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Dents in your bodywork? Not a problem!

Getting dents removed or “pulled” in a bodyshop can be an expensive route when improving the bodywork of your vehicle. In reality, your vehicle is bound to accrue an unsightly collection of dents and dings over the years – one of the most frustrating things is getting your vehicle back from the bodyshop, freshly repaired and dent free, only for you to need to book it in again a couple of weeks later. Well, those days could be a thing of the past for those budding workshop fanatics and bodywork tinkerers out there, with the Power-Tec spot welder!

Cabin air filters – the most important filter in the car!

Hi all

Today, we’re going to be taking a look at cabin fiters, and the role they play in filtering out all of those nasty particles found on the roads these days. We use Mahle for the majority of our filters, and for good reason – they offer OEM quality products that are designed to reliably fit a huge range of vehicles, at great prices. You can even use the code OPIEBLOG to get 10% off your order!

 

Arc welder galore at Opies

Electric welding is the process of joining parts by fusion. This is due to the heat produced by an electric arc – hence the name “arc welding”

There are unique advantages to using an arc welder over a standard welder, from it being considerably more economical, lighter joints that have the strength equal to the parent metal, and offering an overall improvement in the surface finish of the welded joint. Now, Opies are pleased to announce that we sell arc welders, the perfect addition to the workshop for all you tinkerers out there!

The importance of REGULAR oil changes

Oil plays a significant role in ensuring a long engine service life: It undertakes a variety of tasks, all of which are crucial for the smooth running of each engine process – from lubrication and damping, to cleaning, cooling and sealing, right up to corrosion protection. Today, we’ll be taking a look at the importance of regular oil changes, and how this can save you money in the long run.