You’re probably aware that in a collision the first thing to get damaged is usually your bumper. But what you might not know is how important a bumper is to your car. Your bumper takes the brunt of the force if you’re in an accident. It acts as a shock absorber to protect not only you and your passengers but the more valuable parts of the car including the engine. It also protects your car from dirt and debris which can get into more important parts of your vehicle.
There are few things in life as satisfying as a shiny new car. But with any glossy coat of paint is the ever-present threat of scratches. Scratches are, unfortunately, an inevitable part of car ownership. Whether it’s a large scuff on the edge of the kerb, or the small, microscopic scratches that come from resting a coffee cup on your car’s roof as you fumble to unlock it, there are bound to be scratches on your car.
There is nothing like a set of mag or alloy wheels to add visual impact or character to your car. But equally, we know how detracting scuffs, scrapes and dents on your wheels can be. And it’s easy to do! Whether you’ve hit a large pothole, or road debris, or scraped your wheel on a kerb, you’ll often see the impact on your wheels. But the good news? Mag wheel issues can often be easily addressed.
If there is one thing on the minds of Sydneysiders at the moment it’s cost of living. With inflation running rampant across the globe, it’s sending the price of daily essentials through the roof. It’s little wonder that many savvy buyers are looking to avoid hip pocket pain and explore cheaper options when it comes to those unexpected costs that come around. And it doesn’t come much more expected than a car scratch or bumper dent.
When your car has a scratch or dent in its bumper, your first thought is likely to be how you can fix it. Afterall, no one wants to be driving around with a damaged bumper. However there is another train of thought which is becoming more common: How can I minimise my impact on the environment?
The value of your car is probably not something you think about on a day-to-day or week-to-week basis. As long as it gets you from point a to point b, you’re unlikely to be actively thinking about your car, least of all how much it’s worth. Until you have to. When you want to sell your car, suddenly the value of it will move very much in focus – and at that point, it can be harder, and more expensive, to rectify
Damaging your mag wheels can be as simple as a minor driving incident. You could rub up against a kerb, misjudge the amount of room you have in a parking spot or hit a bump in the road and all of a sudden, there you have it: a black mark on your shiny mag wheel. Worse still, it can have a knock-on impact to your car’s overall driving performance. But to help you see the importance of mag wheel maintenance when driving on Sydney’s road network, we’ve got a handy guide on what you should be looking out for.
If you’ve put a mark on your bumper, you might not think it’s that important. After all – you’re busy! Surely a bumper can wait a bit before it really needs your attention? We get it – there are probably other things on your mind. But bumpers are a critical part of your car. It not only helps protect your vehicle, but it can also stop you from getting into trouble with the authorities.
Scuff, scrape, scratch, prang or dent – whatever you call it, damage to your vehicle isn’t the best way to start your day. Not only is it unsightly and can detract from your car’s aesthetic appeal, but left too long, deep marks and damage can sometimes cause larger issues. It’s little wonder that most people are keen to rectify damage to their car’s paint ASAP.
It goes without saying – the world has gone through a dramatic change over the last couple of years. A global pandemic and rolling lockdowns caused significant disruption and stresses, …