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At WhichCar, we know that keeping your car in tip-top condition is important, which is why we have compiled all the best advice and products to keep your vehicle looking and feeling its best. From waxes and polishes, to cleaning products and equipment, you'll find everything you need to know to make sure your car is always in its best condition.

Buying a new car

What to do after you buy a new car

Before taking your new pride and joy for a decent spin make sure you’re familiar with all its features and their operation, as well as the running in process

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New Year’s resolution: Caring for your car

After a couple of years of inactivity, 2022 probably saw your car put through the wringer of desperately overdue road trips. It's time to start showing it the care you might've missed last year

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Do automatic car washes damage your paint?

Cheap and easy they may be, but automatic car washes will leave their mark over time

Top paint repair tips to avoid trips to the paint shop

How to fix a scratch on your car and other paint repair tips

How to buff out scratches, chips and marks to bring your car's paint back to nearly new condition

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Advice: Duco protection for your 4x4

To maintain a pristine look, there are a range of products available to help protect exterior paint and the tub's interior from the unforgiving elements

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Do I pay rego during lockdown? Answering your COVID car questions

Advice to keep your car in good shape during lockdown and to save money if you can't drive

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Here's how to keep your car clean of COVID-19

Here are some simple steps to help keep coronavirus at bay in vehicles without having to wear a hazmat suit

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How to: Paint your car

An introduction to automotive painting

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Car maintenance tasks you can do yourself

New cars aren’t exactly DIY-friendly, however there are a few tasks you can do should the need arise

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How to apply vinyl wrap to your car

3M shows us how to lay down its vinyl Designer Wrap

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Vehicle paint finishes explained

What do you do when silver isn’t bright enough, gloss isn’t shiny enough and black isn’t dark enough?

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Should I buy paint protection?

Offered as the first line of defence between the outside world and your paint, is ceramic paint protection worth it?

What you need when travelling with a dog

Essential car accessories for dog owners

From upholstery protectors to fur-free living and beyond, consider this your pet-friendly checklist road tripping with a furry mate in the back.

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Car show preparation - Tech Torque

Peter Fitzpatrick runs us through the do's and dont's of winning showcar trophies

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How to spring clean your car

A post-winter car clean can achieve everything from protecting the paintwork and resale value to saving fuel

Best advice of 2017

Resolved to treat your car better in 2018? We can help

If your New Year’s resolution is to treat your car better in 2018, the following WhichCar advice pieces will help

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We give you the lowdown on keeping your car's interior and engine bay looking top

How often should you wash your car?

How often should you wash your car?

The answer isn’t as obvious as you’d think

Waxing a car – the WhichCar guide

Waxing a car – the WhichCar guide

Polishing your car is more about simply learning to wax on and wax off

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How to properly clean, wax and detail your car

Don't undo all your hard work by letting your streeter look like it lives in the gutter

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How to protect your car from the heat

Your car goes through a lot in summer even when it’s parked. Here are some tips to for protecting it from the relentless Australian heat.

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How to wash your car: Dos and Don'ts

Washing your car is an important way of protecting its shiny exterior. And yet sometimes, washing it can cause more damage than good.

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How to keep your car clean during the mosquito plague

The good news is your moving car is doing its best to keep mossie numbers down. The bad news is the little buggers can wreak posthumous revenge on your car’s paintwork.

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Behind the scenes of Mad Mike Whiddett’s video for Turtle Wax Australia

Go behind the scenes and take a look at the making of the video, and an insight into the rise of professional drifter Mad Mike Whiddett