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7 12, 2019

Car Shows Perth 2020 – A Guide For Car Lovers

2019-12-15T01:17:07+00:00December 7th, 2019|News|

At Gino’s, we love what we do and we love our cars. Like many others in Perth, we are part of the growing culture around celebrating automobiles both old and new. Thankfully, there are several shows throughout the year dedicated to showcasing the latest in car brands and equipment while respecting the vintage classics that defined

26 09, 2019

Is Your Airbag Safe?

2019-10-15T04:51:14+00:00September 26th, 2019|Hints & Tips, News, Smash Repairs|

In one of our previous blog articles, we noted the alarming statistic that 30% of car accidents in Australia involve vehicles running off roads and losing control, with single vehicle accidents leading the way in terms of roadside fatalities throughout the nation. When it comes to protection from sudden impact, airbags are invaluable, designed to

3 09, 2019

How Often Should You Rotate Your Car Tyres?

2019-09-10T07:57:22+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Hints & Tips, News|

When people think about vehicle safety the first things that come to mind might be airbags, brakes, seat belts or even motion sensors. Tyres are something that for the most part we take for granted – they just work until suddenly they don’t. They’re our literal connection to the road however and the condition of

8 08, 2019

What Is A Logbook Service?

2019-08-23T03:02:24+00:00August 8th, 2019|Hints & Tips, Mechanical Service, News|

We all know cars need servicing every now and again to prevent major problems down the line, and the first thing you should isolate before going for a car service is what type of service your vehicle needs. But what is the difference between a minor service, a major service, or a logbook service? While

27 06, 2019

How Often Should You Get Your Car Aircon Regassed?

2019-09-27T05:44:06+00:00June 27th, 2019|Car Air conditioning, Hints & Tips, News|

Fortunately in 2019 car air conditioning is no longer the luxury it once used to be. We all have it in our cars and we expect it to work from the second we get in the car, all year round. There's nothing better than seeking refuge from the Perth summer in your car while the

8 05, 2019

Top 10 Car Accessories (You Love To Hate!)

2019-06-10T05:31:22+00:00May 8th, 2019|News|

Since the day the automotive vehicle was conceived people have found a way to accessorize them. Sometimes these accessories presented an opportunity to make a statement, sometimes they’ve even been functional. Most of the time however they’re just a bit of fun, for those of us not taking life too seriously. When done right these

18 04, 2019

How to Become a Panel Beater

2019-05-02T06:53:49+00:00April 18th, 2019|Hints & Tips, News|

What is a Panel Beater? A panel beater is a person that repairs car bodies by removing dents and scratches. Panel beaters remove dents, carry out major and minor panel repairs and replacements, structural repairs/realignments and some mechanical/electrical repairs. Panel beaters work to restore damaged cars back to their pre-accident condition, following manufacturer repair

2 04, 2019

Are you at fault if someone in front of you brakes suddenly?

2019-05-07T02:07:59+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Hints & Tips, News|

Road accidents are sometimes unavoidable. They can happen to almost everyone - even the most cautious of drivers. In fact, a shocking 360,000 Australian motorists reported being involved in an accident in the year ending July 2018, with rear end crashes being the most common car collision - making up one-third of these accidents. So,

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