Choosing a car colour: what your colour choice says about you

Choosing your car’s paint colour is a highly personal and even an emotional decision for many people buying a car. Their preferred colour is often closely tied to their personality and everyone has a preference here. But despite auto paint available in a full spectrum of colours, the colours of white, silver and black continue to be the most popular of all. When choosing a colour, while looks are an important part from a colour that you like the look of, there are some practical considerations for choosing a car colour that you may not have thought about which we explain below. Continue reading

Guide to Buying an Air Compressor

Air compressors provide high pressured air on demand for a wide range of purposes. Depending on your individual needs, will depend on the air compressor you will require, and how much you will ultimately pay.

JA Toft sells an extensive range of air compressors in Bundaberg to power a range of air tools, and for other handy tasks around the home. We explain the different grades of air compressor you should look for based on your requirements in this post.

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How to degrease your car engine

A clean engine has more than just cosmetic benefits…

Cosmetic reasons aside, degreasing your car engine is something that’s relatively quick and easy, can help to identify leaks and corrosion and will also prevent rust and oil contamination. Your mechanic will certainly thank you for it too and a clean engine will also tell a better story if you put your car up for sale.

Unfortunately what’s under the hood of your car can be a case for out of sight, out of mind for many people, but it shouldn’t be. The Bundaberg automotive supplies specialists at JA Toft explain the simple steps to degreasing your car engine below. Continue reading

A-Z List of Trade Tools

Is your garage, tool shed, or workspace well equipped with the right tools for jobs around the home?  Whether it’s nailing, gluing, powering, climbing, cutting or tightening, a good selection of trade tools and other equipment will make your life a lot easier and enable you to be a lot more handy around the home.

Here at JA Toft, we’ve got Bundaberg’s biggest selection of trade tools and auto parts under one roof – Most of the below we have at our retail outlet in Bundbaberg. Come and visit us today and pick up some quality brands of trade tools at great prices. Continue reading

Car Parts for every Bundy Garage

There is much to be said for a well-stocked and fully equipped garage. Whether you are an auto enthusiast or just someone who cares about car and home maintenance, the garage is the perfect place in the home to keep auto supplies and tools handy. As the leading supplier of auto accessories in Bundaberg, JA Toft has all supplies to pimp your ride – and also your garage. Here’s out list of handy items to keep on-hand in yours. Continue reading

Car Washing 101 – A Guide to Careful Car Washing

Washing your car seems simple enough, but like almost everything the results can vary depending on technique and the procedure followed. Even worse you can damage your car paint if you’re overzealous with your washing method. Brought to you by the team of auto enthusiasts here at JA Toft, we share our advice for effective and careful car washing in our latest blog post Continue reading

Going Pro – Why Protec® Auto Paint is the industry brand of choice

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There’s a full spectrum of colours here for any industrial painting project here at JA Toft. We’ve got the biggest selection of car paint in Bundaberg and we proudly stock industrial paint for all applications from some of the leading manufacturers. In our latest post we explain why Protec® continues to be our brand, and the industry brand of choice for durable industrial coatings. Continue reading

When should you replace your car battery?

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Batteries are the often forgotten hero of your car. Not only are they essential for powering your vehicle and all of its components, but they are rarely given much thought until they are flat. This is often at the most inconvenient of times. As all cars are different, you need a battery that holds its charge and is the right capacity to support the various demands depending on your vehicle. At JA Toft we sell car batteries for all makes and models and can equip your car with the right battery for your vehicle, – complete with a manufacturer’s warranty. In today’s post we answer one of the most asked questions relating to car batteries – how often should they be replaced. Continue reading