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What to do when the tow truck arrives to take your vehicle

What to do when the tow truck arrives to take your vehicle
they do their job and you do yours
Left in a traumatic state as a result of a detrimental vehicle accident that just occurred moments earlier. The last thing on your mind is bein...

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Dangers of modifying your vehicles engine

Dangers of modifying your vehicles engine
think twice for the sake of future satisfaction You’re always keen for a good buy, whether it’s a new bag or a pair of comfy and stylish stilettos, but your best buy yet would definitely be your s...

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Trickle vs Regular charge vs Fast battery charger

Your battery's best companion

We know that choosing the right battery was challenging enough, not to mention maintaining or jump-starting it, but you will need to differentiate between a trickle, regular and fast battery charger at some...

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Warning signs of bad windscreen structure and integrity

Don’t ignore the signs

You’ve considered 2020 your year of renewal, and in so many ways it has been. In fact, after an unfriendly experience with a colossal flying rock, your windscreen was replaced back in 2019. Now, a few months l...

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Vehicle cleaning and washing myths

Know the truth to keeping it clean

Whether you've been driving for decades or only a few years, you will know the tiresome task of washing your vehicle every so often. In fact, you may be one of those rare individuals who actually like it....

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Jump-starting a Battery

Jump-starting a Battery Simple step-by-step Tips

Your morning started on a great note: a warm cup of coffee and about ten minutes of revising your big presentation. You’re more than ready to start, but unfortunately, your vehicle isn’...

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Illegal Engine Modifications

Improvements that may cause you inconvenience

You must have seen (or rather heard) the pops and bangs coming off the racy little hatchback that’s gunning their accelerator at the robot next to you. Many enthusiasts buying cars love the i...

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Dangers of delaying minor body repairs at a panel beater

Leave a good impression wherever you go

Statistics in South Africa prove that more than thirty-five percent of vehicles have some sort of exterior damage to their bodywork, and with the current economical state in South-Africa, we also un...

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Vehicle Warranties

A warranty guarantees an extended quality companion
Purchasing a vehicle is one of the decisions you make in life that is most intense and expensive. It’s also one of the most exciting and rewarding ones as well. Nothing compares to that fi...

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Reasons why claims are not being paid by the RAF

Stay informed, knowledge is an advantage
We all know the financial implications of an accident. All the medical bills and invoices from damages to your vehicle that will need to be paid. Even when abiding by the rules of the road, in one spl...

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ISOFIX

Built in child car seat convenience and standard safety You’ve purchased the perfect family vehicle - your very first little subcompact SUV with many safety features that you feel will protect your most precious cargo. Realistically speaking, y...

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Safe and Appropriate Child Car Seat Accessories

Think of safety before convenience

As a mom you’re always willing to go the extra mile for your little one’s safety, comfort, entertainment and convenience, especially if you’re new to motherhood. Child car seat accessories are all...

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Impact of Window Tinting on Vehicles

Protect yourself from dangerous exposure

While we’re on the go, confined to our vehicles on our way home or to work, we are exposed to damaging and dangerous elements such as ultra violet sun rays and severe weather conditions, as wel...

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Different types of tracking systems for your vehicle

Different types of tracking systems for your vehicle Active or passive? You’ve heard a lot about tracking systems and the benefits and features of having such a system installed in your vehicle – and, finally, after some convincing, you take th...

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Obtain Optimal Longevity from Your Battery

Recharge It by Running It
Have you ever had a morning where everything just starts on a bad note? To make matters worse, you’re going to be late for an important meeting too, because your car battery is flat, and there’s no-one around to...

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Caster, Camber and Toe

Angle matters.
While driving innocently on your way to home from work, you are met with an unfriendly pothole that results in you having to change your tyre. Your next stop is to have your wheels aligned, but what does that actually mean? Whee...

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Windshield Replacement

A small crack can have a big effect on your safety
Initially, windshields were invented to protect you as the driver and other passengers from the harsh elements while offering an unobstructed viewing advantage of the road ahead. Windshields ar...

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Hire-Purchase

Every payment is one step closer to owning your dream wheels

We all remember the anticipation as a child, waiting for Christmas day to arrive and counting the days until it finally did. Purchasing a vehicle via hire-purchase is the same...

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Fixed interest rates vs Fluctuating interest rates

Which one fits your bill the best?

Financing decisions are never easy. Scrutinizing the fine print and settling for something you’re not certain of or properly informed about is something that commonly occurs when it comes to financing...

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Different Types of Vehicle Batteries

What runs your vehicle and your journey

Batteries are the start of your daily journey, and what actually starts your car, too. Your battery charges as you drive your vehicle, but, just like everything else in life, it will eventually ru...

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Buying a Second Hand Battery

New Relationship from an Old Companion

Somewhere along the way every woman has stumbled upon a good deal on a used item and considered buying it. Whether it be due to financial reasons or convenience, you ignored all the warning signs a...

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How to Claim from the Road Accident Fund

Easy as one, two, and three


After a traumatic incident where you, an unlucky pedestrian, had a less-than-friendly nudge by a vehicle, have been rushed to hospital, you have spent the last three weeks cooped up in recovery. Boredom ...

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Paint Protection

How Paint Protection Improves the Trade Value of Your Vehicle

First Impressions Count

The time has come to say goodbye to your deeply-valued four wheels: it’s one of the hardest things you will have to do, and you will alwa...

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Battery Leaks

Spot it, Replace it

There’s one important thing we encourage our readers to get into the habit of doing, and that’s taking a few minutes every week or two to pop the bonnet of your car and have a look inside. It’s a great way to s...

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What is an Accurate Assessment When Consulting with a Panelbeater?

Get it right the first time around.

Entrusting your vehicle into the hands of a stranger is always a challenge – you end up doing so with full hope and faith that this professional will fix your car to the best of their ability, and re...

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Safety Ratings of Child Car Seats

Safety ratings should be first priority

One thing every new mom knows is the fear of how fragile and vulnerable your little one is – especially in a situation where they need to be strapped into a seat while you drive. According to th...

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Comparing Quotations for Servicing Your Vehicle

Comparing Quotations for Servicing Your Vehicle Quality, affordability, reliability.

Life is unpredictable, and in keeping with this, your car just served up a little problem at the most inconvenient time. Being a mom and a businessw...

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Let's Torque About Road Rage

What to Do if You’re a Victim of Road Rage
Stay calm and collected - stay safe.


You are cruising through town, minding your own business on your way to get groceries, and diligently following the rules of the road by driv...

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Types of Vehicle Insurance Cover Packages

What to Know About Choosing an Insurance Package

Life happens - the good and the bad. We deal, heal and move on. In the same manner, anything can happen to your vehicle in the time that you drive it. Women-Torque place great emphasis on...

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Guidelines on What to do Post-accident - Insurance Related

Be Prepared for the Unexpected

The statistics on road accidents in South Africa is a shocking one – with thousands of accidents occurring annually, we’d be ignorant to think it could never happen to us, or to you. We prepare for thes...

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Aftermarket vs Manufacturer exhaust

Which option should you choose?

There’s always been a debate about which route to follow when looking into exhaust acquisition – and, with so many personal preferences in terms of performance, sound, and appearance, it’s a good que...

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Let’s Torque about Servicing

I had some interesting experience during the course of last year with regards to servicing. To set the scene, allow me to provide some background. In our household, we have two vehicles. A vehicle we bought new from a Dealership, and a vehicle we bou...

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Let’s Torque About Rent-to-Own

Recapping the MadRent Magic

Over the course of the last few months, Women-Torque had the distinct pleasure of familiarising you with the world of Rent-to-Own. Through our partner, MadRent, we have also been able to show you the positive ...

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Let’s Torque about Accessories

Personalise your Vehicle Interior

When I finally received the keys to my new vehicle some years ago as a youngster, my father sagely advised me to invest in seat covers in order to prolong the upholstery. At first, I rolled my eyes, but ...

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Let's Torque about Ceramic Pro

A Key To Excellence – Ceramic Pro

We have been so blessed to have formed a relationship with Cindy Schutz from Ceramic Pro over the course of the last few months, and we have found ourselves overwhelmed by the opportunity to learn abou...

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