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Can I have different tyres on my car?

Tuesday 21st January 2020

When replacing a tyre after a puncture or normal tyre wear, it can be tempting to change it with your spare tyre – regardless of what type of tyre that is. However, it’s important to understand how mixing tyres can affect the control, balance and safety of your vehicle. So, is it illegal to have di... Read More

What can fail an MOT?

Friday 10th January 2020

According to 2019 figures from the DVSA, 31% of all vehicles initially failed their MOT tests. But what fails an MOT, and how can you prevent your vehicle from failing? Our detailed guide on the most common reasons for MOT failures has you covered. What can a car fail an MOT on? Your annual MOT in... Read More

What is engine coolant/antifreeze?

Tuesday 7th January 2020

Antifreeze, also known as engine coolant, is a vital component of your vehicle during the winter months. But what is antifreeze, and how does it work? During the colder months, your vehicle can be exposed to harsher temperatures, which can create issues for the general running of your vehicle, espe... Read More

How to reduce car tyre noise

Friday 20th December 2019

Although some drivers may not notice the noise their tyres make, for regular drivers, it can become a common bugbear if your tyres are exerting a lot of noise. Of course, there are multiple factors that can contribute to experiencing noise from your vehicle on the roads – but how can your tyres effe... Read More

What car battery do I need?

Friday 20th December 2019

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

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  • I ordered budget tyres for my vehicle, evidently the head office made a mistake with my on line order and supplied mid range tyres but never charged any extra. I was well pleased

    - David, St Helens - Feb 7, 2020
  • - DEAN, Gloucester - Mar 24, 2020
  • The staff were informative and very helpful plus they gave me a discount on the tracking !!!

    - cliff, Rugby - Mar 13, 2020
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