Tyres Advice

What is uneven tyre wear?

Thursday 9th May 2019

Just like many motoring parts, tyres wear over time – meaning it’s inevitable that your tyres will need replacing at some point. However, excessive tyre wear, or uneven tyre wear may lead to early replacement of your tyres. Learn what causes uneven tyre wear and the best ways to avoid it today. Und... Read More

What do the numbers on tyres mean?

Wednesday 1st May 2019

Ever wondered what tyre markings mean? Whether it’s checking your tyre size or learning about your tyre’s ability to perform in winter conditions, find tyre markings explained today with help from Formula One Autocentres. What do tyre markings mean? The letters, numbers, words and symbols writte... Read More

Tips on how to improve your tyre life

Monday 11th March 2019

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 prolong the replacement process today. How to improve tyre life Car ty... Read More

How to check tyre tread depth

Thursday 24th January 2019

Ensuring that your tyres abide to the legal tread requirement is an important job, yet one that can fall by the wayside when we're not sure of the process. From the legal minimum depth of tread to how to check tyre tread, learn exactly why checking your tyre tread depth is so important to your on-ro... Read More

Tyre Buying Guide

Thursday 20th December 2018

Tyres are the main point of contact between the car and the road, so it's important to choose the right tyre. It can be a confusing process, but we make it simple. When should you replace your tyres? The legal minimum tread depth in the United Kingdom is 1.6mm, but some manufacturers recommend r... Read More

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    - Basingstoke - May 24, 2019
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    - Bristol (St. Philips) - Jun 3, 2019
  • My previous set of tyres had experience uneven wear, following discussion with autocentre staff had wheels realigned. Car ride feels very much smoother following work done. Will recommend to family and freinds.

    - Kenneth, Sittingbourne - May 24, 2019
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