Maureen Simmmons

Key Differences Between 4×4 Tyres and Standard Tyres and the Various Types of 4×4 Tyres Available

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If you are looking to purchase new tyres for your 4x4, you should keep in mind that the tyres used on a 4x4 are not the same as those used on standard cars. Read on below to find out the key differences between 4WD tyres and standard car tyres, as well as the various types of 4WD tyres available on the auto parts market. 4WD Tyres vs. Standard Tyres One of the key differences between 4WD tyres and regular car tyres is that the former have deeper, wider treads to allow for maximum grip on grass, mud, rocks, snow, and other challenging, off-road terrains.…

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5 Tips to Help Your Tyres Last Longer

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Nice car tyres can be expensive, but they are an investment into your vehicle’s safety. The right tyres also make it possible to navigate a range of terrain and road conditions effectively. Want your tyres to last as long as possible? Take a look at these essential tips: 1. Rotate Regularly Tyres in different positions on your vehicle are subjected to different amounts of wear and tear. That can cause some tyres to wear down more quickly than others.…

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Simple But Important Precautions When Buying New Tyres

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Never dismiss the importance of quality tyres for your car; these are, after all, the only parts of the car that actually touch the road! Old and worn tyres can cause drag and resistance when you drive, which results in more wear and tear on your vehicle. They can also cause the car to skid and slide when you brake, which is an obvious hazard to you and other drivers.…

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Why Bother With Winter or Summer Tyres?

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Tyres are pretty much tyres, right? You put them on your vehicle’s wheels, and they sit there doing their job, hopefully avoiding punctures and other forms of damage, and gradually wearing over time until they need replacement. You might already be aware that there are different tyres manufactured for the varying seasons, but chances are you never considered using them yourself. If that’s the case, you’d be far from alone, since many people fail to understand the benefits of changing your tyres to suit different parts of the year.…

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How to Choose Truck Tyres When You'll Be Towing a Motorboat

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When people buy a sedan or a hatchback, they’re generally only going to use it for basic driving. When people buy a truck, they often need that extra power and capability to conduct some heavy-duty towing, and motorboats are popular candidates for towing all across the country. The first thing you’ll need to do is check that your truck is rated to tow the weight of your motorboat. What you’ll also need to do is check the tyres.…

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Moving Heavy Loads: 2 Things to Consider When Choosing Castor Wheels

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A set of castor wheels is designed to fix directly onto the bottom of trollies so you can move loads easily. It is also possible to attach castor wheels directly onto the surface of the object you wish to move. Castor wheels will simplify the process of moving heavy objects as you will be able to roll heavy loads. There is a range of different types of castor wheels that can be used depending on the type and weight of the object you wish to move.…

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What Your Vehicle's Tyres Can Tell You About Your Car or Truck

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When your vehicle’s tyres are worn down, are cracked and split, or have holes or leaks, this may simply be due to their age, and to standard wear and tear. However, if the tyres are not old enough to be that worn, or are suffering unusual damage, this could be an indication of something else that needs repairing on the vehicle itself; simply replacing the tyres may not be all that’s needed.…

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Why Your Wheels and Tyres Need a Separate Service As Well

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You may understand how important it is to take your car in for a service on a regular basis, to look at things like oil levels, brake efficiency and so on. However, you may not realise that it is equally important to take your vehicle into a specialist tyre dealer, in order to give your tyres and wheels a service. You may think that once the covers are fitted, all you need to do is keep an eye on the pressures, but there’s a lot more to it.…

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