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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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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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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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The Benefits of Fitting Winter Tyres

Posted on December 21st, 2016

Freezing fog, bitterly cold winds and damp, horrible conditions – the British winter is a depressing sight, but just because the weather has taken a turn for the worse it doesn’t mean that your ability to drive everywhere has to suffer, too. Here, we’ll be showing you just how you can stand to benefit from fitting winter tyres on your vehicle this season. But first: What Are Winter Tyres? Winter tyres are a specially designed type of tyre that are perfectly suited to wintery conditions. They function excellently below temperatures of 7°C, giving you a degree of grip in wintery conditions…

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3 Simple Checks to Ensure Your Car Tyres Are Road Safe

Posted on August 19th, 2016

If you’ve ever had to lift a tyre, you’ll know just how heavy and durable they feel to the touch. It’s easy to forget that your tyres have the job of supporting the weight of your car and its passengers – as well as the fact that they are under constant pressure, changes in temperature and face wear and tear from the surface of the road – and as such the integrity of your tyres can become compromised if you fail to keep them in good condition. This month we’ll be going through three of the simplest checks you can carry…

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What To Consider When Shopping For New Car Tyres

Posted on April 25th, 2016

For all vehicle owners, there will come a point where you need to replace your car’s tyres. The legal minimum tread depth your tyres can have is 1.6mm, but it is recommended that you consider replacing your tyres before this in order to ensure your car is safe to drive on the roads, with consistently good grip and control. To help you when shopping for your new car tyres, we’ve listed a few top considerations in this article. Price Whilst getting a good deal for your budget is important, remember that when buying tyres, it doesn’t always pay to go for…

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What’s The Difference Between Branded And budget Tyres?

Posted on February 11th, 2016

Your tyres are the only point of contact your car has with the road, so it’s important to ensure yours are up to standard for keeping you safe and ensuring your car is performing adequately. When the time comes for you to replace your car’s tyres, whether to go with a premium branded tyre set or budget tyres is one of the decisions you’ll face. We’ve listed some of the differences between the two below. Safety Every tyre has to meet the minimum legal requirements to make them safe to be used on the roads, so regardless of how much you…

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