How can I take better care of my tyres?
The care and maintenance of your tyres is essential for your safety and that of your passengers. It also makes for a more comfortable driving experience. There are a number of simple steps that you can do that will not only improve the life of your tyres but also the performance and safety of your car.
How long should tyres typically last?
Buying tyres for your vehicle is a significant financial investment, so it’s wise to find out how to take care of your tyres so they will last as long as possible. Several factors will impact on the expected lifespan of new and reconditioned tyres, with driving style, proper car maintenance and driving conditions all contributing to their longevity.
How to choose the right tyres for your car
Choosing the right tyres for your car is an important decision, as tyres are a significant financial investment and will impact on your ability to drive safely and comfortably, and will affect the ongoing optimal performance of your car. How can you choose the right tyres for your car?
Tips on detecting when your tyres are due for replacement
Replacing tyres at the right time is important for the optimal performance of your car, and also for your ability to drive safely and comfortably. Replacing tyres is not something you think about everyday, so how do you know when your tyres need to be replaced?
Common types and styles of tyres, their uses and benefits
There seem to be as many types and styles of tyres available as there are vehicles on the road, and it can be a daunting experience for those unfamiliar with the tyre options when it comes time to choose the right tyre for their vehicle.
Different tyres for different situations – off-road, snow, around town
Different weather and road conditions and different driving styles require the use of different tyres. If you have watched motor racing on television, you will know that tyres are changed when water is on the track to aid grip, or that harder tyres are used at high speeds as they get hot and wear out more quickly. Which tyre should you choose for your driving experience?
Standard vehicle tyres - changing the brand/style my car was sold with
Cars are delivered from the factory with tyres of a particular size and make that suit the physical dynamics of the vehicle and its expected future driving conditions. When it comes time to replace tyres, is it necessary to choose from the same tyre brand and size?
Tubes vs tubeless – what’s the difference / benefits?
There are two main types of tyres available in Australia for commercial and personal vehicle use: tyres with inner tubes and the more recently developed tubeless tyres. So what’s the difference, and are there benefits to using tubeless tyres?