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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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If you’re a fan of chrome-bumpered classic cars it doesn’t get much more exciting to discover a huge collection of them laying hidden in a collection. We’ve all read stories of epic barn finds, and on the recent Journey To The Pie Hole (CLICK HERE) we found ourselves surrounded by dusty pieces of Aussie street machining glory. One of the best parts of getting out on a road trip is finding new places and new people. The characters you’ll stumble across can profoundly change your life totally by chance, and such was the case on our trip to the outback,...

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We've seen all sorts of rad Japanese cars from the 1980s and 90s explode in popularity and value of late, and we're especially excited to see rare, quirky models like the Daihatsu Charade DeTomaso gaining a newfound appreciation.  Daihatsu's Charade had a proud reputation as rallying's mighty mouse, capable of giving Quite A Lot of Bother to larger turbocharged four-wheel-drive rally cars in upper classes. It was able to do this thanks to its featherweight mass, compact stature and great handling, which also helped make the Charade a favourite among young drivers the world over.  So how did a bloke...

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