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Recommendations for Getting Racing Gear

Has anyone bought racing gear before for track days? Looking for helmets (AS1698), maybe gloves, and shoes. where is the best place to purchase in person as I want to try the fit first?

Advice on Airline Suddenly Changing My Flight

I booked flights on Expedia for a holiday and one of the flights in the middle of the trip got moved to 1 day later. This means I need to book an extra night of hotel (generally expensive) and lose …

Sim Racing Deals/Tips for OzBarginers

Sim Racing is an expensive hobby to get into! Decent Fanatec set of gears are $2k and a rig is $1k, + PC + Monitors. Is there a way to save on sim racing? What do you use and how much have you spend …

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Justify buying a ‘Fun’ Car?

Since Ozbargain always give out great financial advices, I would like to get your opinion on owning a vehicle mainly for fun. I’ve had the idea of getting a manual 86/brz for 2 years now but never …

Beware of Unsolicited Calls from Chinese Scammers Posing as Embassy/Police

There's a group of scammers from China who are posing as employees of the Chinese Embassy, they will also direct you to a Beijing police department. If you speak Chinese: Please do not respond …

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Aldi Workzone pressure washer compatible foam cannon & connector

Anyone bought the Aldi power washer? I could not find any reliable info on what kind of foam gun/lance/cannon and what kind of connection is compatible to Aldi workzone power washers. Not much info …

Insurance: How Many Claims (Including Not at Fault) Did You Make?

Mum's car insurance needs to be renewed soon and I wanted to look around to see if there're cheaper quotes. Both Youi and Woolworth asked "How many claims (including not at fault) did …

Car Care - How to Remove Swirl Marks?

Super cheap auto suggested cut & polish cream where it can cut down a thin layer of clear coat. I went at it for a while with the applicator pad and stil no difference after I puff it off. The …

How to Store and Discard Used Motor Oil?

Fellow DIY mechanics, how do you store the oil after it's drained to the oil bucket? Where do you throw them away? Do you always put new washers on when putting back the oil drain plug?

Really High Water Usage for Living Alone, Is This Normal?

Hi guys, this has been a bad month for me.. My water bill came and I think it's abnormally expensive for someone that has been living alone… August to Nov = $374.65 (see …

Item Sent to The Wrong STATE, Whose Fault Is It?

Bought something from the Tmart store a month ago, suddently remembered recently I haven't receieved anything from them, only a confirmation email that I paid. I emailed their support and they …

Destiny 2 Vs The Division

Anyone played The Division? I was wondering if it's worth it now to buy and play. I'm currently playing Destiny 2 and I just don't find the environment, enemies, story, gear, skill …

Cheapest Way to Learn Manual?

Want to learn manual and want to get a manual car in the near future. What is the cheapest way to learn it? No one from friends and family drives or knows how to drive manual… I have full …