When looking to buy a car, you can spend hours researching the technical specification and reading owners reviews on the vehicle but unless you actually drive the car yourself, it is hard to know if it is suited to you. Everyone has their own driving style and therefore will be looking for different things in […]
Part worn tyres can look attractive if you’re on a tight budget and need a cheap replacement, or if you’re looking to get a car through an MOT to sell. That said, do consider whether you’re actually getting value for money. The tyres – which generally come from scrapped vehicles – will always be cheaper […]
If you have a vehicle that is worth less than a thousand pounds, then there may come a time in the near future where the costs to carry out a repair or get it through an Mot simply out weight the value of the vehicle. Some people will still spend the money on it regardless […]
If you start to notice that your car is pulling to one side as you drive or that your tyres are wearing unevenly you may have a problem with your wheel alignment, but what causes this? Curbing the car- catching curb stones when you drive not only scuffs your wheels but can easily knock the […]
It’s that moment we all dread, you’re parallel parking edging towards the curb and hear that horrible scraping sound followed by many profanities! You get out of the car to see a big scuff down the side of your alloy wheel, so now what? If left, a deep scuff can not only look unsightly but […]
It sounds like a great idea – better grip in snow and ice. But do you really get your money’s worth out of winter tyres, or is it simply another way of selling you more tyres? Winter tyres become effective below 7 degrees Celsius. Above that, the stickiness required to make them adhesive in poor […]
Replacing the tyres on a vehicle often needs to be done at least once a year depending on how much you use it. You can take you car to a garage or tyre fitter but will generally either have to wait around for it to be done or leave it with them. Mobile tyre fitters […]
For those of you that want to improve your cars performance without spending thousands of pounds, I have created the ultimate guide below. With these top tips you can not only often see improvements in speed and power but also in fuel economy. 1) Make your car as light as possible. Fact- a lighter car […]
If you are interested in meeting new tyre suppliers, viewing the latest workshop apparatus in action and squatting up on the most current tyre industry business issues then you really need to visit the Brityrex Exhibition in Manchester next month. “Brityrex is the UK’s only expert tyre and equipment exhibition and a day spent at […]
Many of us are aware that we should be checking our tyres regularly for damage and to ensure they all have the correct pressure, but how many of us ever check the actually condition of the wheels? This is harder to do and you will need to jack the car up and remove each wheel […]
Everybody needs to periodically change their tyres, due to wear and tear, but also because the rubber of the tyres can lose its elasticity over time, so you will need to buy car tyres. There are lots of ways you can do this; you can buy them from an online store, which has the benefit of being very convenient, or you can travel to a tyre fitter store, where you will receive a complete tyre service, along with any relevant expertise they can provide you with.
Buying Tyres Online
When looking for new tyres, a great option is to buy Michelin tyres online, as you can compare the prices available in a more convenient setting.