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Do you need a wheel alignment?

October 1, 2017

If your car is starting to veer to one side on the road and your steering wheel is starting to stray away from centre then it looks like you are due for a wheel alignment. Most likely this has occurred due to a recent hitting of a pothole or a curb while parking. Wheel alignments are […]

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4WD Tyre pressures, what’s right for me?

October 1, 2017

Own a 4WD? This one’s for you! Tyre pressures in 4WD are incredibly important, even more so than that on a sedan or hatchback. Air pressure in tyres affects your 4WD in different ways, Mobile Tyre Shop will go through the differences and how to avoid getting stuck in the sand! Lowering air pressure Lowering your air […]

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What are Intelligent Tyres?

October 1, 2017

Are Intelligent Tyres The Future? Experts say that the intelligent tyre market will grow from 0 units to 414 million within the next 8 years. But what are they? Intelligent tyres are a brand new concept that can actually tell you useful information about your tyre through a small sensor, these include; traction, tread wear, […]

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6 Myths About Tyres [BUSTED]

October 1, 2017

There are a lot of misconceptions about tyres, perhaps we have been told by family members or a friend certain rules about tyres. Mobile Tyre Shop is here to help you out with the 6 most common myths and the truth or lies behind them. You don’t need to rotate your tyres We have heard […]

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Mobile Tyre Shops 5 Tips For Driving In Wet Weather

October 1, 2017

Top 5 Tips For Driving In Wet Weather With wet weather to hit Australia’s east cost this week we thought it would be time to write about the risks involved of having low tread tyres in our wet weather conditions and some tips for the week coming.   Stay alert on the road. Reaction time […]

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38% of Australian Tyres Need Replacing

October 1, 2017

38% of tyres on the road need replacing. According to an independent car insurer Youi, their report found that the majority of crashes on Australian roads tend to be rear end collisions, around 23%. 11% of which are directly reported as a loss of control on the road. This report brought Kumho Tyres to hold their own […]

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Worn Tyres Could Put You In Danger

October 1, 2017

Worn Tyres Could Put You In Danger Worn tyres need to be replaced as they can put yourself and your car in danger. One of the most common causes for car crashes in Australia is a defective vehicle, most of which is due to tyres not meeting minimum tread standard. In Australia, by law, the […]

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Top 4 Reasons To Buy Premium Tyres

October 1, 2017

People often see cheaper tyres as an easy fix to tyres that are coming to an end of their lifespan. However, in the long run premium tyres can actually turn out to be a cheaper alternative whilst increasing safety and performance. Here are the top 5 reasons to purchase premium tyres: Save money on fuel […]

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How To Get The Most Our Of Your Tyres

October 1, 2017

Planning to go on a road trip? Want to make sure your tyres will last the trip? Mobile Tyre Shop has compiled a list of the things to do to maintain your tyres and reduce the risk of tyre failure. Check your air pressure Air pressure is one of the largest causes of tyre failures […]

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How To Find Out If You Have Counterfeit Tyres

October 1, 2017

How to find out if you have fake tyres  Selling fake tyres is unlike any other counterfeit industry. The distributors of fake tyres are putting innocent lives at risk and you should know what to look for when purchasing tyres to know your life isn’t unnecessarily being endangered. A report published in 2015 showed that […]

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Mobile Tyre Shop Launches Mobile 3D Tyre Safety Reports

October 1, 2017

1 in 3 Australians are driving with illegal tyres. 89% of Australian Drivers do not know the minimum legal tread depth for their tyres. Tyres at the legal minimum of 1.6mm will take an additional 13.6m to stop from 80kph than a new tyre (3 times the length of a Toyota Corolla). These stats are […]

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Should You Break In Your New Tyres?

October 1, 2017

Remember the last time you bought a new pair of running shoes? They might have been firm and tough to start with, but after a bit of wear they became more comfortable, with better grip and a noticeably softer ride. Well, you may not know this, but the same theory applies to car tyres too. […]

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What are Skinny Tyres and Do You Need Them?

October 1, 2017

The tyre landscape has changed dramatically over the years. Initially starting out as thin pieces of rubber, tyres have become thicker and wider in the constant pursuit of performance and grip (and the battle against road surface quality). However, similar to the fashion world, tyres are could be experiencing a retro revival. Manufacturers are experimenting […]

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Should You Install Run Flat Tyres on Your Car?

October 1, 2017

Many new cars, particularly luxury vehicles, are now sold either with run flat tyres installed or with the option of fitting them. These tyres do exactly what they say on the tin – they still run when they are flat. As such, run flat tyres can save a lot of hassle and pressure in puncture […]

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Could These Tyre Care Tips Save Your Life?

October 1, 2017

Tyres are obviously one of the most important components of any vehicle, as they are the only point of contact between your car and the road.  Road safety is a serious issue, and it’s extremely important to take good care of your tyres as this might actually save your life one day. Here are our […]

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