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RUN FLAT TIRES: HOW THEY WORK

Though they first appeared in the mid-1980s, run flat tires (RFT) are now more popular than ever. With some auto manufacturers making them standard in new vehicles, more consumers are asking about run flats, their advantages, and how using them impacts driving. WHAT ARE RUN FLAT TIRES? Run flat tires are tires on which you […]

How to read your tyre sidewall markings

Your tyre’s sidewall contains all the information about your tyre that you’ll need. Here’s a little guide to what all those numbers and letters mean:    How to read your tyre sidewall markings Your tyre’s sidewall contains all the information about your tyre that you’ll need. Here’s a little guide to what all those numbers […]

Top five tips on looking after alloy wheels

Just a few years ago, alloy wheels were a real luxury and only found on prestige vehicles. Now, however, they’ve become increasingly popular and often come as standard on new cars. Because of this surge in popularity, many people aren’t sure how to look after them, so we’ve collected some of our favourite tips to […]

Simple things you can do to drive more safely

  With the official start of summer and the school year ending this week in many areas, millions of Americans will be hitting the road for a much needed vacation. But before you head out on that road trip, check out our list of important things you can do to drive safely throughout the year. […]

A Concise History of the Alloy Wheel

1968 BMW 2800CS riding on unusually elegant alloy wheels featuring a polished chrome centre cap discreetly concealing the mounting lugs. Visible fasteners on a contemporary automobile are generally considered to represent a lack of refinement, yet seem to be embraced when they appear on otherwise highly stylized wheels. These were produced for BMW in Italy […]

TOP TEN TYRE TIPS

All tyres slowly deflate over a period of time, therefore tyre pressures should be checked every 2-3 weeks. Tyre pressures should only be checked when they are cold. Your vehicle’s recommended tyre pressures are located on a placard usually on the inside edge of the driver’s door. Although the minimum amount of tread required for […]

Taking care of your tyres

Taking care of your tyres is important to ensure your safety, your motoring costs are kept down and that you are safe from prosecution by the law. At Tyre Pros we offer two simple tips: Check your tyres regularly Look after your tyres and they’ll look after you Checking your tyres on a regular basis […]

Bask in the sandy shores of Varkala, to relax, rejuvenate and recreate life.

Varkala Beach, also known as Papanasam beach is a beach in Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, along the Arabian Sea, part of the Indian Ocean. The word Papanasam means wash away sins. It is believed that a dip in the waters of Papanasam Beach washes away all the sins in one’s life. Varkala beach is the […]

Do’s & Dont’s For Tyres

Do check your tyre pressure when they are cold. Don’t bleed the tyres (let the pressure out) when they are hot. Do have an accurate tyre pressure gauge. Don’t rely on the gauge at the service station, as a lot of them are inaccurate. Do have tyres inspected if you notice regular pressure loss. Don’t […]

Looking for tips on how to maintain your tyres and save fuel

Get Your Wheels Balanced Having your wheels and tyres balanced is important not only to the longevity of the tyre, but to the safety of the driver and to the performance of the car. Unbalanced tyres cause road vibration, which leads to driver fatigue, premature tyre wear (also known as cupping or dipping) and unnecessary […]

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