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What is Wheel Balancing?

Posted on March 29th 2018 by Munster.Tyres

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 the wheels in relation to the road and each other. So, to help make this all a little clearer, the Munster Tyres team will give a thorough breakdown of wheel balancing and why it’s important. What is wheel balancing? As previously stated, wheel balancing looks to... Continue reading

4-Way Laser Wheel Alignment

Posted on May 28th 2015 by adtrak.admin

While this may seem like obvious advice, it’s imperative that all wheels of a vehicle are precisely aligned otherwise it can have an adverse effect on your driving and the durability of the tyres. Driving on roads in the UK means most vehicles will encounter speed bumps and potholes at some point during the journey, which can really take its toll on the wheels and can knock them out of alignment. How do I know my vehicle’s tyres are out of alignment? If you notice any of the following when driving your vehicle, make sure you have it inspected as soon... Continue reading

Going round the bend? Get your wheel balancing and alignment checked!

Posted on July 20th 2014 by adtrak.admin

Correct wheel balancing and wheel alignment checks are essential considerations for today’s motorist. The condition of a vehicle’s tyres is extremely important because it has the potential to lead to life or death situations on the road. Regular wheel balancing and alignment checks dramatically reduce your risk on the road and the amount spent on your vehicle each year. Why should wheel balancing be checked? These problems are caused when the wheels of a vehicle impact with other objects such as potholes and kerbs. Unbalanced tyres lead to an uncomfortable driving experience as cars with this problem vibrate more and the... Continue reading


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