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Electric MOTs – What’s the Difference?

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With electric cars becoming more popular than ever, there are many people asking just what it’s like to run one from day to day and year to year. While they do run differently to regular, non-hybrid cars, they still require an annual MOT test once they have turned three years old. While this isn’t new … Continue reading

Most common body shop repairs

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While mechanical problems with a car are extremely debilitating, damaging your car’s body can be extremely problematic, too. Collisions, break-ins and thoughtless vandalism are all potential reasons why your car might need body repairs, and this can often be an expensive fix. In this article, the team at Munster Tyres will be discussing the most … Continue reading

Do You Have Safe Tyres?

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As your only point of contact to the road, your tyres are absolutely crucial to your safety when out in your vehicle. They perform a number of key roles, from maintaining traction to the tarmac to giving you an indication of your car’s overall health, the importance of your tyres really can’t be overstated. However, … Continue reading

3 Tips for Maintaining the Value of Your Car

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The chances are, if you have just bought a new car, selling it for a good price isn’t at the forefront of your mind. However, inevitably, the day will come when it’s time to sell, and when it does – you’ll be glad you were organised. When it comes to car ownership, the single greatest … Continue reading

Pothole Safety Tips

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The bane of every motorists life, potholes can cause some serious damage to your car if you don’t avoid them. Caused by the fluctuating temperatures as the seasons turn throughout the year, unfortunately, potholes are going to be something that we have to live with for now. But what can we do to avoid them? … Continue reading

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