Run Flat Tyres – What Are They?

You may have heard of Run flat tyres in the past, wondering what they were. Well here is your chance to find out! Run flat tyres are specially designed to keep working for a short while even after they suffer a puncture. So if you get a puncture on a cold, dark night, in the middle of nowhere, there’s no need for an uncomfortable roadside tyre change – you should be able to safely drive home (as long as the puncture isn’t major) or to your nearest garage to get your tyre changed. Run flat tyres also reduce the dangers of a potentially dangerous tyre blow out due to their... Read More »

Are your brakes working correctly?

It is very important to check your vehicles road safety on a regular basis, and one of those checks should be the condition of the brake pads. You may notice some changes to your car that could indicate your brake pads need changing. The first sign of a problem with vehicle brake pads tends to be a noticeable sound, such as a squeaking when the brake is pressed. You may have heard your brakes squeak during wet weather conditions, however this squeaking will continue to occur in dry conditions too if the pads are worn out. Replacing your brake pads at this stage is best, as they should not have... Read More »

Fix a punctured tyre from nail damage

You can fix a puncture tyre from nail damage by yourself, and we’ll tell you the 5 simple steps to have your tyre in perfect shape again. First of all, you need the following tools: plug, rubber cement, car jack, knife, pliers, reamer and socket. Remove the tyre from the car by the use of jack and pull out the nail from the tyre by the use of pliers. Use the reamer to ream the hole from where you pull out the nail. Do not ream with excessive force because you can make the hole bigger than it was before. Now to get good result, insert the plug and use... Read More »