What Are Run Flat Tyres?

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Run-flat tyres represent a remarkable advancement in automotive safety, offering drivers a dependable solution in the event of a tyre puncture. These self-sustaining tyres are equipped with a strengthened sidewall, which helps to maintain the tyre’s integrity and prevent it from falling apart if it gets damaged. This blog post delves into the world of … Read more

Part Worn Tyres: A Definitive Guide

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When it comes to vehicle maintenance, one of the crucial aspects is choosing the right tyres. Part worn tyres, which are essentially tyres that have been used previously but still have legal tread depth, have become a popular choice for many. They offer a budget-friendly alternative to new tyres without necessarily compromising on quality. This … Read more

How Long Do Tyres Last?

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When it comes to vehicle maintenance, the longevity of tyres is a crucial aspect that UK drivers should consider. Understanding how long your tyres are likely to last can help in planning for replacements, ensuring safety, and managing costs. This blog post aims to provide an in-depth analysis of the factors affecting tyre lifespan and … Read more

Tyre Markings: How to Read Your Tyre Size

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Thinking about replacing your car’s tyres and are confused by all the codes on them? Deciphering the tyre codes can be challenging, especially if you’re a first-time tyre buyer. Don’t worry, this guide is here to help. The size details, represented as a combination of letters and numbers, are typically either printed or embossed onto … Read more

Choosing Car Tyres – Tread Carefully

For most of us, car tyres are an expense we could do without. They usually require replacing at the most inconvenient time and therefore we either look for the cheapest deal or go with whatever the garage has offered you. However, tyres can make a difference in how your car handles as well as your … Read more

How Long Do Wheel Bearings Last?

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Wheel bearings: small yet mighty components hidden within the wheels of your car. These little bearings play a pivotal role in your vehicle’s performance, affecting everything from a smooth drive to safe steering. In this guide, we’ll explore what they are, their critical functions in ensuring a comfortable and safe ride, and how long they … Read more

The Importance of Locking Wheel Nuts

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Locking wheel nuts are an important part of the security of your vehicle. They are obviously there to prevent the theft of your alloy wheels, which are expensive enough in their own right, but also the tyres too, which on larger vehicles and SUVs can be as much as the cost of the wheel. How … Read more

What To Do If You Have A Slow Puncture

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Slow punctures are common but understandably more challenging to detect compared to a sudden puncture. In this article, we cover how to identify if you have a slow puncture, what causes it and how to repair a slow puncture. What is a slow puncture? Slow punctures are tiny, almost undetectable holes in a vehicle’s tyre … Read more

How To Make Your Tyres Last Longer

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Tyres will wear out eventually – that’s a fact. But is there anything you can do to prolong the life of your car tyres? Aside from being an important part of regular vehicle maintenance, it’s important to pay attention to your vehicle’s tyres for safety reasons, too. After all, they are what keep your vehicle … Read more