With the latest LED technology offering people a brighter, clearer and faster-acting replacement for these bulbs, we decided we would test the latest versions. Most recently on offer Read more

The Original Mazda MX-5, A Daily Driver?

By Aidan Tudge Guest Writer, If you were going to play the stereotype game and pair a car with a 20 year old 6’ 3” male, it probably wouldn’t be an MX-5 that was made before he was born. However, I don’t drive my car every day because I want to break a stereotype; Read more

LED Headlights – The FAQs & Facts!

One question we get asked frequently at is ‘Can I upgrade my headlights to LED?’ and unfortunately, the only answer we can give is ‘not yet’… Whilst these products do exist on the market elsewhere, and you can buy a retrofit bulb, WE don’t sell them as the beam pattern and light projection they Read more

Why do some signs have a yellow background?

You might have seen these signs all over the place but do you know what they stand for? This blog explains it all… celebrates ‘Amazing British Drivers’ for the Silverstone GP

The British GP has finally come round, so we thought there’s no better time to celebrate all the Motorsport Legends we’ve had through the years…

Britain’s produced many of the top drivers in Formula 1 history, including 19 grand prix winners, and 10 World Drivers’ champions.

When Petrol Was Motor Spirit

Which of these would you rather have: 20 litres of petrol? Or 20 litres of Motor Spirit? We’ll, if you went back to the 1920’s, you’d be filling up your car with Motor Spirit. A far more evocative term than the modern one, and a name that implies you’ll be flying along the road, full Read more