Tyres Advice

Why is my car pulling to one side?

Friday 24th May 2024

Have you noticed your car consistently pulls to one side when driving or braking? The worst thing is not knowing what is causing the issue. Ignoring it is not only dangerous but could potentially damage your vehicle. Discover the causes in Formula One Autocentres’ helpful article.  Issues with whee... Read More

Is nitrogen better for tyres?

Friday 3rd May 2024

Nitrogen has been used for years to inflate the tyres on racing cars and aircraft. However, can you inflate your ordinary air-filled tyres with pure nitrogen gas? Formula One Autocentres explores the advantages of using nitrogen gas in your tyres.  What are nitrogen-filled tyres?  Nitrogen-filled... Read More

How do tyre pressure sensors work?

Tuesday 30th April 2024

Have you noticed that you have low tyre pressure? If a light flashes up on the dashboard, it could signal that you have underinflated tyres or a pressure imbalance. The tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) tells you if you have potential issues with your tyres. But how does a TPMS work? Formula On... Read More

Can a punctured tyre be repaired?

Monday 29th April 2024

You may have already encountered the dreaded tyre puncture. Not only can it be a real pain, but it can be potentially dangerous for you and other road users. If you have a punctured or flat tyre, you may wonder if it’s repairable or needs replacing. Our guide aims to answer any questions you may hav... Read More

Tyre Buying Guide

Thursday 29th February 2024

Tyres are arguably the most important component of a car. They are the main point of contact between the car and the road, so it's important to choose the right tyres. It can be a confusing process, but we make it simple in our tyre buying guide.  When should you replace your tyres? It’s important... Read More

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What people are saying about us...

  • Super helpful, also refunded my tyre purchase as i just need a repair.

    - Northampton (Gambrel Road) - May 27, 2024
  • Staff were friendly and helpful, excellent communication and problem with car was fixed quickly and efficiently.

    - Grantham - Apr 27, 2024
  • Had my air con re gassed but engineer thought my compressor wasn’t working so unfortunately air con still not working

    - Nigel, Tonbridge - May 13, 2024
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