Cars

Bad suspension

One thing my dad told me when I first started driving was to keep an ear out for any strange noises or irregularities in my car. This can include the car making strange rumbling noises, any stalling, change in the ease of braking, or general discomfort when driving. Usually, when there is a change it …

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Trust issues

I’ve got some serious trust issues and I’m afraid it dips into all areas of my life. I think it might be something that stems from my dad abandoning us as kids? My friends have asked me what I’d do if he appeared in my life again, I think I’d have to ignore him. I …

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My secret car

We have two cars. A not-so-good older car that I drive, plus a newer car which my mum was gifted by her father. For years it was said that the newer car would become my car and the older one would get replaced with an even newer car. Now that the old car has broken …

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Letter from William

Dear William Hunter Jr. I hope this letter finds you well. If you are reading it, then you know the truth. I am a car enthusiast. I have been a car enthusiast your entire life but never felt that I could tell you. Honestly, it shocks me that you never figured it out, given the …

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Explosive Issues

Does anybody know if mechanics are able to fix tyres? I don’t want new tyres. I want my old ones. What’s wrong with them? I don’t see how that’s any of your business. But they’ve… exploded. How did my tyres explode? That’s a great question, and one I’m not sure if I should answer. My …

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L’auto è Viva

What’s with cars and their ability to make their way into human hearts? I mean, they’re machines, aren’t they? They’re not even humanoid. That said, they do kind of have faces… you know how the headlights and front grill can sort of arrange themselves into something vaguely anthropomorphic? Yes, you do know. Don’t pretend you’re …

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Automobile Marvels

Anyway, we’ve managed to make excellent progress in integrating cars into our line of work, even if some of the younger folks have said that they’d like to pursue other avenues. We’ll still need their advice, though; apparently you have to take a car to a mechanic in Ringwood for a roadworthy certificate, and most …

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Cars Are Alright

Wait…that may have been another episode. Seriously though, what happened to all those shows in the 90s that were all about saving the environment, or just…teaching you things? I went to get my annual car check up with a mechanic open in Bentleigh the other day, and I suddenly had a strong flashback to my …

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