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If you like getting out on the road like we do (check out our latest 83-minute holiday flim HERE) then you know that being prepared is key to a successful roadtrip. When you're driving nuggets that are older than Cheryl's mum's prawn cocktail recipe, then being prepared becomes absolutely vital when you're driving through remote areas. So we're going to run you through some of the tools you really should take on a long road trip.  Here is a bunch of tools we'd recommend packing into any old car going on a long (+1000km) trip through remote areas, where you may not have...

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If you've seen THE LATEST EPISODE, you know we've brought Mod Max back. One of our most-popular builds, the LS-swapped Nissan has taken everything we've thrown at it, since it became the first LS-swap on the channel way back in 2015 (CLICK THE ORIGINAL BUILD HERE). We see comments on how "boring", "played out" and "low-tech" the LS engine is, but the reality is the LS is the biggest victim of its own popularity. There are several excellent reasons why people keep jamming them into cars, especially ones they want to go fast and shred tyres. Read on to find out why LS...

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SPOILER ALERT - if you haven't seen the episode where Marty dyno-tunes his RX-7 (click HERE) or the LATEST EPISODE (CLICK HERE) featuring the result of that, then go watch both those episodes before diving into the smelly mess which is the mop-up of this week's action. We will say this: it is the first time an MCM car has failed on the dyno! Marty's RX-7  had a good spin on the Haltech chassis dyno after all its recent engine work, but the fun was cut short by a failure from under the car. While the 12A rotary had managed to...

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"They" say we never truly own a car, just that we're caretakers in that car's history. So we often find ourselves wondering what history a particular car that enters the MCM garage has had before it has rocked into the Land of Flurpys and Space Wizard Adventures.  In case you missed it, a little while back MOOG stumbled across a new car (EPISODE HERE) and... well we all know his history when the cheapest example of a used car pops up on the Internet. If you've watched the episode you'll know there is a fair slice of mystery surrounding this vehicle,...

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If you watched this maaad episode where Marty fitted an oil cooler to Keith The Kei Tip Truck then you'll have seen the lads making hoses to carry oil. This style of plumbing is loosely referred to as "AN plumbing", which comes from when the US Army and Navy standardised the plumbing on their vehicles during World War 2. Hot rodders picked up on this after they returned home and the AN-sizing soon became used for plumbing cars for oil, fuel, coolant, and more. You can READ THIS story to learn more about how there are different pitches and thread styles before we get...

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