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Look What Happens When You Interfere With Ride Height Systems


You know that thought about putting some wildly high lift springs in the car, or interfering with ride height systems…. It will change the drive shaft angles. Look what happens. Roverworks is Canberra’s top choice for automotive repairs, parts and maintenance. Our mechanic team specialises in Land Rover and Range Rover models, in addition to servicing of 4x4s, off-road and other car…

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What A Dirty Air Filter Looks Like


Yeah baby yeah! That is a dirty air FILTHer. Possibly the worst ever. The box wasn’t together properly, so particles got into the air flow meter which thankfully was able to be saved.   Roverworks is Canberra’s top choice for automotive repairs, parts and maintenance. Our mechanic team specialises in Land Rover and Range Rover models, in addition to servicing of 4x4s, off-road and other car…

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Freelander 1 is Now the Latest Land Rover Heritage Vehicle


One of Land Rover’s bestselling models, the Freelander 1, is the latest Land Rover Heritage Vehicle. It’s the eighth Rover vehicle to be accorded the distinction. Jaguar Land Rover Heritage Director Tim Hannig said “With the addition of the Freelander 1 as a Heritage model, Land Rover is reaffirming its support and commitment to its loyal customers by providing exceptional cars, services, parts and…

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Original Project Engineer for Land Rover Approves of the Newly Auctioned Defender 2,000,000


Last November, Arthur Goddard gave his nod to the Defender 2,000,000 on a visit back from Australia to the Solihull manufacturing facility in the UK. This facility is where headed the engineering team to produce the Defender, which now regarded as an icon in the automobile world. The two-millionth Defender to be produced was recently auctioned at Bonhams in London and fetched a record…

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How Automatic Transmission Work


This is interesting stuff for those who have wondered how an automatic transmission works. It’s not leprechauns, magic or the Grace of God making it work after all! The animations of the torque converter and the planetary gear sets are pretty cool. The shifting mechanisms hydraulically operated, controlled by the valve body, which in modern boxes is electronically operated, controlled by a computer…

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Importance Of Having Your Car Serviced


This is at 140,000kms, the reason why I simply cannot believe that it is good to have a service interval of what a lot of manufacturers recommend. Massive blow-by coming out of the crankcase breather, throwing a lot of engine oil into the air intake. In my opinion, at 24,000km service intervals you probably only have to service it 5…

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8 Great Hacks to Keep Your Car Neat and Clean


I’m amazed at how a lot of drivers maintain an awesome exterior for their vehicles but totally forget to apply the same level of meticulousness on the inside of their cars. I mean, I’ve seen cars that totally look all polished and flawless, but when you open the car door, it’s total chaos. Clutter everywhere and the inside smells of gym socks. Come on!…

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What Are Differentials?


Differentials. Being full time 4x4s, Land Rovers and Range Rovers either have 3 per car (in Rangie Classics, Sports, Vogues, As well as Discoveries, Defenders and Perenties. Evokes, Freelanders and Discovery Sports have a rear diff, and a front transaxle that does the job. When you turn in a bend, your inside wheel travels less distance than the outside. So, front…

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Confused With Your Car Error Messages?


Some really mysterious things can happen with error messages coming up in the newer fully electronic cars (Discovery 2 onwards). Firstly, if your car pops up a strange message, give us a call. Often what the message is complaining about is nothing to do with the actual fault, but is a cascade effect of another fault. Air suspension failures, going into…

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Why You Should Roll the New Range Rover Evoque Out of the Showroom


“A bold evolution, like no other Range Rover you have ever seen before, but you can still tell it’s a Range Rover.” This is how Gerry McGovern, Design Director and Chief Creative Officer of Land Rover, describes the  most exciting vehicle that will roll out of showrooms early next year. If Rover’s stellar performance is still not enough to convince you to get…

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