Our Latest Articles


We know the industry

With over 15 years professional experience, we are experts within the automotive repairs, finance and used vehicle market in order to bring you a specific sets of skills that sets us apart from your average mechanic.  Anyone can go out and have a look at a car, we pride ourselves as keeping the upmost professionalism throughout the entire process. ​

Licensed mobile mechanic repairers licence MVRL57595

We are a licensed mobile vehicle workshop so rest assured that you will be receiving a competent mechanic to undertake the mobile vehicle inspections as per our clients request.  Our repairers licence will also allow up to disassemble and diagnose any component when required. ​ 

Compression Leak Testing ​(head-gasket condition)

The Compression leak test detects any presence of Co2 (carbon dioxide) within the cooling system.​ The presence of Co2 indicates there is an internal combustion leak within the engine which will ultimately cause compression drop in the cylinders. 

Complimentary Valuations

We supply you with a unbiased independent valuation of the subject vehicle of how much we think you should be paying.
With attached market examples to ensure our you are paying within the expected market value for your next investment. We take the overall condition and kilometres travelled into consideration. 

Risks of buying a car without an inspection

Buyers beware of hidden damage or mechanical Issues   CASY STUDY POST SALE VEHCILE INSPECTION SUMMARY Our client had purchased a 2010 Mazda 6 from a private seller without undertaking a pre purchase inspection. We have been instructed by our client to undergo a ‘post vehicle inspection’ and to provide a rough cost on any outstanding repairs (if any found). During our walk around inspection, the vehicle seemed to be kept in a reasonable condition with matching up to date

Read More »

Takata airbag recall: What you need to know to protect yourself

The safety of vehicles is a paramount concern for all car owners and potential buyers. Unfortunately, there have been several recalls in recent years related to faulty airbags, with the Takata airbag recall being one of the most significant. In this blog article, we will discuss the latest Takata airbag recall, its potential risks, and provide valuable advice to customers on how to ensure their cars are not affected. Additionally, we will emphasize the importance of pre-purchase car inspections to

Read More »

Buying a used caravan or motorhome? Here are some tips and tricks

Buying a used caravan or motorhome can be an exciting and rewarding experience. It allows you to embark on new adventures, explore the great outdoors, and create unforgettable memories. However, it’s crucial to approach the purchasing process with caution and thoroughness. To ensure you make an informed decision, we’ve compiled a comprehensive guide with valuable tips and tricks for buying a used caravan or motorhome, particularly in Sydney. From conducting pre-purchase inspections to negotiating the best deal, let’s delve into

Read More »

Are you buying an auction car? Here are some tips and tricks

Buying a used car can be a daunting task, especially if you are shopping in a competitive marketplace like auctions. However, purchasing a used car at auction in Sydney can be an exciting and rewarding experience if you know what you are doing. Here are some tips on how to buy a used car at auction in Sydney, particularly focusing on car inspection in Sydney: 1. Research To start with, research is essential when buying a used car at an

Read More »

Tips on purchasing a used vehicle at auction

In this case study, we will explore the process of buying auction vehicles and provide valuable tips and best practices for successful purchases. Auctions can be an excellent opportunity to acquire vehicles at competitive prices, but they also require careful consideration and knowledge to make informed decisions. By following these tips, prospective buyers can navigate the auction process with confidence and increase their chances of securing a quality vehicle at a reasonable price. Case Study: Let’s consider the hypothetical scenario

Read More »

Servicing Sydney and surrounding areas

  • Hunters Hill
  • Illawarra
  • Ingleburn
  • Londonderry
  • Macquarie Park
  • Narrabeen
  • Northmead
  • ​North Sydney
  • Pennant Hills
  • Putney
  • Sydney Olympic Park
  • Zetlands

We have proudly worked with...

Vehicles we Inspect

Pre Purchase Car Inspections

  • Family vehicles
  • Ute inspections 
  • Commercial vans
  • Sport 
  • Luxury cars 
  • Prestige cars
  • SUV’s
  • Classic cars 
  • Muscle cars
  • Australian muscle
  • American muscle
  • Custom vehicle inspections

Pre Purchase Truck Inspections

  • Prime mover
  • Tipper trucks
  • B Double combinations
  • Agitators
  • Curtain-sider trucks
  • pan-tech trucks
  • Crane trucks
  • Motorhomes
  • Bus
  • Pantech
  • Delivery vans
  • flatbed trailers
  • Skel trailers 

Pre Purchase Excavator Inspections

  • Excavators
  • ​Mini excavators
  • Bobcats
  • Forklift
  • ​Front end loaders
  • Tractors 
  • Skid steer loaders
  • Speciality equipment
  • Auxiliary attachments
  • bucket inspections

*Additional charges may apply subject to vehicle configuration and location outside Sydney metro

Are you an interstate buyer?

We strive to complete a comprehensive pre purchase vehicle inspection based in Sydney, NSW which allows our clients to purchase the vehicle in confidence without the hassle of flight bookings, hire cars and hotels costs just to look at a lemon! (which can be quite expensive)

Double Chex will send you a same day easy to read report providing you with the tools you need to make your final decision all from the comfort of your living room.

Our inclusions including a vast amount of high-resolution images will provide you with you the information you need leaving no stone unturned. 

Please explore our website and see what exactly you receive with our services. Or, request a sample report here

Book your next inspection with us

No Payment required until inspection is confirmed