Articles about Tire Maintenance

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'
Yes, our consumer editor knows how
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. A couple of months back, we shared a photo of our consumer editor Botchi Santos thanking a kind-hearted security guard for helping him
F1-grade rubber has landed on our shores
Italian premium tire brand Pirelli, more popularly known as the official tire supplier for the Formula 1 World Championship, has finally set up shop in the Philippines, with the opening of its first Performance Center along Kamuning road in Quezon City.The
Every car owner should practice these
Bridgestone Philippines has launched its "Hindi Pwede Ang Pwede Na 'Yan" safety campaign to remind motorists to keep their tires in proper, working condition to prevent accidents--especially now that rainy season has arrived.To kick things off, the company held a
Specifically made for Southeast Asia
The Southeast Asian region loves SUVs. Last year, about 19% of new cars sold in this part of the globe are sport-utility vehicles. In the Philippine market, this figure is much bigger: 30% of vehicles that rolled out of showrooms last
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