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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

Why do tyres burst in the summer?

Thursday 20th July 2023

What is a burst tyre?  A burst tyre or blowout is when a tyre rapidly loses air pressure, which occurs when the structural integrity of the tyre is compromised. This then means the tyre is unable to preserve all the air inside, causing it to rupture or burst.  A blowout can be dangerous, especiall... Read More

How to check your car’s fuses

Thursday 13th July 2023

What is a car fuse? A fuse is typically a metal wire strip that burns or melts when a current that is too strong passes through it, interrupting the flow of electricity and breaking or blowing the circuit to a device. A car fuse, most commonly a blade-type fuse, is a coloured shell of plastic with... Read More

How to find the jack points on your car

Thursday 13th July 2023

Whether you’re planning to change your car’s tyres or investigate a mechanical issue, knowing how to properly jack up your vehicle is essential. Jacking up your car should always be approached with caution. If you’re unsure about performing this task yourself, don’t worry – simply book an appointmen... Read More

Songs to include on your road trip playlist

Thursday 13th July 2023

Planning on taking a road trip? You may have undertaken all the necessary checks your vehicle requires, considered the things to bring with you and topped up on all those important fluids. But one thing that often gets overlooked is how to stay alert behind the wheel on those long journeys.   Whils... Read More

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    - Cheltenham - Jan 11, 2024
  • The fitter spotted that our spare had an incorrectly sized tyre for the vehicle and advised that we change it ASAP. Very helpful.

    - Colin, Camberley - Feb 22, 2024
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