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MOT Changes – May 20th 2018

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This month, the UK government is making changes to the current MOT test. While the changes are not drastic, they will have a profound effect on certain groups of motorists, particularly those with an invested interest in classic cars! Another important change has been made to new car MOTs, specifically the year in which an … Continue reading

What Type of Tyres Do I Need?

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The type of tyres you have fitted to your car have very important performance implications, implications which you certainly shouldn’t ignore if you want to get the most out of your tyres. So, depending on the particular conditions you will be driving in, and of course your budget, you will want to choose the optimal … Continue reading

What is Wheel Balancing?

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The concept of wheel balancing can be a bit of a tricky one, not least because you would think the term interchangeable with wheel alignment. Unfortunately, however, despite sounding similar, these two terms denote two very different things. Where balancing is concerned with the distribution of weight around the wheel, alignment addresses the positioning of … Continue reading

Spring Cleaning for Your Car

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Of all the seasons your car has to face, winter has to be the toughest. From the rain and ice to the gritted roads and severe drops in temperature, winter has an arsenal of weapons to grind down your car. So, with spring fast approaching, it seems fitting to give our readers an article on … Continue reading

5 Ways to Tell if Your Brakes are Faulty

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When it comes to replacing parts of your car, it pays to be extra diligent when checking your tyres and brakes. Why? Well, where your tyres are the only part of your car that remain in contact with the road and provide traction, your brakes ultimately control them – making them even more important to … Continue reading

How to Change a Car Tyre

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For many motorists, changing a tyre is a particularly alien task, something which we leave up to breakdown technicians and mechanics. This doesn’t have to be the case though, changing a tyre is a lot simpler than many people have it in their heads, especially if you break the process down into smaller, more manageable … Continue reading

A Driving Home for Christmas Checklist

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Spending Christmas time with your loved ones is what it’s all about, it’s what keeps us going through the harsh winter months. However, as time goes on, children get older and families move away, reconciling for Christmas becomes increasingly difficult – especially if you live at opposite ends of the country! During the Christmas period, … Continue reading

What are the different types of tyres?

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These days, tyres are becoming increasingly complex pieces of kit. Rather than the simple rubber rings of old, we now have large, durable tyres consisting of steel, advanced fabrics and tough rubber compounds. They are feats of engineering in their own right. What’s more, as this technology continues to advance, we have an ever-growing number … Continue reading

What to do if Your Car Fails its MOT

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Did your car fail its MOT this year? If so, don’t worry, you’re not alone – nearly 40% of drivers in the UK did! Sometimes, no matter how much we prepare, it can be the smallest thing that our car fails on. However, if we do fail, it’s important to know what the best course … Continue reading

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint When Driving

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Unfortunately, CO2 emissions are unavoidable. Each day, whether we’re eating, working, travelling or enjoying our leisure time, we are always leaving behind a carbon footprint. Although some form of carbon footprint is inescapable, this doesn’t mean we shouldn’t make an effort to reduce it. There are many things we can start doing in our daily … Continue reading