Articles about Tire Maintenance

It’s a relatively simple task
When it comes to safety, a car's tires are arguably one of its most important components. These pieces of rubber are, after all, are a big part of what's keeping you and your speeding 1,000kg subcompact sedan firmly planted
They may look the same, but they’re not
For the uninitiated, buying tires can be a daunting task. How can you tell the difference between one black rubber donut from another? Especially those zigzag and straight patterns...what do you call them? Tire treads? What are the differences? Which tire
This is kind of important
Grab a pen and open a notebook, because this is kind of important.If you own a car, you know its tires are a pretty big deal. It's what's keeping you and your ride firmly planted on the asphalt, whether
First, don’t panic
It can happen to any motorist, anytime. Hopefully, not when you're harassed and rushing to be somewhere. It's really beyond our control, but when it happens, we should be prepared. What am I talking about? A flat tire.It can
Never be without one
In this day and age may not make sense to still keep a tire pressure gauge. Any decent gasoline station already has one built into the air pump. A good gas station will have one that is properly calibrated. However, keeping a
Avoid premature tire wear, accidents
Let's admit it, tire pressure is not exactly the most exciting part of motorcycle maintenance. How much air is in your tires doesn't sound nearly as cool as how many compounds are in them or what fancy technology they use.
These could save you a lot of trouble
Taking care of the four rubber things that keep your car on the ground is important. But it's just as vital you look after the spare tire that's in place in case one of those four goes flat. Here's
Improper cleaning might do more harm than good
We all want our motorcycles to look good and last a long time. Although many motorbikes now are becoming affordable, these two-wheelers still require proper maintenance and grooming to preserve them.But washing and cleaning a motorcycle requires some caution as
Fit for most uses
If you've owned a car for a while, then you'll know (or damn well should) that rotating your tires is an important part of car maintenance. Every turn, bump, and movement from your tires causes wear over time. Rotating your
Avoid these
One of the most important things to monitor on your car is how it rides. The system of parts that manages this is called the suspension. This is what keeps your tires on the road, and naturally, your suspension's parts can
Avoid these pitfalls
We've said it before and we'll say it over and over until flying cars are a thing: Don't take your tires for granted. The rubber bits underneath your car are what separate you from the asphalt, so you should
It depends on the tire
I'm learning a lot from your articles because I am a newbie driver. I'll be traveling far north next month to spend my holiday in the Summer Capital of the Philippines. Since this is a long drive, I am a
Using a P1 coin
Too many motorists out there take their tires' health for granted. A quick scan in traffic will reveal lots of bald rubber plying our streets every day. It's scary when you really think about it. One of the key things you
You'll need it someday
We often neglect this essential piece of emergency equipment. Well, until an emergency happens, in which case, when you end up getting a flat! What's worse is when you find out your spare isn't ready for backup duty, rendering you
Should I add more air?
Hello, sir. I just bought a Toyota Vios, but the left front tire seemed soft so I added more air. The user manual says tire pressure should be 33psi up front and 30psi at the rear. I had them all checked and
Their importance cannot be overstated
Your tires take more of a beating than you think. The roads you drive on a daily basis aren't exactly friendly to your car's rubber, thanks to myriad road imperfections such as debris from roadside construction and vehicular accidents. Fighting
Stay calm and follow procedure
It was the summer of '99-which tells you how old tito Andy is-and my friends and I were speeding home on the highway after a weekend at the beach. It had been a real life The Hangover, and I was
Essential tire maintenance tips
Keeping your car in tip-top shape is one of the most important things about car ownership. To fully enjoy your mean machine, you'll have to learn all the parts that need attention every now and then. In this article, we'
For better performance
After buying a brand-new set of tires, it is essential that you have four-wheel alignment done. This not only ensures that your car will operate within OEM specifications and keep you safe while on the road, but also so that
To educate customers on tire aging
A big part of road safety is making sure that your car's tires are fit to run. Like fruit, tires have a limited shelf life before they need to be thrown out. Unlike a banana though, a tire's health isn'
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