Kids leaning out of car window in the sun
  • 4th July 2017
  • Mr Clutch Marketing
  • Consumer

Have less stress and drive ‘easy’ this holiday!

It’s holiday time! The customary seasonal madness is happening right now, writes our motoring man, Iain Robertson, as he ponders over some practical, helpful hints to make your motoring vacation as problem-free as possible. Unless you catch a cab, have...

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Brake disc
  • 1st June 2017
  • Mr Clutch Marketing
  • Consumer

Keep your foot off the brakes, for an ‘arresting’ performance

It’s summer...it’s warm...so is your car, which can be made even hotter if you do not plan how and when to use your car’s brakes, writes motoring journalist Iain Robertson, who knows the perils of poor braking performance. Cars are...

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MOT checklist
  • 25th May 2017
  • Mr Clutch Marketing
  • Consumer

Drivers need to be more ‘in the know’ about their MOTs

Having been brought up in an environment of ‘ignorance of the law is no excuse’, motoring journalist Iain Robertson imparts some of the most recent changes made to the MOT Test and issues a helpful warning… It is a simple...

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Transmission disc
  • 11th May 2017
  • Mr Clutch Marketing
  • Consumer

‘Traditional’ transmission repairs can save both waste and money

One aspect of garage services that has almost become a ‘forgotten art’, writes motoring journalist, Iain Robertson, is a genuine feather-in-the-cap for Mr Clutch, which always champions value for money to its customers. We live in a world that revolves...

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Vehicle climate control

Air-con re-gassing is not all hot air

Although the gas in your vehicle’s air-con, or climate control system, has a notional life expectancy (due to leakages) of around two years, motoring journalist Iain Robertson recommends replenishing it annually, for added safety and health. There was a time,...

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Car wash
  • 6th March 2017
  • Mr Clutch Marketing
  • Consumer

Time for a change…warmer weather’s on the way (believe it!)

After a horrible, dank and dark winter, we are all looking forward to the longer, warmer days of springtime, writes Iain Robertson, but there are a number of important aspects for you to consider for your vehicle’s well-being. Despite the...

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Flywheel

Flywheel Damage? Repair, or replace, is the question

Among the ‘oily bits’ of the average manual gearbox car is a flywheel, highlights motoring journalist Iain Robertson, which he states can be quite costly to replace, although he has a solution to such expense. To be honest, the flywheel,...

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Locomotive engine

Flywheels And Dual Mass Flywheels

The flywheel is a metal disc which is fitted directly onto the crankshaft between the engine and the clutch. Its purpose is to help provide a smooth transfer of power from the engine to the drive train. In essence, the...

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Lumho Wintercraft WP51 tyre

Dispelling the ‘Winter Tyres’ myths

Contrary to popular opinion, ‘Winter Tyres’ are not just for better traction in snowy conditions, a factor that motoring journalist, Iain Robertson, is keen to support, having used various brands over the past 25 years on his own car. A...

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Torn, rusty tyre
  • 4th October 2016
  • Mr Clutch Marketing
  • Marketing

How to choose the right tyres

Choosing the right tyre for your car can be difficult and confusing. Everybody has different needs and requirements, which means that a tyre solution for one person may differ from another. This short guide highlights budget, mid range and high...

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