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A guide to brake callipers

Thursday 24th August 2023

Your brake callipers are the part of your vehicle that houses your brakes and are responsible for applying the necessary pressure to your brake pads, to help your vehicle come to a stop. It’s important your brake callipers are kept in good condition, in order to keep your brakes working safely.   A... Read More

Our favourite road trip movies

Thursday 24th August 2023

Looking to embark on a road trip? Or simply like the escapism, adventure and journey a good road trip movie brings? We have listed our top road trip movies for anyone to enjoy.  Little Miss Sunshine (2006) Featuring an all-star cast, this movie follows the dysfunctional Hoover family as they take-... Read More

What is included in an MOT?

Thursday 17th August 2023

It’s that time of year again – the annual MOT test. But what exactly is tested in an MOT test? And what are the failures to look out for? Find out everything you need to know today from our MOT checklist. What is checked in an MOT? From checking your tyres to filling up your screen wash, it’s good... Read More

What car battery do I need?

Thursday 17th August 2023

Battery flat? Or perhaps it’s showing signs it’s faulty? It may be time for a replacement. But how do you know which is the best car battery for your vehicle? From what car batteries actually do to considerations for choosing a battery, learn everything you need to know from our detailed guide. Wha... Read More

Tips on how to improve your tyre life

Thursday 20th July 2023

How to improve tyre life  Nobody wants to be told that their tyres are in need of replacing. And often, it comes at the most financially inconvenient time. So, what can we do to prevent such surprises? Find out our top ways to improve your tyre life and extend the replacement process today.  Tips... Read More

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  • Staff were friendly and helpful, excellent communication and problem with car was fixed quickly and efficiently.

    - Grantham - Apr 27, 2024
  • Super helpful, also refunded my tyre purchase as i just need a repair.

    - Northampton (Gambrel Road) - May 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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