Articles about Tire Maintenance

This is kind of important
When it comes to tires and tire pressure, the usual advice is to go with what the car manufacturer recommends. This is for regular driving on roads, though, and if you drive out on an off-road adventure with friends with your
Are you willing to spend the extra penny for added safety?
Of all the modern tech that carmakers equip their products with these days, there's one that's proven to be quite useful: tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). While it's not necessarily the make-or-break feature for car buyers, it'
Here’s an easy-to-follow guide
It's a fact of car ownership that your vehicle's tires will sustain wear and tear-how bad and how quickly this happens depends on how you use them, and how often.Tires can be rather expensive and we tend to
Find out when to re-tire that rubber
You never hear people brag about the tires on their cars unless these owners are hardcore enthusiasts. There are often discussions about aftermarket wheels, but very few about the rubber they're shod with. And we really should change that.We want
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
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