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Buying a classic car is a beaut experience as Marty found out with his brap-brap triangle Dorito dortbox (CLICK HERE). However, as old-timers say, “they don’t build them like they used to” and so these vintage machines could do with some modernising if you’re intending to drive them on modern roads in modern traffic. Keeping the vibe of the original, old school machinery is important. While you can often reach out to aftermarket companies to completely reengineer your classic, sometimes it is better to look at a mix of factory and custom-made hardware.    Marty’s RX-7 was always a tidy...

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Classic cars are mad for the instant nostalgia and good-time vibes they elicit when rolling down the road. However, we have far more traffic on our roads today compared to 30, 40, 50 or 60 years ago, and the reality is the braking systems these old cars come with are really no good. So, the only sensible thing to do for any regularly driven classic is to upgrade the stoppers!  My 1964 Pontiac Bonneville is a giant monster of a machine. It represents nearly 6m (20ft) long and 2m (6.5ft) wide worth of American pride, but it came from DiGiulio Pontiac with manual...

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We have all dreamed of having a roll-cab full of fresh tools, but what tools does a seasoned professional mechanic opt for when setting up a new workshop toolbox? Recently, we had the good fortune to be invited by Supercheap Auto (CLICK HERE) into their Penrith Superstore to go on a shopping spree as we set up Super Garage.  Super Garage's on-hand mechanic, Paulie, was only too happy to run us through some of his hacks he likes when setting up a new toolbox, or rearranging an old one. Once he was done with the epic-unboxing, the learning was ripe to begin...  ...

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One of the biggest changes we've seen when working on cars has been the rise of cordless power tools. When we stared Mighty Car Mods 14 years ago most of the power tools we were using were old-style corded units (and borrowed from older relatives). Today there is a mind-boggling array of battery-powered tools for automotive, home handiman (DIY) and gardening uses, and our mates at Ryobi (CLICK HERE) offer a good number of these. We've shown you guys a bunch of these tools over the years on the show, because we personally buy, use and believe in them... but what does a...

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As amateur mechanics and hobbyist enthusiasts we love getting out into the garage and working on our maaad nuggets. But, because this isn't what we do all day, every day, on a huge variety of different styles and types of cars, there are lots of little tips and tricks the professional mechanics have that we can benefit from.  We're going to take you through some of these with Paulie, the qualified mechanic, Biltong expert and chief spanner-spinner from Super Garage. When we asked him what one of the handiest things a professional mechanic has in his workshop Paulie actually said WD-40's range...

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