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How to Check if Your Tyres Need Replacing

Posted on September 19th, 2019

Ensuring your tyres remain at the legal tread limit is paramount. It’s fundamental to the safety of both yourself and other road users. Worn tyres have a limited amount of grip on the road surface, increasing your chances of slipping or skidding.  Avoid the hassle and ensure the safety of both yourself and others by regularly checking your tyre tread depth. If the tread is at an illegal depth, you must replace the tyre(s) immediately. What is the legal tyre tread depth? The legal tyre tread depth is 1.6mm. This depth must be same across the central three-quarters of the tyre,…

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How to Store Your Tyres

Posted on March 29th, 2019

You can’t predict exactly how long your tyres are going to last. However, it’s possible for you to increase their lifespan by handling and storing them responsibly when they aren’t in use. Where is best to store my tyres? Finding somewhere to store your tyres can be tricky. As long as they’re away from heat, direct sunlight, hot pipes, electrical generators and hazardous substances, your tyres will be safe from considerable damage. Ideally they should be kept somewhere that is cool, dry and clean. If you’re putting them on flat surfaces, ensure there are no sharp or dangerous objects nearby and…

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Sport Driving FAQs

Posted on December 21st, 2018

Calling all petrolheads and speed demons – this month, Auto Exhausts & Tyres are answering some popular questions regarding sporty driving. If you’re a newbie and are excited by the idea of track days, but are overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information out there regarding high performance driving, then hopefully the answers listed below get you on the right track. What is the correct way to break in my new tyres? Sporty driving isn’t all about going fast – well, not all the time. If you’ve just purchased a new set of performance tyres, this doesn’t mean you want to…

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What You Need to Know Before Buying Tyres

Posted on November 30th, 2018

Like with any important purchase that you make, buying tyres shouldn’t be done without serious consideration. There are numerous types and styles of tyre on the market, all of which are built for different styles of driving and different conditions. To ensure that you find the set of tyres that fits you, Auto Exhausts & Tyres will be detailing some important considerations when buying new tyres for your vehicle. Climate/Weather In the UK, the chances are you will be able to get away with all-weather tyres all year round. However, for particularly harsh winters, or for countries which experience consistently extreme…

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The Different Brands of Tyres

Posted on June 26th, 2018

So, you’ve done thousands of miles in your new car, your tread depth has worn down considerably and you’ve decided that it’s time to invest in some new tyres for your vehicle. But there’s a problem: which brand do you choose? With so many brands out there, all of them offering comfort, resilience and value for money, how do you differentiate? Don’t worry, the Auto Exhausts & Tyres team are on hand to help you out. This article will detail some of the most popular brands of tyres and their particular benefits. Michelin Known the world over for their iconic mascot,…

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Best Car Modifications 2018

Posted on January 8th, 2018

Although it can be tempting to want to replace your car after you’ve racked up thousands of miles with it, especially as we enter the new year, there are plenty of things we can do to modify our current cars to improve their looks and ride. What’s more, we can improve upon our cars for a fraction of the cost of replacing them, whilst also not having to go through the rigmarole of actually purchasing a new one. In light of this, this month, Auto Exhausts & Tyres will be offering some new ways to modify your car as we enter…

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Fun Ways to Recycle Old Tyres

Posted on September 28th, 2017

Tyres are a big problem when it comes to waste management. They have been banned from landfill for over a decade now and, as a result, finding new ways to recycle them is extremely important. It needn’t be boring, though, there are plenty of ways to make recycling old tyres fun. Old tyres are a tough and versatile material that you can use to construct all manner of consumer goods; from children’s toys to giant works of art, you will be spoilt for choice. So, in this article, Auto Exhausts & Tyres will offer our favourite ways to recycle old tyres. A…

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The Different Types of Tyres

Posted on August 31st, 2017

When we’re out driving, it’s important that our tyres are delivering the right results, no matter the conditions. As the only parts of our vehicle that are touching the road, we need to take extra care in ensuring that our tyres’ size and tread pattern are best suited for whatever surface it’s driving across. So, in this article, we’ll mark out the differences between the various key types of tyres, along with some others that you may not have heard before. Summer tyres Summer tyres, as the name suggests, are designed for optimal performance in hot, summery conditions, making them an…

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What to do if You Get a Tyre Blowout

Posted on March 21st, 2017

The key to good driving is being able to deal with the unexpected. One of the most alarming and dangerous things that a driver can have the misfortune of experiencing is a tyre blowout. This post will look at the ways you can improve your likelihood of avoiding this disaster from happening in the first place, as well as how to deal with a blowout if one does occur. Causes Poor tyre condition and damaged car tyres are the main culprits when it comes to the root cause of tyre blowouts. The more worn down your tyres are, the higher the…

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Common Tyre Problems

Posted on February 27th, 2017

Problems with your tyres can be a serious safety issue and render your whole vehicle unfit for the roads. However, problems are relatively common, somewhat unsurprisingly, due to the fact tyres bear the weight of your vehicle and are the only part which come into contact with the road. Some issues are more frequent than others and these will be looked at in this article, along with what your response should be. Tyre pressure issues Maintaining the correct tyre pressure is an important aspect of keeping your vehicle in safe driving condition. Check your tyres regularly and always follow the recommended…

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