Tires

Are tyre prices likely to go up in the future?

As a driver, the price of tyres may greatly influence your purchase habits. If you are on the market for a new car, you might choose to go with a smaller vehicle, in order to find smaller tyres, at a lower price. On the other hand, if you can find a vehicle that wears tyres down less, so you can … [Read more...]

19 Steps to Replacing a Car Tyre

Changing a wheel is not complex and should take no more than 30 minutes depending on the conditions. Typically in good conditions it should only take 10 minutes. Before starting to change the wheel ensure that you have followed the safety precautions above to ensure that you and your passengers … [Read more...]

Different Types of Car Lifts

Car lifts can be found in all vehicle repair shops and in home garages across the globe. A car lift is a device that is used to raise a car up off the ground to allow access to the underneath compartment of a vehicle. There are both hydraulic and electric versions of the car lift. The electric one … [Read more...]

Take Care of Your Vehicle Before Taking a Big Trip!

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As summer rolls around, it's time for road trips and fun adventures in the car. Vacations take their toll on any vehicle. Tires actually should be replaced ever three years, even if a car isn't regularly used. There are whole lists of maintenance issues that go into preparing a car for a road trip. … [Read more...]

How To Prepare Your Car for Its MOT

Whether you are a do-it-yourself mechanic, or whether you contract your repairs out to someone else, knowing what is needed to pass your MOT is important. Knowing the major failure issues will help you in knowing how to go about caring for your car in order to pass all the different … [Read more...]

How to Choose the Right Car for Snowy Terrain

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If you live in an area that has a lot of snow, the most important thing is for you to have a great car. A lot of cars simply are not designed for heavy use in the snow. Driving one of these vehicles can be unsafe and might even cause you to get into an accident because of skidding on pavement. There … [Read more...]

Look After Your Car Tyres And They Will Look After You

Your car tyres are a vital component of your car. Not only do they ensure that you enjoy the best possible levels of safety but good tyres in good condition provide optimum handling and fuel economy. By taking good care of your tyres and ensuring that you replace them regularly you can ensure that … [Read more...]

What is MOT test?

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MOT stands for Ministry of Transport and therefore MOT test is the ministry of transport annual test of the automobile safety, exhaust emissions aspects and the road worthiness of the vehicle. MOT test needs to be done for all vehicles which are more than three years old. MOT test is required in the … [Read more...]

How to Repair Rubber Tires

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Tire technology has come a long way since the first rubbers available for automobiles after the turn of the century. In days gone by, tires were highly prone to punctures, water damage, and even melting in the heat, making it especially difficult for motorists to drive long distances without any car … [Read more...]

How to change a tyre yourself

Changing a tyre can seem daunting when you suddenly need to do it and you've never done it before but is actually fairly easy if you have the right tools. The first thing you need to do is to find somewhere safe and stable to change the tyre. It needs to be level so avoid hills or soft grass or … [Read more...]