Car DIY Tricks: How to Repair a Flat Tyre

Finding a flat tyre is the last thing you want, but is almost inevitable if you spend a lot of time in your car. Either your tyre tread will wear away and be deemed illegal to drive or you will suffer from a flat tyre. Of course, the quickest and simplest solution would be to replace the tyre for a new one. We have a number of branded performance tyres to replace your punctured tyre, so you can get your car back on the road as soon as possible. But for those on a budget, a new tyre simply isn’t an option.

As set out by the British Standard BS AU159, all tyres must be removed in order to judge internal damage. They detail the rules that must be adhered to when checking damage, deciding how to repair a tyre, and with what material.

There are a number of ways you can repair a tyre yourself, so we’ve outlined how: Continue reading “Car DIY Tricks: How to Repair a Flat Tyre”

How To Increase the Life of Your Performance Tyres

With 45.5 million people driving on the roads in Britain, driving conditions are becoming harder, more congested, and the life of tyres aren’t lasting like they used to. Making the life of your performance tyres last longer isn’t as easy as it seems and paying out for a decent set of wheels is a pretty expensive purchase. Making your original tyres last as long as possible before they pack in is a task, but we’ve compiled some useful tips and tricks to squeeze as much life into your tyres before they need replacing.

No matter how much money you spend on expensive performance tyres, how long your tyres last comes down to how you treat them and your driving habits. Once you’ve forked out for them, it’s up to you to make them last as long as possible and get the most from their potential.

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