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Welcome to the VE Online blog where we discuss everything auto! All the latest news & information about car parts, spares & the Australian automotive industry. We're glad you're here, chat to you in the comments!

Date Posted: 11 October 2021  

Protect Your 4WD With Diesel Dog All 4WDs have a primary fuel filter in them. They’re usually under the bonnet and should be replaced at most services as they have a water trap to catch water, a sensor to detect any water. As far a primary fuel filters filtering ability is concerned, is usually around the 10 to 12-micron mark but not exclusively greater than 10 and sometimes as small as 5-microns. So they will filter out exceptionally small particulates and debris. Now, you might be wondering " Why do I need a secondary fuel filter? " What all of us who have a 4WD should still be worried about is that particles as small as 2-5-microns diameter can cause serious issues in the fuel system of newer common-rail d

Date Posted: 11 August 2021  

Towing Solutions Towing has become more and more important to Australians in recent times as we have been restricted to venturing around our beautiful country. We have taken to the roads towing our boats, caravans and trailers. Although, as many of you would have found, finding the correct fit and class of towbar can be quite mind boggling. You're probably asking yourself "What tow bar do I need?" and "What size tow bar do I need?". Whether you are going to tackle the task to fit it yourself or take it to your local mechanic to fit, VE Online has all the towing solutions and after sales service you need! Now let’s break down the different types of towbar: Light Duty Towbars / Class 2 Towbars Class t

Date Posted: 6 July 2021  

Best Aftermarket Exhaust Upgrade? What is the Best Aftermarket Muffler Upgrade? Are you wondering what the best aftermarket exhaust is? Or what is the best muffler upgrade? Read on! XForce exhausts are becoming an increasingly common point of conversation between consumers on the hunt for an aftermarket upgrade to their existing exhaust system, so we thought we would give you our opinion. VE Online has been stocking and selling XForce exhausts now for many years, we have watched the quality of the product improve dramatically as it has been locally researched and custom developed here in Australia. We have also had the experience of fitting many of the systems in our workshop and the ease of fitment never fails to disappoint. We always like to fit and hear the pro

Date Posted: 17 June 2021  

The Best Exhaust System on the Market? We think it's Redback Extreme Duty We would like to talk to you about why we think Redback Extreme Duty exhaust systems are one of the best exhausts on the Australian market. We mean it when we say the new range of Redback 4x4 Extreme Duty exhaust systems are built to last and perform. As Aussies we all rely on our 4x4s whether they are everyday run about vehicles or our prized possessions that we pour all our time and weekends into! So Redback saw the pride and joy that we have in this market and has engineered this exhaust system for a range of makes and models that will go the distance in harsh Australian conditions. Today, Redback is one of the few 4x4 exhaust system brands manufactured by a truly Australian company

Date Posted: 10 June 2021  

What is an iDRIVE Throttle Controller? And Why You Need One! You may be asking "What is an iDrive?" and "What does a throttle controller do?" if so keep reading! An iDRIVE throttle controller doesn’t magically give your vehicle more horsepower, it does, however, change how your Engine Control Unit (ECU) reads input from your accelerator pedal and the speed at which that throttle input is applied to the engine. All we can say about the iDRIVE throttle controller is prepare to be very pleasantly surprised, remember the last time you went to overtake and it just felt like the accelerator was not responding enough? Once you plug this small beauty in, you will not be thinking that again. This small electronic unit decreases the occasional throttle la